stop and frisk statute

noun

Legal Definition of stop and frisk statute

: a state law that allows a police officer to stop any person without making an arrest based on a reasonable suspicion that the person has committed or is about to commit a crime

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“Stop and frisk statute.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stop%20and%20frisk%20statute. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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