fatal drowsiness, I used my wits and stopped
my own ears as well as theirs so firmly that I and my crew heard absolutely nothing of their song.
Albert Vasquez was stopped
by Border Patrol officers "about once a week" on the corner by his house, according to court records.
If subjects protest being stopped
or ticketed, officers may find that the response "I'm just doing my job" helps to humanize them and defuse tension.
Managers can tailor the roadblock by regulating the number of vehicles that can be stopped
at any one time and by limiting the nature and number of questions posed by officers staffing the checkpoints.
Bradshaw,(13) an officer stopped
an automobile after observing what appeared to be an altered temporary tag in the rear window.
He was also stopped
June 6 for failing to stop at a stop sign or signal, a DMV technician said Thursday.
The court focused on the facts that only motorists seeking entry into the barricaded area were stopped
and that the stop itself was specifically designed to be brief and aimed solely at ascertaining the motorist's affiliations with the cordoned area.
Parks flatly says that the LAPD doesn't use racial profiles and has made it virtually a personal crusade to beat back all attempts to require the LAPD to collect statistics on the race of motorists stopped
The Court stated that as a practical matter, passengers are already stopped
by virtue of the vehicle stop itself, so that the additional intrusion upon them is minimal.
Stokes told officers she had loosened her seat belt to talk to the children while stopped
at the stop sign.
When officers stop a vehicle they initiate an encounter that is not only potentially risk-filled in the sense that the individuals stopped
may turn to violence; the risk also exists that uninformed officers may overstep their investigative authority under the Constitution.
The time of evening, the nature of the area in which the officers were patrolling for drug activity, the excessive period of time the suspect vehicle remained stopped
at the intersection blocking traffic for no apparent reason, and the unusual actions of the driver "looking down into the lap of the passenger" may well support a reasonable suspicion that "criminal activity may be afoot.