The police technology intensifying racial discrimination


Advanced surveillance technology is already intensifying racial discrimination at police departments in the United States, and there’s a good chance it’s going to get worse.

Police departments across the country target communities of color with racially-biased policing strategies. This is a fact well-documented by plenty of extensive reviews conducted by the Department of Justice that have unearthed a tremendous number of civil rights violations committed by officers against minority residents. 

What’s less understood is how surveillance technologies employed by the police intensify the racially discriminatory strategies that already exist. Read more…

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