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Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

By 8 December 2014

Have you been a victim of or witnessed a crime and managed to grab footage on your smartphone or CCTV? Now you can send that evidence to the police without having your phone taken or even having to visit a police station. The Self Evident app, run by... >>

Minority Report style crime predictor used to stop crime before it happens

Minority Report style crime predictor used to stop crime before it happens

By 4 December 2014

In the film Minority Report crimes are stopped before they happen thanks to future predictions. That's becoming a reality as Berlin police start to test a software that predicts crimes before they occur. This isn't quite at the movie level where people... >>

Pirates beware, City of London Police starts Project Sunblock internet ad takeover

Pirates beware, City of London Police starts Project Sunblock internet ad takeover

By 29 July 2014

City of London Police is ramping up its offensive on internet piracy with an initiative that will see legitimate advertising on websites accused of infringing copyright replaced with banners warning visitors to beware. Its Police Intellectual Property... >>

Police in Canada start using BlackBerry PlayBooks in their cars

Police in Canada start using BlackBerry PlayBooks in their cars

By 3 May 2012

A Canadian police force is set to begin using BlackBerry Playbooks inside its vehicles. Mobile Innovations, the brains behind the integration has already fitted two cop cars with the technology, but hopes to have as many as ten by the end of the year. ... >>

BlackBerry assisting police over London riots

BlackBerry assisting police over London riots

By 9 August 2011

BlackBerry has issued a statement regarding the London riots after claims that those involved are using the company's secure messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), to organise the rioting. “We feel for those impacted by this weekend’s riots... >>

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

By 1 August 2011

The British authorities are convinced that the now-named 18-year-old Jack Davis, arrested on one of the Shetland Islands, Scotland last week is indeed the famed Topiary, one of the leaders and founders of LulzSec. Reports at the end of the week suggested... >>

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

By 28 July 2011

Yesterday, police arrested a 19-year-old man on one of the remote Shetland Islands, Scotland, believing him to be LulzSec co-founder and leader Topiary. And, by all accounts, it is widely believed that he does, indeed, go by that name online. However,... >>

Surrey Police to use Twitter to inform of vehicle related theft

Surrey Police to use Twitter to inform of vehicle related theft

By 11 July 2011

Starting today Surrey Police will begin posting every single vehicle related theft on its own personal Twitter feed in an aim to raise awareness as well as curb car crime. Since this morning its feed has been overloaded with advice on how to keep your... >>

Man banned for driving toy car while drunk

Man banned for driving toy car while drunk

By 21 April 2010

Police in Jaywick, Essex, were amazed to find a driver pootling along a road in a tiny toy car, which has a top speed of 4mph. And when stopped, they found that the man at the wheel was twice the drink-drive limit, so were obliged to charge him. According... >>

Twitterer arrested for airport bomb threat

Twitterer arrested for airport bomb threat

By 18 January 2010

A Twitter user by the name of Paul Chambers has been arrested after making a bomb threat on Twitter. The 26-year-old from Doncaster had a knock on the door from local police just hours after he typed in: "Robin Hood airport is closed. You've got a week... >>


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