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London Police Get Mobile Fingerprint Scanners
2012-05-24 13:10:35

London´s Metropolitan Police Service (MET) will be equipping their officers with mobile fingerprint scanners to use on those suspected of criminal charges. Scotland Yard has already distributed 350 of these mobile scanners, which are about the size of a cell phone, to officers all over London. With this technology, officers can also check the identity of unconscious or fatal victims at accidents. The MET is the 25th police force in the UK to implement these mobile identification...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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