Five days after the public learned Wilmington Police use secret surveillance equipment in the fight against crime, the department is finally speaking out.
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.
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.