Police see promise in high-tech ‘GPS bullets’

Daily News Article - May 19, 2016


PLEASE NOTE: Daily posting and “Answers” emails will end for the school year on Friday, May 27th.

1. What is the goal of using this type of tracking device? (What does it help to avoid while still allowing police to catch a fleeing suspect?)

2. Describe how this tracking device works.

3. How effective has the system been for the Milwaukee Police Department during this trial phase?

4. What is the benefit of this tool? (What does it allow police to do?)

5. What is the success rate for this device? How will this increase with further training, according to the officers currently testing/using the system?

6. How does StarChase, the company that sells the system answer those who say the price is too expensive?

7. a) Do you think your police department should purchase/use this type of system? Explain your answer.
b) Ask a parent the same question.