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Detention, Provisional, law enforcement agents may arrest for a maximum of 48 hours persons suspected of committing, or about to commit a crime, persons caught in the act of committing a crime, in danger of committing a crime or by court order, provided grounds for arrest are present (no valid identification, danger of flight, danger of committing a crime) (§ 35 Administrative Penal Law, § 177 Rules of Criminal Procedure). The arrested party is to be questioned within the given period of time. In the case of any actions punishable by a court of law, a ruling on whether to take the arrested person into pre-trial custody must be made within 48 hours after presentation to the court.