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NYPD Disbands Unit That Surveilled Muslims

April 17, 2014
The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed, and shopped.

More Border-Patrol Drones Being Borrowed by Other Agencies

January 16, 2014
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations, a harbinger of what is expected to become the commonplace use of unmanned aircraft by police.

Steiner Introduces Anti-Reflective Device For Binoculars

April 1, 2010
Steiner has announced the launch of its new Anti Reflective Device (ARD) for Steiner Military-type Porro-prism binoculars with 30mm and 50mm objective lenses. Designed to eliminate reflections from the objective lenses, which can compromise your position during covert operations, the ARD features a new honeycomb pattern that reduce reflections by up to 100 percent.

The Buela Street Witch

October 29, 2009
Vetrovec and I were at the south window in hyper-vigilance mode, when one of the Geraghty homeboys pulled down the plywood covering the living room door, and the three Geraghty homeboys stepped inside.

Gang Members Practice Their Skills

July 29, 2009
One at a time each of the three targets got out of the vehicle, walked in a big circle around the McDonald’s, went inside, only to return to the vehicle with a small drink. Then the next target did the exact same thing. Finally the third did the same. In tactical police terminology this is a clue that they were casing the McDonalds before robbing it.

Counterfeit Check Scheme Reportedly Run by San Diego Street Gang

May 15, 2009
Having a street gang behind a conspiracy that caused a credit union to lose $500,000 could be a first in California history. State and federal law enforcement officials made that announcement yesterday morning with the arrests of 40 people in the check-cashing scheme, including some active members of the military. Twenty more people are being sought.

San Diego Police Buy ICX Mobile Observation Tower

January 8, 2009
Rising two stories above Pacific Beach, a watchful San Diego police officer for the first time had a bird's-eye view of the boisterous crowds celebrating New Year's Eve along Garnet Avenue.

Authorities Break Up U.S.-Canada Drug Ring

October 5, 2008

Late last year, Nathanael Lineham got a panicked phone call, prosecutors say. An associate working with Lineham to bring the drug ecstasy to California from Canada told him a shipment of 85,000 pills had been seized. Lineham was calm. After all, the deals were struck using coded e-mails -- on encrypted BlackBerrys from Lineham's own company.

Spy Gear

October 1, 2004

Since September 11, 2001, the development of new electronic surveillance techniques and equipment has been in overdrive.

I See You

August 1, 2003

While running after a suspect, I charged around the corner of an alley and the guy hit me over the head, knocking my lights out. I really could have used a tool that let me see around corners that day. And now, today’s cops can have them: easy-to-use tactical video systems.

Own the Night

May 1, 2002

Most commercial burglaries take place at night, and the darkness works in the favor of the burglars. Maybe it’s time for us to take back the night with night vision equipment.

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