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Frisking
also called a "patdown" is a search of a person's outer clothing wherein a police officer or other law enforcement agent runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons or other con and has 6 more synonyms

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  1. In the case of Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968), the Supreme Court of the United States held that police have the ability to do a limited search for weapons of areas within the suspect’s control based on a reasonable and articulable suspicion that

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  2. is where a police officer or other law enforcement agent runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons or other contraband

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  3. The type of frisk authorized by this decision has become known as a Terry stop and frisk or simply Terry stop

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  4. has two parts: the stop and the frisk

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  5. When Terry stopping someone, the officer must have a reasonable suspicion that criminal activity has, is, or is about to be, committed

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