St. Louis Police Department: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||St. Louis Police Department|
|Location||St. Louis, MO|
The St. Louis Police Department acquired a Stingray II cell-site simulator from Harris Corp. in 2011, according to research by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
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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.