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Banker allegedly sends police drunk-driving pics, police not amused

A Chinese banker allegedly posts Weibo pictures of himself at the wheel with captions such as "Is ten beers too much?" The police decide it is, indeed, all too much.

By 29 May 2014

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Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.

By 20 April 2014

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This is why people use phones to film police

A routine traffic stop in Iowa turns into a police officer trying to trick the driver into admitting he has pot. His reasoning? The driver must have pot because he's into frisbee golf.

By 14 October 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By 2 October 2014

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Teen shot gamer dead over PS4, say police

A man advertised his PS4 for sale on Craigslist. Police say he met the potential buyers in a parking lot and when they tried to steal the device, one of them, a 16-year-old girl, opened fire.

By 18 September 2014

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Police radar gun that shows if you're texting?

Think radar guns can only detect your speed? A company in Virginia is trying to extend their use.

By 18 September 2014

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​NSW Police named by Wikileaks for 'surveillance malware' use

Wikileaks has named NSW Police in a list of international customers of FinFisher -- a German company that produces malware designed to "silently intercept files and communications".

By 15 September 2014

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Police: Driver browsing Facebook at 85 mph kills 89-year-old

20-year-old Abby Slatten was allegedly speeding while scrolling pictures on Facebook. Police say she plowed into another car, with fatal results.

By 6 September 2014

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Wanted man posted Ice Bucket Challenge on Facebook, police say

Police in Nebraska receive a tip on the location where a man -- who allegedly violated parole -- poured ice on himself.

By 26 August 2014

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Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By 19 August 2014