Crivins 120 – Police, Camera, Action & Cut; Now Delete That Evidence

Crivins[md]In an era of an ever increasing militarisation of the Police, aided by the sense that they’re above the law, it’s more important than ever for civilians to watch, record and expose them. The era of doing that overtly is also over. We need to take additional steps to preserve the evidence.

**Links**

* [Texas police officer uses stun gun on 76-year-old during routine traffic stop](http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/15/texas-police-stun-gun-76-year-old “Texas police officer uses stun gun on 76-year-old during routine traffic stop”)
* [Denver Police seize tablet, delete video of brutal arrest. But it had backed up to “the cloud”](http://www.news.com.au/world/denver-police-seize-tablet-delete-video-of-brutal-arrest-but-it-had-backed-up-to-the-cloud/story-fndir2ev-1227137812835 “Denver Police seize tablet, delete video of brutal arrest. But it had backed up to “the cloud””)
* [Why The Iowa Digital Driver’s License Seems So Cool—And Scary](http://readwrite.com/2014/12/12/iowa-digital-drivers-license-mobile-app “Why The Iowa Digital Driver’s License Seems So Cool—And Scary”)

**Tune**

* [Auld Lang Syne (Words by Robert Burns) by Jim Tait](https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/702723/auld-lang-syne-words-by-robert-burns “Auld Lang Syne (Words by Robert Burns) by Jim Tait”)[/md]

Author: Kevie Macphail

Kevie is from the Outer Hebrides, in the north west of Scotland,UK. He started podcasting with TuxJam back in 2011 and followed this by co-hosting tech-themed, discussion show Crivins along with Gordon Sinclair. A full time Linux user, currently using Debian as his distro of choice, and a keen promoter of unknown artists/bands, especially those who release their music under a Creative Commons license, this led Kevie to starting the CCJam community podcast. Always keen to spread the word on Creative Commons music and open source projects, Kevie has appeared as a guest on the Bugcast, Hacker Public Radio, Music Manumit Podcast, Rathole Radio and TINT.

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