Los Angeles Police Department: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||Los Angeles Police Department|
|Location||Los Angeles, CA|
|Vendor||Digital Receiver Technology|
The Los Angeles Police Department acquired a cell-site simulator from Digital Receiver Technology in 2005, according to data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ. In 2010, LAPD acquired a Stingray II cell-site simulator from Harris Corp.
News article (Vocativ)
News dataset (Kevin Collier)
Meeting documents (Los Angeles City Clerk)
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.