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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.

Appeals Court: Warrantless Cellphone GPS Tracking Legal

August 16, 2012
The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that law enforcement officers don't need a warrant to track the location of a subject via the GPS data from a cell phone.

Report: Law Enforcement Widens Cellphone Surveillance

July 9, 2012
The nation's wireless carriers reported a sharp increase in demand for data from law enforcement agencies in 2011, reports the New York Times.

Wasting Emergency Assets

June 7, 2012

Something like 38% of all 911 calls in New York City are now attributed to the phenomenon known as "butt-dialing." The New York City 911 operators receive 10.4 million calls a year and nearly 4 million of them are accidental. And the Big Apple is not alone in suffering from this problem. It's a nationwide plague caused by a little-known cellphone feature.

Calif. Prisons To Block Prisoner Cell-Phone Use

April 17, 2012
The private company that maintains the pay phones in California prisons has agreed to install technology to block the use of smuggled cellular phones by prisoners.

Calif. Lawmakers Move To Ban Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

September 28, 2011
California lawmakers have approved a bill that would require officers to obtain a warrant before searching the contents of a subject's cell phone or wireless device. The bill would become law if approved by Gov. Brown by Oct. 9.

Calif. Bill Would Impose Penalties On Prison Cellphone Smugglers

September 8, 2011
California inmates have been known to pay up to $1,000 for contraband cellphones to communicate with the outside world. The mobile devices have been used to organize street gangs, traffic drugs and intimidate witnesses.

ACLU Demands Mobile-Phone Data from LE Agencies In 31 States

August 3, 2011
Thirty-four ACLU affiliates in 31 states filed 379 public records requests in 31 states around the nation on Wednesday, demanding information about how law enforcement agencies use mobile-phone location information.

California Bill Would Require Warrant for Cell Phone Searches

July 5, 2011
Members of the Peace Officers Research Association of California have come out in opposition to the bill, saying cell phones contain vital information about crimes in progress that could be deleted by the suspect.

Smartphones: How Defense Attorneys Can Use Discovery Rules To Ensnare You

June 1, 2011
Because smartphone technology is relatively new, the Supreme Court has not decided a case that specifically addresses the question of what types of law enforcement smartphone records are discovery material.

Michigan ACLU Questions Troopers' Use of Cellphone Data Extractors

April 18, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan wants more information about how Michigan State Police troopers are using devices known as cellular data extractors to retrieve information from a citizen's mobile device during a traffic stop without their consent.

Dictation Software for BlackBerry

February 18, 2011
Royal Philips Electronics' SpeechExec 2.0 for BlackBerry includes wireless network support and photo attachment capabilities to create an ultra-mobile dictation service. New features were designed to more easily transmit data, include more data in the recording files, and make the smart phone a full-fledged dictation device.

Otterbox PDA Protector

September 1, 2006
Otterbox’s 3600 case is designed to protect a standard PDA from water and vibration, eliminating the need for more expensive rugged PDAs. PDAs installed with the HazMasterG3 software from Alluviam are available with an OtterBox 3600 case as an option. It’s easy to carry around and works well even with gloved hands. The neoprene hand strap, optional neck lanyard, and belt clip provide added carrying options.

Television Equipment Associates Cell Phone Headset

September 1, 2005
The Invisio Bone Mic cell phone headset allows users to communicate via cell phone even in high-noise environments. The headset fits totally into one ear. Because the mic only receives vibrations from the user’s jaw bone, the mic signal is not adversely affected by high ambient noise. The headset works with cell phones that have “echo cancellation” and is supplied with a 2.5mm jack. Universal or custom earmolds are available.

Maptech GPS Maps for Smartphone

June 1, 2005
Maptech’s new Outdoor Navigator for Windows Mobile Smartphone is advantageous to officers on the move. The service provides more than 58,000 off-road maps and 2,300 boating maps to users’ Smartphones, PDAs, and Pocket PCs for $19.95. Each detailed map shows buildings, paved roads, towers, power lines, and more. The Windows Mobile Smartphone has a 20-hour battery life and can be coupled with Bluetooth GPS to take full advantage of the Outdoor Navigator.
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