Albuquerque police have hush-hush cellphone-tracking devices
March 18, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department is among numerous U.S. law enforcement agencies using highly secretive technology that can track the whereabouts of crime suspects by using signals emitted by their cellphones.
The Albuquerque Journal reports that documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico following a lawsuit against the city indicate Albuquerque police have had at least two of the tracking devices for the last six years.
Former Mayor Richard Berry's administration withheld information about the trackers but Mayor Tim Keller's administr...
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