If my 15 year old daughter was patted down and search without me being present and without a female officer there, is that legal?

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If my 15 year old daughter was patted down and search without me being present and without a female officer there, is that legal?

Asked on May 15, 2015 under Criminal Law, Arizona

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

It depends upon whether the police had a reasonable suspicion to do a frisk and/or probable cause for the search.  It has nothing to do with you being present or not, or with whether or not there was a female officer there. 


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