Category: The Intercept
Inside DC Police’s Sprawling Network of Surveillance
Recently revealed documents provide a first-of-its-kind look into the invasive eye of Washington police.
Kathy Hochul Is Ready to Spend Millions on New Police Surveillance
New York state legislators have just days to question phone hacking, forensics, and fusion centers before the budget passes.
More Kids and Overwhelmingly Black: New Records Show Concerning Trends in DC Gang Database
The D.C. Council wants answers about the Metropolitan Police Department’s growing, secretive gang database.
Hacked Emails Give Unfiltered View Into the Washington, DC, Police Gang Database
The emails reveal how the Metropolitan Police Department’s gang database is connected to other flawed tough-on-crime initiatives.
The Right-Wing Web Lobbying for Puerto Rican Statehood
Some of the same interests that promote business in “opportunity zones” are funding the pro-statehood push in Washington.
In LA County Jails, Coronavirus Chaos Keeps People Locked Up Longer
Quarantine procedures at LA County jails have led likely thousands of people to miss court dates, and with that, opportunities for release.
Detroit Is Suing Black Lives Matter Protesters for ‘Civil Conspiracy’
The city’s lawsuit came after protesters won a restraining order against Detroit cops for their violent response to the George Floyd protests.
The Tragic Story of Jimmy Aldaoud, Deported From the Streets of Detroit to His Death in Iraq
Aldaoud was targeted as part of an ongoing ICE crackdown on Iraqi communities. His family and supporters say the agency bears responsibility for his death.