Tag Archives: police officer

Investigation Step #1: Google Suspect

By | December 7, 2007

Every journalist (and police officer, for that matter) should start their investigative work with a Google search. They may find it’s all they need. You’ve probably read by now of the disappearance, reappearance and arrest of the former British prison officer John Darwin, who turned up at a police station this month saying he’d lost his memory after… Read More »

The Bluetooth Gun

By | March 18, 2006

Bluetooth in the line of fire? New Scientist reports of a police gun invention that when fired will automatically send its position to fellow officers who can then, presumably, provide backup. The idea is that when a police officer is holding his gun correctly — both hands on the weapon — he or she can’t easily reach for the radio.… Read More »

Where Is Technology When You Need It Part XIV

By | March 7, 2006

This has absolutely nothing to do with technology, except that surely there’s some technology to prevent this kind of outburst of law enforcement official mastication by members of the post-death personal care industry? From Reuters: Hearse driver arrested for biting policeman:  BERLIN (Reuters) – A drunken hearse driver has been arrested in the western German town of Krefeld… Read More »

Taiwan ‘Phisher’ Arrested, May Not Be Kingpin, Beaten Up By Father

By | September 23, 2004

A Taiwanese teenager has been arrested for phishing, but don’t expect it to bring an end to the problem. The China Post today reported that the 16-year old, surnamed Wu, who was studying at a south Taiwan junior college, has been charged with forgery and fraud. The paper says it’s Taiwan’s first phishing case: If convicted, he faces… Read More »