By John V. Berry, www.berrylegal.com
It is very important for police officers to be prepared to deal with criminal defense attorneys when trial is pending. Both police officers and criminal defense attorneys are just trying to do their jobs when dealing with the court process. The key for law enforcement officers is not to get upset or defensive in their dealings with criminal defense attorneys. It is not helpful to consider the criminal defense attorney an enemy, but part of the judicial process itself. It is also important to consider the following tips in dealing with criminal defense attorneys as a case goes to trial.