stop and frisk statute

Definition of "stop and frisk statute"
  1. It's a law in some states that permits a police officer to briefly detain a person, without making an arrest, on the basis of a genuine suspicion that the individual has participated in or is on the verge of engaging in criminal activities
How to use "stop and frisk statute" in a sentence
  1. If the stop and frisk statute is used appropriately, it could prevent potential criminal actions.
  2. Some argue that the stop and frisk statute violates an individual's Fourth Amendment rights.
  3. The stop and frisk statute empowers policemen to intervene if they have reasonable suspicion of a crime.

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