Posts Tagged ‘manhunt’

Officer Releases Jarring Tsarnaev Arrest Photos to Protest Rolling Stone Cover

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In response to the highly controversial Rolling Stone cover of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev revealed earlier this week, tactical photographer Sgt. Sean Murphy of the Mass. Police Department released a set of haunting images showing what Boston Magazine is calling “the real face of terror.”

The jarring images were taken during Tsarnaev’s manhunt and arrest, and have resulted in Sgt. Murphy’s being relieved of duty as he awaits a status hearing to determine his professional fate. Read more…

About the Aerial Camera That Spotted the Second Boston Bombing Suspect

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When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two Boston bombing suspects, was discovered hiding in a man’s boat just outside the perimeter police had set up to search for him, the cops took no chances. Rather than sending officers right in and risking injury, they enlisted the help of an impressive aerial camera to confirm his location and then keep watch as police tried to coax him out.

The camera, developed by the FLIR corporation, is called the Star SAFIRE III, and it’s the one behind all of the infrared shots of Tsarnaev in the boat that spread like wildfire all over the Internet this weekend. Read more…

Lettuce-Defiling Burger King Employee Located Using EXIF Data, Fired

This past Monday, someone posted a photo to imageboard 4chan showing a Burger King employee stomping on two tubs of lettuce. The caption read “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” Other tech-savvy vigilante users immediately pounced on the case in hopes of identifying the poster. Unfortunately for the lettuce defiler, the photograph was taken with geotagging enabled, allowing the EXIF data to be used to zero in on the precise restaurant where the image was created: 1475 Worton Boulevard, Mayfield Heights, OH.
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