Law Enforcement Technology

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

Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect

Apr 9, 2017

Police in the Norwegian capital of Oslo say they've neutralized an explosive device found in a busy area of downtown Oslo have arrested a suspect

How a school bomb-scare case sparked a media vs. FBI fight

Mar 18, 2017

A police department's scramble to stop bomb scares at a Washington state high school has escalated into a yearslong wrangle between the FBI and the news media

Chicago tries to learn from New York crime fighting success

Mar 9, 2017

Chicago's Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson visited New York to learn how it has achieved success in fighting crime

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