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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...

Elite UK Police Agency Hit By LulzSec

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...

LAPD Chevy Caprice ensures that suspects don’t getaway

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...

Cops use a bugged Xbox game to catch a killer

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...

Easy Cellphone Hacking, For Cops Only

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...