Does it matter if a detention of someone is outside or inside a home? In the famous case of Terry v. Ohio, police were found to have lawfully detained a person on a street corner based on a reasonable suspicion. Do the same rules apply if police detain someone inside a home? Are exigent circumstances required to detain someone without a warrant if the detention is inside a house? Why, if not? Why if so? To read answers to these questions, click on the following link, as police often do detain people inside a house and the legality of this, as well as evidence obtained in a subsequent search, is often at issue.