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Have you called the police department general number (not necessarily the one on the card) to confirm he is actually a detective?
Thank you for the additional information.
Before going in, call and find out what it is about. If he will not tell you then refuse to go in. If you are the target of an investigation then definitely do not go in or speak to him. You are not obligated to make any statements or answer any questions.
If they had probable cause to arrest you , they would have. You do not want to answer any questions and give the the evidence they need.
You can refuse to meet with him and refuse to answer any questions.
If he has probable cause, he can arrest you, but otherwise, he can not force you to meet with him or answer questions.
You can call and ask if they have a warrant. If they do, retain local counsel and arrange to turn yourself in, rather than be arrested. Otherwise, without a warrant, you have no legal obligation to meet with him.
Call and ask the detective if he has a warrant and what it is about, without offering any information.
Correct (other than retaining and attorney and having the attorney call the detective for you).
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