Exceptions to Suspicious Behavior and Probable Cause
Bill proposition to add the following guidance:
STATISTICAL CRIMINAL DATA COLLECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT SHALL NOT BE USED TO ESTABLISH SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR OR PROBABLE CAUSE ON THE BASIS OF RACE
APPEARING NERVOUS, DISMISSIVE, OR UNWILLING TO COOPERATE SHALL NOT BE USED AS A BASIS FOR ESTABLISHING SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR OR PROBABLE CAUSE
ANY OFFICER THAT USES THE AFORE MENTIONED AS A BASIS FOR ARREST, OR THE USE OF PHYSICAL, OR LETHAL FORCE IS SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTY
“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supporteD by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things being seized.” ~ Bill of Rights, Fourth Amendment.
The ambiguous interpretation of suspicious behavior and probable cause results in the legal use of excessive force by law enforcement