Category Archives: National

SARs Now in 46 States!

Suspicious Activity Reporting Program Now in 46 States A General Accountability Office (GAO) “Report to Congressional Requestors” published in March 2013 on the National SAR Program revealed the incredible growth of this surveillance program in the United States.  What was launched by LAPD in March 2008 has become a massive surveillance program operated by local law enforcement agencies … Continue reading SARs Now in 46 States!

SO1 Revisions; Intelligence Gathering Guild-lines; and National Academy of Sciences Report on Data Mining and Behavioral Surveillance

In this work, documents pile up. Because we are doing this work together, we are posting the following documents which underscore why this work is important and that science is on the side of the community. SO1 Revisions There was a revised version of LAPD Special Order 1 issued in August of 2012. We don’t … Continue reading SO1 Revisions; Intelligence Gathering Guild-lines; and National Academy of Sciences Report on Data Mining and Behavioral Surveillance