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SECTION 140.35
Arrest without a warrant; by person acting other than as a police officer or a peace officer; when and how made
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 140
§ 140.35 Arrest without a warrant; by person acting other than as a

police officer or a peace officer; when and how made.

1. A person may arrest another person for an offense pursuant to
section 140.30 at any hour of any day or night.

2. Such person must inform the person whom he is arresting of the
reason for such arrest unless he encounters physical resistance, flight
or other factors rendering such procedure impractical.

3. In order to effect such an arrest, such person may use such
physical force as is justifiable pursuant to subdivision four of section
35.30 of the penal law.