The police practice of keeping digital record activities of ordinary citizens

The police practice of keeping digital record activities of ordinary citizens

Law enforcement agencies have for decades used what’s known as field interview or contact cards to document everything from sketchy activity to random encounters with people on the street. But the digital age has greatly expanded the power and reach of this tool, allowing police to store indefinitely reams of data on those who draw their interest — long after any potential link to a crime has evaporated.

The police practice of keeping digital record activities of ordinary citizens

Via postandcourier.com
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