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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May. 18, 2014

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NYPD tries to make nice on Twitter, makes a mess

With stunning naivete, the New York Police Department asks twitterers to post pictures of themselves with police officers. Go on, guess what happened.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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NYPD to iPhone owners: Hurry up and download iOS 7

Police in New York hand out fliers explaining to Apple faithful that iOS 7 brings with it Activation Lock, which makes it harder for a thief to turn off the "Find My Phone" feature.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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NYPD creates special team to recover stolen Apple devices

The number of Apple products stolen in the Big Apple prompts city police to dedicate a team of officers for device recovery, according to the New York Post.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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NYPD unveils radiation scanner to catch people with illegal guns

Despite being controversial, the city's police plan to start using machines that can tell from a distance whether someone is carrying a concealed weapon.

By Jan. 23, 2013

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NYPD beefs up gang unit after Facebook success

The New York Police Department brought down two gangs using evidence gathered from the social network; because of this achievement it is now beefing up its online investigative unit.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Surveillance city? Microsoft, NYPD team on crime fight system

Microsoft helps develop surveillance system that analyzes all sorts of real-time crime data.

By Aug. 8, 2012

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NYPD creates Twitter-sniffing, Facebook-frisking unit

The New York Police Department decides it must have a specific unit that will spend its time looking for trouble on social networks.

By Aug. 10, 2011

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The YouTube NYPD Bike Incident. Who took the bike?

The controversial video showing an NYPD officer slamming a Critical Mass cyclist also appears to show someone taking the cyclist's bike.

By Aug. 1, 2008

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NYPD probes cop in YouTube body-check video

Officer is stripped of his gun and badge after a video posted on YouTube shows him body-checking a bicyclist during Critical Mass bicycle ride.

By Jul. 28, 2008