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True or False Questions

Officers Can Search Your Car Without Your Consent After You’ve Been Arrested? Answer: True


Officers can search your car after you’ve been arrested? True.

Officers are allowed to do searches of a vehicle incident to arrest. The justification for this is to protect your personal property from tow truck drivers.

If the police have towed and impounded your car, they have the authority to search your vehicle. This search can be as thorough as the police wish, and will most likely include opening any locked compartments or boxes found with your car. The reason for your car getting towed and impounded does not matter. It could be something [...]

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