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Yes a police officer does need a warrant to come into your house, by force. But if the officer would ask to come in and you reply yes, he can come in without a warrant.

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Q: Does a police officer need a search warrant to enter my house?
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How could police enter my home without a warrant?

An officer can conduct a search or seizure without a warrant if there is probably cause to believe a crime in being committed.

Do the police have the right to search enter and search your home if you tell them no?

yes if they have a warrant

What if the officer used open hand search in their home?

Police officers are trained to use an open hand search when they are searching somebody for weapons. To enter the home, the police need to have a search warrant or the consent of the owner.

Does a police officer need a search warrant to enter your house with the suspicion of you drinking and driving?

A police officer is not allowed to enter someone's house if the person is suspected of drunken driving. The evidence needs to be collected while the person is still driving.

In Saskatchewan can the police enter your home with a search warrant if you are not home?

yep! Did they find your stash?

What laws state that police have to have a search warrant to enter private property and search?

In the UK, the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 provides the framework outlining the powers of the police, including the cases when a warrantless search can be conducted, and when a warrant is required.

Can a game warden enter your house without a search warrant?

A Game Warden has the most authority over any "peace officer" They can conduct a search of anything if they have probable cause to believe you committed a crime.They are police officers who enforce every law. They do not need a search warrant.

What is neeed by police to enter a private residence in order to collect evidence?

In the UK - a search warrant.

Which amemdent to the constitution says a search warrant is needed for police to enter a home?

Fourth Amendment.

Can a police officer get a key and enter your apartment while your sleeping?

no they cannot they need a warent No, not without a Warrant.

How does a search warrant protect Americans and their property?

It keeps the police from being able to take your property or enter your dwelling indiscriminately. Meaning: under normal circumstances, a police officer cannot just take your property or come inside your house for no reason. He would have to appear before a magistrate and request a search warrant. Normally, courts will not issue a search warrant unless there is a valid reason to do so.

In Texas can police enter a residence with misdemeanor arrest warrant when they are denied admission?

Police with an arrest warrant can enter the home of the person named in the warrant if they have reasonable grounds to believe he is on the premises. They can search the premises in any place the accused person would be able to hide (they couldn't for example, look in the drawers of a nightstand, because no one could hide there). Police have to get a search warrant to enter the house of a person other than the one named in the arrest warrant.

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