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Do police need a search warrant on 911 calls?

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01/12/2009

No, once the call has been made, it is presumed that the police have the right to enter a residence or business establishment and if certain circumstances exist, they may search said property and/or persons. If the police find illegal substances and/or items during a 911 call they can be seized and person(s) at the residence can be arrested.