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When Can Ohio Police Perform a Stop and Frisk / Pat Down?

What is a “Terry” Stop? There are three types of police police-citizen interactions: 1) a consensual¬†encounter, 2) a brief investigatory stop or detention, and 3) an arrest. During the second kind of stop —¬†an investigatory stop (also called a “Terry stop”) — the officer is permitted to briefly stop someone