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New York Police Department Looks To The Internet For Answers

12/21/2012, It is better to try to keep a bad thing from happening than to fix the bad thing once it has happened. The New York Police Department is on a quest to figure out ways to identify potential “deranged” gunmen on the Internet, in an effort to avoid...

Open Home WiFi Access Led to SWAT Raid on Innocent Family Home

06/29/2012, In Evansville, Indiana, a Police SWAT team has executed a search warrant on a home in full tactical gears. The reason: threats perpetrated against local Police forces over the internet, threatening the officers lives, their family, including the mention...

UK police face the sack over Facebook misdemeanors

12/30/2011, The long arm of the law is not always right, as some 150 English and Welsh police were disciplined due to their unbecoming personas over on Facebook over the course of the past four years, with at least a couple of them facing the sack, while another...

UK police to trial laser gun designed to handle riots

12/12/2011, With the riots in the UK still fresh in everyone’s minds, it seems that there has been some examination to the methods, tools and tactics employed by the police to handle riots of that scale. So much so that a new laser has been developed which the...

Algorithm sniffs out graffiti artists

11/17/2011, Gangs tend to mark their territory with graffiti, as well as leave signs to communicate with those in the loop about drug deals, and the police are left scratching their heads as they work on deciphering those “messages”. Well, the long arm of...

Nissan GT-R is an undercover police car

10/07/2011, If there was ever a good time to be an undercover police officer, it would be now. How so, you ask? Well for starters it looks like the car you’ll be given to drive would be that of the Nissan GT-R, according to EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations) who...

Fake iPhone ring busted by Chinese police

09/28/2011, It looks like the long arm of the law has finally caught up with China’s counterfeit iPhone outfit, with five suspects being arrested in Shanghai’s finest. The five were accused of being part of a complex iPhone counterfeiting outfit which...

Police get gyroplane to hunt down the bad guys

09/13/2011, You might think you have fast and furious skills behind the wheel to get away from a heist alongside cops in cars, but don’t forget that the cops have a network of policemen all over the country, and they can organize road blocks in addition to...

Apple and SFPD cooperating to locate missing iPhone prototype

09/06/2011, Remember the missing iPhone 5 prototype that supposedly went missing at a bar? Well, we received word that Apple investigators impersonated San Francisco police officers in their own effort to track down the missing prototype, which could be a serious...

German police use Facebook to help solve crimes

08/12/2011, Who said Facebook was only good for wasting time? According to the latest reports, it looks like the social network is also aiding the police when it comes to solving crimes in the country of Germany. Six months ago, the Hanover police force set up a...

Fingerprints can reveal more than just your identity

08/05/2011, If you thought leaving your fingerprints behind at the scene of a crime was a bad idea – you’re right, and it’s about to get worse. Some researchers at the Sheffield Hallam University have developed a way to capture fingerprints that can...