11, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Cannella joined fellow lawmakers in approving a measure, SB962 by state Sen. Mark Leno (D) of San Francisco, requiring all new smart phones come equipped with a 'kill switch,' that disables the device if lost or stolen. Rich Pedroncelli/AP View Caption SAN FRANCISCO Smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen under a bill signed Monday by Governor Jerry Brown , the latest effort to stem an epidemic of phone theft in the most populous US state.
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"We don't know when and where bad things are going to happen,"Kenosha County Sheriff's Sergeant Bill Beth said. "We just have to be prepared." They're not every-day equipment, but tools police in southeastern Wisconsin say they need on hand. "Our armored car rolls out probably a couple times a month," Beth said.
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