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Proposed NJ law allows cops to search phones at crash scenes

WML MUNSON (895262) writes | about 10 months ago

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WML MUNSON (895262) writes "License, registration and cell phone, please. Police officers across New Jersey could be saying that to motorists at the scenes of car crashes if new legislation introduced in the state Senate becomes law. The measure would allow cops — without a warrant — to thumb through a cell phone to determine if a driver was talking or texting when an accident occurred. It requires officers to have "reasonable grounds" to believe the law was broken."
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