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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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Cops aren't the only ones embracing body cameras

Police departments around the country have started using body cameras in the wake of confrontations in Ferguson, Mo., and New York. In the near future, cops likely won't be the only ones using them on the job. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi explains who else may be wearing them and what it means for your privacy and protection.

By December 11, 2014

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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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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