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5 reasons you should never submit to a police search — even if you have nothing to hide

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By: Scott Morgan

You should be prepared just in case police become suspicious of you.

This story first appeared at AlterNet. 

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate the public on this topic, then you probably don’t.It’s a subject that a lot of people think they understand, but too often our perception of police power is distorted by fictional TV dramas, sensational media stories, silly urban myths, and the unfortunate fact that police themselves are legally allowed to lie to us. Continue reading