“Arrests and Use of Force”
1.Go to the PoliceChief’s Website and read the article titled, “Chief’s Counsel: Police Use of Force: The Problem of Passive Resistance” located at https://www.policechiefmagazine.org/magazine/index.cfm?fuseaction=display_arch&article_id=563&issue_id=42005. Recommend the two (2) most import factors you believe law enforcement officers should consider when using force in instances that individuals are passively resisting. Provide a rationale for your response.
2. Analyze the interrogation and questioning process that law enforcement officers can conduct after a justifiable arrest. In your own opinion, determine whether or not you believe these processes restrain officials from obtaining information related to crimes, please include in your thoughts how the Miranda rights relate to your ideas. Justify your answer.
“Search and Seizures”
1. Go to the Illinois State Bar Association Website and read the article titled, “U.S. Supreme Court Says ‘No’ to Cell-Phone Searches Incident to Arrest” located at https://www.isba.org/ibj/2014/09/ussupremecourtsays%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99cell-phonesea. Examine the court’s decision as it relates to cell phone searches incident to arrest. Based on all available information, agree or disagree with the court’s decision. Provide a rationale for your response.
2. Compare and contrast vehicle searches and inventories and indicate the most important differences between the two (2) as they relate to law enforcement officers. In your own opinion, do you feel that law enforcement officers should be allowed to conduct vehicle inventories without warrants issued by judges? Provide a rationale for your response.