Can police enter your house without a warrant UK?
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Also to know is, are the police allowed to enter your home without a warrant?
The police can also enter your home without a warrant or permission if they are in "hot pursuit" of someone whom they have the authority to arrest. And the police can enter your home to look for evidence if: they have reasonable grounds to believe there is evidence in your home, for example, drugs or weapons, and.
Secondly, is it illegal to not answer the door for police? When you can refuse You don't have to answer the door when the police knock. If you don't want to talk to the police, you don't have to. If you don't want the police to enter your home or business, tell them.
In respect to this, are police allowed to break into your house?
The police don't have any automatic right to come into your home. If you haven't agreed to it, the police can only come inside if they've got a legal power to do this either because: they've got a warrant (written authority) from a court – for example, a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
Do police have the right to detain you?
A police officer may briefly detain a person, without a warrant, if the officer has reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in a crime, and an officer may use reasonable force to effect that detention.