To Help Snag Scofflaws In The Subway

Transit police in New York City have a new weapon to hang alongside the holsters on their belts: handheld computers. Supplied by Psion Inc., a Wellesley (Mass.) subsidiary of British Psion PLC, the devices can store the names and records of more than 1,200 people such as wanted criminals and scofflaws who have not paid their fines.

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