a) The police had conducted due investigations including a background search on the ownership of the premises and the vehicle that was being used by the suspects. The background search results corroborated the unidentified police informant’s accounts on the suspect’s identity. Thus the police had probable cause to believe the suspects were involved in criminal activities. b) Based on CRI-2 account of the activities of Mildred, and the background check by affiants, their inference that Mildred was in fact involved in illegal activities was indisputable and as such the affidavit satisfied the test of reliability and the judge needed no further or extra information to issue the search warrant. c) The period the affiants were involved in observing, documenting and piecing together different parts of evidence necessary to form a probable cause as to the conduct of the suspects is sufficient and meets the test of “acting in good faith” to obtain the warrant to search the person of the defendant and vehicle and are not in any violation of the defendant fourth amendment right to privacy.
Essay Justified/Unjustified Use of Force Ferguson Case The death of Michael Brown at the hands of an armed law enforcement officer Darren Wilson with Michael being unarmed in the whole case presents an opportunity for the analysts and students to understand and study the use of force. There are different schools of thought in this case whether this was a justified use of force by the police officer or not, but all of this needs to be set aside when the verdict of grand jury comes in the favor of the police officer. Different eye witnesses had different opinions and statements on the real scenario which made the case more complicated. One could talk about various aspects related to this case as of why did this happen but the reality seems to
Officers generally misuse informants out of greed or out of a want for power. In Philadelphia in 1995 a police district got caught fabricating informants in order to get search warrants for people’s homes and properties. This incident blew up into a huge scandal leaving the use of informants up in the air. (US Legal, "Informants Law & Legal
Here, the court will most likely find that Officer Givens legitimately stopped Mr. Crowder. First, the anonymous informant is likely to be deemed reliable by the court given the content in the tip. Like the informant in Hood, the anonymous informant provided specific information identifying Mr. Crowder, the blue pickup, and the destination where Mr. Crowder was stopped. The informant was also able to provide information about a third party, as the informant in Hood did, in this case the presence of the semi-trailer truck. The anonymous caller also provided how she came across this information, unlike the informant in Kennison.
probable cause is to be clearly established by law enforcement in order to conduct a legal search of your property or your person. Consent from the individual to allow the search can substitute the probable cause, if none exists for law enforcement to act upon. This is applicable to individual searches, vehicle searches and searches of your home or any other property. For example, if law enforcement stops you exiting a convenience store and suspects you of shoplifting, they must first establish the probable cause or reasonable suspicion to detain you lawfully.
Nobody was hurt, and from watching the man during the trial, I really don’t think that he would have hurt anyone if the cashier did not give him the money. I begin to wonder why the man robbed the store in the first place. Did he need the money that badly? Was he living on the street?
After finishing him, he left the body at the scene of wrongdoing within hours later and the began. It could have been an issue of many dissidents claim that the protest was out of line, and they trust that Michael Brown was faultless. The"Ferguson Police Department releases the name of the cop and the image showing Brown robbing a convenience store immediately before was shot and killed. “ (Hill, Dean, 2014). The officer did not stop him for the robbery he got stop for blocking traffic and for walk in the middle of the street,hours later after the documents came out claim him as a primary suspect.
Clifford Roberts Sherlock entered the station and went directly to the designated trash cans and dropped the packed he was carrying into it, and then walked back out. As the clock ticked minute by minute, suddenly out of the blue an old decrypted man appears and walks slowly to the trash can and took the package out and walked away. Just as he, he was surrounded and out in handcuffs.
Then, Serpico told to the suspect he can unlock the chains and bring him to a coffee shop across the street from police station. He allowed him to order coffee and used kind gestures to persuade him in order to get the names of his cohorts. In this way, instead of the brutality actually lead to the arrest of others. Then, Serpico tracks down another two suspects at a park, but the rape case is officially under the supervision of a superior officer, he cannot follow and cannot obtain backup. This is because he is informed that his action was unauthorized and does not comply with the superior rules.
After he realizes that he could now be considered a murderer, he makes a plan to get a captain to go investigate the wreck in order to save the men's lives. Even though the men he would be saving are murderers and robbers, he doesn’t want to be responsible for their deaths, and tries to correct what he has done wrong. This is the first major step in Huck's moral maturation. At that point, he establishes a set of standards that
1 Kurt was arrested for the noise ordinance and possession of illegal and drug paraphernalia. Any search needs to be with a warrant. The fourth Amendment “the right of the people to be secure in their person against unreasonable searches and seizures…. but upon probable issue.”
On October 31, 1968, in Cleveland, Ohio a Cleveland police officer, named Martin McFadden, saw three men acting suspiciously around a jewelry store, which he believed they were casing a job. The officer, McFadden, walked up to three men and asked a few questions; afterwards, he proceeded to stop and frisk them. McFadden found a pistol in John Terry’s pocket, a revolver in Richard Chilton’s pocket and nothing was found on Carl Katz. The officer arrested Terry and Chilton for carrying concealed weapons and Carl Katz was sent free. Terry was convicted and sentenced to three years in jail.
The fifth amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees, among other things, the right of any person accused of a crime to not testify against himself. This amendment has been a part of the U.S. Constitution since 1791. However, it was not until the 1960s that law enforcement were forced to really take this Constitutional Right seriously. In 1963 a man named Ernesto Arturo Miranda was arrest for robbery.
Rodney king, born in Sacramento, California in 1965 and grew up to be known as a polite yet not very intelligent child and teenager. King was a high school dropout and a single father with a history of criminal activity. Rodney King was most famously known for his court battle against L.A.P.D. officers Stacey Koon, Laurence Powell, Ted Briseno, and Timothy Wind . On March 3, 1991 two crimes occurred involving King, one of which he was the offender and the other where he was the victim. On this Saturday night at 12:50 am Rodney king was driving his white Hyundai under the influence of alcohol along with his two fiends Freddie Helms and Bryant Allen.
FACTS: In 1951, a lawsuit was filed by Oliver Brown-lead plaintiff, and other African-American parents, to the Board of Education of Topeka,Kansas, whom is the defendant. The conflict occurred when Brown’s daughters got rejected to attend at a white elementary school near their house because of their race, and got sent to an all black elementary far away instead. Feeling segregated for his children and having to walk through dangerous railroads to the bus stop for school was a hassle, Brown brought the case to his Federal district court. Here, the judge ruled in favor of the Board of Education and stated that separation between African-American and white students in public education was okay as long as the conditions- teachers, transportations,