From Arrest To Appeals
The Steps Through A Criminal Justice System
Step 2: You either get away with the crime (No more steps), or you're taken in for questioning.
Step 3: Found guilty and arrested or found not guilty because of not enough evidence or an ailibi. (No more steps if found not guilty)
Step 5: Go to trial. Even if you post bail, you still have to go to trial to see if you're really guilty or not guilty.
Step 6: If you're found not guilty, then you will go free. (No more steps if not guilty) But, if you're found guilty then you're sentenced and sent to jail.
Arrested and go to police jail until bail has been posted or until the trial.
Go to trial to be found guilty or not guilty by a judge.
Go to jail or go free.