35) Section 214 of the USA PATRIOT Act changes the standard for issuing pen registers and trap and trace orders.
Criminal pen register and trap and trace orders are no longer limited to the geographic area within the jurisdiction of the issuing court.
The three primary techniques of lawfully authorized electronic surveillance available to law enforcement are pen registers, trap and trace devices, and content interceptions.
These delays are impeding, and will continue to impede, the ability of law enforcement to effect lawfully authorized pen register and trap and trace orders.
At this point, traditional law enforcement techniques such as arrest warrants, search warrants, trap and trace
, or other techniques come into play.
Some courts have added two other techniques, the pen register and the trap and trace.
Some courts have added the pen register and the trap and trace to the list of standard investigative techniques.