Radley Balko provides some links, and here are a few that seem reminiscent of a police state.
- North Carolina governor signs bill to keep police body and dash camera footage hidden from the public.
- Witness to the Alton Sterling shooting says police took his cellphone, confiscated his store’s surveillance video, and locked him in a car for several hours.
- According to Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), House leaders are trying to sneak through an expansion of the Patriot Act this week.
- There’s no link between killings by police and the amount of violence in the surrounding community.