The O-R3 comes with a built-in drone to follow targets off-road.
It has never been said that it is fun to go through a DUI checkpoint, at the very least because they slow people from getting to their destination. However, it is generally understood that while not very fun, the checkpoints help to keep drunk or impaired drivers off the road. Continue reading… “Drivers refusing to talk to police at DUI checkpoints”
The U.S. Justice Department announced today that state and local police will no longer be able to use a federal law that allowed the seizure of assets of people for only believing a crime was committed. Continue reading… “Justice Department making it harder for cops to seize your assets”
Google Glass could potentially give NYPD officers in the field facial recognition capabilities.
Google Glass may soon become a favorite tool for law enforcement in the United States. The New York Police Department has recently received several pairs of Google Glass to test out.
If a blood screen detects five or more nanograms of THC er milliliter of blood in a person’s bloodstream, that individual is considered legally under the influence of drugs.
Late last year Colorado and Washington state each passed ballot measures legalizing marijuana for recreational use. While one legal challenge was resolved another was just beginning. Before, marijuana was simply prohibited. Now it has to be regulated. With their new legal standards for possession and use, Colorado and Washington now have to draw hard lines on a rather hazy landscape, creating legal standards not just for for taxation and licensing, but also some far more nebulous questions, like how much marijuana is reasonable for a single person to possess, and even what constitutes legal intoxication. Meanwhile, forty-eight other states are watching closely to see exactly how they do it.
Putting new information directly in front of users as they go about their daily tasks is sure to disrupt a wide variety of industries.
Technology that was once only science fiction is now becoming a reality. Robots, touch screens and iPads could become passé as Google’s latest invention, Google Glass, begins to change the world forever.
10% of cellular users said their phone had been stolen at one point.
From San Francisco to Washington, D.C., law enforcement agencies are again sounding an alarm over mobile-phone thefts, demanding that the wireless industry, resellers and lawmakers take new steps to quash the thriving black market for boosted devices.
Cell companies have seen double-digit percentage increases in law-enforcement requests for subscriber information for each the past five years.
Cell phone carriers say they received 1.3 million requests last year from law enforcement agencies for subscriber text messages, caller locations, and other information, reflecting a steady increase during the past five years.
The document says AT&T keeps for five to seven years a record of who text messages whom.
The ACLU has obtained a document that shows for the first time how the four largest cellphone companies in the U.S. treat data about their subscribers’ calls, text messages, Web surfing and approximate locations.
Images that are displayed online that could “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress” are illegal.
Tennessee lawmakers pass a new law that makes it a crime to “transmit or display an image” online that is likely to “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress” to someone who sees it. Violations can get you almost a year in jail time or up to $2500 in fines.
NHTSA to propose a requirement that all new vehicles contain an event data recorder.
Officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are considering to require that all new cars must have an event data recorder inside the vehicle.
There were declines in all four categories of violent crime in 2010.
Crime levels fell across the board last year, according to the FBI. This extends a multi-year downward trend with a 5.5 percent drop in the number of violent crimes in 2010 and a 2.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes.