The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 Tuesday night to approve a controversial policy that would allow police to deploy robots capable of using lethal force in extraordinary circumstances, according to … Continue reading San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill | CNN
For decades, the solution to Black Americans’ distrust of cops has often been to not call them. Now white people are catching on too. Some white people are now rethinking whether it’s a good idea to rely on law enforcement, especially if summoning the police could harm someone. And entire cities have … Continue reading What If We Just Stopped Calling the Cops?
In October 2020, the Pentagon’s Inspector General released a new report titled, “Audit of Excess Property Issued Through the Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Program.”… The demilitarization of the police is a good first step towards improving the relationship between the police and the people they serve. Source: New Pentagon IG … Continue reading New Pentagon IG report finds that police don’t need all those hand-me-downs of military hardware
What happened? On Nov. 11, 2018, a little after 4 a.m., a police officer responding to a report of gunfire at a suburban bar shot and killed 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, a security guard … Continue reading Jemel Roberson’s avoidable death: Reform deadly force laws, require police to de-escalate
Texas students are now required to watch a video on how to avoid provoking a cop pic.twitter.com/GO6Iq1QST7 — Vocativ (@vocativ) October 14, 2018 The beginnings of a police state… we have to … Continue reading Texas students are now required to watch a video on how to avoid provoking a cop
Richard “Gary” Black, a 73-year-old Vietnam veteran, was mistakenly killed by police after protecting his family from an invader. It’s getting to the point where you should probably never call the cops … Continue reading A resident kills an intruder. Then, cops show up and shoot him dead by mistake
Mr. Trump’s move will reverse limits President Barack Obama had placed on the program, which drew criticism amid high-profile deaths of black men at the hands of the police. It looks like … Continue reading Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police
“The Chicago Police Department: a uniformed mannequin taking pictures of people who engage with them? Why choose such Orwellian branding?” Why the Orwellian profile pic by the Chicago Police? Are they upset … Continue reading Chicago Police Twitter profile pic
Coming soon to a collapsing democracy near you… pic.twitter.com/ZGHFvbAKGq — LibrarianShipwreck (@libshipwreck) March 25, 2017 “Coming soon to a collapsing democracy near you… https://t.co/ZGHFvbAKGq” Source: LibrarianShipwreck on Twitter Continue reading Coming soon to a collapsing democracy near you…
A group of armed protesters who led a takeover of a remote wildlife refuge in the western US state of Oregon were acquitted by a jury of felony charges on Thursday. How … Continue reading Armed occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge acquitted
Data analytics firms that analyze vast amounts of public social media are a tool for law enforcement. But there are signs that Twitter, Facebook and others are shutting off access to that … Continue reading Police Searches Of Social Media Face Privacy Pushback
The ACLU said that it obtained records pointing to data from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter being used by US police to track protesters across the country. The websites were not directly involved, … Continue reading ACLU: Police tracked protesters using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter data
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