Tuesday, March 25, 2008

What? Well At Least They are Asking to Search

But the fallout from this story will no doubt be a lawsuit saying that some people were intimidated into permitting the search.
D.C. police are going door-to-door Monday in one of the city's crime-plagued neighborhoods, asking residents for permission to search their homes for guns and other illegal contraband.

The program, called the Safe Homes Initiative, will offer homeowners and renters limited amnesty for possessing any contraband found by police.

The program is aimed at removing guns and drugs kept by children and young adults in their parents' homes. The homeowners will be asked to sign a form, consenting to the search.
Pretty flimsy excuse for the searches though and full-on Nanny Statism.

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