Pasco County Sheriff’s Offices harasses people using “Predictive Policing”
In this short documentary-style video, VICE News interviews IJ client and Pasco parent Robert Jones, as well as others fighting back against Pasco’s abusive predictive policing program.
Pasco’s abusive “Predictive Policing” program
The Sheriff’s Office of Pasco County, Florida, harasses people in their own homes using a method they call “predictive policing.” Using a crude computer algorithm, the Sheriff’s Office creates a list of people they think are likely to commit crimes in the future. 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.
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