Starting April 2, 2015, not only felons will have their DNA forcibly taken, but DNA samples will also be taken on ALL criminal misdemeanor convictions. A misdemeanor is defined as a criminal offense where the penalty may include up to one year in the county jail. This can include disorderly conduct, possession of THC (marijuana),… Read More »
In order to place someone under arrest, police officers need to have probable cause. This means that you cannot be arrested unless officers have a level of suspicion based on objective evidence that makes it reasonable to suspect you have probably committed a crime or are about to commit a crime.