Trade secrets vs. due process | Modern Policing

This article discusses the conflict that arises when evidence against a defendant is rooted in privately developed technology or software. Examples include probabilistic DNA typing, algorithms, breathalyzers, and stingray cell-site simulators. Defense efforts to challenge the validity of evidence derived from these technologies are often stymied by refusals to reveal key details about how they…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/08/05/trade-secrets-vs-due-process/

SBA Head: New York’s Anti-Police Sentiment Causes ‘Pantaleo Effect’

The “Pantaleo Effect” is similar to the Ferguson Effect. The Pantaleo Effect is a description of what occurred in NYC as a result of the events the followed the Garner case.

President Donald Trump pressed the mayor of New York on July 25 to “stand up” for police officers who have been doused and sprayed with water.
— Read on m.theepochtimes.com/sba-sergeant-new-yorks-anti-police-sentiment-hurts-officers-in-blue_3019205.html

Ferguson: As It Unfolded

This is an interesting article to outline how the events in Ferguson unfolded.

The killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer on a Ferguson street was the spark that ignited years of frustration, distrust and anger. Protests, fueled by social media, spread; new issues emerged. Here, from the epicenter, is the story of Ferguson.
— Read on graphics.stltoday.com/ferguson/

More…….

Ferguson diagnosed a national illness. But five years later, it hasn’t been cured.

 

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/ferguson-diagnosed-a-national-illness-but-five-years-later-it/article_c9971e95-c856-5b76-8db4-750e1e0a31aa.html