Manassas, VA asked in Constitutional Law for Kentucky

Q: Is it legal for police to park a vehicle on the street for several days to record the happenings at a residence?

There is a new van that has been parked in the same spot for over a week and it randomly has a KY state police man's uniform hat sitting on the dash. Not a ball cap but the hat they wear with their uniforms. Someone told me that is considered the vehicle is "marked" as a police vehicle so they can legally record the residence

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: More information is needed to properly answer your uestion, but generally speaking, unless they have a warrant permitting recording ( which is highly unlikely), it is illegal.

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