Do the police inform a landlord that their rental property is going to be raided? 14 Answers as of April 01, 2013

A friend of mine was wondering because they suspect their property is being watched.

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Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
No since the landlord could tip off the renters, who are going to be raided.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 4/1/2013
The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq. | John J. Carney
You should evict all tenants that you know are involved in criminal activity.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 4/1/2013
Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
The police do not need to tell the landlord.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 4/1/2013
Universal Law Group, Inc. | Francis John Cowhig
No. They just get a warrant and proceed with the raid.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/1/2013
Henry Lebensbaum | Henry Lebensbaum
No.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 4/1/2013
    Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
    The police generally do not inform anyone of an impending raid, that would take the surprise out of it, and they cannot be certain that the landlord would not tell the tenant.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 4/1/2013
    Barton Barton & Plotkin
    Barton Barton & Plotkin | Maurice Ross
    This question cannot be answered. This depends on the facts and circumstances. Often landlords will cooperate with the police in providing access to their buildings if the landlord learns that criminal conduct is occurring in the building. The police must comply with the Fourth Amendment, which means that they usually must have a warrant to enter into a building to conduct a search or make an arrest. However, there may be exigent circumstances, such as the belief that illegal drugs will be hidden or thrown away, that may justify the police in searching without a warrant.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 4/1/2013
    William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
    The police do not announce when they are about to serve a warrant, because doing so would likely cause of the person whom they are trying to apprehend to flee or to destroy the evidence that the police seek. An attorney can assist you with evaluating the prosecution's case, any defenses that you might have, and any plea offer that might be made, so that you can decide whether to plea bargain or go to trial. If you were to be found guilty, then an attorney can assist you with presenting mitigation, allocution, and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence. and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence.
    Answer Applies to: Maryland
    Replied: 4/1/2013
    The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
    The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr. | Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
    Cops do not inform any person.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 4/1/2013
    Law Office of Kurt R. Willems, PLLC
    Law Office of Kurt R. Willems, PLLC | Kurt R. Willems
    They don't need to inform the landlord or get permission from him. If the police have a valid warrant then they can enter the premises.
    Answer Applies to: North Carolina
    Replied: 3/31/2013
    Randy M. Lish, Attorney at Law | Randy M. Lish
    Generally, no.
    Answer Applies to: Utah
    Replied: 3/31/2013
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