no-knock


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adj.
2. authorizing entry and search without a court warrant.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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Here, the drug war, whether aligned against a particular substance, person, demographic, gang, or an entire nation, manifests a perpetual state of emergency, necessitating and normalizing the terror of policing's pacification projects, its no-knock raids, stop-and-frisk, asset forfeiture, and mandatory minimums.
A lawsuit over a no-knock search by police conducting a murder investigation six years ago has been dismissed by a federal judge.
A mother and her three young daughters who were subjected to a no-knock search warrant involving "flash-bang" grenades in Marion, Illinois have accepted an offer of judgment made by that city and five of its officers to resolve a civil-rights lawsuit.
The city's police department has faced questions about its tactics, including its use of "no-knock" warrants.
The city's police department has faced questions about its tactics, including the department's use of no-knock warrants.
No fuss, no muss, no FFL transfers, no "no-knock" raids by the ATF?
The Manafort warrant -- executed in a pre-dawn, no-knock, guns-drawn FBI raid on Manafort's apartment while Manafort and his wife were asleep inside -- allowed the FBI to seize "communications, records, documents, and other files involving any of the attendees of the June 9, 2016, meeting at Trump Tower," as well as Aras and Emin Agalarov.
He increased the size and presence of federal drug control agencies in the nation and also initiated measures such as mandatory sentencing and no-knock warrants, according to (http://www.drugpolicy.org/facts/new-solutions-drug-policy/brief-history-drug-war-0) Drug Policy Alliance , a New York City-based not-for-profit.
A local judge awarded the police a "no-knock" warrant, empowering them to forcibly enter Johnston's residence without so much as a word of warning.
During the late-night, no-knock home invasion, which took place in May 2014, a flashbang grenade exploded in the portable playpen where 19-month-old Bounkham"Bou Bou" Phonesavanh was sleeping, nearly killing him.
Security units along with the narcotic police conducted no-knock raid Indonesia where frequently becomes the main topic of conversation with crashed passenger planes.