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  • When Are Vehicle Searches Legal?
    When Are Vehicle Searches Legal?

    Usually when a traffic stop is initiated for a moving violation, expired registration, or a broken taillight, it ends with a warning or a citation and the rattled motorist drives away when it’s over. ...

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  • When Do Police Need a Search Warrant?
    When Do Police Need a Search Warrant?

    Under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution, citizens are entitled to privacy when they have an expectation of that privacy. Law enforcement must uphold that expectation in a majority ...

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  • The Use of Drug Dogs in Texas Cases
    The Use of Drug Dogs in Texas Cases

    Drug dogs are canines that are used to help sniff out illegal narcotics. They are frequently used by the DEA in drug busts. The Supreme Court ruled in the case Illinois vs. Caballes that police do not ...

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  • Can the Police Search Through your Trash for Evidence of Drug Use?
    Can the Police Search Through your Trash for Evidence of Drug Use?

    If you are suspected of a drug crime, the police legally have the right to search through your trash for evidence. Currently, the U.S. laws declared that there is no expectation of privacy in any ...

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  • Former Police Officer And Wife Indicted On Prescription Fraud
    Former Police Officer And Wife Indicted On Prescription Fraud

    An officer for the Nashville Metro Police Department and his wife have been indicted on prescription drug fraud charges. His wife is charged with 16 counts of fraudulently obtaining hydrocodone. The ...

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  • Marijuana Charges Dismissed In San Francisco After Police Testimony Contradicts Video Evidence
    Marijuana Charges Dismissed In San Francisco After Police Testimony Contradicts Video Evidence

    McLaren Wenzell, 23, was arrested on March 1 after a police search revealed four pounds of marijuana . As of right now, there is a scandal in San Francisco where the testimony of police officers (or ...

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