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There’s shockingly scant data on how often police use Tasers on kids
Youth as young as 7 have been targeted in schools and on the streets. But are the weapons safe?
A new poll reveals split opinions on how—and when—police body cam footage is released
The public wants the data to be shared immediately. Police chiefs argue otherwise.
Drone surveillance can help hold governments accountable—but it can also oppress us
Recent actions against protesters and activists shows there are two sides to the powerful technology.
Police can surveil protests from participants’ pockets and homes
Technology is never neutral.
Can implicit bias training help cops overcome racism?
Schooling police on how to push past prejudice won’t make disparities disappear, but some experts say it’s a necessary step.
How to handle a pepper spray attack
Everything you need to know about a protest’s most unwanted guest.
Police body cameras were supposed to build trust. So far, they haven’t.
Here’s what the research reveals about the controversial cop technology.
Tear gas during COVID-19 is a public health disaster
Case studies on the crowd-control weapon show just how dangerous it can be for the lungs.
How to protect yourself from rubber bullets—and why these ‘nonlethal’ weapons are so dangerous
In cities across the US, police have been shooting rubber bullets into crowds. Here’s how you can protect yourself.
Does The Law Protect Users From Social Media Surveillance?
Legal experts weigh in on a company collecting and selling user data to police