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The Smell of Marijuana

The Smell of Marijuana

One of our most fundamental rights is the protection against unreasonable search and seizures, as outlined in The Fourth Amendment. Unless the search falls within a specific exception, a police officer must obtain a warrant to conduct a search of person or premise.  Some well-established exceptions include you consenting to a search or when illegal … Continue reading The Smell of Marijuana

Ghost Patrol Cars

Ghost Patrol Cars

Unmarked police cars have been used in order to catch unsuspecting drivers committing traffic violations, such as speeding or tailgating. In New Jersey, the State Police have initiated new vehicles, a black Chevy Caprice, with a frosted graphic of the division’s logo that is virtually impossible to see on the road. The logo is visible, … Continue reading Ghost Patrol Cars