Laws of Arrest

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  1. What are the two rationales that permit search-incident-to-arrest?
    • 1.) The need to be sure the suspect is disarmed.
    • 2.) The need to collect evidence of crime for use at trial.
  2. When can an officer legally search an arestee's person and personal effects?
    Anytime a person has been lawfully arrested.
  3. Following a proper arrest, the police may search...
    • Any object that could contain evidence and is in the area of the arrestee's immediate dominion and control.
    • His backpack that is within the arrestee's immediate dominion and control.
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Laws of Arrest
chapters 7-11
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