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The common thinking when families hear that a loved one was arrested is to wait for advisory or first appearance. After all, if they had a large bond it could be decreased and with good luck they might just be released on their own recognizance.
If you are approached by a police officer, it is not the proper time or place to “express yourself” or worry about being “dissed” or “disrespected”. Calm and mature heads should prevail.