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 Chapter 542 Proceedings to Preserve the Peace — Searches and Seizures ^!
542.010   Magistrate defined. (1/2/1979)
542.020   Certain officers to preserve peace, issue process. (1/2/1979)
542.030   Warrant may issue, when. (8/28/1939)
542.040   Proceedings before associate circuit judge — jury — verdict — recognizance — costs. (8/28/1949)
542.050   Recognizance — penalty for failure to give. (8/28/1939)
542.060   Parties committed, how discharged. (8/28/1939)
542.070   Recognizance, where deposited. (8/28/1939)
542.080   Recognizance, when broken. (8/28/1939)
542.090   Recognizance to be prosecuted, when. (8/28/1939)
542.100   Offense stated in record is evidence of breach. (8/28/1939)
542.110   Appeal granted, when. (8/28/1939)
542.120   Recognizance forfeited on failure to prosecute appeal. (8/28/1939)
542.130   Proceedings on appeal. (8/28/1939)
542.140   Affray in presence of associate circuit judge. (8/28/1939)
542.170   What officers may require aid of persons to disperse rioters. (1/2/1979)
542.190   Special deputies and policemen to be residents of state. (8/28/1955)
542.261   Peace officer defined. (8/28/2010)
542.266   Search warrant defined — who may issue. (8/28/1974)
542.271   Warrant may issue to search and seize, certain persons and items, or to copy, photograph or record. (8/28/1983)
542.276   Who may apply for search warrant — contents of application, affidavit — where filed, hearing — contents of warrant — who may execute, return, when and how made — warrant deemed invalid, when. (8/28/2010)
542.281   Obscene matter, search warrant, procedure for obtaining — application for warrant, content — adversary hearing required, when — alteration of material after notice of hearing or execution of warrant prohibited. (7/15/1987)
542.286   Warrant to be executed within territorial jurisdiction, exception. (8/28/1974)
542.291   Search, when conducted — receipt for property taken. (8/28/1989)
542.296   Motion to suppress, grounds for. (8/28/1974)
542.300   Prisoners may be searched. (8/28/1939)
542.301   Disposition of unclaimed seized property — forfeiture to the state, when — allegedly obscene matter, how treated — appeal authorized. (8/28/2014)
542.400   Definitions. (8/28/2002)
542.402   Penalty for illegal wiretapping, permitted activities. (1/1/2017)
542.404   Application for an order — authorization by attorney general — approval by judge, probable cause required. (8/28/2002)
542.406   Disclosure of contents — privileged communications. (8/28/2002)
542.408   Application, contents — ex parte order issued, when, contents, extensions granted, when — reports, court may require, when — pen registers, who may request — communication, common carriers may provide aid, immunity from suit, compensation. (8/28/2002)
542.410   Recording of contents, required, how, custody of, duplication, destruction of — applications and orders sealed by court, disclosure, when, destruction of — penalty — notice to persons named in order, when, right to inspect and copy contents. (8/28/2002)
542.412   Contents may be used as evidence, when — disclosure of additional evidence to defendant. (8/28/2002)
542.414   Suppression of contents, grounds — right of state to appeal suppression motion, when. (8/28/2002)
542.416   Reports to state courts administrator required, when, contents, who must report — state courts administrator to report to general assembly, when — rules and regulations. (8/28/2002)
542.418   Use of contents of wiretap in civil action, limitations on — illegal wiretap, cause of action, damages, attorney fees and costs — good faith reliance on court order a prima facie defense. (8/28/2002)
542.420   Evidence obtained in violation of law may not be used. (8/28/2002)
542.422   Injunctions of felony violations of sections 542.400 to 542.424, procedure. (8/28/2002)
542.425   Criminal investigations, site of criminal conduct undetermined, attorney general may subpoena witnesses and documents. (1/1/2017)
542.525   Surveillance or game cameras on private property, state and local government prohibited from placing without landowner consent. (8/28/2021)
 - Cross References
Associate circuit judge to issue warrant upon complaint charging felony, 544.020
Court may require security to preserve the peace in addition to sentence, 546.650
Police protection cooperation between political subdivisions, 70.815 to 70.837
Sheriffs as conservators of peace, duties, Chap. 57

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