What Happens When You Tell A Cop I Don’T Answer Questions?

Do you have to tell cops where you are going?

Remember to ask for their name, rank, and place of duty.

The police, by law, have to tell you this information.

You should write this down so you don’t forget..

Why do police ask for your name?

They can ask about your name, address and age, or request your I.D. The police must have a reasonable suspicion – meaning a clear, specific and unbiased reason for suspecting that you committed, are committing, or are about to commit a crime. They cannot stop you simply because you “look suspicious.”

Can you tell a cop you don’t answer questions?

No. You have the constitutional right to remain silent. In general, you do not have to talk to law enforcement officers (or anyone else), even if you do not feel free to walk away from the officer, you are arrested, or you are in jail. You cannot be punished for refusing to answer a question.

What to say if a cop asks how fast you were going?

This means when an officer asks you questions such as “do you know why I stopped you,” you should respond “no.” If the officer asks you “do you know how fast you were going,” you should simply answer “yes.” Officers are trained to let you incriminate yourself by letting you admit to violations or admit that you were …

What does it mean when you tell a cop I don’t answer questions?

If you aren’t truthful to a police officer, the very act of lying means you have committed a crime and that gives them a reason to lock you up. It’s ultimately best that you remain silent instead of giving them a reason to arrest you. … Cops have the time and resources to verify anything that you tell them.

Do you have to answer any police questions?

Whether you agree to go with the police or you are under arrest, you do not have to make a statement or answer any questions (in writing, on video or audio). You have the right to say NO to any form of interview BUT you should give your correct name, address and age each time you are asked.

How do you talk to a cop?

Stay calm and in control of your words and actions. Avoid arguing with the police but firmly assert your rights. Never run of physically resist even if you think that the stop is unreasonable or unlawful. Ask if you are free to leave; if they say yes, do so.

Can you refuse to give a police officer your name?

It is an offence for a police officer who asks you for your name and address to refuse to give you their details either verbally or in writing if you ask them to do so.

Do police have to tell you why you are being stopped?

It’s important to note that the officer has no obligation to tell you why you’re being stopped. So long as the reason is there, the court will find the officer justified in making the stop.

Do you have to answer cops questions when pulled over?

You have the right to remain silent. For example, you do not have to answer any questions about where you are going, where you are traveling from, what you are doing, or where you live. If you wish to exercise your right to remain silent, say so out loud.

What happens if you don’t identify yourself to police?

Police powers to demand identification Section 12 makes it an offence to fail or refuse to provide ID when sought, under section 11. The offence carries a maximum penalty of $220.