The technology is called the Total Station, and the sheriff’s office in Hancock County is the only agency in the northern panhandle to have one.
Police investigations start with a high-tech tripod, which pinpoints locations by laser.
The total station then calculates measurements with pinpoint accuracy.
Detectives take those numbers, download them to a computer program and with a few clicks of a mouse, the scene of a crime becomes three-dimensional.
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office has new high-tech technology for crime scene and accident investigations.…
by Tactical-Life.com / Jan 21, 2009