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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    That's fairly cool. Everyone knows pulling people over is just a money grab though. This is an assault on my freedom. And so on and so forth.



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    That's fairly cool. Everyone knows pulling people over is just a money grab though. This is an assault on my freedom. And so on and so forth.
    I don't think libertarians mind tracking people in the act of a crime or with a warrant.



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Good thing I saw the video, Now I know and can just pull it off and get away.



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    putting the $ from the speed cameras to use



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    I saw this a few nights ago, kind of amazed they didn't come out with this sooner (decade ago).



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Good thing I saw the video, Now I know and can just pull it off and get away.
    or attach it to another car going the opposite way...



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    I am curious how they stick, especially in bad weather. Magnets can't be a guaranteed stick with all the plastic and glass on a car. Whatever, I am sure someone will sue for damages to their car from one of these.

    Isn't it cheaper to just shoot out the tires?



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    I had this idea years ago when I had my first paintball gun. I KNEW I should have contacted that patent attorney



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    I wonder what the range is with them.


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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    James Bond called....he wants his 1960's technology back.


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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    James Bond called....he wants his 1960's technology back.
    no kidding, and it costs $500 a round, ouch.



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    James Bond called....he wants his 1960's technology back.
    Monitoring Merkel's phone again?



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    no kidding, and it costs $500 a round, ouch.
    guessing it is all R&D. cant be that expensive. we put tracking chips in our animals... what does a little double sided tape cost?



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    Re: Cool new Police Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by oldman View Post
    I wonder what the range is with them.
    Doesn't look like very far based on the video.


    I think that the idea is great, but I also think it will be fairly easy to beat too with this news and video getting out to the public. All somebody has to do is stop and look at the back of their vehicle after the cops have backed down and pull the device off and they're home free again.

    Also, based on that video I think the "thud" that it makes when it hits the car would be pretty noticeable.



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