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Police Body Cameras Becoming Standard; Could Help Prosecution, Defense

September 13th, 2013

The body cameras will likely become standard equipment for law enforcement officers, much like dashboard cameras in patrol vehicles already have, public safety experts say. But as the cameras’ use becomes more widespread, some say concerns about privacy could surface. Read more..

Miami Beach cop put on leave after death of Tasered teen

August 9th, 2013

“He said ‘you should have seen how funny it was when his butt clenched when he got Tased’ he said, ‘and they were all clapping and doing high-fives all over his body. It was almost like they were proud of what they did.’” Read more..

Florida teen dies after being shocked by Miami Beach Police

August 8th, 2013

Miami Beach police say an 18-year-old died after being shocked with a stun gun as he resisted arrest for spraying graffiti. Read more..

Could the Government Get a Search Warrant for Your Thoughts?

July 29th, 2013

We don’t have a mind reading machine. But what if we one day did? The technique of functional MRI (fMRI), which measures changes in localized brain activity over time, can now be used to infer information regarding who we are thinking about, what we have seen, and the memories we are recalling. As the technology [...]

Cop Fired for Speaking Out Against Ticket and Arrest Quotas

July 25th, 2013

Hanners blew the whistle on the department’s tactics and was eventually fired for refusing to comply and keep quiet. He says that each officer was required to make 100 contacts each month, which included tickets, arrests, field interviews,… Read more..

Courts Can’t Agree on Whether Cops Can Track Your Cell Without a Warrant

July 3rd, 2013

Prosecutors are shifting their focus to warrantless cell-tower locational tracking of criminal suspects in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling 18 months ago that law enforcement should acquire probable-cause warrants from judges to affix GPS devices to vehicles to … Read more..

U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement

July 3rd, 2013

WASHINGTON – Leslie James Pickering noticed something odd in his mail last September: A handwritten card, apparently delivered by mistake, with instructions for postal workers to pay special attention to the letters and packages sent to his home. Read more..

ATF uses fake drugs, big bucks to snare suspects

June 28th, 2013

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has locked up more than 1,000 people by enticing them to rob drug stash houses that did not exist, reports USA Today. Read more..

The FBI Admits to Using Drones for Domestic Surveillance

June 19th, 2013

Federal Bureau of Investigations Director Robert Mueller confirmed on Wednesday his agency owns and operates a handful of drone aircrafts for domestic surveillance missions Read more..

Smile, You’re Under Arrest

June 17th, 2013

More than 3,000 police departments around the country, including Dallas, Cincinnati, Houston, Oakland, Phoenix, and San Jose have supplied officers with uniform, or body-worn, cameras to document their encounters with citizens. Read more..