House debate on warantless searches continues

The state House is involved in a debate this afternoon on whether or not to grant law enforcement officers the right to search people on probation and parole without a warrant.

According to The Post and Courier, the bill is pushed by Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and a statewide coalition of law enforcement officers and elected officials who believe the Legislature should grant officers this and other crimefighting tools.

You can go ahead and read the text on the actual bill itself right here.

Get the story at The Post and Courier, we'll be sure to update you as it is continuing to develop on the House floor.

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