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The Chief Simulates Trust and Transparency

[Using StingRays, the Anaheim Police Department] can locate, interfere with, and even intercept communications from cell phones and other wireless devices. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has used such cell site simulator technology to track and locate phones and users since at least 1995” (Electronic Privacy Information Center, 2015). Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada released a statement yesterday “to provide ...

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Whatever Happened to AT&T in the APD?

Last year, the Anaheim City Council voted to spend $1,150,000 to purchase body cameras for uniformed officers in the Anaheim Police Department (APD)—despite the absence of any substantive evidence to support their effectiveness. “Little is known . . . whether the technology increases trust, legitimacy, and transparency of the police” (White, 2014, p. 35). Mayor Tait endorsed their use as ...

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