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New York Police Officers to Begin Wearing Body Cameras in Pilot Program

The New York City Police Department will begin equipping a small number of its officers with wearable video cameras, a pilot program geared toward eventually outfitting the nation’s largest police force with technology that promises greater accountability over police actions. An announcement on the program, as well as details of the initial implementation of the cameras, is expected from Commissioner …

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A Shared Challenge Requires Collective Action

“A collective effort is required to address a challenge that is collectively shared”. We await the outcome(s) of the AU’s Summit on Terrorism. See article below: Africa: Kenya to Host AU Summit On Terrorism By Joseph Muraya Nairobi — Kenya will host the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism, to be attended …

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Police Cameras Can Shed Light, but Raise Privacy Concerns

Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot during an encounter with police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, was recorded by a convenience store surveillance camera a few minutes before he was killed, according to police. Then, just after he died, a picture of his body was snapped by a Twitter user who claims to have seen …

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