Drones become newest crime-fighting tool for police

Some local police departments have started using drones for investigations, and others are eyeing them to help officers protect lives and catch offenders.

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Fresno shooting rampage: How gunfire detection technology alerted police

Police were alerted to the shooting rampage in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday by a sophisticated gunfire detection technology.

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Oakland police reveal a quarter of body-cam footage has been accidentally deleted

While police are scratching their heads as to why the footage was deleted, the department said it has not discovered any cases affected by the incident. The footage was a footnote in the case in which it was discovered.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/oakland-police-reveal-quarter-body-cam-footage-has-been-accidentally-deleted.html

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These eagles snatch hostile drones from the sky

The newest additions to the Dutch National Police (DNP) are North American “immigrants”: bald eagles that are specially trained to take down airborne drones.

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London is setting up a police force to deal exclusively with online trolls

The London Mayor’s office recently announced the creation of a new specialized police force charged with investigating digital hate crimes, which include abusive content on Twitter and Facebook.

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Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

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Dallas police used bomb robot to kill shooting suspect

Dallas police used an explosive device attached to a robot to kill a suspect in the coordinated sniper attack that killed five officers Thursday, in what experts say is a first for U.S. law enforcement.

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Oklahoma's use of card readers to freeze, seize funds comes under fire

Police in Oklahoma are using scanners that can identify phony credit cards, but critics warn the devices could also allow cops to empty the bank accounts of law-abiding citizens with one swipe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/17/oklahomas-use-card-readers-to-freeze-seize-funds-comes-under-fire.html

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Confusion Reigns Over Wright's 'I Am Satoshi' Claim


Five months after being outed — and subsequently investigated by police and tax authorities — Craig Steven Wright on Monday stepped forward to claim that he really is the cofounder of bitcoin who operated in secret for years under the name “Satoshi Nakamoto.” Wright penned a lengthy blog post and giving a series of extensive interviews, apparently in the hope of convincing the world that he is the legitimate founder of bitcoin, a controversial cryptocurrency that has caused head-scratching from Silicon Valley to Wall Street.

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Kalamazoo shooting suspect blames Uber app

Jason Dalton was reluctant to talk at first because, as he told police, he didn’t want to come across as a “crazy person.”


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MoonWalker shoes: Kicks that defy gravity

British rock band The Police once sang about “walking on the moon,” and thanks to the savvy minds of Moonshine Crea, it won’t be long before those giant steps will be taken right here on earth.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/09/moonwalker-shoes-kicks-that-defy-gravity.html

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UK Police Pinch Suspect in VTech Hack


UK police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man as part of their investigation into last month’s hack on VTech’s systems. The man was arrested in Bracknell, 30 miles west of London, on suspicion of unauthorized access to a computer to facilitate the commission of an offense and suspicion of causing a computer to perform functions to secure or enable unauthorized access to a program or data, police said. The South East Regional Organized Crime Unit, whose officers made the arrest, also seized a number of unspecified electronic items.

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Aussie Cops Raid Home of Elusive Suspected Bitcoin Inventor


Australian police on Wednesday raided the home of a shadowy figure who just hours earlier had been outed as one of the original founders of bitcoin digital currency in two separate media reports. Identified in multiple media reports, Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright was said to be the man who for years had been known as “Satoshi Nakamoto” — widely considered the creator of the controversial bitcoin cryptocurrency. The Australian Federal Police “conducted search warrants to assist the Australian Taxation Office,” said a spokesperson.

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