DEA Wiretaps Triple Over Nine Years

DEA wiretaps have tripled over the last nine years. Of particular concern: It is increasingly bypassing the Title III requirements by applying for wiretaps in state courts.

USA Today reports (no link due to autoplay video)

The DEA conducted 11,681 electronic intercepts in the fiscal year that ended in September. Ten years earlier, the drug agency conducted 3,394.

The statistics are here.

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    time for the DEA (5.00 / 5) (#1)
    by CST on Thu Jun 04, 2015 at 02:41:15 PM EST
    to become irrelevant.

    Yes (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by Zorba on Thu Jun 04, 2015 at 05:59:39 PM EST
    In fact, way past time.

    SITE VIOLATOR (none / 0) (#6)
    by CaptHowdy on Sat Aug 29, 2015 at 07:58:25 AM EST