Category Archives: Criminal Justice

Arizona’s prospective new top cop: when profit motives and the public interest collide

By Beau Hodai September, 2013 Intro: the potential bid A former Corrections Corporation of America “senior director of business development” and lobbyist is planning to run for the office of Arizona’s top law enforcement officer. View source materials archive. On … Continue reading

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Private Prison Archive

December 1, 2013 DBA Press releases records obtained from the office of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer pertaining to private prison operators, private prison lobbyists. Jump to archive. Key pieces of information contained in this records set include: – ADC Director … Continue reading

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Inside the OpenMIND: open source social media data mining and predictive policing

By Beau Hodai November 11, 2013 Records recently obtained by DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (DBA/CMD) shed light on a technology, OpenMIND, utilized by law enforcement/counter-terrorism fusion center personnel in gathering and analyzing mass amounts of … Continue reading

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Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street

May 20, 2013 DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy release the result of a year-long investigation: “Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, In Partnership With Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street.” The report, … Continue reading

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