Chicago Police To Release Information On Controversial Monitoring Devices

Chicago Police To Release Information On Controversial Monitoring Devices

The Chicago Police Department has agreed to release documents detailing its use of controversial surveillance equipment. The documents are being released as part of a settlement between police and the Chicago-based transparency non-profit, Lucy Parsons Labs over devices commonly known as ”Stingrays.” Those devices provide police with personal cell phone information by posing as cell phone towers.