Police in Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Usage logs obtained by Muckrock show departments are cracking phones hundreds of times a year.
California Spent Nearly $1.8 Million on Controversial Facial Recognition Software
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.
Tools of the Trade
How the Denver Police Crack and Search Cell Phones
New training documents show how the Colorado agency instructs officers to use Cellebrite devices to get into suspects' phones.
To Surveil and Protect
Documents Reveal Oakland Police Are Borrowing a Powerful New Cell Site Simulator
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.'
Police in Indianapolis Have Had Stingray Cell Site Simulators Since 2012
Previously unreported, the IMPD has had a StingRay since 2012, ascertained from their Non Disclosure Agreement with the FBI.
Here's How Much a StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance Tool Costs
It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.
Virginia State Police Used Cell Tower-Spoofing Device to Track Suspects
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.