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LAPD directed to monitor social media information of every civilian they interview

LAPD officers are instructed to record a civilian’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media accounts, alongside basic biographical information. An internal memo further shows that the police chief, Michel Moore, told employees that it was critical to collect the data for use in “investigations, arrests, and prosecutions”
3 months ago|Los Angeles, United States

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Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop

An internal police chief memo shows employees were directed to use ‘field interview cards’ which would then be reviewed Los Angeles police officers survey a protest in downtown Los Angeles on 14 August. Photograph: Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/Rex/Shutterstock The Los Angeles police department (LAPD) has directed its officers to collect the social media information of every civilian they interview, including individuals who are not arrested o…

3 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
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Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop

An internal police chief memo shows employees were directed to use ‘field interview cards’ which would then be reviewed

3 months ago|London, United Kingdom
The Hill
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LAPD directed to monitor social media information of every civilian they interview

Los Angeles Police Department officers have been directed to take down social media information for every civilian they interview in the field, according to public information documents released by the

3 months ago|Washington, United States
NY Daily News
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LAPD has carte blanche to collect social media data from anyone its cops interview: report

The Los Angeles Police Department has raised the hackles of legal justice groups for apparently instructing officers to collect social media data and account information from any civilian they’ve stopped, even if the person wasn’t charged with a crime.

3 months ago|New York, United States
Raw Story
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LAPD told cops to scrape social media of every person they stop -- even if they're not ticketed or arrested

On Wednesday, The Daily Beast reported that the Los Angeles Police instructed their officers to gather social media information on every single person they stop — even if the person isn't charged or cited for anything and is just sent on their way."Public records first obtained by the Brennan Center for Justice and shared with the paper connect the procedure to a wider surveillance campaign," reported A. J. MacDougall. "Copies of 'field intervie…

3 months ago|United States
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The LAPD built collecting social media info into its interview process for civilians

It also used analytics tools like Dataminr to track protests.

3 months ago|United States
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Police to collect social-media info on everyone they stop

(Pixabay photo)Los Angeles Police Department officers say they've been instructed by their chief to collect the social-media user names of everyone they stop, including people who are not arrested or accused of a crime.The information is needed for investigations, arrests and prosecutions, according to a July 2020 internal memo from Police Chief Michel Moore.The Guardian of London cited the field-interview cards officers must fill out when quest…

3 months ago|Medford, United States
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LAPD Cops Encouraged to Collect Social Media Info on Every Person Stopped: Report

Records show that officers have been instructed to record civilians’ Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts during questioning.

3 months ago|United States
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The LAPD's Spy Tactics Detailed in Over 6,000 Pages of Newly Released Documents

The Brennan Center has obtained a massive haul of LAPD records showing years of social media surveillance procedures and a new tool coming this year.

3 months ago|United States
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LAPD's mass collection of social media data alarms activists: 'This is like stop and frisk'

3 months ago|Washington, United States
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