Citing a CIR report, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer has announced a new bill to implement standards at Customs and Border Protection facilities, including Border Patrol stations, to ensure humane detention conditions.
We've reported that local law enforcement agencies in California are using emerging technology to collect citizens’ data in new ways. But do you know the extent to which police can tap directly into information about your cellphone?
In 2010, a California developmental center nursing assistant was accused of stomping a patient unconscious. After delays and shoddy investigations, no one has been charged and the facility has not been penalized.
We round up a few questions Redditors asked reporters G.W. Schulz and Ali Winston about facial recognition software, license-plate scanners and other tools that local law enforcement agencies are using for intelligence gathering.
Ali Winston and G.W. Schulz will be on Reddit on Tuesday at 11 a.m. PT to take your questions and comments about facial recognition technologies, biometrics, license-plate scanners, fusion centers and more.
The sister of the top-ranking U.S. Customs and Border Protection official in Arizona pleaded guilty to smuggling an immigrant through a Border Patrol checkpoint near Tucson in the car she was driving, her defense attorney said.
Authorities have let problem drug rehabilitation providers run away with millions of dollars in public money and failed to follow through on threats to stop funding errant clinics, according to a new report by the county auditor-controller.