Category Archives: police misconduct

Are Reserve Officers Really Cops in Michigan?(Pt 1)

How can you tell a cop from a regular civilian here in Michigan? Easy! Cops wear uniforms, carry guns and badges, and enforce the law, while the average civilian doesn’t, right? Wrong! Believe it or not, there are thousands of civilians around Michigan who wear uniforms, carry badges and guns, and assist in law enforcement. […]

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10 Ways The Cops Can Lie to You Without Breaking The Law! (Pt 2)

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us here for this discussion about the many ways cops can lie to you during an investigation. As we’ve explained in the previous article, the police are allowed to lie to you if they suspect you’re guilty of a crime, and their lies are likely to get them […]

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10 Ways The Cops Can Lie to You Without Breaking The Law! (Pt 1)

  If you follow our blog here at The Kronzek Firm, then you know we just spent a couple of days talking about entrapment. In essence, we looked at how the cops can lie to you in order to catch you in a crime, but they can’t coerce you into committing a crime in order […]

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The Cops Tricked me! This is Entrapment! What do I do Now? (Pt 2)

  Thanks for joining us again  for this discussion on entrapment. As we explained in the previous article, here in Michigan, there’s a difference between being lied to by the cops, and being entrapped by the police. One is legal and one isn’t. Specifically, it’s legal for the cops to lie to you, but not […]

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The Cops Tricked me! This is Entrapment! What do I do Now? (Pt 1)

  So you’re pretty sure the cops tricked you into doing or saying something incriminating, or into doing something illegal? This is a pretty complicated subject in Michigan law. It has lots of room for misunderstandings and misinterpretations. So let’s take a look at your situation, and see if you were really entrapped by a […]

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Don’t Tase Me Bro! When Can Michigan Cops Use Tasers During Arrests? (Part 2)

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us for the wrap up of this discussion on when a Michigan cop can use a taser on a suspect. As we talked about in the previous article, Michigan cops are allowed to use a taser (sometimes called a stun gun) when they believe they are threatened, or […]

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Don’t Tase Me Bro! When Can Michigan Cops Use Tasers During Arrests? (Pt. 1)

  If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a taser you know how totally horrible it feels! Every muscle in your body locks up, and you lose control of your ability to move. It’s well…. simply shocking. Some people have described it as feeling like you’re being hit by lightning. However, as you […]

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The Cops Made a Mistake When They Arrested Me! What Should I Do?

  For the person being arrested, it’s a scary process. For the person doing the arresting, it’s a procedure that has to follow certain protocols in order to be legal, which makes it stressful. If you’ve been arrested, and you think the arresting officer screwed something up, or violated your rights in some way, you […]

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Can Cops Just Lie to You When They Arrest You in Michigan?

  This is a question our clients ask a lot, and we’ve had to explain the law surrounding honesty and police procedure over and over. So we thought we’d take a minute to explain this confusing aspect of Michigan criminal law to our readers.   Michigan cops CAN lie to you during questioning!   It’s […]

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Job-Hopping Cops: Why They’re Bad For Michigan! (Part 2)

  Welcome back and thanks for joining The Kronzek Firm for this discussion on the issue of ‘job-hopping cops’ and why it’s been such a problem here in Michigan. In the previous article we discussed exactly what the issue is, and looked at why it creates issues both for police departments and for civilians who […]

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