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DEVICES USED BY THE POLICE

 

 

BIOMETRICS FACIAL RECOGNITION SCANNERS
BODY CAMERAS GPS SPEECH RECOGNITION
CAMERA 'LOOKS' THROUGH CLOTHING HANDCUFFS SelectaDNA INTRUDER SPRAY
CCTV MICROCHIP IMPLANT TEAR GAS
"DIGITAL SHADOW" MOSQUITO SILVER BELLS
DYE PRINT IDENTIFICATION VIDEOS
ELECTRONIC BRACELET RADAR WEAPONS
ELECTRONIC TAGGING RUBBER BULLETS  

(Updated on 27/12/2014)

 

 

BIOMETRICS :

 

 

  • Examples of Biometric Systems
    Face - Multimodal - Fingerprint / Palm Print Retinal -
    Hand and Finger Geometry - Vein - Handwriting - Various/Others -
    Iris - Voice/Speaker
    (biometrics.org)

 

 

  • How Biometrics Works
    "With the help of Q, James Bond can easily past a security system that requires the villain's irises,
    his voice and the shape of his hand to get inside. Real-life businesses and governments are using biometrics -- technology that identifies you based on your physical or behavioral traits -- for added security.
    Learn about biometric systems."

    (howstuffworks.com)


BODY CAMERAS:

  • Body Cameras Seen as Good and Bad for US Police Officers - Text + Audio + Video - 5 May 2015
    "The Houston Police Department has experimented with body cameras for the past two years.
    The department deploys about 100 of the cameras on its officers each day.
    There are many questions about the cost of such camera systems and the limits on what the technology can do.
    And who controls the images?"

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Police body cameras: Positive change in Rialto, California - 12 December 2014
    "In Rialto, California, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, the police force there has been using tiny cameras mounted on officers
    for nearly four years with great success: complaints from the public are down 88% since the department started filming every arrest and interaction.
    Police and the people they serve both like the programme."

    (BBC)

 


CAMERA 'LOOKS' THROUGH CLOTHING:

  • Camera 'looks' through clothing - 10 March 2008
    "A camera that can "see" explosives, drugs and weapons hidden under clothing from 25 metres has been invented."
    (BBC)


CCTV :

 

  • CCTV boom 'failing to cut crime' - 6 May 2008
    "Huge investment in closed-circuit TV technology has failed to cut UK crime, a senior police officer has warned...
    an "utter fiasco" - with only 3% of London's street robberies being solved using security cameras. "

    + New database
    (BBC)

 

 


"DIGITAL SHADOW":

  • New Study Forecasts Explosive Growth of the Digital Universe - 11 March 2008
    - Spotlights Worldwide Phenomenon of "Digital Shadow"
    "For First Time the "Digital Shadow" - Amount of Digital Information Being Generated About People -Surpasses the Amount They Create Themselves - Digital Universe Bigger Than Estimated Due to Explosion of Digital Cameras, Digital TVs, Surveillance Cameras and Social Networks."
    (marketwire.com)


DYE:

  • Smart dye helps to beat criminals - 19 July 2008
    "In UK first, a man has been convicted of robbery thanks to forensic evidence from a special dye which carries a unique chemical signature linking him to his crimes...
    When a cash box from a security van is stolen and opened it triggers a dye-bomb inside the box which covers the thief and his haul....
    it is invisible to the naked eye but when put under UV light it glows green."

    - with a VIDEO
    (BBC)


ELECTRONIC BRACELET:


FACIAL RECOGNITION:

 

GPS:

  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
    "Utilizing a constellation of at least 24 Medium Earth Orbit satellites that transmit precise microwave signals, the system enables a GPS receiver to determine its location, speed, direction, and time..."
    (Wikipedia)




HANDCUFFS:

  • Handcuffs - He is handcuffed
    (1.bp.blogspot.com)

 

 

MICROCHIP IMPLANT:

  • Microchip implant (human)
    "A human Microchip Implant is an integrated circuit device or RFID tag encased in silicate glass and implanted into a human's body.
    Such implants can be used for information storage, including personal identification, medical history, medications, allergies, and contact information."

    (Wikipedia)

 

  • Radio-frequency identification (RFID) "is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders.
    An RFID tag is an object that can be applied to or incorporated into a product, animal, or person for the purpose of identification using radiowaves.
    Some tags can be read from several meters away and beyond the line of sight of the reader..."

    (Wikipedia)


MOSQUITO:

  • Call to scrap 'anti-teen' device - 12 February 2008
    "A high-pitched device used to disperse teenagers is being challenged by campaigners, who say it is not a fair way to treat young people. There are estimated to be 3,500 of the devices, known as the mosquito, in use across the country. Their sound causes discomfort to young ears - but their frequency is above the normal hearing range of people over 25. The Children's Commissioner for England says they should be scrapped as they infringe the rights of young people."
    (BBC)


PRINT IDENTIFICATION:

 

  • Voiceprint

 

  • Footprints

 

  • Fingerprint


RADAR:


RUBBER BULLETS / TEAR GAS:



2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit
"The second G20 2009 summit will hopefully evaluate the measures taken in April 2009 in London and implement new policies which will stimulate the global economy."

(Wikipedia)


SCANNERS:

  • Police (new & USEFUL) scanners - LINK + AUDIO - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE
    "Police in England are to use laser scanners at the scene of serious road accidents, so they can clear crashes more quickly.
    The new technology saves officers' time, by making a 3D image of the site."

    (sabironlangues.typepad.fr)


SelectaDNA INTRUDER SPRAY:

  • McDonald’s Serves Up A Side Order Of SelectaDNA
    "ENTRY and exit points at the main McDonald’s restaurant in Rotterdam city centre are being protected from burglary by the installation of the new SelectaDNA intruder spray that uses forensic DNA to link offenders directly to the crime scene... one of the most effective ways to deter commercial burglaries and smash-and-grab raids.
    It can be fitted at multiple entry points of premises such as pubs, restaurants, corner shops, supermarket chains, jewellers, warehouses and petrol stations."

    (selectadna.co.uk)


SILVER BELLS:

  • Silver bells to thwart pickpockets. - 15 July 2009
    "Shoppers are being given pairs of silver bells to attach to wallets, mobile phones and handbags in a bid to stop pickpockets in Somerset, England.
    Police hope people will be able to hear if they have become a victim of theft."

    (BBC)

 

 

SPEECH RECOGNITION:

 

WEAPONS:

 

 

'Minority Report'