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REPORT: ACLU releases comprehensive report on law enforcement’s use of license plate readers

A little noticed surveillance technology, designed to track the movements of every passing driver, is fast proliferating on America’s streets. Automatic license plate readers, mounted on police cars or on objects like road signs and bridges, use small, high-speed cameras to photograph thousands of plates per minute. 66 more words

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Police arrest man accused of kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend

Police arrest man accused of kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend Police say Randle assaulted his 17-year-old girlfriend outside her Sioux Falls home early Wednesday morning. Randle allegedly straMore Abilene Machine to open location in Sioux Falls The Sioux Falls facility complements its headquarters in Abilene, Kan., and additional locations in McFarland, Calif., BishopvilleMore Howes man fined $10000 for killing bald eagle RAPID CITY A western South Dakota man avoided jail time but must pay more than $10,000 for killing an eagle. 59 more words

Rookie K-9s catch burglary suspects in Smith Township

SMITH TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – Two rookie K-9 officers helped nab two burglary suspects in Smith Township Friday morning.

According to Police Chief John Siranovic, officers received a call of a burglary in progress in the 18000 block of Middletown Road just after 10 a.m. 154 more words

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SWAT Team Called To Quell Neighbors Dispute

(MERIDEN,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A dispute  between neighbors at a Meriden condominium complex Friday , escalated to the point  Meriden Police   called in its SWAT team. 214 more words

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Man Calls Cops To Report Vandals At His Home, They Show Up And Kill Him

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47-year-old Daniel Martin Jr. of Lawton Oklahoma was shot and killed by police in March after he called 911 to report vandals outside of his house. 186 more words

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License Plate Scanner Networks Capture Movements

Source: CBS, by Tami Abdollah and Elliot Spagat, 9/19/2014

A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement. 427 more words

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Bicycle Races Will Close Hartford Streets Sunday

(CBS Connecticut) – Hartford will be closing some streets on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., for bicycle races downtown.  Police say officers will be stationed at affected intersections to help re-route traffic. 28 more words

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