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    Reasonable suspicion protects the suspects, while it allows the police to do their job the right way. In orders to balance the power of the police with the rights of suspect, PACE was introduce as guideline. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 states that the police can search an individual at a “place to which at the time when he proposes to exercise the power the public or any section of the public has access, on payment or otherwise, as of right or by virtue of express or implied permission”. However, reasonable grounds for suspicions depend on the conditions of each case at the time of the search. Police officers have high level of authority over the public, which gives them the right to stop and search any individual. Nevertheless,…

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    St. Paul V. Uber Case

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    unfounded. Is it fair to state that Officer Mathison should be aware of the drivers in that area? I believe that is fair. I also believe that it is commendable for any officer to be alert and particular of details in what they notice about drivers. The officers should pay attention and stay alerted to how many times they see the same driver and their dealings in the area, comings, and goings. Officers should be watchful and analyze their thinking of what constitutes a vehicle investigatory…

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    The stop and frisk policy is this idea that police officers can stop, question, and pat someone down on the street if there is reasonable suspicion or probable cause that they are committing, have committed, or is in the process of committing a crime. In addition, police officers are able to stop and frisk an individual if they are concerned with the safety of themselves or others. This practice exists as a way to what is supposed to reduce crime rates and help keep communities safe. However,…

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    Pc Sharkey Case Study

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    Practice require PC Sharkey to have reasonable grounds for suspecting Marcus of committing an unlawful act while taking reasonable steps when conducting the search. The scenario also raises the question as to whether PC Sharkey has exercised his powers of arrest by having reasonable grounds for believing the arrest to be necessary, while providing Marcus with the right information for the arrest. In order for PC Sharkey to have legally exercised his powers of stop and search he must have…

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    Crime Perception

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    In 1968, the United States Supreme Court case Terry v. Ohio decided that police may stop a person for questioning and frisk, without probable cause, if they have reasonable suspicion that the person has committed or is about to commit a crime. The New York City Liberty Union website provides a total number of how many people were stopped from the year 2002 to 2016, while also providing a racial breakdown of how many of that total were blacks, whites, and Latinos. According to this website, in…

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    Initially the Court was in agreement that the stop and subsequent arrest in the Terry case was appropriate on the basis of the “probable cause” standard. Barrett (1998) states, Chief Justice Warren had initially approached this decision on the basis that the stop in the Terry case was appropriate. It was Justice Brennan who eventually persuaded Chief Justice Warren to render a decision which put forth the new “reasonable suspicion” standard (Barrett, 1998, 793-821). If Chief Justice Warren…

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    a controversial issue. Despite the practice consisting of constitutional violations, some argue that it is an effective policy. First, we’ll look at the reasoning on why the practice is controversial, including why it exists, who is against it, and we will briefly discuss a stop-and-frisk case that involved unconstitutional conduct. Second, we will go more in depth on the individuals who are constantly being searched and who are being targeted. And finally, we’ll discuss what makes the…

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    seen as unreasonable that he would hold her for another three minutes to interrogated her about where she was coming from and going. Therefore this specific stop might not survive a constitutional challenge. Officer Edwards then asks the passengers to exit their vehicle. Without probable cause the passengers would not have to agree to it. However, if Officer Edwards would be able to articulate his suspicions and give a reasonable explanation for as to why he believed to have had probable cause,…

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    The legal significance of "reasonable suspicion" to stop and frisk an individual versus "probable cause" to arrest and individual. Reasonable suspicion is the presumption a crime has been committed or will happen. Based on the evidence informed by police officers experience and interpretation. But, is less than probable cause to an arrest. Probable cause, holds a belief given by facts and more of concrete evidence of a crime. For example, police need reasonable suspicion to stop and frisk and…

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    Tort Essay

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    Defination The law of tort is defined as a body of rights, obligations and remedies that is applied by courts in civil proceedings to provide relief for individuals or victims (claimant or plaintiff) who have suffered harm from the wrongful acts of others (defendant). Parties which can acquire an action the law of tort Any individual can sue utilizing the law of tort. There is the potential for kids, kids who are conceived with handicaps because of mischief perpetrated preceding conception and…

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