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Legislative forum Q&A gets answers on SWAT, trial boards, profiling, immigration enforcement, surveillance

A legislative forum hosted by Progressive Neighbors last Sunday, January 8, at Silver Spring Civic Center yielded insights into state and county civil rights and civil liberties issues during audience questions. 792 more words

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Evil Among Us: 5 Traits of Serial Killers

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For a plethora of alarming reasons, serial killers are a rare breed.

In that regard, one of the most horrific facets of these psychopaths is that these monsters not only possess psychotic and sadistic urges. 742 more words

Crime

How German cops learned to ignore political correctness to get tough on refugee crime

Another take on profiling or targeting those deemed at greater risk of crime:

Those who have branded Europe, and Germany in particular, too weak and politically correct to stop a purported wave of crime brought on by the arrival of more than a million asylum seekers, should pay attention to the news.

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Multiculturalism

Ontario firm’s social-media monitoring software linked to racial profiling by U.S. police

Not surprising. While the underlying technology may or may not be neutral, how it is used and which terms it looks for, is not:

A London company’s software has been implicated in racial profiling by police departments in the United States and banned from Twitter.

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Multiculturalism

Cologne police deny racial profiling after mass screening of North African men

Police chief defended detention of 650 North African men saying ‘their characteristics were such that potential crimes could indeed be expected’

 

Cologne’s police chief has denied accusations of racial profiling after the force tweeted they had detained hundreds of North African men to… 78 more words

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