Smile, You’re On The Raleigh Police’s Facial Recognition Database

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In a unanimous vote last month, the Raleigh City Council approved the police department’s use of facial recognition software. When the program launches its yearlong test period in November, Raleigh will join 26 or more local, state and federal law enforcement agencies using similar software to assist with criminal investigations. Nearly three-quarters of all states
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Could There Be A Neurological Explanation For Domestic Abuse?

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A few major sports stories may have collided, according to a prominent neurologist. First, there are the multiple lawsuits against the NFL regarding the effects of repeated brain injuries. Second, there are the two NFL players accused of assaulting family members. This neurologist is asking, wouldn’t it be quite a coincidence if they weren’t connected?
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How Can Sexting Impact Your Or Your Child’s Future?

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Sexting cases amongst teens and young adults have been on the rise, especially in the media. However, very few teens understand the serious repercussions that can arise as a result of a simple push of the send button on their cell phones. North Carolina lands in a particularly interesting spot with regards to crimes such
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“sexting”: from Bad Judgment to a Registered Sex Offender

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By, Dana Rybak The technological phenomenon of “sexting” has seen such a dramatic increase in popularity that it is now defined in the Merriam Webster Dictionary: “the sending of sexually explicit messages or images by cell phone.” Moreover, if you ask a high school student to describe sexting, you may be surprised to hear it
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How Does The Parole Process Work In North Carolina? P4

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This is the last post in our series about parole in North Carolina. In our last post, we discussed the process for crimes committed before the state adopted the structured sentencing program. Structured sentencing dramatically altered the release process. The Structured Sentencing Act actually did away with parole. The act did not, however, do away
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