Utah considers restrictions on forced-entry warrants

This op-ed describes a legislative effort in Utah to restrict the use of forced-entry search warrants, particularly in drug cases. The intent is to avoid violent confrontations and tragedies arising out of confusion and misperception in the middle of the night. The initiative in Utah is bipartisan but faces an uphill battle.

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One Response to “Utah considers restrictions on forced-entry warrants”

  1. Gunther Says:

    If more cops were killed or wounded in these kinds of raids at night because they had raided the wrong houses due to faulty intelligence or went to the wrong address, the legistalors would not have to deal with this problem

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