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Authority of Florida Police Officers to Make Arrests on the Basis of FBI Pick-Up Notices


The authority of a Florida police officer to make a warrantless arrest for an alleged violation of federal law depends on state law and cannot be based merely on the existence of an FBI pick-up notice.

Updated July 9, 2014