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People v. Gemmill, C055464

Police officers may conduct a search of a home that is less intrusive than the physical entry of the home when they have an objectively reasonable basis to suspect someone inside might be seriously injured or imminently threatened with such injury.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/06/2008
  • Published 05/06/2008


  • ROBIE, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Roberta L. Franklin, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Sacramento, for Defendant and Appellant., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Carlos A. Martinez, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, J. Robert Jibson, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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