custodial arrest

Definition of "custodial arrest"
  1. A situation where an individual is taken into physical control by law enforcement authorities, which signifies the beginning of their formal deprivation of freedom
How to use "custodial arrest" in a sentence
  1. The officer made a custodial arrest after witnessing the individual committing a crime.
  2. During the custodial arrest, the suspects were read their rights and taken to the police station.
  3. Evidence obtained during the custodial arrest was later presented in court.

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