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NYPD Under Fire for Not Arresting Alt-Right Group Seen Violently Beating Up Protesters
Over the weekend, videos and photos of the alt-right group the Proud Boys beating up protesters outside a Republican event in New York City on Friday have been shared thousands of times on social media. But, according to multiple accounts, none of the attackers have been arrested by the NYPD, despite multiple officers being on the scene that night.
policeIncompetence  cultureWars 
october 2018 by joeybaker
Communities where 'rape culture' language is more common have more reported sexual assaults -- and police are less likely to respond to those assaults.
Communities where ‘rape culture’ language is more common have more reported sexual assaults — and police are less likely to respond to those assaults.
september 2018 by joeybaker
UK Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology 98% inaccurate, figures show - 'Intrinsically Orwellian' systems must be scrapped, campaigners say as biometrics commissioner brands them 'not yet fit for use'
Facial recognition software used by the UK’s biggest police force has returned false positives in more than 98 per cent of alerts generated, The Independent can reveal, with the country’s biometrics regulator calling it “not yet fit for use”.
surveillanceState  governmentIncompetence  policeIncompetence 
may 2018 by joeybaker
Terror plot foiled after arrest of man with Isis flag and Kalashnikov
A man has been arrested on suspicion of preparing an Isis-inspired terror attack in the Netherlands after police found a loaded Kalashnikov and explosives alongside the group
policeIncompetence  win  globalUnrest 
december 2016 by joeybaker
Corrupt cops dodge scrutiny due to lax IT audits, says police watchdog
Line of Duty, BBC Hundreds of corrupt cops who used police databases to identify vulnerable people for "sexual gain" were caught only after the abuse of power was reported by alleged victims, a
policeIncompetence  corruption 
december 2016 by joeybaker
The Last Diplomat
Just before 8 on the morning of Oct. 21, 2014, Robin Raphel climbed into her Ford Focus, put her purple briefcase on the passenger
policeIncompetence  surveillanceState  governmentIncompetence  policeEntrapment  oligarchy 
december 2016 by joeybaker
As killings surge, Chicago police solve fewer homicides
CHICAGO — After April Campbell’s 16-year-old son was shot to death in May about four blocks from their home, she took it upon herself to help police find the killer. Campbell, 49, disabled with a
policeIncompetence  casteingTheLowerClass  governmentIncompetence 
november 2016 by joeybaker
Murdered Morris Park business owner was witness in upcoming NYPD corruption trial
A Rockland County man abducted from his Morris Park auto detailing shop and found dead in his car near Van Cortlandt Park last week was scheduled to testify against an alleged crooked cop in an
policeIncompetence  drugProhibition  policeLies  corruption 
october 2016 by joeybaker
Chicago Police Bosses Targeted Cops Who Exposed Corruption
n autumn of 2012, the code of silence was very much in the news in Chicago. The trial of the civil suit brought against the city by Karolina Obrycka, the bartender struck and kicked by off-duty
judicialStupidity  oligarchy  policeBrutality  policeLies  corruption  policeIncompetence 
october 2016 by joeybaker
Not One New York Police Officer Has a Body Camera
Since the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. and the deaths of Eric Garner on Staten Island and Walter Scott in South Carolina, many police departments have moved to deploy the body-worn cameras. Police forces
october 2016 by joeybaker
The Culture of Cybersecurity
Interesting survey of the cybersecurity culture in Norway. 96% of all Norwegian are online, more than 90% embrace new technology, and 6 of 10 feel capable of judging what is safe to do online. Still
policeIncompetence  informationObscurity  surveillanceState  hacktivist  webWeWant  informationSecurity 
october 2016 by joeybaker
Police surveillance: The US city that beat Big Brother - BBC News
Image copyright Carlos Avila Gonzalez/SF Chronicle /Polaris Mass surveillance of citizens without their knowledge is on the rise in America. This is the story of how one city fought b
surveillanceState  policeIncompetence 
october 2016 by joeybaker
Charlotte Police Chief Refuses to Release Dashcam Video of Officer Killing Keith Scott
After a second night of angry protests over the fatal shooting of Keith Scott by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, the city
policeBrutality  policeIncompetence  censorship 
september 2016 by joeybaker
Wells Fargo fired the whistleblowers who reported massive fraud, and that's a crime
CNN Money has found multiple whistleblowers from Wells Fargo who were willing to go on the record and report that they were fired in retaliation for coming forward to report the massive fraud in
governmentIncompetence  corporateLies  policeIncompetence  corporateCorruption  corporateIndemnity  bankMalfeasance  bankIncompetence 
september 2016 by joeybaker

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