Surveillance

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. Fri, 06/20/2014 - 9:58pm
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. Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:39am
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. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:37pm
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. Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:24am