Why do criminal lawyers advise against talking to police?

As a rule, criminal lawyers insist that their clients refuse discussing anything with detectives investigating a crime.

Criminal Lawyers Never Advise Clients to Speak with Police About a Criminal Investigation

Often it is not made clear to an individual that they are a suspect in a criminal investigation. Furthermore, the likelihood that something may be taken out of context is prevalent during the interviewing of an unrepresented witness or suspect. Criminal defense attorneys can quickly learn the status of their client before any questioning is undertaken by way of demanding immunity for the individual that they represent prior to questioning.

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