Usage logs obtained by Muckrock show departments are cracking phones hundreds of times a year.
NeoFace is capable of 1,500,000 searches a day, and appears to be fully integrated with a massive array of police databases.
Meet Babel Street, the Powerful Social Media Surveillance Used by Police, Secret Service, and Sports Stadiums
Newly released records from the Seattle Police Dept. illustrate the formidable capabilities of Babel Street’s software and offers a look into who is using it.
New training documents show how the Colorado agency instructs officers to use Cellebrite devices to get into suspects' phones.
Documents reveal the agency can use the device at no-cost from a local District Attorney's office, and may access cell data from 'single individual' suspects and 'mass casualty events', though not for 'crowd management.'
Previously unreported, the IMPD has had a StingRay since 2012, ascertained from their Non Disclosure Agreement with the FBI.
It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.
Records obtained through FOIA reveal the device, nicknamed a "DRTbox", was used to track suspects at least 12 times, but failed to locate them in five.