Bill To Allow Police To Use Drones Without Search Warrant Heads To Maine SenateSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:03
Bill To Allow Police To Use Drones Without Search Warrant Heads To Maine Senate
By Scott Thistle, Sun Journal
Posted May 08, 2013, at 10:27 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — In a narrow decision, lawmakers accepted an amendment to a bill offered by Sen. John Patrick, D-Rumford, that could allow police to use a drone without a search warrant.
In a 7-6 vote on May 1, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee sided with Maine Attorney General Janet Mills on the issue of how police can employ unmanned aerial vehicles in criminal investigations.