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Court Allows Police Full Access to Online Genealogy Database

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Genetic testing has become sufficiently cheap and fast that companies like 23andMe and Ancestry have sprung up to offer consumer genetic testing services. That means ...

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Ring Is Helping Police Convince People to Hand Over Video Footage Without a Warrant

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ring’s close alliance with police departments continues to be a headache for the company with each new revelation. Amazon-owned Ring expends great effort to get ...

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Police Use Genealogy Web Service to Catch Golden State Killer Suspect

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After decades with no leads, Sacramento police and the FBI announced several days ago they had arrested a suspect believed to be the Golden State ...

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Police get warrant for entire Minnesota city’s Google searches in wire fraud case

People expect a certain degree of privacy online, but records of your movement across the internet are stored in various repositories. Police from the Minnesota city of Edina have obtained a wide-ranging court order that grants them access to a ...

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New York City police now issued smartphones featuring… Windows Phone?

New York City has begun equipping its police officers with smartphones for tracking 911 calls and remotely accessing databases of criminal activity. In and of itself, this isn’t terribly surprising. Smartphones excel at these type of functions, and the NYPD ...

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Dallas police don’t want to release bomb robot data, claim information is ’embarrassing’

When the Dallas police used a bomb robot to kill a suspect who had shot and killed five police officers and wounding nine others, it set a controversial precedent that raised questions about the procedures and practices the police had ...

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Ex-Brazil president questioned by police in corruption case

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police pulled former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in for questioning on Friday and searched properties connected to the leader and his family, drawing the country’s most towering political figure closer into the sprawling ...

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Tn. sheriff blames Beyoncé for police deaths across the U.S.

A Tennessee sheriff is blaming Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting outside of his home and the deaths of seven police officers. Sheriff Robert Arnold, an elected official in Rutherford County, has not been crazy in love ...

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Amanda Bynes stops by police station after hassled by paps

All Access Photo Group/All Access Photo Group Amanda Bynes Leaves The West Hollywood Sheriffs Department. Amanda Bynes was spotted heading into a local police station after she was followed by paparazzi. All Access Photo Group/All Access Photo Group Amanda Bynes ...

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Edmonton police officer shot and killed in line of duty

Edmonton Police Daniel Woodall was the named constable that died in an Edmonton shootoff. Const. Woodall was to serve a warrant when he was fatally shot as he approached the house. A police officer in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was shot ...

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