San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department|
|Location||San Bernardino, CA|
|Vendor||Tactical Support Equipment|
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department has used cell-site simulators since 2006. In 2019, the agency replated its Harris Corp. device with a Tactical Support Equipment CSS.
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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.