According to this Youtube video, officers of the Cotati California Police Department kicked in a door of a residence and tasered a disabled veteran because they residents would not allow them to enter unless they had probable cause or a search warrant.

The police were called to the scene on a noise complaint and told the residents that they needed to enter because of possible domestic violence.  The residents told them that they could not enter without either a search warrant or probable cause.  The officers then kicked the door, and although the residents were not offering any resistance, immediately tasered the disabled veteran who was filming the encounter.

The residents were arrested and charged with obstruction for standing up for their constitutional right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.

So let me get this straight.  According to the Cotati Police, all they have to say is that they were investigating a domestic disturbance, and you no longer have Fourth Amendment rights.

Something is wrong in California.

 

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