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Can the police track you on the phone?
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Can the police track you on the phone?

Can they track conversations you've had or read text messages you've sent ??


Natalie!! <3
Why do I have a feeling you're a criminal?

they can track you on the phone, sitting on your toilet, and probably even get a photo.

of course, they need a warrant, but that's pretty easy to get if you are suspected of something.

in 2006 the EU drafted policies to track every call, fax, text message etc everyone makes, so while the usa isnt quite on that level of the big brother invasiveness of course if there is a reason to do it they can do it.

Jim Bob
Yes They Can.

ya. They can pretty much find out your whole life baised off of your phone number.

yep, but only if they have ur #

moat definitely. If you turn it off they can't. They can't track texts though. Maybe some curries could but i doubt it.

Cool Kid 2
Yes if ur phone is tapped

hahaha! what have u been up to ?!

Joe F
As long as they get permission from the judge to do it, yes.

yeah, it takes about a week for a court to authorize a wiretap and it has to be the last possible method of gathering intel on you, i.e. surveillance and interrogation have to prove useless. If you're concerned about it, use disposable cellphones

is kinda stalking tho cause thts screw up but i hope theres not a police man/woman got the job jst because they can look/listen to people conversations so i say maybe for now but im not so sure

Only if your phone is tapped.
In order to tap a phone line the police have to apply to the courts for permission to do so.

Of course. They know exactly what you wrote sent and received. On the computer the phone. They listen to your phone conversations too.

Sweet Cat

Most if not all information asked for by the police have to accompanied by a warrant. You home/biz phone may be "tapped" in the course of an investigation. Cell phones can be traced thru what tower your conversations went thru.

Of course...what have you been doing?

consider me a dream
Short answer, yes.

But they need an investigative subpoena to get your phone records, which means they have to have probable cause to suspect you're up to something illegal.

Yes. Your phone company has all of that info. All the cops have to do is get a warrant for it and it's theirs.

They keep track and records of everything these days.

not if you're wearing a tinfoil hat

yes every single text gets sent to a computer they can read whatever they want

Yes, they have the ability. Are you being watched?

I'm not sure, but I think they can track where messages have been sent from and where phone calls was made and stuff. & if you rang someone on a withheld number or someone phoned you and withheld their number then I'm pretty sure they can track the number.

No not at all. OF COURSE they can. They have access to that any time they want. So texting threats isn't a smart idea.


yes. also some phone companys like cingular are known to actually read your text messages.

haha police are the least of your worries... it is some people's job to listen in on phone calls and report bomb threats, and discussed crimes, etc. FBI, and CIA can probably listen in too, so lots of people can

Quick, toss your phone and DC your internet now! They'll be there in 5 minutes RUN!! aaaaaaaahhhhhh

Yes they can


Yeah they just need a warrant

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