Axon initially moved ahead with the drone despite protest from its ethics advisory board, but has reportedly changed course after several members of the board said they will resign.
After deadly shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, the police tech company is unveiling its most dystopian project yet.
President Biden has encouraged more spending on police tech, despite local activists’ calls to fund life-sustaining food and housing programs.
Members of a decentralized movement are sabotaging bulldozers and building communal living spaces in an effort to block the $90 million training facility.
Wrap Technologies is trying to make its BolaWrap lasso device available to teachers and private security.
The 'police reform' proposal has been criticized by local activists, who see it as another money grab after last summer's uprisings.
In Chicago, a government watchdog says Shotspotter alerts have only led to evidence of gun crime in 9 percent of cases.
Experts say ShotSpotter is unreliable and disproportionately calls armed police into Black and brown neighborhoods.
Prosecutors in Chicago are being forced to withdraw evidence generated by the technology, which led to the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo earlier this year.
A Motherboard investigation found that ShotSpotter frequently generates false alerts—and it's deployed almost exclusively in non-white neighborhoods.
Local police used $150,000 in COVID relief funds to purchase Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot, Spot.