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no, they have a right from the law

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Q: Can you refuse a cops request to search your vehicle?
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Do you have to let the cops in your house?

If the police do not have a search warrant, you have the right to refuse letting them into your house.

Do the cops have the right to do a search seizer?

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It's when the cops get a search warrent and then they search you and arrest you.

Is a trailer hitch ball violation enough for a search of vehicle ca?

The cops can just about do whatever they want to do and a crooked judge will always side with them!

What is and arrest?

It's when the cops get a search warrent and then they search you and arrest you.

What part of the car do the cops search when they search a car?

Top to bottom. Until they are satisfied. If they find nothing they will usually call in a drug dog anyway. Just always refuse, and remind them you have the right to leave if they do not legally and formally detain you.

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yes if they have a search warrant they can search anything they want

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Can cops search a beverage?

If an officer had a reasonable suspicion that something in the beverage contributed to a crime (such as drinking in a motor vehicle or possession of alcohol by an underage person), yes, he could search the beverage and determine if a crime had taken place.

If you get pulled over by the cops and refuse to consent to a search is the officer allowed to bring in a police dog to sniff the car?

Yes. But that would not be called a 'search' because it's outside the car. But if you had to wait a long time for the dog to arrive, I would contact a lawyer about that. Added: A law enforcement officer can detain a person as long as is reasonable in order to have a K-9 sweep a vehicle. The main issue is what is "reasonable?" Reasonableness is usually determined in court and there is case law to support a reasonable detention time of between 15 and 30 minutes. You can absolutely refuse a request to have your vehicle searched and can stop a search at any time, unless the law enforcement officer has reasonable suspicion or probable cause to detain you further or keep searching. There is also a "mobile conveyance" rule, but I think that's probably getting a little in the weeds. An officer can call for a K-9 unit to conduct a search of the exterior of your vehicle with no reasonable suspicion or probable cause, as you have no privacy rights in the air outside of your vehicle. Therefore, if a K-9 alerts to the outside of the vehicle probable cause exists that contraband is contained therein.

Do you have to insure or register a vehicle first?

yes because if you get pulled over by the cops then you have to show them the information about your vehicle.

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