§ 844. Breaking open door or window to effect arrest; demand for admittance; explanation of purpose | Statutes | Westlaw

§ 844. Breaking open door or window to effect arrest; demand for admittance; explanation of purpose | Statutes | Westlaw

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§ 844. Breaking open door or window to effect arrest; demand for admittance; explanation of purpose

CA PENAL § 844West's Annotated California CodesPenal Code (Approx. 2 pages)

§ 844. Breaking open door or window to effect arrest; demand for admittance; explanation of purpose

CA PENAL § 844West's Annotated California CodesPenal Code (Approx. 2 pages)

West's Annotated California Codes
Penal Code (Refs & Annos)
Part 2. Of Criminal Procedure
Title 3. Additional Provisions Regarding Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Arrest, by Whom and How Made (Refs & Annos)
West's Ann.Cal.Penal Code § 844
§ 844. Breaking open door or window to effect arrest; demand for admittance; explanation of purpose
To make an arrest, a private person, if the offense is a felony, and in all cases a peace officer, may break open the door or window of the house in which the person to be arrested is, or in which they have reasonable grounds for believing * * * the person to be, after having demanded admittance and explained the purpose for which admittance is desired.

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(Enacted in 1872. Amended by Code Am.1873-74, c. 614, p. 435, § 40; Stats.1989, c. 1360, § 112.)
West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 844, CA PENAL § 844
Current with urgency legislation through Ch. 15 of 2024 Reg.Sess. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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