Domestic surveillance operatives: What would YOU do in these three situations?
You’re working a domestic surveillance case and you find the smoking gun, the goods, the piece of evidence to seal your case — or at least, you’re pretty sure that’s what you’re seeing … if you could just get to it and snap a few photos.
It’s so close, and yet, so far.
These are questions of access and ethics. Of fine lines and terrible temptations. And also, of how evidence is obtained — and whether or not it’s admissible.
In the video below, I’ll describe each scenario. Let me know what you’d do in these situations. Add your thoughts to the comments below, on Facebook, or on Twitter.
Check back here on Valentine’s Day for my editor’s message — with my take on the answers to these ethical conundrums.