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How Long is Too Long During a Terry Stop?

By Pam McDonald

A Terry Stop cannot last forever. A point comes when the suspect must be arrested or released.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2009)
 

Frisk Searches Are Not Automatic, Part 1

By Randy Means

Just because a stop is permissible doesn’t mean a frisk is permissible.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2008)
 

The "Plain View" Doctrine

By Joe Petrocelli

The “Plain View” doctrine allows law enforcement officers to seize contraband or evidence of a crime without first obtaining a search warrant. A solid grasp of what a plain view search is and what its minimum requirements are is important for every officer.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2006)
 

Supreme Court: “Sniff Search” Permissible

By Joe Devanney

The Supreme Court in a major ruling held that the use of a police dog to sniff a car's exterior for drugs is not a violation of the Fourth Amendment, even if the officers did not have reason to believe drugs were in the car.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 
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