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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-23-07 11:36 AM
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32. What does "disobeying a police officer" entail, though?
Edited on Fri Feb-23-07 11:37 AM by WinkyDink
"When a private, law abiding citizen encounters police, the amount of intrusion a Law Enforcement Officer is allowed to demand is limited. Some areas have laws against "disobeying a police officer" or "obstructing an officer from their duties", but the bounds of what officers can reasonably require someone not suspected of any other criminal activity in a peaceful situation have not been clearly drawn by the courts."
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