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Discuss what you learned from the reading and how it differs, if at all, from the conditions you had believed must be present for a legal arrest to occur. What parts of the process did you find most interesting?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:50 am ad1c9bdddf
Although I knew that a police officer had to demonstrate some kind of "probable cause" before making an arrest, I learned that the definition of "probable cause" is a flexible standard that takes into account many factors. The rules governing when a police officer can make an arrest are derived from the Fourth Amendment which protects individuals from unreasonable searches and seizures... but upon probable cause. I ...
This solution explains the conditions that must be present for an arrest to be legal and how the official conditions differ from the Expert's previously held beliefs about legal arrests.