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On February 9th 2017, officers from the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon shot and killed 17 year old Quanice Hayes. Hayes was unarmed, and had told officers as much. Want to get records involving this shooting, or any of the six officer-involved shootings the PPB had during the years 2014 and 2015? Be ready to cough up some cash just to get your request processing.
MuckRock has been filing requests around long range acoustic devices in an effort to learn about policies, usage, the variety of different devices, and the price tags involved with these high powered sound cannons. So far, we have managed to get some particularly illuminating material from Chicago, Houston, and the Massachusetts State Police.
Homeland Security reports show overwhelming focus on violence from the left, while downplaying threat from white supremacists
Documents from Homeland Security-run fusion centers in California, Kentucky, and Nevada indicate that law enforcement often over-focuses on Antifa other leftist-aligned groups while downplaying the threat of white supremacist violence.
With a New York Judge upgrading the warrant requirement for a cell site simulator from probable cause to eavesdropping, it is important to take a look back at our census and the data researchers have compiled about these invasive surveillance tools.
Records released last week show D.C. Metropolitan Police Department employed a Long Range Acoustic Device during the Women’s March to “direct the crowd flow.” This is the latest evidence of an worrying trend in which police departments are increasingly using the incredibly powerful LRAD to deal with non-violent protests at the risk of causing permanent hearing loss.
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|Chad Harmon||Awaiting Response||Bureau of Indian Affairs||United States of America|
|Antifa and White Supremacist Groups (Delaware Information Analysis Center)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Delaware Information Analysis Center||Delaware|
|Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport Vehicle (Glendale)||No Responsive Documents||City Clerk||Glendale, CA|
|Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport Vehicle (West Fargo Police Department)||No Responsive Documents||West Fargo Police Department||West Fargo, ND|
|Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport Vehicle (Frederick County Sheriff's Office)||No Responsive Documents||Frederick County Sheriff's Office||Frederick County, MD|