Oakland, California’s City Council approved the formation of the Permanent Privacy Advisory Committee to develop policies for surveillance equipment use by city agencies.
What do you think about when you hear the word “surveillance?” Along with three local artists, we posed that question to residents in Oakland, California, in an experimental art-meets-journalism project.
In The Center for Investigative Reporting’s ongoing experiments at the intersection of art, investigative journalism and community engagement, we’re about to present our work to two new venues: the Oakland Museum of California and a Ford Falcon van.
The police department has destroyed more than 2,000 guns since 2010. Some were surrendered or purchased in buyback programs, while many were recovered during criminal investigations.