Straight Outta Otago.Image: Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-01-10 07:31:13 UTC Someone’s messing with the radios of New Zealand cops, who are obviously not down with it at all. To perhaps make matters worse, the mystery person interfered with police radios in Otago and Southland with rap group N.W.A.’s protest anthem, “Fuck thaRead More
Since the 1970s, spy agencies have been feeding police forces tips about who to arrest and where to look for evidence, despite the illegality of their practicing surveillance within the USA.
This illegality has meant that law enforcement agencies had to find a way to disguise where their tips were coming from, andRead More
Ruh-rohImage: Shutterstock / ChiccoDodiFC By Isobel Hamilton2017-10-30 11:48:39 UTC On Saturday night, Avon and Somerset police in the UK had something of a nightmare. One of the police department’s official accounts retweeted an illegal stream of the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam. This was brought to their attention by a concerned Twitizen.Read More
Predictive policing may be the future of law enforcement (thanks, Minority Report), but one implementation in Australia is causing plenty of concern. A new report by the Youth Justice Coalition examined the use of New South Wales Police’s Suspect Targeting Management Plan (STMP), which is being used to mark people as young as 11. TheRead More
Manchester boasts England’s second-largest police-force (after London) and some of the nation’s shittiest IT.
20.3% of the Greater Manchester Police’s computers are running Windows XP, an OS that Microsoft stopped officially supporting in 2014, widely considered to be one of the least secure, most hackable OSes you can make the mistake of running,Read More
When he was pulled over in Oviedo, Fla., professional handyman Karlos Cashe told cops that the white powder in the footwell was just drywall. As a probationer with a drug conviction, however, he got to wait 90 days until they bothered to complete the tests that would prove it.
It was drywall. After shootingRead More
After shooting Philando Castile dead during a traffic stop — a killing that was livestreamed on Facebook by Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds — the police obtained a secret warrant for Reynolds’s Facebook account, including her private messages and deleted messages, accompanied by a gag order that banned Facebook from every discussing the warrant’s existence.