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Q: What do I have to do when a cop asked me for my ID and when do I have to provide it in the state of Kentucky What law

2 Lawyer Answers
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. You should provide the I’d to the officer when requested but that is all you have to do or say.

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: The police officer typically has the right in Kentucky to ask for identification and you have an obligation to provide it. If you fail to give identification it could give rise to suspicion of other activity.

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