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Wiretap Report, 2009

Published April 30, 2010



Wiretap Report, 2009

The 2009 edition of this U.S. Courts annual report covers through December 31, 2009. The press release states,

"A total of 2,376 federal and state applications for orders authorizing the interception of wire, oral or electronic communications, known as wiretaps, was reported in 2009. The number of applications for orders by federal authorities was 663; the number of applications reported by state prosecuting officials was 1,713. No applications were denied. The Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 requires the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to report to Congress the number and nature of federal and state applications for wiretap orders."


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