Half of all U.S. adults are in face-recognition databases, and Black people more likely to be targeted

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Half of all U.S. adults are in face-recognition databases, and Black people more likely to be targeted——- “One in two American adults is in a law enforcement face recognition network.” “The Perpetual Lineup” report out today from a Georgetown University thinktank makes a compelling case for greater oversight of police facial-recognition software that “makes the images […]

Report finds over 125,000 complaints against more than 25,000 Chicago police officers

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Report finds over 125,000 complaints against more than 25,000 Chicago police officers ——- An analysis of five decades of police records by The Chicago Tribune found that a small group of Chicago police officers have racked up over 100 complaints each over the course of their respective careers, “including notoriously corrupt cops who wound up […]

El Cajon police say unarmed black man pointed vape at officer before he was shot to death

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El Cajon police say unarmed black man pointed vape at officer before he was shot to death ——- Alfred Okwera Olango, who was black, was fatally shot by police in El Cajon, California on Tuesday. Police in the San Diego suburb city say the 38 year old Ugandan immigrant pointed a vape pen or e-cigarette […]

Charlotte, NC: "Release the video" of Keith Scott's death by police

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Charlotte, NC: "Release the video" of Keith Scott's death by police ——- This powerful statement from the New York Times editorial board captures the cries of many people on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina tonight. (more…) ——- • Source: Go to Source ——- • Author’s Name: Xeni Jardin – Profile ——- • This Feed […]

Police accidentally record themselves conspiring to fabricate criminal charges against protester

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Police accidentally record themselves conspiring to fabricate criminal charges against protester ——- ACLU is suing Connecticut state police for making false charges against a man who was protesting a DUI checkpoint. On September 11, 2015, Connecticut resident Michael Picard was filming a protest near a police DUI checkpoint in West Hartford. Unbeknownst to the troopers […]

Video released of Tulsa police fatally shooting unarmed black man Terence Crutcher

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Video released of Tulsa police fatally shooting unarmed black man Terence Crutcher ——- WARNING: The video in this post is graphic and documents a violent death. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, police have released video that shows a white police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black man. In the video, Terence Crutcher can be seen raising […]