When getting arrested in NYC: 1) always demand a lawyer, 2) never speak with police, 3) don’t consent to anything, 4) don’t resist arrest, 5) voluntarily surrender, but leave your phone at home, and 6) arrange to post cash bail at your arraignment.
Desk Appearance Ticket
Summons, DAT, or Full Arrest
When you’re charged with a crime in New York City, you’ll go through one of three processes: 1) summons, 2) DAT, or 3) full-blown arrest. …