What you Need to Know when Dealing with Police

MTA Police detain activist for refusing to show ID at anti-bailout demonstration

 

The 4th Amendment States: 

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

 

policeThe Court Case that is THE CORNERSTONE for any dealings with the police is Terry vs. Ohio
I think everyone knows what a SEARCH is but what is a SEIZURE, well the court said, “Whenever a police officer accosts an individual and restrains his freedom to walk away, he has ‘seized’ that person.”
Popular Police Reasons They Will Use for Detaining You: CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION, OFFICER SAFETY, ID CHECK, SUSPECTED TERRORIST 

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