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How long can a person be detained without being charged with an offense?

Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Justice For All replied 8 years ago.

The officers have 48 hours to detain someone. If they haven't charged that person with a crime at that point, the person must be release.

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