Police Militarization

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Dallas, TX — After the Dallas police department refused to fire an officer who admitted to killing an innocent man, outrage erupted, and rightfully...
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police released body camera video on Sunday of the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus, which sparked a...
Beijing (AFP) - A Chinese firm has developed a laser gun designed for police use that can set fire to protesters' hair or banners from a range of...
Shortly after Chelsea Manning posted what appeared to be two suicidal tweets on May 27, police broke into her home with their weapons drawn as if...
Military Police
President Trump, during your presidential campaign you made a promise to send federal troops to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C., and also one...
Smartphone
On Thursday, the New York Times published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement have access to a system that can geo-locate nearly...
Cuffs
The chief of police of Stamford, Connecticut, personally oversaw the arrest of a protester who held a sign that criticized the police department's...
Facial Recognition
The country's biggest seller of police body cameras on Thursday convened a corporate board devoted to the ethics and expansion of artificial...
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(CNN)Residents poured into the Sacramento City Council meeting, chanting "Stephon Clark" -- the name of the unarmed black man who was shot and...
Facial Recognition
A company called Dataworks Plus has developed a portable facial and fingerprint biometric scanner for law enforcement. The ‘Evolution’ is a portable...
TSA
The nation’s aviation security forces must shift their focus away from checkpoints and toward public areas of airports to adapt to a changing threat...
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Detroit officials have been using the Macomb County Communications and Technology Center (COMTEC) to spy on everyone since 2013. According to an...
Guns
A man in Seattle has had his gun confiscated by police after breaking no laws. The police took his gun without a warrant and without pressing any...
Network
In May and June 2013, when New Orleans’ murder rate was the sixth-highest in the United States, the Orleans Parish district attorney handed down two...
China
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States should learn from China and “genuinely” protect human rights by restricting gun ownership, an editorial in a...
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) –A Wilmington police sergeant is shown on video instructing a citizen who was pulled over for a traffic stop that he is not...
Honduran Tigres
It was the middle of the night when they broke down the door. The children, aged 3 and 6, and their parents were all fast asleep in their home in...
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The county sheriff in charge of investigating the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, pleaded with lawmakers on Thursday to give police and...