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Daily Police Misconduct 1.27.15

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 01.23.15

” Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, January 23, 2015:

  • St. Francis, Minnesota: A now-former officer is under criminal investigation for illegally accessing private data.
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We're Doomed ... Mark Dice Finds Many Americans Ready To Repeal The Bill Of Rights

Meet The People Who Want Obama To Repeal The Bill Of Rights

Published on Jan 26, 2015

” Meet the Americans who want Obama to repeal the Bill of Rights in order to keep the country safe from terrorists.

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Why Police Want Google's Waze Popular Cop-Tracking Feature Disabled

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — Law enforcement officers around the country are calling on Google to disable a feature on its popular Waze traffic app.

Waze is a combination of GPS navigation and social networking. 681 more words


He Said That? 1/26/15

From Anatoly Kucherena, Edwin Snowden’s lawyer:

Edward never uses an iPhone, he’s got a simple phone. The iPhone has special software that can activate itself without the owner having to press a button and gather information about him, that’s why on security grounds he refused to have this phone.

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Civil Liberties

Complaints challenge orders limiting female guards at Gitmo

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Some female guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-client meetings, a military judge said Monday. 408 more words

Civil Liberties

US imprisonment of dissident journalist Barrett Brown raises press freedom concerns

(By Deutsche Welle) An investigative journalist in the US has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. Civil libertarians are concerned that the case of Barrett Brown could have a chilling effect on investigative reporting. 793 more words

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Daily Police Misconduct 1.26.15

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 01.22.15

” Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 22, 2015:

  • Shelby County, Tennessee: A now-former sheriff’s detective pled guilty to official oppression and assault.
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