Tagged: Police

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Altering the Policing Paradigm

Neither of those is literally what anyone wants to have happen, but they fit on a protest sign and can be chanted during a march. So what are the details?

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Wednesday Writs: Mailing It In Edition

Qualified Immunity, a blockbuster summer for the Supreme Court, lawyers going to lawyer, and a $67 million dollar lawsuit over missing paints in Wednesday Writs.

Incentive to Kill

Police officers are already broadly protected from the consequences of snap decisions to shoot; what about those who choose not to kill?

ACLU Object to Amazon’s Facial Recognition Outreach to Police

Facial recognition software is not new, but using it in real-time by police departments has raised some eyebrows. Add to those sentiments that Amazon is behind this latest marriage of big tech and government agencies, and privacy watchdogs are concerned to say the least.

Policing the Predators

In a perfect world, all officers of the law would be worthy of the respect their positions command. They would not take advantage of their inherent power and authority to abuse and violate vulnerable people. But the world is far from perfect, and people are less so.

Alleged Cop-Killer Captured Alive

Scott Michael Greene is still alive. Which is odd if we believe what we are told about policing, danger, and fear.

Questions From the Headlines

When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.