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S3SS10N Wednesday - Cellphone Search and Seizure Laws

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By: Tatianna

February 10, 2016


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Max Alexander Currently a Federal Law Enforcement Officer, Max is a graduate of the Defense Cybercrime Investigation Academy’s Cyber Crime Investigation program. He has 17 years of special operations and investigative experience, and has worked with and provided training to local, state, federal, and foreign law enforcement and military organizations. [/one_third_last][/if_logged_in_show][divider]

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[insert_vertical_space the_pixels="10"]Max Session Notes[divider]The Supreme Court Decisions of Riley v. California and U.S. v. Wurie (seizure of cell phones and search of cell phone data incident to arrest). These cases limit the ability of law enforcement to view cell phone data after a subject is arrested.Therefore there are 4 key take-a-ways for law enforcement.1. The ability to search an arrestee’s phone is limited2. There is a need to preserve digital data on these phones (Faraday bags)3. The ruling does not cover cloud storage on phones4. Law enforcement must be familiar with local rules governing remotely obtained telephonic and e-warrantsThe most applicable point to street level officers is the use of Faraday bags to1. Ensure the phone does not connect to a data network2. Prevent someone from wiping the phone remotelyListen to/Download the MP3
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