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US Marshals Just Kind of Lost 2K Radios

US Marshals Just Kind of Lost 2K Radios

(NEWSER– The US Marshals aren't quite sure what happened to some 2,000 of their encrypted two-way radios—gear that's worth at least $6 million, according to one estimate. The agency says the "issue is in large part attributable to poor record-keeping as a result of an older property-management system, as opposed to equipment being lost," the Wall Street Journal reports. Still, officials cite a major problem: "Simply put, the entire system is broken," agents said in a 2011 presentation. "The 800 pound elephant in the room needs to finally be acknowledged."

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