I received a misdemeanor citation for alleged chid abuse and was never instructed to do anything beyond showing up to my court date on the citation. I was told by the officer who issued the citation and the CPS worker that my case (based on statements) would more than likely be dismissed and classified as an accident. I just recently graduated college with my AS degree in Criminal Justice and am attempting to go into law enforcement so keeping my record as immaculate as possible is crucial. i heard from a friend that I needed to get fingerprinted and photographed by the police prior to my court appearance but am not sure if they know what they are talking about. I obviously DO NOT want to this process to be done considering I have not been charged and do not want this on my record.
You will only have to do a book and release if you are charged and enter a plea of guilty or are found guilty at trial.
You need to speak with an attorney . This is serious and could have an impact on your future plans. Whether you need to be fingerprinted and photographed depends whether charges are actually filed. Get an attorney .
A book and release is an arrest and will go on your rap sheet forever. You need an attorney to avoid this catastrophe.
No No No! Do not get finger printed unless you are instructed to do so!
If you have any questions, please feel free to call me.
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