Lawrenceville, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: I am an ex-college park police officer. I had my police shirt and hat on to visit my newly born grand child.

A security guard asks me for my police ID I said it was in the car. She followed me to the car I said I must have I left it home. I left the parking lot and drove home at 11:00am. Five hours 4:00 pm swat was at my house with a warrant for my arrest. I wanted to take a picture of my grandchild with my police shirt on at the hospital. Very stupid on my part. Can I plea this down because I want to get back on the force?

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Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: More is needed to provide you with an accurate answer. What is the actual charge? How long were you employed as a police officer?

It is in your best interest to contact an attorney as soon as possible to discuss the specifics of your circumstance.

We are glad to assist you. I wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

Melaney LaGrone agrees with this answer

Melaney LaGrone
Melaney LaGrone
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree that you should contact an attorney to assist you with this case. There are a lot of questions that need to be asked and answered. I am a former police officer and certainly understand wanting to wear your uniform to take a picture with your new grand baby. We are here to help. LaGrone Law, LLC 678-250-5449

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