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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...

Software designed to match mug shots with police sketches

03/04/2011, Whenever a witness or victim is asked to identify a criminal, there’s always a chance for a slip up or inaccurate call. After all human beings are forgetful creatures, and especially after a stressful incident or when there’s a time period...

Computer Glitch Sketches Burglary Suspect With Green Hair

09/22/2010, Police in Hampshire, England are asking citizens to be on the lookout for a suspected burglar that doesn’t sport neon-green hair. If that sounds weird to you, the picture to the right probably just makes you wonder what’s going on. Turns out...

Burglars GPS-tracked via stolen iPhone

07/30/2009, Three teenage burglars were arrested after they were tracked by the Police, thanks to an iPhone GPS tracking application installed on a device that they had stolen earlier by John Martig (one of the theft victims). The trio were part of a small group that...