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Florida Agency Using Skype To Obtain Warrants

March 29, 2011  | 

To obtain blood search warrants for impaired drivers, the Palm Bay (Fla.) Police Department is using the Skype Internet videoconferencing service.

Cpl. Darin Morgan came up with an idea to save time when obtaining blood search warrants from judges in cases involving impaired drivers. Using Skype can shave hours off police time spent traveling and waiting to meet judges in person, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

The process takes about 30 minutes.

Read the full story at Sun-Sentinel.com.

Tags: Drunk Driving, Blood Testing, Search Warrants, Fourth Amendment


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