Legal Guide for Police by Jeffery T. Walker

By Jeffery T. Walker

Legal consultant for Police, 10th edition, is a invaluable device for legal justice scholars and legislation enforcement pros, bringing them updated with advancements within the legislations of arrest, seek and seizure, police authority to detain, wondering suspects and pretrial id tactics, police strength and its obstacles, and civil legal responsibility of law enforcement officials and corporations. together with particular case examples, this revised version presents the most up-tp-date info for college students and legislations enforcement execs desiring to improve a latest realizing of the law.

Authors Walker and Hemmens have additional introductory and precis chapters to this version, which reduction readers in figuring out the context, value, and applicability of the case legislations. All chapters were up-to-date to mirror U.S. best court docket judgements as much as and together with the 2013 time period of courtroom. one of the very important new instances coated are: Bailey v. United States (2013), Berghuis v. Thompkins (2010), Kentucky v. King (2010), Maryland v. King (2013), and Michigan v. Bryant (2011). A necessary Appendix includes the invoice of Rights and the Fourteenth modification, and a desk of instances lists each case referenced within the text.

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Nonetheless, police arrested him and conducted a search incident to the arrest, finding cocaine in Moore’s clothing. He was convicted of drug possession and sentenced to five years in prison. He appealed, arguing the arrest violated the Fourth Amendment, and sought to have the seized evidence excluded. The Virginia Supreme Court held that the search violated the Fourth Amendment, as it does not permit a search incident to the issuance of a citation, which was the only state-approved response to Moore’s traffic violation.

S. 51 In this case, police in Lombard, Illinois, set up a roadblock in an effort to obtain information from drivers about a recent hit-and-run accident. The police set up the roadblock at the site of the accident and at the same time of day the accident had occurred. The police thought questioning drivers who were driving in the area might help them locate a witness to the accident. Drivers were stopped for about 15 seconds, asked if they had seen the accident, and handed a flyer with information about the accident.

543 (1976). 47 The court noted that the decision to hold a sobriety checkpoint, as well as the decision as to the time and place, should be matters reserved for prior administrative approval, thus removing determination of those matters from the discretion of police officers in the field. In this case, the court held that the sobriety checkpoint was not established and operated in a manner that was consistent with the state constitution, and thus the checkpoint constituted an unreasonable seizure.

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