Lawyers, locals react to WPD’s surveillance device
2 years 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
2 years 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.
Investigation claims WPD uses spy gear to snoop on citizens
2 years ago
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Investigation claims WPD uses spy gear to snoop on citizens

Is 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.
Chief: Police spied on Moral Monday protesters
3 years ago
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Chief: Police spied on Moral Monday protesters

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.