Surveillance Network Expansion: Major Cities Launch Real-Time Crime Centers Integrating Private Cameras

Los Angeles, California is set to be one of the major cities to launch a Real-Time Crime Center alongside Washington, D.C. The initiative aims to create a central hub for police technology and data integration, serving as a new frontier in the realm of surveillance. The Marshall Project delves into how these centers are reshaping the landscape of public and private surveillance. These Real-Time Crime Centers, known as “nerve centers,” bring together various technologies such …

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Federal Authorities Launch Investigations into South Carolina Jails Over Inmate Deaths and Mistreatment

CHARLESTON, SC – The U.S. Department of Justice has initiated civil investigations into two detention centers in South Carolina following reports of multiple inmate deaths stemming from mistreatment and unsafe living conditions. The investigations will focus on the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center in Charleston and the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center in Columbia, both of which have been the subject of credible allegations. The investigations come after reports of incarcerated persons dying from use …

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