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waited for them to arrive

The short answer is no, as the various replies indicate. There are two reasons why the ambiguity exists; There is more than one choice of subject (I; the police). There is a verb in a form which by ...
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waited for them to arrive

No, both sentences are ambiguous. If it’s the speaker doing the opening, then that can be made clear in both sentences by replacing to open with before opening. If it’s the police, then example a can ...
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