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Data search

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A search of a former Peoria police officer’s computer data that uncovered child pornography did not violate his Fourth Amendment rights, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled. The search, which occurred after the officer was acquitted on a sexual assault charge, was within the scope of a warrant directed at uncovering evidence of the unauthorized video recording and live video transmission of an unnamed victim.

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