Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 544
Arrest, Examination, Commitment and Bail
Section 544.180

August 28, 2014


544.180. An arrest is made by an actual restraint of the person of the defendant, or by his submission to the custody of the officer, under authority of a warrant or otherwise. The officer must inform the defendant by what authority he acts, and must also show the warrant if required.

(RSMo 1939 § 3959)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3570; 1919 § 3913; 1909 § 5120


Detention of one as shoplifter not false arrest, 537.125

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