Student’s Name Professor’s Name Subject Date Frisk and Search of Suspected Armed Criminals Question 1 Yes Officer Bob can conduct a stop and frisk. However before going ahead to conduct the frisk he should call for a backup since the intentions of the subject are not clear. In any case the subject might shoot at the officer and escape. The need for a backup is to provide coverage in the event that the subject intends to shoot at the officer. If at all there is no emergency response for the backup requested officer Bob can aught for tracking the suspect’s movements in secrecy for anewer equal protection." Harv. L. Rev. 86 (1972): 1. LaFave Wayne R. "Search and Seizure." (1978): 53-55. LaFave Wayne R. Search and seizure: a treatise on the Fourth Amendment. Vol. 4. West GroupPublishing 2004. Maclin Tracey. The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule. Oxford:Oxford University Press 2013. Print. McInnis Thomas N. The Evolution of the Fourth Amendment. Lanham MD: Lexington Books 2009. Print. Segal Jeffrey A. "Predicting Supreme Court cases probabilistically: The search and seizurecases 1962-1981." American Political Science Review 78.4 (1984): 891-900. Tushnet Mark V. The Warren Court in Historical and Political Perspective. Charlottesville:University Press of Virginia 1995. Print. [...]
Unit V Case Study Respond to the questions that follow each scenario. Explain your answers citing the textbook and other sources if utilized. Scenario 1: Police receive an anonymous tip that there is a white man, wearing a gray hoodie and black pants standing at the bus stop carrying a gun in his left jacket pocket. Officer Bob responds to the bus stop and observes the man as described. Question 1: Can Officer Bob conduct a stop and frisk based upon the dispatched information? Explain your answer. Scenario 2: After receiving the call regarding the man at the bus stop, Officer Bob approaches the subject and although Officer Bob has every intention of stopping and frisking the subject, he asks the man: “May I speak with you for a moment? By the way, we have a report that you have a gun in your pocket, would you mind if I frisked you”? Question 2: If the subject allows Officer Bob to frisk him, is the frisk valid? Explain your answer. Scenario 3: The bus stop in these scenarios is located in a high-crime area. Upon seeing Officer Bob pulling up at the bus stop, the man in the gray hoodie and black pants ran. Officer Bob stopped the subject and frisked him, leading to the recovery of the gun. Question 3: Is this a valid stop and frisk? Explain your answer. Your paper should be at least two pages in length and follow APA guidelines, to include a title and reference page. The title and reference page do not count towards the minimum page length requirement. Properly cite the textbook and all other scholarly references utilized to support your position.