SCOTUS unanimously rules warrant needed for GPS trackingYesterday brought us some pretty big news for police. The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police and other law enforcement agencies now need a warrant to use GPS to track suspects.

An Associated Press article stated, “Associate Justice Antonin Scalia said that the government’s installation of a GPS device, and its use to monitor the vehicle’s movements, constitutes a search, meaning that a warrant is required.

‘By attaching the device to the Jeep’ that Jones was using, ‘officers encroached on a protected area,’ Scalia wrote.”

What do you think of this ruling? Does GPS tracking constitute a search or is it something police and law enforcement agencies should be able to do? Tell us in the comments!


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