D.P. 36 FLW 1445, 3rd DCA, A uniformed officer was called to a parking lot where juveniles were loitering following a party, was told by a young woman who appeared nervous and fearful that a juvenile had a gun pointed it at her. Officer had reasonable suspicion justifying a pat down search. Officer approached juvenile to verify the information and the juvenile began backing away from the officer. Women, never identified by the police before she left the party before the pat down was complete, was a citizen informer rather than a anonymous tipster. Information provided by her was entitled to a greater indicia of reliability than an anonymous tipster-trial court properly denied motion to suppress.
B.M., 36 FLW 1460, 3rd DCA, Battery LEO-Impeachment - Trial court erred in precluding juvenile from adducing evidence that the officer, whom he allegedly resisted, used excessive force and evidence about an internal affairs complaint juvenile brought against the officer.
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