California Penal Code Section 814

CA Penal Code § 814 (2017)  

A warrant of arrest issued under Section 813 may be in substantially the following form:

County of ____

The people of the State of California to any peace officer of said State:

Complaint on oath having this day been laid before me that the crime of ____ (designating it generally) has been committed and accusing ____ (naming defendant) thereof, you are therefore commanded forthwith to arrest the above named defendant and bring him or her before me at ____ (naming the place), or in case of my absence or inability to act, before the nearest or most accessible magistrate in this county.

Dated at  (place) this day of , 20__.

 (Signature and full official title of magistrate.)


(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 391. (AB 731) Effective January 1, 2016.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018