Must Police Always Knock and Announce Before a Home Search?

Under Wilson v. Arkansas (1995) 514 U.S. 927, 931-934, police must knock and announce their presence before entering a home.  However, such a requirement is obviously subject to exceptions based on emergencies.  Likewise, it not going to apply to a garage attached to a home.  Would it apply to a separate residence on the same property as the main home?  Click on the following link to read a summary of an appellate court decision that addressed this issue.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/must-police-always-knock-and-announce-before-a-home-search.html.

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