Oversight virtually absent with Vermont search warrants

Submitted by LDieringer on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 2:23pm

From BurlingtonFreePress.com:

Vermont police obtain hundreds, maybe thousands, of search warrants each year to enter private homes and businesses, to record conversations secretly, and to obtain GPS tracking information on personal vehicles -- but nobody keeps track of the numbers or the results of the warrants.

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A shroud of secrecy covers much of the search-warrant process in Vermont, an investigation by the Burlington Free Press shows. And it's not just the lack of statistics.