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Search Incident to Arrest

This lesson provides the basic framework for the search incident to arrest exception to the warrant and probable cause requirements the U.S. Supreme Court set forth in Chimel v. California in 1969. The lesson explores the development and operation of this exception since Chimel in three contexts: in public, in vehicles and in premises.

Lesson Completion Time

60-90 minutes
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Lesson ID

CRMPRO07