If A Police Officer Knocks On My Door And Asks To Search My Home, Do I Have To Let The Officer In?

Unless the officer has a warrant, you are under no legal obligation to let the officer search your residence.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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