Supreme Court Rule Police Need Search Warrant in Order To Use GPS Technology to Track Criminal Suspects

January 31, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   Comments Off on Supreme Court Rule Police Need Search Warrant in Order To Use GPS Technology to Track Criminal Suspects

Last week, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that police need to obtain a search warrant in order to use GPS technology to track criminal suspects. The case, United States v. Jones, involved a Washington D.C. nightclub owner suspected of drug trafficking. The police officers obtained a warrant to use a GPS device on the car. The warrant permitted the police to install the device within... Read More