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Search Result: Search and Seizure

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Video: Troopers Indicted for Roadside Cavity Search

March 27, 2013
A Dallas County grand jury has indicted two Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on criminal charges stemming from a roadside cavity search of two north Texas women in July.

Supreme Court: K-9 Search Violated Home Privacy

March 26, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a marijuana grower's privacy rights Tuesday, when a majority of justices decided a Florida K-9's alert outside a home resulted in an unconstitutional arrest.

Video: Footage Shows Finding of UCF Shooter's Body

March 21, 2013
The University of Central Florida released footage of its officers locating the body of a suspect who planned to attack other students, but instead killed himself.

N.C. University Introduces Law Enforcement App

March 13, 2013
The University of North Carolina has developed an investigative mobile app for officers in that state called ASSET (Arrest, Search, and Seizure Electronic Tool), the university announced.

Okla. Police Find Revolver In Woman's Vagina

March 7, 2013
Police in Ada, Okla., arrested 28-year-old Christie Dawn Harris after a search of her car yielded meth, drug paraphernalia, a pistol, and ammunition.

ACLU Questions Police Agencies About Militarization

March 6, 2013
The ACLU will request information about SWAT teams, such as how often and for what reasons they're deployed, what types of weapons they use, how often citizens are injured during SWAT raids, and how they're funded.

Unlawful Reaction to Unlawful Action

March 5, 2013

Let's face it—law enforcement officers sometimes make detentions, arrests, entries, or searches that run afoul of one or more of the hundreds of judicial decisions differentiating "reasonable" and "unreasonable" searches and seizures.

Mass. Police Dog Locates, Fires Handgun

March 4, 2013
A Massachusetts police dog searching for a handgun not only found the weapon but fired it with his paw, a police chief said Sunday.

Supreme Court Limits Detention Powers In Searches

February 19, 2013
Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police detectives who detained two suspects, while officers searched a dwelling exceeded the scope of their search warrant, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Supreme Court Validates K-9 Search

February 19, 2013
A Florida police dog's alert at a traffic stop that led to a van driver's conviction on drug charges established probable cause for the search, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Video: Cop Confiscates Video from 'Citizen Journalist'

February 18, 2013
A woman who considers herself a "citizen journalist" told KATU she plans to sue, after a Gresham (Ore.) Police officer seized video she captured during an arrest.

Ore. Cop Seizes Activist's Video

February 18, 2013

A woman who considers herself a "citizen journalist" said she plans to sue, after a Gresham (Ore.) Police officer seized video she captured during an arrest. Read the full story here.

Consent Searches

February 5, 2013

Warrantless searches are presumed to be unreasonable, but the U.S. Supreme Court has acknowledged that a warrantless search may still be reasonable under the Fourth Amendment if it falls within the guidelines of one or more of a limited number of exceptions.

NYPD Begins Testing Handgun Scanners

January 23, 2013
The NYPD will soon deploy new technology allowing police to detect guns carried by criminals without using the typical pat-down procedure, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday.

Warrantless DUI Tests Head To Supreme Court

January 10, 2013
Supreme Court justices showed unease Wednesday about letting police without a search warrant draw a blood sample from an unwilling drunken-driving suspect, but they also expressed sympathy for the urgency faced by officers in such traffic stops.

Video: Texas Troopers Sued Over Roadside Cavity Search

December 20, 2012
Two female motorists are suing two Texas troopers and the director of the Department of Public Safety, after they were given a full body cavity search along the roadside.

Roadside Cavity Search In Texas

December 20, 2012

Two female motorists are suing two Texas troopers and the director of the Department of Public Safety, after they were given a full body cavity search along the roadside. Read the full story here.

Okla. Student Arrested for Plotting School Attack

December 17, 2012
Police arrested Sammie Eaglebear Chavez, 18, on Friday for allegedly planning to carry out a shooting and bombing attack at his high school. The arrest occurred only a few hours before the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Connecticut.

Video: Ky. Campus Officer Fired for Dorm Room Raid

December 12, 2012
A University of Kentucky campus police officer has been fired for forcing his way into a student's dorm room without a warrant and making "inappropriate physical contact" with the student.

Kentucky Dorm Room Raid

December 12, 2012

Warning: The video features explicit content. Two University of Kentucky, Lexington campus police officers are under fire for forcing their way into the dorm room of a student, who videotaped the encounter and posted it on YouTube. Read the full story here.

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