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Historically, the Fourth Amendment has struggled to
balance the rights of individuals to live a private life free from
government intrusion with the government’s interest in maintaining
a safe, crime-free society. Balancing these interests is largely
dependent upon the reasonableness of law enforcement officers’
actions, which leaves room for ambiguity and uncertainty in the
application of the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition on unreasonable
searches and seizures. This “reasonableness” test is dependent on a
number of nonconclusive factors which, when looked at together,
gives rise to reasonable suspicion sufficient to make a stop based on
a totality of the circumstances.

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