Oklahoma City, OK asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma

Q: I wasn't home and a cop came into my home treating my minor child telling him he would take him to jail if he did move.

They had no warrant and looking for a minor child my son knows. Our they allowed to do this? They are also city cops and I live in the county

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Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Pryor, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: No, they should not have entered your home, nor threatened your child. They however did have the right to ask your son about the other boy.

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Frank A. Urbanic
Frank A. Urbanic
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If you kid let him in then the cop probably legally entered your home. Kids as young as 9 have been deemed to have the authority to allow cops into the house.

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