Dallas Man Catches UK Thieves on a Liverpool Web Cam

In an article that shows just how small the world has become with networked technology, the Liverpool Echo reports on a Dallas, Texas man, who reported a crime to local police that he was witnessing on a live web cam that was located in Liverpool, England. An Internet user in America caught a gang of […]

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Software That Can Detect Liquid Explosives

This technology is right on time with the new security and terrorism concerns over liquid explosives. CIO.com is reporting on a new technology that can tell the difference between harmless liquids ( like shampoos and sports drinks ) and liquid explosives. From the article — You may think your new shampoo is “the bomb,” but […]

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Amateur Sleuth Mom Tracks Down Toilet Paper Vandals

Someone should hire Katja Base as a skip tracer. The AP is reporting on this mother of 6, who used some street smarts, detective and investigative skills to track down some teen pranksters that vandalized her house. As a result of her amateur detective work, 6 teenagers are now facing vandalism charges. You can read […]

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Adobe PhotoShop Fights Counterfeiting Money

Here is an interesting example of how a modern software program like Adobe PhotoShop has built in a crime prevention feature that helps to stop the counterfeiting of money. Adobe uses a currency-detection algorithm to prevent the use of their Photoshop graphical editing software for printing of currency images with a popup window that alerts […]

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San Diego County Crime Tracker Maps

San Diego County has made available to the public a freely searchable mapping system that allows users to search for regional crimes in San Diego County. Users can search crimes by neighborhood, address, zip code, date and time. The crime mapping search collects information from all law enforcement agencies from all of San Diego County, […]

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