Aug 292009
 
 August 29, 2009  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Police in Skåne in southern Sweden will shortly begin publishing pictures of criminal suspects on the police website, a practice that may soon be adopted all over the country.

The pictures will be taken from surveillance cameras and the police hope that the general public will help investigate and identify criminals.

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Anne Ramberg, general secretary of the Swedish Bar Association (Advokatsamfundet), argues that innocent people may suffer anxiety as a result of this method. She writes publicly that the pictures are a further sign that more societal surveillance leads to “an insidious shifting of the boundaries”.

Read more on The Local (Sweden)

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