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Police officers are authorized to use force regardless of what they are wearing, to effect an arrest. One issue will be whether the defendants should know that they were under arrest, but there is no requirement to utter particular phrases when dealing with a combative lawbreaker. There will be an internal investigation at some level to determine whether the ...


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Ordinarily, it would be illegal to secretly videotape a person at a massage parlor under Florida law, where you have a reasonable expectation of privacy. However law also specifically exempts "Law enforcement agency conducting surveillance for a law enforcement purpose" as well as a "Security system when a written notice is conspicuously posted on the ...


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1 Can the police video record you naked or having sex? Yes 2 Can the police video record underage children naked or having sex? Yes 3 If the police record you, and the video clip gets hacked or leaked, what is the police's legal responsibility? If they were negligent in the way they kept the video then they could be civilly sued for damages. ...


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Realistically, if a bust was going to be made, uniformed cops will make the arrest of the entire group, or all who were in attendance, including the undercover officer who will be separated from the rest of the group to be debriefed. This is to keep the fact that the undercover officer may still need to be undercover as the lawyer may be able to pass word ...


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A lawyer would have several questions here: is trespass an arrestable offence in this jurisdiction? Did the officer persuade the woman to commit the trespass (entrapment)? Do citizen's arrests and warrantless arrests exist here? It sounds, though, as if the level of realism you are looking for is "her lawyer turned up and a few hours later she was out on ...


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That the cop claims to be your friend is not more illegal than a salesman claiming that he has "the best offer" for you because he likes you (in fact didn't you see any film about the good cop/bad cop routine?) The term you are looking for is Entrapment. The (very simplified) basic idea is that police officers can promote the comission of a crime to catch ...


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They are all detailed in the report linked to the news article. relevantly (p.8): Undercover Operation involving FBI employees posing as members of the news media Undercover Review Committee review and Deputy Director approval, after consultation with Deputy Attorney General Since the process is internal there is no way of knowing if or how often ...


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