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Proposed Changes Could Come for the "No Knock" Law

By Scott Sarvay

November 11, 2011 Updated Nov 11, 2011 at 1:40 PM EDT

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Changes may be coming to a controversial measure that determined Hoosiers could not defend their homes if police entered them illegally.

According to our partner in news, the Journal Gazette, a small group of state legislators is recommending the General Assembly amend the state's "Castle" doctrine -- which says Hoosiers can defend themselves in their homes.

That's because in May, the State Supreme Court ruled three-to-two that you cannot resist police who unlawfully enter your home.

The proposed changes would specify when police could enter your home.

The legislature could take up the proposed changes when it meets in January.




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