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Arrest, Search and Seizure in Georgia

NCJ Number
R E Taylor
Date Published
146 pages
Fifteen chapters examine Georgia laws relating to arrest and search and seizure. Tables of cases and statutes supplement the text.
A definition of actions that constitute arrest accompanies descriptions of arrest with and without a warrant. Also discussed are arrests by private citizens, procedures to use when making arrests, rights and duties after making an arrest, and the types of individuals immune from criminal and civil arrest. The liability and jurisdiction of different types of Georgia law enforcement officers are explained. Details on search and seizure cover searches with and without warrants, searches of premises and of persons without a warrant, searches and seizures involving vehicles, use of electronic surveillance as search and seizure, and the effects of an illegal search and seizure. Chapter notes, 4 figures, glossary, and index.