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Joe Biden Says He's 'Not Worried' About Gunshots Fired Outside His Home

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he's "not worried" about the recent reports of shots fired outside his Delaware home. "I feel complete...

Creating Smarter Police Body-Worn Cameras

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Technology
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

As companies race to chase the federal money flowing into new police body-worn camera systems, predictive analytics should be a major consideration. Both police and communities should welcome smarter cameras that will ultimately lead to smarter policing.

Driving: This Is Not How You Do It.

Posted 08.16.2013 | Comedy

We get it, this woman doesn't exactly smash through the stereotype that surrounds women and driving, and a man does indeed step in to "save the day," ...

Will More Video Surveillance Cameras Make Us Any Safer?

Ginny Sloan | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime
Ginny Sloan

In the wake of the Boston marathon bombing, Boston Police Commissioner Davis has called for more surveillance cameras, and press accounts report new calls for cameras from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco.

The Boston Bombing, The Right of Privacy and Surveillance Cameras

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The practice of using surveillance cameras to record our comings and goings is ever-expanding, and will certainly expand still further after the Boston bombings. A central question is whether we do -- or should -- care about our privacy.

Americans Favor Protecting Civil Liberties After Boston Bombings, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

A new poll released Wednesday confirms what other surveys conducted in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings have already found: Americans are prot...

Emily Swanson

No Clear Support For More Surveillance Since Boston Bombing | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

A week after the Boston Marathon bombings, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds mixed support for increased surveillance of Americans. According to th...

Police Have Hundreds Of Cameras To Choose From ... Including Yours

Los Angeles Daily News | Eric Hartley and Sandy Mazza | Posted 06.17.2013 | Los Angeles

If terrorists ever strike Southern California, police and federal agents here will immediately ask the same question those in Boston did Monday: Where...

A Future Stuck in the Pipeline

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.04.2013 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

The time has come to declare an end to this entire era -- of militarized racism, violent solutions to everything. Ending violence in our communities is a realistic focal point and immediately draws our attention to our bedeviled, militarized public education system.

Disturbing New Technology Has Critics Crying 'Big Brother'

| Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By G.W. Schulz In their unending battle to deter illegal immigration, drug trafficking and terro...

Cristina Costantini

Border Patrol? Border Crossing? There's An App For That | Cristina Costantini | Posted 10.22.2011 | Latino Voices

The battle between border crosser and border patrol just got a little nerdier. While Homeland Security estimates that nearly four million Mexican m...

WATCH: Preckwinkle Pulls Plug On Pricey, Glitchy 'Project Shield'

Posted 09.01.2011 | Chicago

The program has cost at least $44 million in federal funding and was, as of this February, under investigation by the FBI, but now the controversial "...

CTA Beefing Up Police, Camera Presence

Posted 08.21.2011 | Chicago

Perhaps as a response to the ongoing publicity surrounding attacks and robberies occurring on their trains and in their stations alike, including the ...

Emanuel Approves New Surveillance Cameras

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | Chicago

Though Chicago is already home to at least 10,000 private security cameras which, combined, account for the most extensive and integrated camera netwo...

Secretly Videotaping Sexual Encounters With Unsuspecting Girls

George Sachs, Psy.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Sachs, Psy.D.

Dear Dr. George: I am a college student at USC. My boyfriend of two-years is in a fraternity, and I like many of his brothers. However, my boyfriend ...

WATCH: Hit-And-Run Caught On Surveillance Tape

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A hit-and-run at a South Side gas station was caught on surveillance tape, and police are now searching for the driver. Jose Arroya was at the Marat...

Raising up an Orwellian Generation

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John W. Whitehead

Rather than instilling in our young people a fear of authority, we should be teaching them to be revolutionaries.

Some New York Subway Cameras Now Transmitting In Real Time

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Five hundred cameras installed in three of the city's busiest transit hubs started feeding live images to the police department's hig...

Half Of All Subway Security Cameras Don't Work

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK – About half the 4,313 security cameras installed along New York City's subways aren't seeing a thing – a blind spot in the crime...

CTA: Cameras In Every Station At The End Of The Month

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Transit Authority says it will have at least one camera at each of its 144 rail stations by the end of the month. The money for the new c...

AP Files Lawsuit Over Video Of Grenade Detonation At Wisconsin Prison

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MADISON, Wis. ? The Associated Press filed a lawsuit Monday against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections seeking the release of a video that shows ...

Smile! Bush Wants To Spy On You From The Sky

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Bush administration program to expand domestic use of Pentagon spy satellites has aroused new concerns in Congress about possible civil-liberties ab...