A regulation has been complied and enacted which grants police the power covertly monitors the movements of specific individuals by installing cameras and listening devices in residences and vehicles of specific individuals under court order.
According to the ‘Regulation on Special Tactics for Investigations’, police have the authority to covertly monitor the movements of specific individuals, the people they meet, and the places they visit.
As such, the police have the authority to install cameras and listening devices in residences and vehicles of specific individuals, and listen to, record and watch their movements.
Police also have the authority to make investigative findings based on questions asked and information obtained by fostering relationships with specific individuals.
The regulation also allows police to run sting operations to catch suspects red-handed under circumstances where tactics to conduct special investigations in response to specific crimes are explicitly permitted under law.
Police also have the authority to monitor dealings by specific individuals via telecommunication devices, letter, writing, email and phone if necessary for investigations.
However, the implementation of these special investigative tactics requires a court warrant.