D.C. mayor announces 'crime center' to surveil the public 24/7

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2023
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Civil rights activists are sounding the alarm on a new plan for 24-hour monitoring of surveillance cameras in Washington, D.C., which has been backed by the city’s Democratic mayor, Muriel Bowser. On Thursday, Bowser announced a new facility, known as the "real-time crime center," which will be housed in the Metropolitan Police Department headquarters and allow law enforcement officials in the Washington metro area to watch livestreams of cameras surveilling the public for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The announcement shocked the Washington chapter of the American...

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