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Title III Electronic Surveillance Material and the Intelligence Community

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Under Title III of the Omnibus Cnme Control and Safe Streets Act, law enforcement officials may share with the intelligence community information obtained through surveillance authorized by courts pursuant to Title III where it is done to obtain assistance in preventing, investigating, or prosecuting a crime.

Law enforcement may also share with the intelligence community information obtained through surveillance authorized by courts pursuant to Title III where the information is of overriding importance to national security or foreign relations and disclosure is necessary for the President to discharge his constitutional responsibilities over these matters.

Updated July 9, 2014