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A Baltimore police officer confronted CNN’s Miguel Marquez about where the media could stand while reporting on the city’s curfew and the arrests of protesters. You can hear CNN’s Don Lemon tell Marquez it’s not worth it to get arrested. Tweet

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After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse use of a police drone. The pilot project still needs approval from the city council, but this marks an important step for police in getting the public to buy in. More. Tweet

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People were stopped and not arrested more than 250,000 times by Chicago police officers from May 2014 to August 2014 — a rate much higher than New York City’s police department at the height of its use of stop-and-frisk in 2011, according to a new report by the ACLU of Illinois. The report,released Monday, said Chicago overuses the highly criticized practice — which, much like New York’s, disproportionately targets black people and other minorities. The review found that black people were stopped at a much higher rate. According to the report, African-Americans were subject to […]

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From TSA Watch: We are seeking funds to start a National Watchdog Group that will force the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) to clean up their act. We are a Citizen Watchdog Group, working to protect traveler rights and dignity from abuses by the TSA. We strive to ensure no violations go unreported and grievances are addressed and redressed. Mission Statement: TSA Watch is a new membership organization being built to will serve the traveling public, American Citizens and Visitors, by working to ensure personal liberty is not sacrificed in the pursuit of national security. For […]

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