Technology changes almost as fast as the price of gasoline. The need for change is driven by the constantly evolving criminal element. Bad guys spend a lot of time inventing new ways to beat the system. Unfortunately, their advances force law enforcement officials to play a frantic game of catch up. Police would love to spend their days being proactive, stopping crime before it happens. However, since there is no Good-Guy crystal ball or magic crime detecting formula, the world of cops and robbers is a largely reactive business.
Crooks aren’t the only people working in laboratories inventing new tools. Experts are forever devising new tools to combat crime and things that keep police officers safe. Here are a few of those handy-dandy gadgets:
The Prism 200 is a through-wall radar unit that’s capable of penetrating most materials, including block and brick. The devise allows officers to detect human movement inside most buildings and rooms. It can be operated manually, at close range, or remotely, from a distance.
The E3500 is a handheld detection device that uses Luminol Chemilux to detect the presence of most explosive devices, including homemade bombs and military and commercial explosives.
The VE6000 is a system used for detecting vehicle mounted explosive devices.
Under The Door Scope
This scope allows officers to see what’s inside a room before entering.
Gas Tank Scope
Reverse Peephole Scope
The reverse peephole scope allows officers to look inside a home or business using the peephole in the door.
Fiberscopes can be used to search areas, such as the locker above, without breaking doors or locks.
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* By the way, I’m back home, but only for a few days, because I’ll be on the road again this weekend.
I’ll leave you with uninterrupted Graveyard Shift posts, but during travel my internet service is limited. Therefore, I’m not able to respond as often as I like. Please bear with me. Things will be back to normal in a couple weeks. I promise.
And…Many thanks to the wonderful members of the Carolina Romance Writers of America. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting each of you in Charlotte on Saturday. We’ll have to do it again sometime. I have a few more stories up my sleeve.