Police

10.30.15
UK police force trials virtual crime visits over Skype
10.30.15

UK police force trials virtual crime visits over Skype

Got a crime to report? Peterborough police are swapping home visits for Skype.

By N. Summers,   10.30.15
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10.30.15
Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
10.30.15

Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force

The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing political issues as his reasoning.

By T. Seppala,   10.30.15
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10.12.15
UK police pull Assange embassy guard after wasting millions waiting
10.12.15

UK police pull Assange embassy guard after wasting millions waiting

The Met Police spent upwards of £9 million guarding the Ecuadorian embassy in hope of arresting the Wikileaks co-founder.

By M. Brian,   10.12.15
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09.23.15
ICYMI: Cameras on Cops, VR beam onto Enterprise and more
09.23.15

ICYMI: Cameras on Cops, VR beam onto Enterprise and more

ICYMI gets serious about body cameras on police officers, as well as covering the glory of a virtual tour of all 42 decks of the Starship Enterprise.

By K. Davis,   09.23.15
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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.

By T. Seppala,   08.30.15
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