Asked in Federal Crimes for Mississippi

Q: Who can sign a felony affidavit in MS

Can the same person that signed a felony affidavit be who also signs off on the affidavit too?

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Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: In Mississippi, there are really only two people that can file a criminal affidavit: the first is the alleged victim of whatever crime is alleged; the second is an investigator or law enforcement officer. Usually, depending on the nature of the crime, it is an investigator who files a felony affidavit and gets a warrant for a person's arrest.

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