Operation Green Merchant
Green Merchant was noteworthy for the ruling of California Court of Appeals that use of thermal imaging does not constitute a 'search' and did not require a warrant. Most federal courts have ruled that thermal imaging does not constitute a search.
- Missions in Support of Law Enforcement CHAPTER 7 FM 100-19 FMFM 7-10 DOMESTIC SUPPORT OPERATIONS 1 July 1993
- Thermal Imaging -- Newest Weapon in "War on Drugs;" Court Rules Use Is Not a Search LAW ENFORCEMENT September-October 1994
- The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight William W. Mendel and Murl D. Munger, Parameters - The US Army War College Quarterly, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, pp. 110-124 - Summer 1997
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