By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Lily Haskell was arrested while attending a peace rally in San Francisco in March 2009.
Police took her fingerprints and swabbed the inside of her cheek to collect a sample of Haskell’s DNA, which was entered into a state database and shared with a federal database run by the Federal Bureau of [...]
By Bre Payton and Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
It’s strange enough the top prosecutor in Norfolk, Va., running unopposed for re-election Tuesday is accused of three driving under the influence-related charges.
But the irony involving Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Greg Underwood, who is still on the job with his $157,308-a-year salary despite his Dec. 13. day [...]
By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog
There are eyes in the sky and the police are using them.
Police in Oregon used Google Earth to catch a marijuana grower who was cultivating three times the amount of bud allowed in the state for medical purposes. This and other marijuana news topped the headlines today.
Overgrown: Police apparently used [...]
Virginia has the technology to keep tabs on you — and in some cases, the Old Dominion is using it. Here’s your week in review.Read More →