Legal Definition of citizen informant
: an informant who is motivated to assist law enforcement officers by good citizenship as distinguished from one seeking some gain (as payment or concessions from police) —called also citizen informer
Additional Notes on citizen informant
The information given by a citizen informant is presumed under the law to be reliable.
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