Urination detectors enable quick arrests for public peeing

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Public urination is a major problem for cities and, somehow, civic facilities seem to bear the brunt of the antisocial behavior. Hoping to curb public peeing, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is planning to clean up its elevators with urine sensors that alert nearby police officers. The local government body is trialling the new technology — which triggers an alert when hidden sensors detect the splash of urine — in one of the city's Midtown stations, according to WSB-TV. A sign placed in the elevators warns passengers that the system is in operation. If they proceed to relieve themselves…

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