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Q: I was took in for questioning yesterday. Do they record this? There was cameras in the room but not sure if they was rec

Upon getting questioned the sheriff told me they was paying for my vehicle to get towed. Now I have to pay it. Is this legal? Can she lie like this?

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: In many police departments, interrogations and questioning are recorded, either through audio or video equipment. If there were cameras in the room, it's likely the questioning was recorded. You have the right to request a copy of this recording, especially if it pertains to your case or any legal proceedings.

Regarding the towing of your vehicle, if a law enforcement officer told you they would cover the costs and then did not, this could potentially be an issue. However, the legality of the situation may depend on the specific circumstances and the policies of the law enforcement agency involved.

In situations like this, it's often beneficial to speak with an attorney. An attorney can help clarify your rights, advise on the best course of action, and assist with obtaining any relevant records or recordings from the police.

Remember, each situation is unique and the advice can vary based on the details of your case. Seeking legal guidance can provide clarity and help you navigate your next steps effectively.

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