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If a Tipster is Himself Intoxicated, Will He Be Reliable Enough for that to be Reasonable Suspicion to Pull Me Over?

Before initiating a stop, a “police officer must be able to point to specific and articulable facts which, taken together with rational inferences from those facts, reasonably warrant [the] intrusion.” Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1, 21, 88 S.Ct. 1868, 20 L.Ed.2d 889 (1968). Determination of whether reasonable suspicion exists in any given case requires… Read More »