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NJ Legislature considers bill that would let officers search cellphones without a warrant following motor vehicle crashes

Bill would let NJ police search cellphones after

Bill would let NJ police search cellphones after crashes (June 10, 2013 7:41 PM)

The state Legislature is considering a bill that would allow police officers to search cellphones without a warrant immediately following a car crash.

The bill, proposed by state Sen. James Holzapfel, is meant to help investigators determine whether a motorist was using a cellphone at the time of the accident.

Fair Lawn Police Sgt. Brian Metzler says officers can't always determine whether...

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If you get into a car crash, should police be allowed to look through your cell phone?

Only with probable cause Everybody's phone should be checked Not without a warrant

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