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Old January 18, 2012, 01:22 PM   #14
Brian Pfleuger
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Originally Posted by musketeer
Then, while listening to the Lionel show on local talk radio in NYC a NYPD office called in and was asked about what was justifiable cause for a search. His answer was "anyone who turns around and not ride rather than be searched.". So you decide not to undergo a voluntary search and that act justifies an involuntary search... That is exactly how this technology would be implemented on a day to day basis.
That's exactly my problem with search procedures today. TSA uses the same general argument. Police in a traffic stop use the same argument. You have the right to refuse a search but your refusal is reasonable suspicion for a non-consensual search. "I can't look in your car? We'll just call for the sniffer dog then..."

You're right, same thing will happen here.

They'll ask permission and do the search if you consent and consider your refusal to be suspicion for a non-consensual search.
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