NYPD Commissioner Says Department Will Begin Testing a New High-tech Device That Scans for Concealed Weapons

Via: Daily News

By Rocco Parascandola / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 10:27 AM

The device, which tests for terahertz radiation, is small enough to be placed in a police vehicle or stationed at a street corner where gunplay is common…

Get ready for scan-and-frisk.

The NYPD will soon deploy new technology allowing police to detect guns carried by criminals without using the typical pat-down procedure, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday.

The department just received a machine that reads terahertz — the natural energy emitted by people and inanimate objects — and allows police to view concealed weapons from a distance.

I’m sure this has no hazards…
-Moose

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