What is entrapment?

Posted on June 6th, 2012 No Comments

When law enforcement officials attempt to catch people committing some type of criminal act, they may use what is known as a “sting-operation.”

The issue that can arise from these scenarios is that police officials may be too aggressive when doing so and may almost provoke the person to commit the crime. This is then called, entrapment.

When determining whether something is entrapment or not, the first thing to take note of is that the police officer must approach the person first. Also, the person who is accused of committing the crime must have already planned to commit the crime before ever being asked by the officer.

Because this may be difficult to prove, you need a professional legal representative that can discuss all of your legal options with you. Contact the Cape Cod criminal defense lawyer James Powderly today by calling 508-343-0676 today.

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