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The person could certainly build it and then wet-lease it for $1 to the local police dept. to position around areas where they want police visibility. Highway patrol does that all the time, come into a construction zone and there'll be a cruiser with all the lights flashing, nobody within a mile of it... they're just trying to scare people into obeying ...


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The problem is that the law enforcement authorities could easily contend that the simple fact of a police car is on the road shows the power and authority of law enforcement, and if a car was built and driven by someone who is not an officer, that would constitute impersonation. They could cite the driver for impersonation; and the case could be decided in ...


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There is no clear rule on this matter, but there is a reasonable prospect for using an entrapment defense in this case, when deliberate deception is employed. There are two tests for entrapment: the subjective test and the objective test. The former focuses on the defendant's state of mind: whether the defendant is predisposed to commit the crime without law ...


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What are the reasons/ legal requirements that the police might need my personal information, given that I had not been able to provide any further information/ witness testimony to the incident that they were investigating? The police in england-and-wales have a duty to undertake reasonable lines of enquiry and to carry out a proportionate investigation in ...


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Can police charge someone with a misdemeanor in the total absence of evidence? No. But the notion that there is no evidence for the charge sufficient to establish probable cause under the fact pattern presented is wrong. Susan, who has not been to Bob’s house since being evicted 2 years ago, called the police and falsely reported drug activity at Bob’s ...


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I believe the rule is that having a controlled substance in his body would be possiession even if no other contraband was found. Bob's conduct could have provided suifficient evidence of intoxication by a controlled substances to rise to the low bar required for probable cause. (Since he actually was intoxicated, it is not unlikely he showed signs of it). ...


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The owner of a property can prohibit people from entering the property. If they want to make entering the property contingent on not carrying a gun, they are generally free to do so. There are, however, cases where a police officer doesn't need permission from the owner of a building to enter, and in such a case they probably will be allowed to carry a gun, ...


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A follow-up story appears on the local ABC television station, indicating that the security guard pleaded no contest to simple assault. The fact that the security guard was convicted of a misdemeanor does not necessarily indicate that the deputy was allowed to have the gun in the IRS office, only that the security guard's response to the situation was not ...


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Is this interpretation correct? YES Encounters such as this should normally fall within the non-statutory stop & account which covers police-initiated conversations with members of the public to ask general questions about their activities when there are no reasonable grounds to suspect an offence. The terminology varies from Force to Force, but can be ...


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