Legal Question in Traffic Law in South Carolina

"Can a south carolina town police officer issue a traffic stop and also make an arrest after midnight whilst having their own child present with them at the time?"

Asked on 3/18/13, 2:28 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Johnston Law Offices of Robert J. Johnston

Yes. Having someone with them, even a family member would not alter their authority as a law enforcement officer. Depending on the charge, there may be other alternatives to avoid prosecution. You are welcome to call.

Robert J. Johnston

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Myrtle Beach, Horry County

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Answered on 3/18/13, 7:17 am

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