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You probably have heard and seen on television cops say to the people they are arresting, “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you...

Drone operators, beware: the police are cracking down and getting serious about drone interference with police and firefighting activity.The other week, an LAPD helicopter had a close encounter with a drone. The police managed to locate the operator, confiscate his equipment, and detain him for...

Most people who are arrested are offered bail. Some people are denied bail. And yet some people are released on citation. This means they are issued a citation from the arresting officer. The arresting officer cites a criminal offense for this person, and so this...

Cash BondDefendant pays the whole bail amount in cash to the court Full amount must be paid before the defendant can leave jail Will be refunded if defendant makes all court appearances and meets any other conditions and requirements of release Most often used when judge considers defendant...

Your Instagram photo got over 100 likes (you typically average 40) and you’re thrilled because you were totally cool and got that awesome shot that no one else gets unless they’re gutsy enough. We mean, gutsy enough to trespass and risk getting caught.Consequences of trespassing...

There is no formal definition for a sanctuary city, and each place may describe it a bit differently, but generally, a sanctuary city is a city in the U.S. that protects undocumented immigrants from federal immigration enforcement. There are certain rules and policies in sanctuary...

Some days, it may feel like the world is against you and it only wants to make your life miserable. This is especially true when someone you care about has been arrested and placed behind bars. And it is so frustrating to hear that a...

Have drones gotten a little too out of control? They’re cool gadgets to have to take fun and awesome photos and video (did you see the one that flew through fireworks to capture video?), but as more people get their hands on these fliers, more...

Bail bonds don’t exist because the bail bond companies and the government want your money. Bail bonds exist because you have the right to be protected and, despite any crime you did or did not commit, the government wants to help you protect your rights....

Labor Day Weekend is the last big weekend of Summer (officially) and friends and families love getting together for barbecues and short vacations. When someone very integral to the group and group dynamic is missing, then it just “won’t be the same,” as the saying...

You’re out celebrating your birthday like you always do – food and drinks with the best company. And it being your birthday and all, you probably are drinking more than your friends are. That’s fine and all, but don’t you dare drive yourself home. What...

You may not realize it, but there are a lot of people who look up to you. This includes the people you love like friends and family, probably some coworkers and classmates, and even strangers. You carry quite a big load here then, in terms...

Sometimes it can feel like hope has been lost and that the world is against you trying to bail your friend out of jail. You can go to different bail companies for help, and they turn you away because you do not have enough money....

If you plan on drinking over Labor Day Weekend, as always, drink responsibly. And make other decisions (such as driving) responsibly. You can certainly expect the police to dispatch more officers for the weekend and have additional DUI checkpoints set up. Some checkpoints may be...