Missouri Legal Update

2020 Lesson 4: Legal Update

Legal

Release Date: 

3/1/2020

This is an online, Missouri-specific legal studies course. The lesson addresses recent court decisions providing guidance to Missouri law enforcement officers regarding: 


  • Whether a Missouri peace officer’s license may be permanently revoked for committing a domestic assault;

  • When it is necessary for law enforcement officers to provide Miranda warnings; 

  • Whether a suspect has Fourth Amendment protection in his or her text messages sent to another person’s phone that police have the authority to search; and 

  • Whether officers may extend a traffic stop to investigate suspected criminal activity unrelated to the original mission of the stop.



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