If my son was shot by the police and now he’s in the hospital in police custody, how long can they deny me the right to see or speak to him?

How long can the police deny me and my wife the right to see or speak to our son; he was shot twice?

Asked on June 25, 2012 under Criminal Law, Indiana


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Unless I have some idea of your son's medical condition and the medical reasons or other reasons why law enforcement will not allow you to speak to your son who is in police custody at the hospital, I simply cannot answer your question. I suggest that your son retain a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible if he can to defend him in the matter you are writing about.

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