Las Vegas, NV asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: During my arrest the superior said thst I was a pos over the phone..can case get thrown out due to officer missconduct

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Brad Rideout
Brad Rideout
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: The short answer is likely no, an officer being disrespectful and rude usually doesn't create a legal issue causing the case to be dismissed. If the officer's conduct causes it to be less likely that your conduct was criminal then there would be a possibility of dismissal, but unfortunately from the brief facts you outlined above I don't think this officer's conduct had any bearing on your initial arrest.

Please file an official complaint with the officer's department, police departments take citizen complaints very seriously.

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