Tag: NYPD

Drone, ‘blocker vehicles’ part of Times Square New Year’s Eve security plans, NYPD says

Drone, ‘blocker vehicles’ part of Times Square New Year’s Eve security plans, NYPD says

Matthew Chayes | AMNY | Source URL An NYPD drone will be up as the ball drops. For the first time in the 111-year history of the celebratory New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square, the police will fly an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the crowd, which could reach 2 […]

New bill could require NYPD to turn over body camera data

If passed, the bill would also require the NYPD to provide individual breakdowns each time a body camera was used and explanations for why it failed to record Graham Rayman | New York Daily News via PoliceOne | Source URL NEW YORK — A pair of NYPD oversight bills will be […]

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Let’s Police Search by Skin Color

The Intercept | Source URL IN THE DECADE after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch. Warning of terrorism threats, the department created a plan to carpetManhattan’s downtown streets with thousands of cameras and had, by 2008, centralized its video surveillance operations […]