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'''U.S. Police''' have spent millions on [[mass surveillance]] tools for [[cellphone]]s, but as of 2017 there were still few rules about what happens to the information they capture.<ref>http://www.citylab.com/crime/2017/02/cellphone-spy-tools-have-flooded-local-police-departments/512543/</ref>
 
'''U.S. Police''' have spent millions on [[mass surveillance]] tools for [[cellphone]]s, but as of 2017 there were still few rules about what happens to the information they capture.<ref>http://www.citylab.com/crime/2017/02/cellphone-spy-tools-have-flooded-local-police-departments/512543/</ref>
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==Militarization==
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US police are increasingly using surplus military equipment.
 
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Revision as of 17:02, 13 September 2017

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A poster from Occupy

U.S. Police have spent millions on mass surveillance tools for cellphones, but as of 2017 there were still few rules about what happens to the information they capture.[1]

Militarization

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US police are increasingly using surplus military equipment.

 

An event carried out

EventLocationDescription
Wakefield standoffMassachusetts
US
A standoff between an anti-government militia and the police, in July 2021 in Wakefield, Massachusetts.

 

Examples

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Capitol PoliceThe US Capitol police is tasked with protecting the US Capitol, receiving a budget of $500 million. Full of racial discrimination according to former personnel since the 2000s. Some dozen officers have been arrested in aiding the mob that attacked them in the 2021 Washington D.C. Riots.
Chicago Police Department
LAPD
NYPD

 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Sunny Sheu“The ultimate, terrifying moral of the Sunny Sheu story is this: If you are threatened with death by the police in the USA, there is no where you can go for protection, and after you are killed, there is no where your friends and loved ones can go for justice. That is why this story is of critical important to every American citizen.”Sunny Sheu
Will Galison
January 2016
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