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Mitchell Supports Changes To State’s Wiretap Law

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this week, testifying in support of changes to the state’s wiretap laws. 

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Speaking on his weekly program on WBSM, the Mayor said the current laws on the books were written in the 1960′s to combat organized crime, and there’s some question whether wiretaps can be used today on the cell phones of suspected drug dealers. 

Mitchell says the amendments he supports will end the confusion…

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Mitchell, a former federal prosecutor, testifed before a legislative committee at the request of Attorney General Martha Coakley.

He says he’s satisfied that the amendment contains sufficient judicial protections, so that the rights of Mass. residents will be safeguarded.

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