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Major iPhone Facetime Bug

Apple recently released a fix for the major iPhone Facetime bug that allowed others to eavesdrop on conversations—even if they never answered the call. How Was the Bug Discovered?The bug went viral about a week ago and was all over … Continue reading

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Privacy for Cops congratulates all the Federal employees on the ending of the record-long shutdown!

On January 12, 2019, it officially became the longest shutdown in government history with a record 35-day shutdown. According to the Associated Press, some 800,000 federal workers have had to work without pay or have been kept from doing their … Continue reading

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School Resource Officers

It’s a sad fact that in our nation virtually every school from elementary all the way through college must now have at least one SRO (School Resource Officer) on duty at all times. These SROs are on-duty police officers who … Continue reading

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New Laws to Protect Police K-9 Units

Until recently it seemed as though few took much notice when a K-9 officer was killed in the line of duty beyond his handler and those in the department he served in. Yet, police dogs go through rigorous training that … Continue reading

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No Texting While Driving Tickets

No matter where you turn, it seems as though you see more newspaper and magazine ads, TV commercials, and more that texting and driving is simply, well, a stupid thing to do. Most of the pictures depict horrendous motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Fentanyl Abuse Crisis Is Getting Worse

For those of you who are not familiar with Fentanyl, it’s a synthetic opioid that is intended to be used as an acute pain reliever in place of morphine. The big difference is that it is typically listed as being … Continue reading

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Closed for Christmas and New Years!

In order to give our staff time to spend with their families during the holiday season, Privacy for Cops will be closed December 25, 2018 and January 1, 2019. Support Options Limited Beginning December 24, 2018 to January 2, 2019, … Continue reading

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Do You Know What to Do If You Are Caught in a Data Breach?

In the past several years there have been massive data breaches in which the personal information of millions of Americans has been accessed by hackers from around the world. To make matter worse, we only hear about the significant data … Continue reading

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Portable Fingerprint Scanners

For law enforcement officers, trying to identify suspects on the street can be challenging. It is far too easy for a person to give a false name and other forms of misinformation. While out on the street, officers lack the … Continue reading

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Should You Be Narrating Your Traffic Stops?

Although the practice of narrating traffic stops is not mandatory, only a small percentage of officers do so. Yet, you might be surprised at how much it can help others to see your thought process should your actions be called … Continue reading

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