Chicago police and prosecutors emphasize “gangs” and “gun violence” are to blame for police shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, attempting to distort the media narrative in advance of the upcoming public release of likely disturbing body cam footage of the shooting after weeks of stonewalling.
An anti-war activist was visited by California Highway Patrol officers after posting video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bumbling comments on Israel-Palestine. The action, which AOC denies triggering, was initiated by a call to US Capitol Police.
A year after nationwide protests against police brutality, the New York City Council passed a bill limiting qualified immunity, a longstanding legal protection officers had against lawsuits.
DHS’ Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli claimed that defensive tools like Shields and Gas Masks were evidence that protesters were making “preparations for violence.”
A mobile app once used by the Trump campaign and other partisan interests has been rebranded and is now part of an “approved” national app database specifically designed for use by public health and safety agencies.
The sale is “an end-run around the usual legal processes.”
On Juneteenth, transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) published the “BlueLeaks” 269GB megatrove collection containing decades of highly sensitive police files, including internal memos, financial records, emails, audio, video, and intelligence documents from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies.
Location data requires a warrant since 2018; lock screen may now, too.
UC Santa Cruz police utilized military surveillance equipment to surveil and police the graduate student ‘wildcat’ strike earlier this year.
Spending time with the union members of Chapare, who run society in a collective fashion, offers special insights into the resistance to the coup. They succeeded in expelling the police, but now fear a bloodbath in retaliation.
The new move creating an unaccountable armed security force directly aimed at foreign terror will do little to quash fears that Bolivia is heading down the road to a totalitarian dictatorship.
Doorbell-camera firm Ring has partnered with 400 police forces, extending surveillance concerns.
French police will be allowed to open fire if lives are threatened by Yellow Vest rioters this weekend, the military governor of Paris said today.
The U.S. Supreme Court rules immigrants with criminal records from years before can be detained pending deportation hearings.
Some of the so-called “suspected terrorists” on the government’s “No Fly List” have been banned from boarding a plane for the past 8 years and counting — though they’ve never been charged with any crime.