“…the truth is that when you develop those techniques, you are at the whim of those in power and whatever they next decide to call a crime.” https://www.wired.com/story/surveillance-police-roe-v-wade-abortion/
Google snippets suck so bad. We have an entire article on why women watch horror and it chooses to excerpt the part that is only included to say "this is what people used to think but it's wrong and based on poor research."
These people genuinely do not believe that what they are doing is harassment or acting as an occupying force, because the trainings tell them the communities are full of “bad guys” who deserve what happens to them. So why help this same exact community through a mass-shooting?
Being a cop is being told that it’s your job to look for “bad guys” (their preferred term), “bad guys” can exist anywhere, they especially exist in the neighborhoods we force you to patrol, and “bad guys” are inherently bad, a product of culture, and must be killed if need be
Thinking about “a safe place for children to be unsupervised” as a metric. Are there any situations like that? And are they desirable? https://twitter.com/Pluto1437/status/1529580678492323842
School shooting drills seem like potentially wildly effective psychological warfare. Hard to imagine they save many lives, but they have to traumatize & instill a deep sense of danger in at least some kids https://twitter.com/mskellymhayes/status/1530530957329108992
this is a brutal thread (from February!) that rings familiar after this week’s events https://twitter.com/the_cleric/status/1494063483616477185
This infuriates me because you were a prosecutor, knew how much the officers were prone to lie, but 100% still prosecuted people and put them in prison based on testimony from those same officers. How many people are in prison now because of you and the folks you call liars now? https://twitter.com/Miriam2626/status/1529985370166906889