law enforcement

High Speed Police Chase Takes Surprising Turn
We sat through this whole thing video of a high-speed police pursuit in Inglewood, Calif., waiting for something horrible to happen, because it's the internet. Magically, nothing horrible does happen. We aren't going to give away the surprise ending...
RoboCop in Real Life? Crime Fighting Robots Coming to New Jersey
Your childhood fantasy (or fear?) of seeing an officer of the law who is part man/part machine may be coming true soon, thanks to Researchers at Florida International University's Discovery Lab and a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserves. These folks are working to build "telepresence robots,&qu…
Pinterest Aids in Helping Police Nab Criminals
Never underestimate the power of the internet or its users: it may sound crazy, but the social network Pinterest, aka the place where you can find a cute-sy cashmere sweater and a recipe for caramel fudge brownies, has helped local Pennsylvania police departments catch criminals.