Police surveillance

Garage Magazine

Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil

A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
Sarah Valdez
10.2.17
Canada

At Least Nine Ontario Police Agencies Helped Deploy Secret Surveillance Gear

A freedom of information request reveals new details on a secretive program to roll out surveillance equipment across Ontario.
Nathan Munn
1.5.17
SURVEILLANCE

All the Ways UK Residents Will Be Watched in 2017

Spies, police, and companies will all have new powers to snoop on the populace—so how bad could it get in the year ahead?
Joseph Cox
12.28.16
Features

This Website Turns Live Police and Emergency Responder Radio into Timely Ambient Music

We talked to the creator of You Are Listening To Los Angeles about the impetus and politics behind his open-source project.
Michael Rancic
12.9.16
Canada

How Cops Use Civil Forfeiture to Keep The Public In The Dark About Surveillance

Buying equipment with the funds is “essentially double-bookkeeping,” critics say.
Nathan Munn
11.28.16
vancouver

Local Police In Canada Used ‘Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant

This is bigger than we thought.
Jordan Pearson
8.9.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Statute of Limitations on Some of the Sexual Assault Allegations Against Julian Assange Have Expired

The WikiLeaks founder remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Girard Dorney
8.14.15
News

Hacking Team Had Ties to Local Police Departments Across the US

Cops from Miami to Duluth on Italian firm’s distribution lists, hacked emails show.
Shawn Musgrave
7.24.15
News

Canada Just Bought Some Body Cams for Its Federal Police Force

The RCMP is apparently following international policing trends and launching a pilot project that will have some officers recording their every interaction.
Patrick McGuire
12.4.14