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NCJ Number: 118451 Find in a Library
Title: Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Pursuant to Sec. 10-409(C) of the Courts Article -- Report
Corporate Author: Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Violations of controlled dangerous substances laws and related offenses constituted the majority of crimes for which electronic surveillance was requested in 1988, according to the twelfth report submitted to the Maryland General Assembly by the State Court Administrator.
Abstract: There were 39 reports received in 1988 compared with 20 in 1987, an increase of 95 percent. The number of counties using electronic surveillance increased in 1988 by 50 percent. Baltimore City filed the greatest number of reports with 18 (46.2 percent), Montgomery County followed with 6 reports (15.4 percent), and Prince George's County with 5 reports (12.8 percent). Violations of controlled dangerous substances laws (35.9 percent) and gambling (30.8 percent) warranted the majority of requests for electronic surveillance. As a result of electronic surveillance, 271 arrests were made during the year. A detailed breakdown of each request is provided.
Main Term(s): Electronic surveillance
Index Term(s): Maryland; Statistics
Note: Report to the General Assembly of Maryland
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