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Tammy Heilman

Tammy Heilman received tickets during prolific offender checks for missing mailbox numbers and having a cinderblock in her front yard, and a $2,500 fine for having chickens in her backyard. Though many of her neighbors’ houses had similar code violations, Tammy—like many others—was targeted for enforcement because she had a family member on the prolific offender list.

  • March 11, 2021    |   Private Property

    Pasco Predictive Policing

    Pasco County Residents Challenge Sheriff’s Harassment Based on Potential “Future Crimes”

    The Sheriff’s Office of Pasco County, Florida, harasses people in their own homes using a method they call “predictive policing.” The program has unfolded like a dystopian nightmare for the Pasco County residents it has ensnared, who have been subjected to near-constant police surveillance and harassment. The Sheriff’s Office claims the program’s goal is to…

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