State Supreme Court says police need warrant to seize cell phone records

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Published: Jul 19 2013 08:17:12 PM EDT

 New Jersey police officers will have to work a little harder to get their hands on your cell phone records.

The state Supreme Court says officers will have to obtain a warrant if they want access to cellphone locating data.

The high court is the first in the country to impose such a ruling.   

The ruling will affect future cases and won't be applied retroactively.