Can The Military Take Your Phone?

Does the Army search your phone?

Cell phones are taken from almost every soldier under investigation and thoroughly searched, even without court approval and with no judicial supervision.

In one case last May, a civilian court denied the military investigators’ request for a warrant to examine a soldier’s phone..

Can the military go through your phone?

1. Do I have to provide my cell-phone to military law enforcement? The short answer is that we would not recommend ever consenting to a search of your digital world – computers, phones, cameras. If law enforcement wants to seize a phone, the 4th Amendment, US Constitution requires them to obtain a warrant.

Are deployed soldiers allowed to have cell phones?

Soldiers deploying overseas with the 82nd Airborne Division will not be allowed to bring personal cellphones or any electronic devices that could reveal their locations due to what the Army calls “operational security,” according to division spokesperson Lt.

Can you have a cell phone while deployed?

Even without cell service, there could be wifi which means you can skype. Now, there may be deployments when cell phone use may be prohibited or not possible, but for the last majority, you can use a cell phone while deployed, and would be a good thing to have even if it is used offline.