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Do you have to speak to the Police?

The general rule is that individuals who are being investigated by the police, in addition to witnesses of criminal offences, are under no obligation to answer any questions.  You can politely inform the police that you do not wish to answer any questions.  A lawyer, at this point, can be called and the lawyer can assist in figuring out what the police want from the individual(s).  There are, however, certain narrow exceptions to this rule.  One is found under [...]