DC City Council Report Reveals Metropolitan Police Department Failed to Protect Privacy, First Amendment Rights of Protesters. (epic.org)

March 24, 2004 12:00 am

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In March 2004 a Committee of the DC City Council reported the Metropolitan Police Department used undercover officers to infiltrate protest groups without evidence of criminal wrongdoing, repeatedly took pre-emptive actions to prevent demonstrations, including arrests, and failed to protect the free speech and assembly rights of protesters.

More: www.epic.org/privacy/surveillance/spotlight/1205/mpdrep5304.pdf

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