US police offer reward for parade shooters
Police release surveillance footage of Mother's Day parade shootings in New Orleans in hopes of finding three culprits.
Mother's Day New Orleans shooting: Suspect caught on video
New Orleans Police have released surveillance video images showing a suspect in the Mother's Day parade shooting in which 19 people, including two children, were wounded.
Video captures Miami-Dade Police marijuana growhouse shootout
Florida prosecutors onThursday played a home surveillance video of a shootout that occurred on July 31, 2012 between Miami-Dade Police officers and a man at a suspected marijuana growhouse near Coral Way and Southwest 60th Court, Westchester.
The Coming War Against Personal Photography and Video
Lauren Weinstein writes "Are you ready for the imagery war — the war against personal photography and capturing of video? You'd better be. 'In some cities, like New York, the surveillance-industrial complex has its fangs deeply into government for the big bucks. It's there we heard the Police Commissioner — just hours ago, really — claim that "privacy is off the table." And of course, there's the rise of wearable cameras and microphones by law enforcement, generally bringing praise from people who assume they will reduce police misconduct, but also dangerously ignoring a host of critical questions. Will officers be able to choose when the video is running? How will the video be protected from tampering? How long will it be archived? Can it be demanded by courts? ... All of this and more is the gung-ho, government surveillance side of the equation. But what about the personal photography and video side? What of individual or corporate use of these technologies in public and private ...
NYC Police Comm'r: Privacy Is 'Off the Table' After Boston Bombs
An anonymous reader writes "New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly thinks that now is a great time to install even more surveillance cameras hither and yon around the Big Apple. After the Boston Marathon bombing, the Tsarnaev brothers were famously captured on security camera footage and thereby identified. That just may soften up Americans to the idea of the all-seeing glass eye. 'I think the privacy issue has really been taken off the table,' Kelly gloats."