Justice and Public Safety
The Administrative Office of Illinois Courts has granted Lee County $1,016,623.10 in funds from the 2024 Illinois Court Technology Modernization Program.
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson announced Tuesday he would end the city’s use of the police surveillance tool after extending the city’s contract to use the technology through September.
The elected clerk of one of North Carolina’s highest-volume courthouses has urged state officials to delay the “rushed” expansion of new technology designed to modernize the judicial system.
City officials have announced that they will join a California lawsuit against major social media companies over what Mayor Eric Adams is calling a “mental health crisis” facing young people.
The ShotSpotter gunshot detection system has worn a bull's-eye among progressives in Chicago for years, and now Mayor Brandon Johnson says he will make good on his campaign promise to get rid of the technology.
The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service is offering new information and no-cost training related to preventing and addressing the safety issues associated with electric vehicle systems.
The Pennsylvania court online operations have returned to normal following a disruptive cyber attack. The attack disabled access to online dockets, PACFile, PAePay and the Guardianship Tracking System, among other disruptions.
A law firm hired by Gov. Ned Lamont said last week it was "unlikely" most of the hundreds of Connecticut State Police troopers flagged for submitting false or inaccurate racial profiling data did so intentionally.
Hundreds of street lights are dark all over the city due to stolen wiring, as are many of the pole-mounted police cameras. Of the 95 cameras throughout the city, only four are operational, officials report.
ZeroEyes, the creators of an AI-based gun detection video analytics platform, recently announced a positive detection of an illegally brandished firearm in Hobbs, N.M., that has resulted in criminal charges.
Robocalls using artificial intelligence to fake human voices are illegal, federal authorities have ruled, two days after New Hampshire launched a criminal probe into calls spoofing the voice of President Biden.
A cyclist was injured in a collision with a Waymo driverless vehicle in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood this week. This news comes after Cruise, another autonomous car company, recalled its entire fleet nationwide.
The Department of Justice approved the drone policy Tuesday, a decision New Orleans police say allows them to deploy drones in specific scenarios as a "more efficient, cost-effective and safer alternative."
A program that will test automated ticketing of drivers parked in bike and bus lanes downtown, already on the books for nearly a year, could be up and running in Chicago by summer.
A Texas man and his company were responsible for thousands of illegal robocalls featuring the faked voice of President Joe Biden, state Attorney General John M. Formella said Tuesday at a news conference.
Artificial intelligence was used to create pornographic deepfake images of six Alabama middle schoolers, prompting one state senator to propose new legislation that would make the practice a felony punishable by up to 20 years.