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Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you - [TED Talks]

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town…

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ACLU Reaches Settlement With Gaylord PD In Civil Rights Case

GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has reached a $40,000 settlement with the Gaylord Police Department and the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office in a case that alleged racial profiling. 275 more words


DPD Chief White Says Shooting Details Still Under Investigation

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s police chief held a news conference on Thursday to explain why he has ordered his department to review its policy that allows officers to fire into moving vehicles when they feel their life is being threatened. 421 more words


Homeless vets to get housing at L.A. VA site under settlement

(Reuters) – Homeless veterans will get housing and services at a large Department of Veterans Affairs health campus in Los Angeles under a deal to settle a lawsuit accusing the agency of misusing the land, officials said on Wednesday. 285 more words


DEA’s Massive License Plate Tracking Program Spies on Millions of Americans, Helps Agents Seize Property | The Dissenter

The Drug Enforcement Agency operates a massive license plate tracking program that is open to various federal, state and local law agencies and was specifically designed to help the agency seize property through asset forfeiture, according to documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union. 147 more words

Secret DEA program tracks vehicle movement throughout the US

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The Drug Enforcement Administration is operating a secret program to track vehicle movement throughout the United States through license plate readers, according to the American Civil Liberties Union and a newspaper report. 246 more words