Monthly Archive: October 2016

CBP assists the FBI in its efforts to target …

CBP assists the FBI in its efforts to target travelers entering the country as potential informants, feeding the bureau passenger lists and pulling people aside for lengthy interrogations in order to gather intelligence from them on the FBI’s behalf, the documents show. In one briefing, CBP bills itself as the “GO TO agency in the Law Enforcement world when it comes to identifying individuals of either source or lead potential.” The Intercept: The FBI’s Secret Methods for Recruiting Informants at the Border (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

The AP, through records requests to state agencies and …

The AP, through records requests to state agencies and big-city  police departments, found law enforcement officers and employees who misused databases were fired, suspended or resigned more than 325 times between 2013 and 2015. They received reprimands, counseling or lesser discipline in more than 250 instances, the review found. AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)