Tucson police Web site will go back up this week, days after hacking

The Tucson Police Department’s Web site, crippled nearly 2 weeks ago by a hacker, is expected to be back up and working within 48-hours, said the department’s webmaster.

The hacker, who goes by the handle “Hmei7,” cracked through the City’s firewall and the Police Department’s firewall to get into the Web site, said Pat Johnson, who maintains the department’s Web site.

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