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Search warrants vs. arrest warrants

Need help answering the following questions. Please be sure to include references and citations for sources used:

Briefly describe the difference between an arrest warrant and a search warrant.
What are the three essential components of an arrest warrant or a search warrant?
Compare the meaning of probable cause in an arrest warrant to the meaning of probable cause in a search warrant.
Why do you think a search warrant requires probable cause that the items to be seized are in the location to be searched, but an arrest warrant does not have the same requirement?

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The major difference between an arrest warrant and a search warrant, is the fact that an arrest warrant is a warrant that provides law enforcement with the authorization to arrest an individual, as well as to hold or detain that individual. A search warrant on the other hand provides law enforcement with the authorization to search an individual, and or that individual's property. The three essential ...

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This solution describes the difference between a search warrant and an arrest warrant.

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