Anchorage Police Department: Cell-site Simulator
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The Anchorage Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2009.
News article (Anchorage Daily News)
Meeting Minutes (Municipality of Anchorage)
News article (2KTUU)
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.