Your Local Police Get Federal Money To Work With Shadowy Surveillance Companies

An Outsider's Sojourn II (The Journey Continues)

The following article is an example of how ‘9/11’ has been used, by the government, as an excuse for rescinding many of our so-called ‘rights’ as citizens. But in particular, our ‘right’ to privacy has almost been completely eliminated, as the following article reveals:

Your Local Police Get Federal Money To Work With Shadowy Surveillance Companies

Jake Anderson

Activist Post

Before the events of 9/11, surveillance practices were fairly limited in scope for local police departments. Warrants would be obtained for phone logs, wiretaps and searches; while some departments abused those privileges, most complied with federal and state laws.

Now, however, a new type of surveillance has arisen and police departments today are loath to let the public in on their practices. Funded by grants from the Department of Homeland Security, local law enforcement agencies are using equipment that the average citizens not only does not know about…

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