*Moderated by Ted Gest, Criminal Justice Journalists
Police and other investigative agencies increasingly are using high-tech surveillance methods, among them various kinds of cameras, license-plate readers, GPS anklets, ShotSpotter acoustic sensors, and drones. What policies govern their use? What can go wrong with them? Are they cost-effective? What records can journalists obtain about their use? Hear from reporters who are covering the new technology and an advocacy group that is keeping watch for abuses.