Subscribe now for just £20 per year

PoliceOracle.com

 

Urgent Government review needed over 'draconian digital stop and search tool'

Charity says a search warrant should be obtained before using tool to extract information from the phones of suspects, witnesses and victims.

Urgent Government review needed over 'draconian digital stop and search tool'

Date - 2nd April 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
4 Comments 4 Comments}
An urgent review must be conducted into the use of a policing tool, which can pull data from mobile phones without the user knowing, a charity says. At least 26 forces are using data extraction tools, such as Cellebrite, with a further eight...
Do you have an interesting news story? Contact the newsdesk on 0203 119 3303
or alternatively get in touch via the contact form.
Close

Subscribe for just £29 a year

Get access to exclusive news and features from a policing perspective. With 50 articles a week, covering all facets of law enforcement, stay informed on the latest issues facing the community. From an independently run, award winning, editorial team.
More information

Subscribe now ›

Already a subscriber?