The federal government has been equipping planes with monitoring devices for some time. But how far will law enforcement agencies go in order to watch citizens?
The so-called “trolley problem” isn’t the only issue on the horizon as the driverless car rolls toward the nation’s public roads. The so-called “trolley problem” isn’t the only issue on the horizon as the driverless car rolls toward the nation’s public roads.
Removing officers in the field could reduce the danger they face and the need to use force. Then again, adding a layer of distance between officers and citizens could increase the use of force.
Cleveland police have ordered riot gear and the presumptive presidential nominee is promising greater militarization of the police. Don’t be surprised if things outside get violent. Will the Republican National Convention be a preview of a police state headed by a President Trump?
Further erosions of privacy are likely as companies develop more and better methods for gathering information on internet users.