Friday 24 September 2021

Unbelievable: Only 80% Of Police Communications in Costa Rica Are Encrypted

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Police in Costa Rica will be getting a new tool in their work fighting crime: encrypted radio frequencies. Uh? Yes, you read it right.

MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAIt appears that current communications by police is over open frequencies, meaning anyone with a walkie-talkie can listen in – monitor – their movements, including the criminals.

Mario Zamora, the minister of Seguridad Publica, said on Wednesday that the blackout on police communications will take place in two weeks.

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Zamora added that 80% of police communications is encrypted.

The cost to fully encrypt all police communications is ¢5 billion colones, that includes the cost of locating and erecting new towers and radio base stations, frequency management, equipment and training for staff in the use of the equipment.

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