So… does this strike anyone as an appropriate use of social media by DHS?
Eleven hours before I was arrested during the Occupy Miami eviction in January, the Miami-Dade Police Homeland Security Bureau sent an email to various police officers, which was then forwarded to the department’s public information officers – including arresting officer Major Nancy Perez – informing them that I would be documenting the action.
The subject of the email was “Multimedia information/Situational Awareness.” It included my Facebook profile photo where I’m trying my hardest to look like a terrorist thug.
It also included the following statement about me.
Read more of photographer Carlos Miller’s experience on Pixiq
Thanks to the reader who pointed me to this article.