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No warrant, No search.

November 5th, 2012

The police acted based on a tip, they didn’t have any evidence to search the home of Jardines. two detectives and a drug dog went to the residence of Jardines. They searched the house the first time for evidence. Once they found pliable evidence they issued for a search warrant. They violated the Fourth Amendment by bringing a drug dog which is used by police to SEARCH for┬áparaphernalia. bringing a drug dog is the act of a search. The Fourth amendment says that the police need a warrant in order to search a persons residence. The two detectives that went the first time did not have a warrant. They did a search that was not constitutional. The police are given their rights and we respect them. Shouldn’t they have the decency to respect Jardines’ right?