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

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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”
1 year 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…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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The GuardianThe Guardian

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

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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The HillThe Hill

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

1 year ago·Washington, United States
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NY Daily NewsNY Daily News

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.

1 year ago·New York, United States
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Raw StoryRaw Story

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…

1 year ago·United States
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The VergeThe Verge

The LAPD built collecting social media info into its interview process for civilians

It also used analytics tools like Dataminr to track protests.

1 year ago·United States
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