Crime

Authorities May Be Overloading Themselves With Surveillance

Snoopy law-enforcement officials find that having data isn't the same as knowing what to do with it

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MADISON – As hundreds gathered Friday in Oak Creek to mourn and pay their respects to the six victims slain Sunday in a Sikh temple massacre, law enforcement officials who track terror are left with a cold reality.

With as much information as state and federal authorities gather and share on domestic terrorism — which is literally more than they can ever review — there isn't much they can do to prevent massacres such as the one in Oak Creek.

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