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LIMITS OF A POLICE SEARCH

WHEN CAN POLICE LEGALLY STOP AND SEARCH YOU? In the United States, a “Terry stop” is a brief detention of a person by police[1] on reasonable suspicion of involvement in … Read More

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SURETY, PROPERTY AND CASH BONDS EXPLAINED

BAIL BONDS EXPLAINED: Bail bonds are for getting out of or avoiding jail. When a person is arrested, he is taken to jail. Bail may or may not be set, … Read More

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BAIL AND BOND?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BAIL AND BOND? The terms “bail” and “bond” are often used interchangeably, however, they are in fact quite different. What Does Bail Actually Mean? Bail … Read More

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SEARCH WARRANTS

Why Obtain a Search Warrant? A search warrant is an order signed by a judge that authorizes police officers to search for specific objects or materials at a definite location … Read More

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