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To make an arrest in criminal actions, the officer may break open any outer or inner door or window of a dwelling house or other building, or any other enclosure, if, after notice of his office and purpose, he be refused admittance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXXVII. Criminal Procedure § 544.200. Officer may break open doors - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-xxxvii-criminal-procedure/mo-rev-st-544-200/
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