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Cop's mood changes when he realizes he's being filmed

A trucker honks at an Illinois state trooper who, he says, was speeding and talking on his cell phone. The officer stops him and is at first confrontational. Then he is told he's being filmed.

By June 29, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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Cop charged with stealing nude photos from suspect's iPhone

A California police officer accused of sending nude photos from DUI suspect's phone to his own and sharing them with other officers has been charged with two felonies.

By November 2, 2014

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DUI suspect accuses cop of nabbing nude photos from her iPhone

A California woman claims a Highway Patrolman saw personal images on her iPhone and sent them to his own personal cell phone. Court records reportedly say the officer called the practice "a game."

By October 25, 2014

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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,563: Should cops have cell phones? News is bad for you, a unicycle future (podcast)

Today we wonder if it's safe or not to allow police offers to use their personal phones while on duty. We'll also discuss a study that suggests consuming news is terrible for you. But isn't that news itself? My head hurts.

By October 8, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,563: Should cops have cell phones? News is bad for you, a unicycle future (podcast)

Today we wonder if it's safe or not to allow police offers to use their personal phones while on duty. We'll also discuss a study that suggests consuming news is terrible for you. But isn't that news itself? My head hurts.

By October 8, 2014

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Cops forcefully subdue teen for refusing to give up cell phone

A teen says she wouldn't hand over her cell phone after being caught using it in class. Her school called the police, and footage shows three officers holding her to the ground.

By September 11, 2014

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Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014

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Controversy after cops' aggressive arrest of jogger wearing earbuds

In Austin, Texas, bystanders photograph and film an arrest made by officers of a jogging woman, who claims she couldn't hear the policemen because she was wearing earbuds. The arrest, for alleged jaywalking, appears to some excessive.

By February 22, 2014