Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

Can a detective interrogate a suspect in front of the police station in public view?

Asked on 8/13/13, 10:42 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Scott Riddle Law Office of Scott B. Riddle, LLC

Sure, Why not?

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Answered on 8/13/13, 10:43 am

Robert Gardner Hicks, Massey & Gardner, LLP

If the person lets them do it, the cops can do this anywhere. Now, whether or not any statements they make would be admissible in court depend on whether the statement was voluntary and whether or not miranda warnings were given. The location may have a bearing on whether or not any statements were voluntary, but otherwise is no different from questions asked at a traffic stop.

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Answered on 8/13/13, 12:06 pm

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