December 29, 2014  

    Homicide Watch, an online database that records and tracks homicide cases, was created to document under-reported crimes in Washington, D.C. The site has been praised by law enforcement and the families of victims, but is shutting down in that city. Co-founder Laura Amico, a Boston Globe reporter, speaks with Jeffrey Brown about sharing violent crime information with the public. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2013  

    Law enforcement agencies use license plate readers to help track stolen vehicles and deter crime through behavioral profiling. Does creating databases of this information compromise citizens’ privacy? Jeffrey Brown gets two views from technology consultant Sid Heal and Catherine Crump of the American Civil Liberties Union. Continue reading

  • April 20, 2010   BY Lea Winerman  

    A roundup of arts headlines.
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