Everyone at one point in there life has driven over the speed limit. Some like to drive their car like it was stolen. It is what it is… What happens after you are pulled over and ticketed for speeding will depend on: the individual who stopped you; what county you are in; how respectful you … Continue reading Speeding Ticket
After charges are filed, a date will be set for the preliminary arraignment. One will also have to be fingerprinted and photographed. At the preliminary arraignment the Magisterial District Justice will inform you of the charges against you, advise you of a right to an attorney, set bail, and give you a copy of the … Continue reading A Brief Overview of the Criminal Process
First of all, be thankful that this occurred in Philadelphia. Being the ex-Thin Line Blue, a Professional Philadelphia Police Officer, long ago, we preferred real crime, which is why you are only being charged a summary, for it could have been much worse. A summary offense on the totem pole of charges is the very … Continue reading I left my firearm in my suitcase, I do have a permit to carry, and was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged, now what?
On February 4, 2014, the Governor signed into law changes to the Crimes Code (Title 18) regarding wire tapping and electronic surveillance and how it can affect your children riding the school bus. I have copy a link to the Bill below. The most important change seems to address the intercepting of conversations for "disciplinary" … Continue reading Who’s listening to your children
http://news.yahoo.com/dna-swab-arrestees-cheek-reasonable-search-supreme-court-201434454.html;_ylt=A2KJ2UZttLNRTzEAAqTQtDMD Well, It would seem that my blog from last time may have been a bit premature. Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that it is sometimes OK to take DNA samples of arrestees. How does this case differ from police taking blood for a DUI/DWI stop is the immediate question that follows this recent ruling. In each … Continue reading Supreme Court and Individual Freedoms – Difficult to Determine, Harder to Rationalize