Around the time when I was released from FTO and in my own patrol car, my agency started using LoJack . At first, LoJack sounded like a great idea. The way it works is that if someone’s LoJack-enabled car was stolen, police cars outfitted with LoJack detection would be able to find the stolen car through homing signals.
It’s more technical than that, but basically, the stolen LoJack car emits a signal that police cars with LoJack are able to track when in close proximity, much like the game of “Hot and Cold” works. Latent works in the same concept, but with more accuracy, and with a map, coupled with a directional antenna.
To be honest, I patrolled my district for probably a year, and completely forgot about the LoJack. Then my LoJack sounded off and I found a stolen car. Even though the stolen