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Stop Not Prolonged for Officer’s Paperwork (access required)

An officer who initially detained defendant for unnecessarily stopping his car, and discovered he was driving on a revoked license, did not unnecessarily prolong the stop in violation of the Fourth Amendment when he called for backup officers and a drug dog while using his computer and preparing paperwork related to the traffic citation; the ...