Law enforcement officers are not permitted to
“manufacture” crime by implanting criminal
ideas into innocent minds.
A person who has been induced to commit an
offense he would not otherwise commit may
plead the defense of entrapment.
A defendant who claims to have committed an
offense as a result of inducement by an
undercover police officer or a confidential police
informant often asserts the defense of
It is not available to a defendant who has been
entrapped by a person not associated with the
government or police.