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2. authorizing entry and search without a court warrant.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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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.
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.
Justifying No-Knock Searches: Why Exigency Works IV.
Sloppily produced warrants are still generally accepted for no-knock searches, as are the results of the ensuing searches.
of Pennsylvania) outlines the growing scope of militarized special weapons and tactics (SWAT) police actions in the United States, particularly forced-entry, no-knock raids that have increasingly become the face of the war on drugs.
After finding no narcotics to justify their no-knock search warrant, they planted their own.
Moreover, essentially waiving the knock-and-announce requirement, which the Court has done, will not result in many more no-knock entries, since the police already can enter without knocking if they can show they had reason to believe that knocking would be dangerous or futile--and they usually can.
In addition to the usual cost associated with the exclusionary rule--releasing potentially dangerous criminals into society--suppressing evidence for knock-and-announce violations would "generate a constant flood of alleged failures to observe the rule" and produce myriad claims that the support for justification of a no-knock entry was inadequate.
Wisconsin (13) was the unannounced entry of law enforcement following a magistrate's denial of their request for a so-called no-knock warrant for drugs.
Law enforcement officers looking for a dangerous escaped prisoner named Shelby obtained a no-knock search warrant for Ramirez's house.