Sun, 18 Mar 2018

Articles Posted in the " Police " Category

  • ICYMI #10 – Freddy Martinez: Chicago Police Surveillance

    Sam and Jason fill in for Jerod to interview Freddy Martinez of the non-profit Lucy Parsons Labs in Chicago. Martinez won a major public records case against the Chicago Police Department specifically over their use of surveillance technology. In …

  • ICYMI #9 – Lynn Walsh of SPJ – #AccessDenied

    Jerod talks with Lynn Walsh, president-elect of the Society of Professional Journalists. Lynn and the SPJ have been working in collaboration with MuckRock to launch a projected called #AccessDenied. This project will shine light on the obstructionist tactics …

  • How IMSI Catchers Work

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    Surveillance is a huge issue, especially domestic and more precisely surveillance aimed at those exercising their First Amendment rights. We report on these issues a great deal at the North Star Post and receive many requests for clarification of the technical side of that topic. The amount of questions in regards to cellphone surveillance and how

  • False Promise of Body Cameras in Minnesota

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    There is a history of a strong dual standard of law enforcement using abrasive/abusive police practices in our country and communities. There has been report after report detailing the long history of police prejudice and bad behavior. Social research in the field has substantiated this behavior for decades. So what are