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 the law has just received a brand new ally in the form of an automated graffiti-identification system that might actually be able to figure out who the […]
10/28/2011, With Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 expected to be released on the 8th of November, it seems that there are reports that some of the discs have been stolen from its shipping warehouse in Fresno, California and has already been making its way around the internet as well as being delivered to some users’ homes as pirated discs.
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 was commissioned to deck out the car with the necessary equipment.
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 actually relied on genuine parts in order to construct and sell fake iPhones to the unsuspecting masses (or those who cannot resist a deal that is too good to be […]
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 calling in firepower from the air to hunt down an escaping car. What you see above is America’s first police gyroplane – and while […]
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 crime if it was true. Well, hopefully all’s well that ends well, with the SFPD having admitted to cooperating with Apple in order to find the still missing prototype.
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 Facebook account with appeals to the public to provide any helpful information that could aid them with their cases. And as of today, the […]
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 identify substances touched and secretions from a person’s body. With this information, investigators can find out more about a suspect’s actions and habits. This is especially useful for […]
07/13/2011, Folks who are extremely particular when it comes to their privacy, will probably be really upset to hear that the police will now be getting an iPhone add-on that will allow photos of people to be taken, and then cross-checked against a police database.
06/21/2011, Yesterday the hacker group LulzSec announced that they have teamed up with hacktivists Anonymous to bring down government and banking websites and it looks like they have kept true to their word in a tweet saying “Tango down – soca.gov.uk – in the name of #AntiSec”. For those who are wondering the website in question belongs to the UK’s elite police force, the Serious Organised Crime Agency got taken offline […]
05/26/2011, The LAPD has just received a new car to add to its arsenal and man it is chockfull of technology. The Chevrolet Caprice PPV (Police Patrol Vehicle) is full of the latest gadgets that help police track suspects, while it is well built internally to make sure cops drive comfortably as well. Even suspects in the rear get cutouts to accommodate their hands if they’ve got cuffs on. The car […]
05/06/2011, Back in 2009, a boy was suspected of murdering another 16 year old girl by shooting her with a rifle in a group confrontation. However authorities couldn’t arrest the boy on suspicion alone, so in order to warrant an arrest, the police needed to link the boy to the murder. Recently, they enlisted the help of his uncle who agreed to turn in his nephew to get his drink and […]
04/20/2011, Called UFED for Universal Forensic Extraction Device, this device lets police officers and other law-enforcement personnel snoop into a cellphone to very quickly (in minutes) extract key information like messages, contacts, photos, call history etc… It also gets deleted files or hidden files that could contain interesting information. The manufacturer even says that the next version will bypass the simple password of Android and iOS as if it wasn’t there. […]
04/15/2011, Criminals in Brazil that plan to attend hide out at large events to stay away from the authorities better stay at home. Some “Robocop”-style glasses have apparently made their way over to armory of the military police and they are putting them to the test. These futuristic high-tech glasses contain tiny cameras that “can capture 400 facial images per second and send them to a central computer database storing up […]