Cops

08.30.15
LAPD's body cameras roll out Monday, but footage won't be public
08.30.15

LAPD's body cameras roll out Monday, but footage won't be public

The American Civil Liberties Union says that this blanket refusal to make all captured video public means that police departments can cherrypick what footage they do choose to distribute and essentially use it as PR for good deeds.

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06.28.15
Fitbit tracking data comes up in another court case
06.28.15

Fitbit tracking data comes up in another court case

When you wear Fitbit or any other fitness tracker and smartwatch, you not only monitor your physic...

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10.13.14
SWAT app wants to help you keep a close eye on cops
10.13.14

SWAT app wants to help you keep a close eye on cops

After visiting Ferguson, Missouri recently, a pair of Georgetown students realized the need to acc...

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10.02.14
North Dakota cops use a drone to nab three suspects in a cornfield
10.02.14

North Dakota cops use a drone to nab three suspects in a cornfield

Both the Argentine and the UK police have nabbed bad guys with the help of drones in the past, but...

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01.15.14
The Art of Wushu: Doing the time for doing crime
01.15.14

The Art of Wushu: Doing the time for doing crime

Bounties are the primary way that PK victims in Age of Wushu get to fight back against their assail...

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07.23.13
Ford adds Surveillance Mode to squad cars, alerts cops to unexpected humans
07.23.13

Ford adds Surveillance Mode to squad cars, alerts cops to unexpected humans

For many police officers, their cruiser's front seat is often their office -- but a parked car isn...

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08.16.12
Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds
08.16.12

Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds

It's not the backdoor access that the FBI has been pushing for, but US District Judge William Paul...

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09.13.11
Flying cops board gyroplane for Big Brother-style eyes in the sky
09.13.11

Flying cops board gyroplane for Big Brother-style eyes in the sky

"Get to tha choppa!" is probably the first thing the Tromball, Texas cops will be shouting now th...

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08.11.11
NYPD creates social networking unit to pick perps, not poke them
08.11.11

NYPD creates social networking unit to pick perps, not poke them

You've heard of the Special Victims Unit, but what about the Social Networking Unit? The time has...

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