Criminals might be stuck in a sticky situation with a new police department tool called Starchase, a GPS-tracking device that can pinpoint a perp's location in real time.
DNA spray can mark criminals at the crime scene with a specific genetic sequence for later identification.
Sixty-three people were sent to jail, and what they said on Facebook put them there.
The power of social media triumphs again, asmonitoring Facebook and Twitter has helped the NYPD reduce murders in New York City.
The New York Police Department’s new initiative will reportedly use GPS technology to track down the city's prescription drug thieves.
If you're one of the thousands of New Yorkers who have found nada searching for a store-stocked iPad mini, only to be met with disappointing claims of "sold out" or promises that it's "on the way," consumer demand might not be the reason for the shortage: Apple recently suffered a major iPad-jacking at JFK airport.
Proving there's nothing wrong with looking good while fighting crime, new woven polyester fabrics containing a network of conductive threads connected to a built-in microcontroller will sound the alarm if cut or penetrated. The smart fabrics will not only alert authorities, but it can provide an exact location of the problem.
Every day, new technology is being developed to make criminal activities more difficult. From predicting crime before it happens to reading minds to new crime scene investigation tools, future criminals are going to have a difficult time getting away with anything. Here's a list of technology that will help fight crime in the future — maybe even the near-future.
Police in Santa Clara county California have confirmed that a man has been arrested following a July robbery at the home of the late Steve Jobs, and that over $70,000 worth of computers and other goods were taken.
In the future, police may analyze highly detailed, glowing fingerprints instead of dusting a crime scene. A research team in China has developed a process by which fingerprints both old and new are not only more detailed, but could allow authorities to pick up extra evidence, such as drug use.