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Stingray Use by Law Enforcement More Prevalent than Previously Thought

Challenging the Rhetoric

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By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak 

The not-so-new Stingray [cell-site simulator or IMSI-catcher] tracking device is making news again. USA Today conducted an investigation into [Baltimore’s] use of Stingrays and found it is being used far outside the realm of looking for terrorist activity and instead is being used to track everyday criminals. USA Today found this was happening in other cities across the country pointing out Stingray use by law enforcement was more prevalent than previously thought or disclosed.

In one case after another, USA TODAY found police in Baltimore and other cities used the phone tracker, commonly known as a stingray, to locate the perpetrators of routine street crimes and frequently concealed that fact from the suspects, their lawyers and even judges. In the process, they quietly transformed a form of surveillance billed as a tool to hunt terrorists and kidnappers into a staple of…

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