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If someone is arrested by police and they need to make arrangement for someone to pick up their kids from school?

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Will the arresting officer allow them to make a call before they them to jail

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  1. That would be up to the officer--"hopefully" is about the best it gets on that. If you've got a warrant outstanding, just go ahead and take care of it. It's not going to go away, and the stress of wondering constantly if you're going to be going to jail today is not worth it.


  2. Maybe, maybe not. Typically the officer would either allow the call or make it himself. If you have an outstanding warrant, you need to contact an attorney to take care of this.

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  3. More than likely, but nobody can really say for sure since it in the officer's discretion.

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