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Opening of locked containers on impound inventories

E-Newsletter Edition: August 27, 2009 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, J.D. Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION: Our vehicle impound policy currently states that without the consent of the owner, [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:21:15+00:00August 27th, 2009|Legal questions|

Off-Duty Carry by Reserve Officers

E-Newsletter Edition: July 29, 2009 Response Provided By: Jack Ryan, J.D. Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION: We have a staff of reserve police officers.  We are currently going through State [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:20:27+00:00July 29th, 2009|Legal questions|

Open-ended law enforcement policy on weapons carry

E-Newsletter Edition: September 24, 2008 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, J.D. Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION: I am the Range Master for a state law enforcement agency.  This agency [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:17:11+00:00September 24th, 2008|Legal questions|

Officers stopping officers – “Courtesy Rides”

E-Newsletter Edition: September 11, 2008 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, J.D. Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION: What are the criminal and civil liabilities for officers who stop other officers [...]

By |2018-07-09T23:16:18+00:00September 11th, 2008|Legal questions|

Consent Revocation

E-Newsletter Edition: August 14, 2008 Response Provided By: Brian S. Batterton, J.D. Always note that state law may be more restrictive on police power than the U.S. Constitution. QUESTION: Officers arrest the driver of the vehicle for driving suspended and the passenger [...]

By |2018-07-10T12:16:43+00:00August 14th, 2008|Legal questions|
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