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Old June 21, 2009, 07:39 PM   #52
bigger hammer
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what "more investigation" could be done within the law?
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Originally Posted by ftd
I've already said that I think they should have done more to try to gain access (NOT "break down the door"), by contacting the landlord.
Since there was no "emergency" the landlord could not have entered.

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What would you have the police, firefighters, ems, do ?
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Originally Posted by ftd
EMs and firefighter in an EM roll - the same as I have said for police. Firefighters in a fire roll - most big city fire Department have infra-red devices to detect heat (as in fire) - make sure there is no fire and call the LEs to investigate a false alarm if no fire is detected.
They would not have detected a fire and there was no "false alarm" of one.

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Originally Posted by ftd
In an apartment situation, I would also expect them to seek out the landlord for access/inspection as the danger to mutiple dwellings could be catastrophic.
Since they would not have detected a fire, there would be no need for (or a right to) "access/inspection."
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