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 November 13, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Alice Speri reports:

For years, the New York Police Department illegally maintained a database containing the fingerprints of thousands of children charged as juvenile delinquents — in direct violation of state law mandating that police destroy these records after turning them over to the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Services. When lawyers representing some of those youths discovered the violation, the police department dragged its feet, at first denying but eventually admitting that it was retaining prints it was supposed to have destroyed.

Read more on The Intercept.

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