New Twist to Wanted Posters

New Twist to Wanted Posters

December 17, 2008

A new tactic was used in Alabama to capture a wanted criminal.  A picture of the man was posted on twelve different digital billboards, along with information on how to contact the police.  The fugitive was caught less than 24 hours later.  This new method worked so well the authorities are thinking it could become a regular way of communicating important information such as severe weather alerts, amber alerts, and wanted posters.  Here is an article with more information.