Editorials

2021

When police control what the public learns about its activities, there can be no accountability

City Council should reverse police department decision to silence its radio communications
At a time when the need for public scrutiny of police conduct has never been greater, we can't afford to make that transparency worse.

April 2, 2021 | 31 comments
Poor decision to encrypt police radio transmissions should be reconsidered

Following a year of unrest and protests urging police accountability, blanket encryption is the wrong move to make.

January 8, 2021 | 10 comments

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