Surveillance
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Lawyers, locals react to WPD's surveillance device
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:58pm.

videoYou 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.

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Police surveillance equipment raises eyebrows
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:39pm.

videoHarpoon, 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.

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Investigation claims WPD uses spy gear to snoop on citizens
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:37pm.

videoIs the Wilmington Police Department using spy gear to trick your cell phone into giving away private info? That's what the ACLU and New Hanover County's Public Defender believe.

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Chief: Police spied on Moral Monday protesters
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:24pm.

The Raleigh police chief says an undercover officer did attend two meetings of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP held to organize mass protests of the Republican-led state legislature.

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