I’VE BEEN STOPPED ON THE STREET. WHAT DO I SAY?
Stay in control.
Don’t resist. Don’t obstruct. DON’T RUN.
Keep your hands visible.
Ask before making any movements.
Upon request, show police your identification.
You have the right to remain silent.
You do not have to answer any questions about where you are going, where you are traveling from, what you are doing, or where you live.
Exercise your right to remain silent.You do not have to consent to a search of yourself.
Ask for a lawyer immediately upon your arrest
1. I do [do not] have identification.
If asked for identification.
2. I want to remain silent.
3. I do not agree to a search of my person.
4. Am I going to be arrested?
5. Am I free to leave?
If so, calmly walk away.
6. If I am being arrested, I would like to
have a lawyer present before you ask me any questions.