Covert GPS Tracking – Surveillance technology for investigations and crowd control

The Los Angeles Police Department details use of its current surveillance system to provide critical, real-time information during high-traffic events: March 13, 2012, 6:39 AM — As the second-largest metropolitan area in the United States, Los Angeles is home to four million residents and the mecca for most of the entertainment industry’s high-profile events. The…

Covert GPS Tracking – GPS Evidence: Getting to “Reasonable” after U.S. vs. Jones

Most who will read this blog will know by now that the U.S. Supreme Courtmade its ruling in U.S. v. Jones, 565 U. S. ____ (2012)(No. 10–1259). Most will believe the press that the court announced sweeping rules requiring a warrant any time law enforcement uses a GPS to track a vehicle. Some, however, will realize like Professor Orin Kerr, that this was actually a very narrow ruling. The…

Covert GPS Tracking – Homeland Security Covert Electronic Tracking Program (CETP)

This intensive, hands-on, electronic tracking course is designed to give agents/officers the necessary skills to operate, install, and analyze information using the latest GPS technology and field applications. Each student will use GPS equipment from a variety of manufactures to allow them the opportunity to learn how to use this technology and practice installation techniques…

GPS Tracking – Township Discussing Vehicle Tracking System After Sewerage Authority Scam

Deputy Mayor Anthony Minniti wants to propose legislation that would require all township-owned vehicles to carry GPS tracking devices, in light of recent theft and corruption charges brought to several sewerage authority employees this week. Township committee members will discuss the proposal during the next public meeting, an executive session on March 5. “These are…

GPS Tracking & Fleet Management – NACFE releases fuel management survey results

At the Technology and Maintenance Council Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla., the North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced the results of a seven-year study on fleet fuel economy management practices. NACFE is a nonprofit educational organization with a goal to share information in order to double the efficiency of the freight industry, helping fleets…