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  1. State reasonable grounds to search
    • Reasonable Suspicion
    • SHACKS
    • Seen – what have you seen?
    • Heard – What have you heard?
    • Actions – Yours and theirs
    • Conversations – what did they say, what did you say.
    • Knowledge  -  what do you already know about the individual (intelligence).
    • Smell – Drugs
  2. State SCT 60 CGSA 1982
    • If a constable has reasonable grounds to suspect that a person is in possession of any stolen property, the constable may without warrant
    • Search that person or anything in his possession and detain him for as long as is necessary for the purpose of that search
    • Search any vehicle or vessel
    • Enter and search any premises occupied by a second hand dealer or a metal dealer for the purpose of his business
    • Seize and detain anything found in the course of any such search which appears to the constable to have been stolen or to be evidence of the commission of a theft and they may use reasonable force
  3. List the 6 common statute searches
    • SCT 23 MDA 1971
    • SCT 43 TACT 2000
    • SCT 47 FA 1968
    • SCT 48 CLCSA 1995
    • SCT 50 CLCSA 1995
    • SCT 60 CGSA 1982
  4. Engagements with suspect for search
    • IDEAS
    • Identity yourself
    • Detain with relevant power
    • Explain object and grounds
    • Articulate grounds
    • Slip
    • Issue receipt
  5. The neumonic for search on arrest
    • DIE
    • Danger - something that presents a danger
    • Implement - anything concealed to aid escape
    • Evidence - concealed in relation to offence

    • Search the person
    • Seize anything in their possession
    • Cause them to appear in an ID parade
  6. Search definition
    Any encounter between a police officer and a member of the public, which results in that individual being searched for the purpose of obtaining evidence

    • Jacket
    • Outer garments
    • Gloves
    • Headgear
    • Footwear

    • No such thing as a consensual search
    • If grounds must STOP
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2017-11-04 10:06:00

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