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Science

Could Quantum Computers Overcome the Encryption Keys that Police Use to Prevent Eavesdropping on Police Communications?

Motorola, the main supplier of encrypted radios for police departments has reported for years that it is impossible to break their 256-bit key Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) feature. Their claim is that encryption keys are […]

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Police Public Service

Wheeling Police Switch to New Encrypted Starcom21 Radio System for Police Radio Communications

Wheeling Police Department switched to an encrypted talkgroup on the Starcom21 radio system at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Previously Wheeling Police Department operated on a conventional system 800 MHz radio frequency with mobile […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Twelve Homes Burglarized in 12 Days in Naperville; No Help from Secret Police Radio Dispatches in this City

Naperville police have received reports of 12 residential burglaries in 12 days — a much higher rate than the usual five residential burglaries per month. According to an ABC 7 News report, Naperville police believe […]