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Chicago police find ways to combat smart phone thefts

Posted on May 3, 2012

CHICAGO — To fight the growing number of thefts on Chicago Transit Authority buses and railcars, more than 300 officers from the Chicago Police Department and other federal and local agencies have received free training at an Apple Store in hunting for stolen cellphones and iPads, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

The officers have learned to use the “Find My iPhone” features, as well as similar applications that track down other brands of cellphones such as Droids and BlackBerrys. For the full story, click here.

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