WPD releases first comments on use of surveillance equipment
1 year ago
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WPD releases first comments on use of surveillance equipment

Five days after the public learned Wilmington Police use secret surveillance equipment in the fight against crime, the department is finally speaking out.
Lawyers, locals react to WPD’s surveillance device
1 year ago
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Lawyers, locals react to WPD’s surveillance device

You might want to think twice about having your cell phone on you at all times. The Wilmington Police Department has surveillance equipment called Stingray. It turns your phone into a tracking device, giving law enforcement crucial information on where you are. But it might violate your rights.
Police surveillance equipment raises eyebrows
1 year ago
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Police surveillance equipment raises eyebrows

Harpoon, StingRay and Kingfish are all surveillance items purchased by the Wilmington Police Department. What they do, though, and how long they've been around, might surprise you.