I have handled quite a few 647(b) cases in Los Angeles and I know the photograph you are talking about - it is usually a full-length photograph of you to show how you were dressed. Can you refuse to submit to such a photograph? Sure, but there is no right to refuse to submit, such as for example a Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination because a photograph is not considered testimonial (because one cannot cross-examine a photograph). Can police officers force the suspect to stand up next to the undercover cop? Yes, but this is more testimonial in nature as it tends to suggest so many things. How to contact a lawyer? Call someone you trust and have that person either give you an attorney's number later or have that person hire an attorney for you.
You may find the following link on that CA charge and the contact telephones helpful for your present situation:
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You (or someone you trust) should contact a lawyer. Many of us on Avvo provide a free consultation. And yes, you can refuse to have your photograph taken but the police can take the photograph with or without your consent. It does not necessarily implicate any constitutional rights.
Your lawyer will have to put these things in context for anyone who views the photograph. If you are not released on OR after such an arrest, you can call the bail commissioner and try to get bail reduced, then post bail. You definitely want to get a lawyer involved as early as possible. At this point, it looks like you've got access to plenty of lawyers. Call a few and discuss your case, their fees, etc.
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