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Definition: Circumstances where the police actions of a member where substantially based on the race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, disabilities, or national origin of a person, rather than upon lawful and appropriate police procedures.

Bias-Based Policing


Definition: A set of facts and circumstances which warrant a reasonable, prudent person to believe a crime has been committed and that the suspect committed the crime.

Probable Cause


Definition: Specific and articulable facts which lead an officer to believe criminal activity might be occurring.

Reasonable Suspicion


All traffic violations, car checks, pedestrian checks, and searches/seizures of property by sworn members will be based on a standard of _____ _____, ______ _____, or other legal authority

Reasonable Suspicion / Probably Cause