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Johnson v. VanderKooi

Grand Rapids, Mich. police fingerprint and photograph youth who suspiciously handed a model train engine to another boy. Michigan Supreme Court: Though the city does not require officers to fingerprint and photograph people, it certainly approves of the practice. (Each patrol officer is issued a camera and fingerprinting kit.) So the youth’s Fourth Amendment claim against the city should not have been dismissed. (H/t: Beth Wilensky.)


Tags: 2018, Fourth Amendment, Michigan, Police

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