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These high-schoolers developed a community safety app for the Portland Police

Police chief suspended for Facebook pic with gun-toting woman

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A Pennsylvania police chief claims his Facebook account was hacked -- which doesn't entirely explain a picture of him displayed there. It features a fetching lady with a bare midriff and two guns. [Read more]...
Police chief suspended for Facebook pic with gun-toting woman
Rich California town considers license plate readers for entire city limits

Nice frank interview with former Portland police chief Rosie Sizer on her firing http://bit.ly/dpOgyx

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Nice frank interview with former Portland police chief Rosie Sizer on her firing http://bit.ly/dpOgyx

Police Handcuffed Then Attacked Me, Says Busted Torrent Site Owner

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In 2008, File.lv, Latvia’s largest BitTorrent community at the time, was taken offline. The 100,000 member tracker was shuttered following action by the Latvian Economic Police and the IFPI-affiliated Latvian Music Producers Association, otherwise known as LAmpA. At the same time another site called Advbt.lv was targeted. Its owner, Tom...
Police Handcuffed Then Attacked Me, Says Busted Torrent Site Owner
DC police chief issues order defending citizens' right to record police

The Loyal Opposition: East Haven, Conn. Police Chief Will Retire

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The East Haven, Conn. police chief thinks he's going to retire. He deserves worse....
The Loyal Opposition: East Haven, Conn. Police Chief Will Retire
SWAT team throws flashbangs, raids wrong home due to open WiFi network

Facebook still a haven for criminals

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Facebook posting can lead to big trouble with the law. And despite all the publicity surrounding the issue, there are real-world examples every day. On Friday, a Pittsburgh businessman was held hostage by a guy with a knife who made posts on Facebook during the five-hour ordeal. While you'd...
Facebook still a haven for criminals

Everyone in Lakewood WA is praying for Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar & his wife Cindy http://tiny.cc/ky75l #washooting thx @KIRO7Seattle

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Everyone in Lakewood WA is praying for Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar & his wife Cindy http://tiny.cc/ky75l #washooting thx @KIRO7Seattle
New Jersey town bans texting while walking

DUBAI: Police chief says 'one or two' more European identities used in Hamas killing | Babylon & Beyond | Los Angeles Times

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DUBAI: Police chief says 'one or two' more European identities used in Hamas killing | Babylon & Beyond | Los Angeles Times

One Day After DC Police Told Not To Interfere With Citizens Recording Them... Police Seize Man's Phone

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So, yesterday, everyone was feeling warm and fuzzy about the very clear statement by Washington DC's police chief Cathy Lanier pushing out a very explicit policy to all DC police concerning mobile phone cameras. The policy was straightforward: police cannot interfere with someone recording them. They cannot demand to know...
One Day After DC Police Told Not To Interfere With Citizens Recording Them... Police Seize Man's Phone
DC police chief announces shockingly reasonable cell camera policy

New Zealand Police to deploy 9,900 iPhones, iPads

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The New Zealand Police will be issuing 6000 frontline officers with iPhones, reports the National Business Review. Of those officers, a further 3900 will also receive an iPad in an outsourcing deal with Vodafone worth $159 million over ten years, including cellular charges. According to the NZ Police chief information...
New Zealand Police to deploy 9,900 iPhones, iPads
Activist sues San Francisco PD after warrantless search of his phone

Police Chief's Custom Spam Filter Blocks Occupy Protestors, Brutality Complaints And (Oops) Federal Monitors

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We all enjoyed a loud, incredulous laugh when Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security Secretary, went on record as being proudly computer illiterate. "Never use email," she said as part of statement delivered by teletype. Perhaps Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan should have chosen the Luddite Way, thus avoiding his current problems....
Police Chief's Custom Spam Filter Blocks Occupy Protestors, Brutality Complaints And (Oops) Federal Monitors

DC Police Chief Lays Down New Cell/Camera Policy: 'Don't Seize. Don't Delete. Don't Interfere.'

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There's a long history of police officers abusing their power to prevent documentation of their actions via cellphones and cameras. For the most part, this has been the norm, rather than being relegated to outlying, "rogue" police departments. Some attempts at "controlling" this interaction have been blatant: illegal seizures of...
DC Police Chief Lays Down New Cell/Camera Policy: 'Don't Seize. Don't Delete. Don't Interfere.'

Police chief appears to squirm over sex, long-term relationships between spies and activists | Rob Evans

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Police seem to struggle to answer questions on the issue of undercover officers having sex or long-term relationships with activistsMore squirming from police chiefs today when the question of the long-term or sexual relationships between undercover officers and activists arose in public.Jenny Jones, the Green member the London assembly, raised...
Police chief appears to squirm over sex, long-term relationships between spies and activists | Rob Evans

Police Arrest Woman For Filming Them, Take Phone Out Of Her Bra, Claim That It Must Be Kept As 'Evidence'

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In the comments to our story last week about false arrests for filming police, someone pointed to yet another such story of a woman who was arrested for filming the police. Even worst, the police confiscated her phone -- which she had shoved into her bra -- and then have...
Police Arrest Woman For Filming Them, Take Phone Out Of Her Bra, Claim That It Must Be Kept As 'Evidence'

Paris Brown row: police chief insists teens say 'appalling things' on Twitter

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Young people make "appalling" comments on social networking sites, according to the police chief embroiled in a row over appointing teenager to a paid law enforcement role....
Paris Brown row: police chief insists teens say 'appalling things' on Twitter
Former Police Chief Defends NYPD's 'Stop And Frisk' Program, Because It Has A Checklist

TIME/CNN Poll Shows Increasing Number Of Americans Won't Give Up Civil Liberties To Fight Terrorism

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When discussing NYPD Police Chief Ray Kelly's assertion that "privacy is off the table" as a result of the Boston bombing, I mentioned I hadn't heard any public outcry demanding the government and law enforcement step in and do something (i.e., curtail civil liberties) in response to the tragedy....
TIME/CNN Poll Shows Increasing Number Of Americans Won't Give Up Civil Liberties To Fight Terrorism

North Carolina town is first in US to ban hands-free and hand-hand phone use while driving

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Chapel Hill, a town in North Carolina, has become the first in the US to ban the use of hands-free and hand-held cellphone usage when driving a car, according to a report from News Observer. The ban goes beyond the convention of outlawing hand-held cellphones to include wireless calling systems,...
North Carolina town is first in US to ban hands-free and hand-hand phone use while driving

NY Police Chief Ray Kelly Says The Boston Bombing Takes Privacy 'Off The Table'

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In light of the recent Boston bombing, NYPD Police Chief Ray Kelly is now restructuring some sort of nonexistent deal with New Yorkers, issuing a clawback on their civil liberties. According to Kelly, the Boston Marathon bombing means privacy has been "taken off the table." "I'm a major proponent...
NY Police Chief Ray Kelly Says The Boston Bombing Takes Privacy 'Off The Table'

Iran developing "intelligent software" to censor social networks instead of blocking them completely

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The Web is buzzing today over reports that Iran is developing ”intelligent software” to restrict content on popular social networks — an alternative to the country’s current solution of blocking popular networks completely. This news, which was first surfaced by 7Sobh Daily and Agence France-Presse, cites police chief Esmaeil Ahmadi Moghadam as saying that...
Iran developing "intelligent software" to censor social networks instead of blocking them completely
DC police chief says carriers profit from phone theft, 'are not innocent'

Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

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Dozens of pensioners take over property in east Berlin suburb that was once the home of Stasi secret police chiefBerlin has seen its fair share of squatters over the years, as befits a city that prides itself on its rebellious edge. But it is safe to say it has never...
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

This Police Chief Enlisted 10 Officers To Find His Son's Stolen Phone

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Michael Meehan, Berkeley Chief of Police, is in hot water for using as many as 10 officers to track down his son's stolen phone, reports SFGate. The phone was equipped with tracking software, so Meehan and several other officers spent time trying to find the phone. Four detectives involved were...
This Police Chief Enlisted 10 Officers To Find His Son's Stolen Phone

Uganda social media policing plan

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Social media networks in Africa should be more closely monitored to prevent 'dangerous' misinformation, Uganda's police chief says....
Uganda social media policing plan
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