Cell Site Simulator Census
A mapping of police departments and agencies nationwide that are using IMSI catcher (Stingray) technology. Included in this mapping is a focus on the policies, procedure and contractual agreements that department’s are formulating as they adopt the controversial surveillance device.
- Awaiting Acknowledgement: Blue
- Awaiting Response: Purple
- Rejected: Large Red
- Completed: Green
- No Responsive Documents: Small Red
- Payment Required: Yellow
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NYPD, told it can’t use “Glomar” denial, now claims it has no records on Millions March cell phone surveillance
The January decision in the case of Millions March NYC v. NYPD represented a decisive victory for transparency around cell site simulators and could be an example to agencies across the country, but transparency and privacy advocates remain concerned about StingRays.
Portland Police Bureau implement restrictive prepayment fees for public records
On February 9th 2017, officers from the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon shot and killed 17 year old Quanice Hayes. Hayes was unarmed, and had told officers as much. Want to get records involving this shooting, or any of the six officer-involved shootings the PPB had during the years 2014 and 2015? Be ready to cough up some cash just to get your request processing.
Revisiting the Cell Site Simulator Census
With a New York Judge upgrading the warrant requirement for a cell site simulator from probable cause to eavesdropping, it is important to take a look back at our census and the data researchers have compiled about these invasive surveillance tools.
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the Wisconsin Department of Justice of Wisconsin
Cell Site Simulator Census (ACDA)
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the Alameda County District Attorney of Alameda County, CA
Cell Site Simulator Census (Fremont Police Department)
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the Fremont Police Department of Fremont, CA
Contracts and Policies Regarding Cell Site Simulators (Brevard County Sheriff)
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the Brevard County Sheriff of Brevard County, FL
Contracts and Policies Regarding Cell Site Simulators (New Hanover Police Department)
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the New Hanover Police Department of New Hanover, NC
No Responsive Documents
Contracts and Policies Regarding Cell Site Simulators (Seattle Police Department)
Curtis Waltman sent this request to the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA