Feb 102015
 

My husband, Mike Katz-Lacabe, is a human rights and privacy advocate. Several years ago, he discovered that the SLPD was secretly using license plate cameras to photograph both cars and the areas around them – and were keeping those records indefinitely.  Since then, police departments have refused to share this data from citizens, but if you drive a car in the Bay Area, you can assume that the police has access to hundreds of photos of your car, you and the area around it.

Mike’s activities have been covered by the news media. Here, in reverse chronological order, are stories that are derived from actual interviews with him:

Oh, how the kids have grown since this 2009 photograph from the SLPD archives.

Oh, how the kids have grown since this 2009 photograph from the SLPD archives.

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