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What is an Arrest Warrant?

A document issued by a judge or magistrate that compels a person to appear in court after a prosecutor has filed criminal charges, using a document called a complaint. This allows a police officer to arrest the person without notice, or the person may be notified by mail to appear at a police agency for booking or to court for arraignment.

What is an Arrest Warrant

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