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What is a legal arrest?
An arrest is generally made after a judge or magistrate grants a warrant to the police. The warrant authorizes the detention of an individual. Arrests may be made without warrants if the authorities have probable cause, or there are extenuating circumstances at the time of the arrest.
Probable cause means that the police officer had reasonable belief that the suspect engaged [..]