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Asked 5 months ago - Worcester, MA

can a male cop arrest a female suspect if a female officer is present at the scene

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  1. Lauren Craig Redmond

    Contributor Level 16

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    Answered . Yes. It is perfectly legal. Where gender comes into play is the search.

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  2. Erik Hammarlund

    Contributor Level 18

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    Answered . Yes. Generally speaking there are no restrictions on gender with respect to arrests.

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  3. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Sure. There are extremely highly qualified officers of both genders.

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