Futuristic NYPD ‘Digidogs’ Spark Privacy Fears Amid Surge in High-Tech Policing

New Yorkers recently witnessed the NYPD’s latest recruit, a robotic canine named Digidog, patrolling Harlem streets. This high-tech tool was funded not through the standard budgeting process but via the federal Equitable Sharing Program, which provides local police departments with money and assets seized during criminal investigations. This method of funding bypasses the oversight and […]