onecle - legal research

Court Opinions

State Laws

US Code

US Constitution

California Penal Code Section 844

Legal Research Home > California Laws > Penal Code > California Penal Code Section 844

844.  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.

Section: Previous  838  839  840  841  841.5  842  843  844  845  846  847  847.5  848  849  849.5  Next

Last modified: March 17, 2014