blessed are the Fundamentalists, for they shall inhibit the earth.
Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Inside Citizen, the App That Asks You to Report on Crimes

quote [ From its need to make money to its ever-changing relationship with law enforcement, the hyperlocal news reporting app faces growing pains. ]

I wish I could make a citizen's arrest
[SFW] [crime & punishment]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:06pmGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Head of NYPD union gives Fox News interview with QAnon mug in background

quote [ The head of the New York Police Department's second-largest police union gave a television interview Friday afternoon while sitting in front of a mug emblazoned with QAnon imagery and slogans. ]

Fuck the police.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+7 WTF]
[by 5th Earth@6:17amGMT] [12 comments]

Thursday, 16 July 2020

A Bizarre 1970 Arctic Killing Offers a Road Map for How Not to Deal With Murder in Space

quote [ After all, T-3 had no police force or other legal authority?and it did have a meat cleaver?wielding maniac running around. ]

Finally a post that perfectly fits the category description!
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:20pmGMT] [8 comments]

Sunday, 12 July 2020

How Dollar Stores Became Magnets for Crime and Killing

quote [ ?While dollar stores sometimes ?ll a need in cash-strapped communities, growing evidence suggests these stores are not merely a byproduct of economic distress,? the brief reported. ?They?re a cause of it.? ]

Interesting accounts on urbanism and economy.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:19amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 3 July 2020

Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What It?s Like to Report on Facebook

quote [ Except for one or two premium-tier media properties, journalism needs Facebook more than Facebook needs journalism. ]

An interesting peace on the position of media vs social media.

[Edit:] Adding this: Just after posting, another tech-account of bashing reporters (Vice) came up.
[SFW] [crime & punishment]
[by Paracetamol@11:05amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Detroit Police Chief: Facial Recognition Software Misidentifies 96% of the Time

quote [ Detroit regulated facial recognition software. It's still used only on Black people. ]

Put your bullshit facial recognition on fritz
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 19 June 2020

Former eBay Execs Allegedly Made Life Hell for Critics

quote [ Surveillance. Harassment. A live cockroach delivery. US attorneys have charged six former eBay workers in association with an outrageous cyberstalking campaign. ]

I am the type who is liable to snipe you
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:13amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

De-escalation Keeps Protesters And Police Safer. Departments Respond With Force Anyway.

quote [ disproportionate police force is one of the things that can make a peaceful protest not so peaceful. But if we know that (and have known that for decades), why are police still doing it? ]

While joking about brightly marked deescalation teams back in the day ? everytime they announced a soft approach, it turned out more satisfying for everybody than the confrontational years. This starts with simple things like wearing protection below the clothes instead of above, keeping visors open and the like.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:36pmGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 29 May 2020

Pakistani man urges India to return 'spy' pigeon

quote [ A Pakistani villager has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to return his pigeon, currently being held in India on charges of spying. ]

Now only waiting for my pigeon to be back to me
[SFW] [crime & punishment]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 18 May 2020

Students Think College Board Is Running a Reddit Sting to Catch AP Test Cheaters

quote [ Conspiracy theories swirl as high-schoolers struggle with taking exams at home for the first time in history. ]

how do you do, fellow kids
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Interesting]
[by satanspenis666@5:21amGMT] [3 comments]

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