What is the Plain View Doctrine Concerning Police? Copy and past this link into your web browser to watch the video: http://www.popscreen.com/v/6h2g8/What-is-the-Plain-View-Doctrine-Concerning-Police-Searches Assignment: After watching the video, explain the concept of plain view. What is the biggest controversy in regards to plain view? Before plain view comes into question, a search must be completed. What must an officer have in order to proceed with the search? What amendments are the answers to these questions contained in?