Burbank, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: Hi can the police enter my yard if not given permition if they do do i have the right to protect my self with mace

The police attacked me even though i have mental problums and repetedly beat me with batons and i never resisted once

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Douglas Hugh Ridley
Douglas Hugh Ridley
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A: The police can enter your yard without permission if there is public access or if there is probable cause. Police brutality, however, is unacceptable and should be reported to a police supervisor. If there were significant injuries than you may want to engage a personal injury or civil rights attorney regarding the incident.

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