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When may you be arrested without a warrant?

 A police officer may make an arrest without a warrant only under certain limited circumstances in Texas.  An officer may arrest anyone who commits an offense in the officer’s presence or within the officer’s view.  An officer may arrest a person if informed by a credible person that a felony has been committed and that the offender is about to escape and there is no time to get a warrant.  Examples of felonies include murder, rape, robbery, burglary, and sale of narcotics.