Governor Nixon signed legislation that would allow law enforcement to find the location of cell phones without having to jump through current legal hoops.
State Senator Mike Parson of Bolivar handled the bill in the Senate. He says it allows police to quickly begin finding someone they're looking for.
"You have a missing person, an abducted, or involved unfortunately in a homicide, they would be able to track their phones, their cell phones, to a location where they're at."
currently police have to go through cell phone providers to get legal
permission to contact a person's phone and use the signal information to begin
Read House Bill 1108 here
Bolivar Lawmaker Working to Allow Easier Tracking of Cell Phones