Law Enforcement Technology

Body cameras, now gun cameras? Some police trying them out

Oct 14, 2017

A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns

Polish women's groups decry police raid on their offices

Oct 5, 2017

Women's rights activists in Poland are accusing the country's authorities of trying to intimidate them after police raided the offices of several women's rights groups, seizing computers and documents

Video is released of 1st fatal NYPD shooting since bodycams

Sep 14, 2017

The New York Police Department has released bodycam footage of the first fatal police encounter captured on the devices since officers started wearing them this year

Court told NZ Rugby waited to report alleged hotel bugging

Aug 8, 2017

New Zealand rugby officials only decided to alert police about a listening device found in the team's Sydney hotel five days after the discovery _ on the same day of a match against Australia and once they knew the story was going to be reported by media

New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphones

Jul 27, 2017

New York state will study the use of a device known as the textalyzer that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving

Minnesota shooting shows underuse of police body cameras

Jul 19, 2017

Killing of Australian woman by Minneapolis police officer shows body camera use depends on officers turning on devices, and often they don't do so

New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

May 14, 2017

New York lawmakers are considering a Breathalyzer of sorts to combat distracted driving from texting

Buzz kill: California police work to detect drugged drivers

May 11, 2017

Police in three California counties are testing what amounts to a breathalyzer for drug users _ a device that some authorities and lawmakers said is desperately needed now that voters have legalized recreational marijuana in the state

Norway extends detention of 17-year-old in explosive case

Apr 10, 2017

A Norwegian court has extended by two weeks the detention of a 17-year-old asylum-seeker in the investigation of a homemade explosive device that was left by a subway station in Oslo

Norway police defuse explosive device, arrest suspect

Apr 9, 2017

Norway police defuse explosive device found near busy subway station and arrest suspect

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