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NYPD Officers Warned Against Using Their Smartphones On Duty

August 18, 2014
A recent NYPD order prohibits officers from taking photos or video and audio recordings during citizen contacts.

Cell Phone Detector

July 30, 2014
Cellsense is a portable full body scanner that can be used in correctional facilities to detect all cell phones, whether turned on or off, as well as other contraband—even when concealed in the body.

TraX CDR Mapping

July 24, 2014
TraX is the most accurate CDR mapping tool available.

Trax from Zetx: Visual Analysis

July 17, 2014

Have you ever had to sift through spreadsheets of data looking for that needle in a haystack that will help solve your case? Trax software from Zetx recognizes cell phone data in any format from any provider and uses it to map the cell towers, create visuals of call information, highlight callers' habits, and even autofill search warrants. And it's simple enough that any officer can use it. 

Cell Phone Search Incident to Arrest

July 11, 2014

Just when it looks like a rule is finally refined to the point of general understanding, the Supreme Court takes an unexpected turn, as it recently did on the subject of searching an arrestee's cell phone incident to his arrest.

Cell Phone Location Data Under Fire in Courts

June 30, 2014
Courts are recognizing inaccuracies in cell phone location data used in criminal cases.

How SCOTUS Cell Phone Search Warrant Ruling Affects You

June 26, 2014
On June 25, the Supreme Court ruled that the well-established exception permitting some searches incident to arrest does not apply to data searches of the arrestee's cell phone. But there are some details that you should know.

Court Rules Officers Need Warrants to Search Arrestees' Phones

June 25, 2014
The old rules, Chief Justice Roberts said, cannot be applied to “modern cellphones, which are now such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life that the proverbial visitor from Mars might conclude they were an important feature of human anatomy.”

States Seek to Limit Use of Cell Phone Surveillance Tools

June 16, 2014
Controversy is brewing over local police use of cell phone surveillance tools to gather mass user data.

Public Safety Orgs Support FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 911 Callers

May 16, 2014
A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations.

Supreme Court to Hear Cases of Cell Phone Searches

April 28, 2014
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, will hear cases involving search of personal cell phones incident to arrest.

Cell Phone Thefts Trend Upward

April 27, 2014
Cell phones are being snatched at an increasing rate in the Washington metro area, a trend seen nationwide.

Police Cell Phones and Social Media

March 20, 2014

Unbelievable as it may sound, this was probably the first recorded tactical law enforcement call-out conducted over Facebook. Even though I rarely use Facebook, I knew my officers did and better yet they monitored it. The call-out was successful and the suspect was apprehended.

Cell Phones on Duty

March 17, 2014

Most cops can readily agree a cell phone is perhaps the best new tool an officer can have during his or her patrol shift. Whether it is used to call a victim, a barricaded suspect, or a detective on a major case, a cell phone is a vital asset to the patrol officer.

SCOTUS to Rule on Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

January 21, 2014
The Supreme Court said Friday it would rule on two cases that will determine whether police can search suspects' cell phones after they've been arrested.

Md. Bills to Set Limits on Crime-Fighting Devices

January 16, 2014
Maryland lawmakers are sponsoring four bills they say will set rules that law enforcement in Maryland must follow–like making sure police have warrants before tracking cell phones.

Public Safety Organizations Urge FCC to Address Wireless 9-1-1 Problems

November 19, 2013
Prominent law enforcement, public safety, and emergency response organizations held a press event and displayed a banner urging the FCC to quickly establish a reasonable, measurable level of location accuracy for all wireless emergency calls.

Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Upheld

August 1, 2013
In a significant victory for law enforcement, a federal appeals court on Tuesday said that government authorities could extract historical location data directly from telecommunications carriers without a search warrant.

N.J. Bill Would Allow Police Cell Phone Searches After Accidents

June 11, 2013
A state bill in New Jersey would allow police officers to search the cell phones of drivers at accident scenes to determine if they were talking or texting before the crash.

NYPD Sought Cellphones for Video of Times Square Shooting

August 24, 2012
Dozens of bystanders grabbed their cellphones and hit the record button as a knife-wielding man skipped backward through Times Square on Aug. 11. Some witnesses, holding their cellphones above their heads to capture the action, ran alongside police officers as they pursued the man down Seventh Avenue with guns drawn.
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