Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

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Convicts could pay for cell phone searches under lawmaker proposal

BY: - January 17, 2023

People convicted of crimes based on evidence from their cell phones, tablets or computers may soon pay an additional fee to help fund the detectives who sifted through their digital lives. Senate Bill 54 would tack on up to $95 in fees for cases that hinge on digital investigations. During Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, […]