Police Scramble to Secure Insecure Surveillance Cameras Exposed Online

This is a developing story involving law enforcement agencies across the United States that are scrambling to secure and in some cases remove surveillance cameras left open to the general public after finding their URLs posted online. CopBlaster.com learned of this after receiving an anonymous tip about a gas station in Milford, Delaware that had yet to be posted online. An independent media outlet has since verified that the camera belonged to law enforcement.

Are We Forgetting About Increasing Domestic Violence Risk Due to Quarantines Across the Globe?

Currently, coronavirus has been the main topic of discussions and news around the globe. Coronavirus is a global pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China. Many countries around the world closed their borders, implemented quarantines and limited movement. According to John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center there are 367,457 reported cases of the virus around the world and over 16,000 deaths. In the US alone the number of infected people has exceeded 40,000.

What is Fear? New Research to Help with PTSD Treatment

US scientists from the University of California were able to substantiate how fear formulates in the brain. Both researchers discovered that in a stressful situation, the hippocampus reacts to a specific context and encodes it in memory, and the amygdala activates protective functions, including the reaction in the form of fear. Hippocampus is a complex brain structure embedded deep into temporal lobe. It plays a major role in learning and memory. It is a plastic and vulnerable structure that gets damaged by a variety of stimuli.

Hong Kong Police Arrest More as “Lady Liberty” Looks On

Hong Kong police carried out new arrests during protests on Sunday, organized in different neighborhoods by pro-democracy protesters. Security forces stormed a shopping center which protesters had vandalized for supporting the pro-Beijing Hong Kong government. On the other hand, a group of protesters secretly transported a statue that became a symbol of their mobilization on top of an emblematic mountain of the ex-British colony, the “Lion Rock” (495 meters), which dominates the peninsula from Kowloon.

What NOT To Do If Pulled Over By The Police – Don’t Turn A Routine Traffic Stop Into Something Worse

At some point, most drivers get pulled over by the cops. How they react can be the difference between getting home in time for the evening news and being the lead story. Most of the time, the encounters end with the driver going away with just a ticket, Or, better yet, a warning. But, sometimes, things can go much worse. Here is a list of things you should do if you’re ever pulled over by police. Unless you’re like, a serial killer or something…

Hong Kong’s Mong Kok Parade Countered by Pro Police Rally

Even with Hong Kong’s “Fugitive Offenders Ordinance” amended, the dispute-related demonstrations continued. The group opposed to the amendments held a parade in Kowloon on Saturday. Another group was on the Hong Kong Island across the sea with the title “Hope for Tomorrow,” holding a rally in support of police enforcement. The conference said that about 90,000 people attended the meeting. The police said that the number of people gathered at the peak was about 26,000.

California to Limit Use of Deadly Force; Police Organizations Still Opposed

California is one procedural hurdle away from adopting one of the strictest laws in the country regarding police use of force.  After clearing the state senate 34-3 on Monday, Assembly Bill 392 heads to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.  Under the bill, the standard by which use of deadly force by police officers is justified will be elevated from when officers think it is “reasonable” to only when it is “necessary.”  The bill was the reflection of a year’s worth of hard-fought compromise between civil rights organizations and police unions.  Several police associations remain opposed.