Students and the Police: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Students in Group

Each fall, thousands of young Americans pack their belongings and head-off to college. For many students, living in a dorm room or a cramped apartment is rite of passage of sorts.

But challenging classes are not the only tribulations of the college experience, especially for those having contact with the police.

Whether it is an incident involving underage drinking, a traffic infraction or an alleged violation of criminal law, young Americans need to understand their rights and responsibilities when confronted by a law enforcement officer—where what they say or do may affect their ability to obtain students loans or employment after graduation.

During the hour-and-a-half seminar Students and the Police: Your Rights and Responsibilities, a law enforcement veteran explains the criminal justice process, the rights of the citizenry, and the responsibilities of the public.

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