Search incident to investigative detention
Filed Under: Criminal Law
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Criminal Procedure 4/e$75.00 – $120.00
The power of a police officer to search a person who is subject to investigative detention. The power arises only when there are separate reasonable grounds to believe that the safety of the police officer or others is at risk. The search power is initially limited to a pat-down search.