Restraining the liberties of an individual for violating prohibited behavior until they are brought to justice. An act of placing an person in custody for a suspected violation of criminal law.
Whether facts and circumstances are sufficient to warrant a prudent person to believe a crime is, has, or about to occur by the person being detained or arrested.
Subject is free to walk away if he or she so desires. It is the sole decision of the subject whether or not to cooperate with an officer.
The officer may not exert any authority over the subject. Officers can continue to seek the subject's cooperation but cannot demand it.
Something less than an arrest but more than a consensual encounter. Generally, this is when a person thinks he or she cannot just walk away. (Terry v. Ohio)
Terry V. Ohio
Officer MUST articulate objective facts and circumstances that led him/her to believe a crime has, is or about to occur. Limited pat down for weapons. Never ever a search. Proceed expeditiously- avoid delay. Narrow scope for a Terry type investigation (Officer does not have the authority to go throughout premises of car. Must be within lunging area).
Totality of Circumstances
Nature of crime, immediacy to the threat to officers or others, and active or attempted resisting.
Tennessee V Garner
Deadly force may not be used against an unarmed and fleeing suspect unless necessary to prevent the escape and unless the officer has probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious injury to the officers or others.
The knowledge of past, present, or future criminal activity that results from the collection of information which, when evaluated, provides the user with a basis for rational decision making.
Intelligence over the years
Immigrants, Volstead Act, Arms Gangs, Post WWII, Vietnam Era and Patriot Act.
Wiretaps, video, surveillance. Basically being secret about the intelligence we try to gather.
Deals with short-term information. Usually local and deals with one event (I.e Superbowl)
graphical design that shows relationships between individuals, groups, and organizations. (Pyramid showing hierarchy)
Event-Early in the investigation shows the sequence of activities that take place. Commodities- Drugs, money, and weapons.
1980 under the DOJ. 1700 agencies. 6 regions. 150,000 sworn officers. The goal is to provide state and local law enforcement with organizing and sharing criminal intelligence.
terrorism practiced by a in a foreign country by terrorists who are not native to that country.