San Francisco Police Department: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||San Francisco Police Department|
|Location||San Francisco, CA|
The San Francisco Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2009, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
More about this technology
Cell-site simulators, also known as Stingrays or IMSI catchers, are devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers, tricking phones within a certain radius into connecting to the device rather than a tower.