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Unformatted text preview: minimum risk (comparatively), and no extra evidence will be necessary to prosecute them. There are other independent bases to search for weapons and protect themselves from danger. Holding: The Supreme courts ruled that the arrest-power rule does not apply to officers when they stop cars to give citations. The risk is minimum compared to arresting, where there are a higher percent of stress and uncertainty. The officer may also perform other searches, such as ordering them out of the vehicle and perform a patdown of a driver and any passengers upon reasonable suspicion. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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