2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 171 Proceedings to Commitment
NRS 171.142 Breaking open door or window: Upon detention after making arrest.

NRS 171.142 Breaking open door or window: Upon detention after making arrest. Any person who has entered a house, structure or other place of concealment to make an arrest may break open a door or window if that is necessary to liberate himself or herself. An officer may do the same to liberate a person who, acting in the officer's aid, entered to make an arrest and is detained inside.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1402; A 1983, 244)



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