The surveillance yielded 49 arrests, of which 42 were for possession or sale of narcotics.
While not perfect, the move is a step in the right direction for civil liberties.
Your Face Belongs to Us documents how facial recognition might threaten our freedom.
SeanPaul Reyes has been arrested and threatened by NYPD for filming in public places, including inside police precincts. He says that's a violation of his First Amendment rights.
Eight weeks ago, a camouflaged game warden came onto Josh Highlander's land, scared his son, and stole his trail camera.
A growing number of "First Amendment auditors" are testing the limits of what police will and will not allow them to film.
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C-SPAN has shown House proceedings since 1979 but only what the House chooses to let it show. That needs to change.
A surveillance state is no less tyrannical when the snoops really believe it's for your own protection.
Credit the leaking of body camera footage to the press for helping force the matter.
The city of Vallejo, California, has paid millions in recent years to settle excessive force lawsuits against its heavy-handed police force.
Wildlife Agents Placed a Camera on His Property Without a Warrant, Then Raided His Home After He Removed It
How a Prohibition-era legal precedent allows warrantless surveillance on private property.
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A state senator joins several local officials in federal indictments for taking bribes in exchange for contracts.
A new ordinance passed by the city's Board of Supervisors allows police to request live access to private security cameras even for misdemeanor violations.
After Amazon admitted it gives Ring footage to police departments upon "emergency" request, San Francisco Mayor London Breed wants cops to be able to access any camera at any time.
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The Cops Who Drew Guns and Forced an Innocent Family To Lie on the Pavement Were Dismayed by the Angry Response
After gratuitously terrifying a 6-year-old girl, the officers blamed her mother, who also had done nothing illegal.
The Trump Administration's $765 Million Kodak Deal Is More Proof That 'Economic Nationalism' Is a Scam
The Trump administration's "economic nationalist" agenda is little more than a cronyist attempt at propping up domestic companies with taxpayer cash.
Should you be worried?
Demetria Brown was handcuffed for helping police.
Former city commissioner gets 10 years for taking $2 million bribe, while Chicago made $285 million from red light cams last year.
Way to read the room, guys.
A group founded by a former gang member brought transparency to the shooting after officers' body cams "fell off."
Police in the U.K. and U.S. have used facial recognition technology on concertgoers.
James Comey says watched cops are not aggressive enough.
"Everyone behaves better when they're on video."
May still support it
The unarmed 19-year-old died because of a two-bit drug sting.
Prosecutors say there was "no evidence" the bars contained cannabis.
Tiffanie Hupp was charged with obstructing an officer after standing between a state trooper and the dog he wanted to kill.
Our Police at Work: It's Not Public Property. It's State Property! And We'll Make Up a Reason We Bothered You to "Cover Our Ass"
Police are certainly not lacking for a nearly endless variety of petty reasons to harass and force money from you when you bother them by documenting their behavior.
Something to keep an eye on as body camera programs are implemented.
Poll also shows people think the 'war on police' is actually real.
Fridoon Rawshan Nehad was shot once in the chest by a cop who said he had no doubt Nehad, found with a pen, was going to stab him.
Video of the shooting does not seem to support Timothy Loehmann's account.
Bureaucracy turns Department of Justice into hilarious hypocrites
The police chief says he was "deeply disturbed" by video of the incident.
"You can't claim to be transparent and then say those orders are a secret. It's beyond ridiculous."
Watched cops are polite cops, and citizens too.
Law enforcement wants to keep them secret, but that requires legislation.