•Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research articles on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and take notes on the specific rights that relate to search and seizure. Be prepared to discuss.
* From the e-Activity, identify the key aspects of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and analyze the manner in which it pertains to the average American citizen in regard to search and seizure. Provide a rationale for your response.
Identify two (2) situations where a police officer may stop and question individuals based on their visual behavior, which is also known as a patdown. Next, give your opinion as to whether or not the reasons why the police paddown the individuals are valid in the situations you identified. Provide a rationale for your response
PLEASE RESPOND TO THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:
The key aspects of the Fourth Amendment are, the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses papers and effects against searches and seizures shall not be violated, protect people right to privacy and also probable cause has to be supported. American citizens are protected because police need probable cause like the plain view doctrine. If they see something illegal during a lawful observation
Two situations a police officer may stop and detain a person based on reasonable suspicion which is based on factual circumstances. Also if the police reasonably suspect the person to be armed and dangerous.