If an officer asks you questions about your case before Mirandizing you, you can normally get those excluded. This does not apply to traffic citations or DWI’s in New Mexico, but for any other case an officer first has to read you Miranda rights before asking questions. If an officer is recording on their webcam […]
What about cameras that police officers wear? Is video recorded at the scene admissible as evidence?
Normally, yes. In New Mexico, officers are not required to turn their camera on, so an officer has to actually push a button to turn the camera on, and it is their discretion when to turn the camera on or not. You can’t rely on an officer turning their camera on when you want the […]