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View Diary: It's Premature to Call the Boston Bombing an Act of "Terrorism" (68 comments)

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  •  There was no reason (4+ / 0-)
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    Quicklund, SoCalSal, Portlaw, Yasuragi

    for the municipal PD to follow anything other than ordinary protocol.  LE should use all the legal tools in their toolbox.  There is nothing shady about exercising the Public Safety Exception.  

    " My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total." Barbara Jordan, 1974

    by gchaucer2 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:29:23 AM PDT

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    •  I am not saying there is (0+ / 0-)

      I am saying the patrol officers who made teh arrest might well have been thinking from the perspective of local officers and read the Miranda rights because that is what an arresting officer does. That they might well not have mulled over Constitutional nuance - they way a boardroom of lawyers monitoring a massive police operation wold have the luxury of time and planning to consider.

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