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More Police Are Using Your Cameras for Video Evidence
Police “nerve centers” are blurring the line between public and private surveillance.
It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s the Police Responding to a 911 Call.
Police are using more drones, raising concerns about surveillance and privacy.
September 28, 2022
Cleveland Has Spent Millions on Police Cameras. Why Are the Locations a Secret?
The city cites citizen safety as a reason for shielding information, but has no policies on use of surveillance technology.
January 28, 2020
Trade Your Prison Sentence for a Smartwatch?
Another dubious get-out-early offer is spreading through federal prisons. Lawyers say it’s a fake.
October 28, 2019
My GPS-Tracked Life on Parole
“Even in prison, I didn’t feel so overwhelmed with worry about doing something wrong when I’m doing everything right.”
as told to Beatrix Lockwood, The Marshall Project
September 28, 2018
How to Leak Stories to The Marshall Project
Your guide to becoming a source
By The Marshall Project
May 24, 2018
Your Home is Your...Snitch?
When your appliances work as police informants.
April 9, 2018
Spying on Attica
How nearly 2,000 cameras tamed America’s most notorious prison
John J. Lennon
December 8, 2014
Photographer Zora Murff reveals what it’s like to be a kid in the system.