Are humans really the best cops? Dubai will find out by 2030, as they plan to install the first ever human-free police station.Read More
News recently broke that the Metropolitan Police have set up a specialist task force to deal with online trolling. Whilst we can all applaud the positive step that this is, it’s important to ask the question: will this actually help?Read More
A man in North Carolina has been arrested for failing to return a VHS copy of the Tom Green movie Freddy Got Fingered, which he rented in 2002.Read More
To combat the rising number of drink-drivers around Christmas, Sussex and Surrey police will share the names of people convicted on Twitter.Read More
Canadian Police have introduced a rather create anti-violence program by the name of 'Pixels for Pistols,' urging the public to trade in firearms for a camera.
Rather akin to the weapon amnesties UK police hold; but with the added bonus of teaching them to shoot perfectly composed images instead of people. A simple yet, so far, effective concept where the public have been asked to trade in their unused firearms, safely and without being charged, for a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 and a lesson on how to use it.
As first responders face the common risk of entering areas without knowledge of the hazards they could be facing inside, US start-up Bounce Imaging have created something rather innovative to help with this situation: a ball with six cameras placed inside, instantly sending a 360-degree picture to a smartphone.
Following advances in the identification of genes associated with how someone looks, it is soon hoped police will be able to reconstruct the shape and identify key facial features of a suspects' face from their DNA alone.
A man was saved from a carjacking in Johannesburg by his mobile phone and a tweet.
On Saturday evening, as he was driving through Honeydew in north-west Johannesburg, two armed men forced him into the boot of his car at gunpoint. At this point he sent a text to his girlfriend, who promptly took to Twitter to spread the word beyond contacting authorities, detailing the car and the time of hijack.
Hacktivist group Anonymous have released a recording of a telephone conversation between the FBI and Scotland Yard, in which they discuss ongoing investigations into activities surrounding the aforementioned hacking network.Read More
Online culture jammers, Anonymous, have put out a video threatening Mexico's Zetas drug cartel with the exposure of their close ties in the local police and news media this week unless the gang release a kidnapped member of the international hacker movement.
London's Old Bill, The Met Police, have bought in a highly sophisticated mobile surveillance system. Through this, they can create a masquerade mobile network, coax your phone into connecting to it, then trace all communications and your IMEI number. Uncomfortable stuff to say the least.