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Civil Liability of Law Enforcement Agencies & Personnel
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Search and Seizure: Of Police
did not violate a man's rights by detaining and questioning him after he
was reported to be armed in a hardware store. While the man turned out
to be a police officer in civilian clothes, the initial identification
he displayed did not conclusively confirm this, so the officers did not
act improperly in continuing the detention and questioning until they were
sure. Thurman v. Village of Homewood, No. 05-2940, 2006 U.S. App. Lexis
10881 (7th Cir.). [2006 LR Jun]
Standard governing search of police officer's office, desk and gym bag depended on whether purpose of search was criminal or internal investigation Lowe v. City of Macon, Ga, 720 F.Supp. 994 (M.D. Ga 1989).
Strip-search of police must be based on reasonable suspicion Kirkpatrick v. City of Los Angeles, 803 F.2d 485 (9th Cir. 1986).
" See also: False Arrest/Imprisonment: Warrant, Governmental Liability: Sheriffs/Constables
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