Denoting a search or raid by the police made without permission or warning: a no-knock raid
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- Here he encountered the tale of a man murdered by police in a controversial no-knock raid.
- How credible are cops' and prosecutors' rationalizations for no-knock searches going to be after people start blogging videos (preferably with sound) of what actually happens during these official home-invasions?
- There are lots of invasive searches discussed here - car searches, work place searches, no-knock searches, secret searches, border searches - all of whose guidelines do little to protect personal privacy.
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