Imagine that you're walking calmly down a street with your partner one night. Suddenly, and without any reason at all, the police stop you, question you and carry out a full body search of you and your partner. That seems too intrusive, no? That is what's called “stop and frisk,” an aggressive search that is one of the more controversial tactics used by police … [Read more...] about Controversial Tactics
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Author, Camelia.boban The image of a policeman seated in front of a crystal ball or a magical mirror does not seem logical, even to the most creative minds. Nevertheless, the science fiction movie “Minority Report” shows a police department that arrests people who are expected to commit crimes in the future. More recently, the CBS … [Read more...] about Does Big Data = Big Brother?