NEW YORK [Derived Headlines]
Police want pill bottles fittedwith GPS chips
NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department wants pharmacies in and around the city to fight prescription drug thefts by stocking pill bottles fitted with GPS tracking chips.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly outlined the project on Tuesday at a California conference on health issues hosted by former President Bill Clinton's foundation.
Kelly said the NYPD is concerned about a growing potential for crimes related to the black market for painkillers and other highly addictive prescription drugs.
He said the NYPD is proposing to distribute GPS bottles for pharmacists to hide on their shelves with legitimate …
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