Greater Boston

Oct. 18, 2012: Boston Police Surveillance

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Civil libertarians accuse the Boston Police Department of illegally monitoring local activists. Documents obtained in a lawsuit show police conducted surveillance on several anti-war groups between 2007 and 2010 – none of which were found to have any links to crime or terrorism. The department says monitoring was conducted lawfully, but concedes that files should have been erased once no threat wa

Aired: 10/18/12

Rating: NR

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