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Chicago Police Department coaches officers on how to avoid the same social media surveillance they themselves employ

Chicago Police Department coaches officers on how to avoid the same social media surveillance they themselves employ

How do police officers lockdown their online presence? A document released by the Chicago Police Department to Lucy Parsons Labs provides clues.

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Departments of Correction nationwide are considering privatized electronic monitoring as an alternative to incarceration

Departments of Correction nationwide are considering privatized electronic monitoring as an alternative to incarceration

While a release-and-monitor system can provide relief to those awaiting trial, overcrowded prisons, and families hopeful for their their loved ones’ returns, the charges being transferred to inmates and their support networks are sometimes comparably destructive.

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Factum Non Verba: The heavily redacted world of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit

Factum Non Verba: The heavily redacted world of the FBI’s Tracking Technology Unit

In 2012, the FBI’s warrantless GPS tracking system went dark - after a Supreme Court ruling forbid the practice, an FBI lawyer stated that 3,000 units were turned off and pulled out of service. But after almost four years of waiting, a request for exactly where that discontinued program had been operating came back heavily redacted.

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