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Chief Constable: 'The smell of cannabis is sufficient to stop search'

Merseyside Police chief takes a stand on PEEL report's rules.

Chief Constable Andy Cooke

Chief Constable Andy Cooke

Date - 14th December 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A chief constable will ignore drug stop and search recommendations made in this week’s PEEL legitimacy report. The guidelines sparked controversy after stating "the smell of cannabis does not justify stop and search" and officers...
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