Mich. ruling allows K-9 units to sniff without warrant
By Bryn Mickle and Shannon Murphy
The Flint Journal
GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. — Police - or at least K-9 units - now can go sniffing around outside your house even without a warrant.
A recent court ruling said police don't need a search warrant to take drug-sniffing dogs to the front door of homes, as long as they have a tip there are illegal drugs there.
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