CAN POLICE ENTER MY HOME UNINVITED AND WITHOUT A WARRANT?

Can Police Enter My Home Uninvited And Without A Warrant

Yes, the police can enter your private residence or office without a warrant, but only under very limited circumstances. If a police investigation leads them to believe that there is an object which counts as evidence, that they must procure immediately, or if there is a criminal hiding in your house who might flee, then they can enter without a warrant so that they may secure the evidence or felon without any delay.

Under non-emergency circumstance, if the police have reasonable grounds to suspect that you are harbouring a suspect, conducting illegal activities, are hiding stolen goods or evidence or have an illegal weapon in your home then they must first obtain a warrant from a magistrate before they can enter your home.

If the police come to your house to question you or any member of your family in connection to a case, they may only enter at your invitation. 

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