Q: Do I have to be read my Miranda rights before I'm arrested and handcuffed in Kentucky
In Kentucky, the reading of Miranda rights is generally associated with custodial interrogations, not the act of being arrested or handcuffed. Law enforcement officers are required to provide Miranda warnings when a person is in custody and subject to questioning. These warnings include the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, and the warning that anything said can be used against you in court.
Simply being arrested and handcuffed does not automatically necessitate the reading of Miranda rights. However, it's important to be aware of your rights and exercise them appropriately when interacting with law enforcement.
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