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3 Types of Police
Consensual Contact: Officer approaches a subject using no
words or conduct which would lead the person to believe that they must
with the officer’s requests. NEED NOT BE
SUPPORTED BY ANY LEVEL OF SUSPICION (See: Florida
v. Bostick, 501 U.S.
Terry Stop/Reasonable Suspicion based stop: Where an officer
makes observations or receives information (facts and circumstances)
lead a reasonable police officer to believe that the person to be
be involved in criminal activity, the officer may stop and detain the
for a reasonable period of time (on the street) to investigate further.
must be supported by reasonable suspicion. (See: Terry v. Ohio,
Arrest based Upon Probable Cause: Where an officer makes
observations or receives information that would lead a reasonable
officer to believe that a crime has been committed and the subject to
arrested is the person who committed it, the officer may arrest the
bring them into police custody which would include transporting them to
police station. See: Kaupp v. Texas, 538 U.S.