Pontiac Oakland County commissioners asked no questions last March before unanimously approving a cellphone tracking device so powerful it was used by the military to fight terrorists.
Pontiac Police agencies throughout Michigan are increasingly compiling and sharing even the most mundane information about suspects — and everyday citizens.
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