FBI rolling out digital billboards in 20 cities

Evan Blass
E. Blass|12.27.07

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Evan Blass
December 27th, 2007
FBI rolling out digital billboards in 20 cities
Employing public signage in the pursuit of suspects is probably about as old as criminology itself, so it's no surprise to see the FBI leveraging the latest technology to erect some of the largest, most versatile wanted posters in history. Thanks to a partnership with advertising giant Clear Channel Outdoor, the G-men will deploy some 150 digital billboards -- capable of displaying fugitives, missing children, or public safety info in real-time -- to 20 major cities around the country, following a successful trial launched in Philadelphia in September. So if you're planning on committing a felony in Des Moines, Iowa or Akron, Ohio soon, better get it done quick, lest your ugly mug become the talk of the car pool during your morning commute. List of all the lucky cities after the break.

[Via Slashdot]
  • Akron
  • Albuquerque
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Des Moines
  • El Paso
  • Indianapolis
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Memphis
  • Miami
  • Milwaukee
  • Minneapolis
  • Newark
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia
  • Tampa
  • Wichita
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