Wed, 20 July 2016
Last year, the worry was that new military equipment and military training might be making American police forces more militaristic. But that was last year. This year, critics are focused on new high-tech equipment that is revolutionizing police surveillance techniques and expanding capabilities for data storage and mining. Police tracking a stolen cell phone might also be tracking yours; and then there’s the problem of garbage in-garbage out. One lie or mistake could put your home in the crosshairs. Justin Jouvenal of the Washington Post has been covering the story and re-tells it in an encore HERE AND THERE.