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D.C., Baltimore Police Departments Consider Body Cameras

Public scrutiny following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and some high-profile police brutality cases in the D.C. – Baltimore area, is leading both cities to consider making police officers wear body cameras.


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Supreme Court Considering Curbing Use Of Drug-Sniffing Dogs

Can you trust what a dog’s nose knows? Police do, but the Supreme Court considered Wednesday curbing the use of drug-sniffing dogs in investigations following complaints of illegal searches and insufficient proof of the dog’s reliability.


A quadrocopter drone equipped with a camera stands on display at the Zeiss stand on the first day of the CeBIT 2012 technology trade fair on March 6, 2012 in Hanover, Germany. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Groups Concerned Over Arming Of Domestic Drones

With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come up over privacy issues, but the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft.