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Ballot language to replace police department gets Minneapolis council’s OK

The city has been under pressure to overhaul its policing system following George Floyd’s fatal encounter with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last year….

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Drone video shows police fatally shoot California man who pointed BB gun at officer

The state Justice Department declined to investigate the death of Gerardo Martinez, 19, because he “was armed according to DOJ’s interpretation.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/drone-video-shows-moment-police-fatally-shoot-california-man-who-n1274540 Droolin’ Dog…

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Biden: Republicans who say Democrats want to defund the police are lying

President Biden on Wednesday said Republicans are lying if they try to paint him and the Democratic Party as anti-police. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/564257-biden-republicans-who-say-democrats-want-to-defund-the-police-are Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Maine authorities seized cocaine disguised as cake, arrested two

Maine authorities have arrested two people in connection with smuggling $200,000 worth of cocaine, which was disguised as a cake,… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/564236-maine-authorities-seized-cocaine-disguised-as-cake-arrested-two Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Thai anti-government protesters clash with police

Police use tear gas, water cannon and rubber-coated bullets to disperse protesters en route to PM Prayuth’s office. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/7/19/thai-anti-government-protesters-clash-with-police Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Cops who killed porcupines for fun will do jail time

In 2020, two police officers in Rockland, Maine, were fired after “beating porcupines to death” for the pleasure of it, and charged with animal cruelty….

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More than $1 billion in pot seized in Los Angeles-area bust

More than 370,000 marijuana plants were seized over 10 days in Antelope Valley north of Los Angeles. Officials arrested 131 people. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/more-1-billion-pot-seized-los-angeles-area-bust-n1273322 Droolin’ Dog…

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Standoff with group of armed men shuts down part of I-95 in Massachusetts

Eight men armed with rifles and handguns claimed to be from group ‘that does not recognize our laws’, police say A group of heavily-armed men…

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Maine bans facial recognition technology from schools and most police work

Maine has passed the strongest statewide law regulating government use of facial recognition to date. The state’s House and Senate voted unanimously in favor of…

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Police interrupt exorcism at Home Depot

On Monday at a Home Depot in Dickson City, Pennsylvania, police were called to put an end to an exorcism underway at the store. Curiously,…

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Florida teen repeatedly tased in girlfriend’s backyard by trooper who found him suspicious

A Florida state trooper is coming under fire after repeatedly tasing a teenager in his girlfriend’s backyard.The trooper, George Smyrnios, followed 16-year-old Jack Rodeman into the…

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Derek Chauvin sentencing thrusts Minnesota Judge Peter Cahill back into spotlight

Judge Peter Cahill, who has served on the bench in Hennepin County for 14 years, could sentence Derek Chauvin to as little as probation or…

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How the FBI Is Trying to Break Encryption Without Actually Breaking Encryption

Since at least the 1990s, federal officials have publicly worried that encrypted communications give aid to terrorists and criminals. More often than not they have,…

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Albuquerque marks 50th anniversary of Mexican American uprising over police violence

Activists in Albuquerque this week commemorated the 50th anniversary of one of the first modern Mexican American rebellions against police over discrimination and harassment. Why…

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Capitol Police welcome emotional support dog to force

Capitol Police have added another member to their force in the form of an emotional support dog.”We are thrilled to welcome the newest member of…

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Police in Malaysia use drones to detect high temperatures amid Covid surge

Police have also warned they will use drones to enforce travel restrictions, as Malaysia endures near total lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our…

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Cops Are Now Using an Electric Lasso on People

In an apparent effort to kill fewer people, police departments across the country are investing in what is basically an electronic lasso designed to automatically…

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Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of U.S. police since 2014

Data: UnidosUS and U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Will Chase/Axios Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of police since 2014, more than double what…

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Supreme Court narrows scope of sweeping cybercrime law

The Supreme Court has sharply curtailed the scope of the nation’s main cybercrime law, limiting a tool that civil liberties advocates say federal prosecutors have…

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Supreme Court Issues Radical New Reading of Anti-Hacking Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said a Georgia police officer had not violated the country’s main anti-hacking law by improperly accessing a government license…

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Minneapolis moves to open George Floyd Square to traffic

Minneapolis city officials and crews early Thursday began clearing portions of George Floyd Square as they plan to reopen the intersection to traffic after more…

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The All-Seeing Eyes of New York’s 15,000 Surveillance Cameras

Video from the cameras is often used in facial-recognition searches. A report finds they are most common in neighborhoods with large nonwhite populations. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/all-seeing-eyes-new-york-15000-surveillance-cameras/…

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