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San Jose: New police portal lets residents quietly report suspected ‘johns’ (mercurynews.com)
4 points by hanging 9 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments





"The new police portal, which can be found on the SJPD website, offers a speedy way to report people they suspect of solicitation, through submitting physical descriptions, license plate numbers, and photos."

So you can flag personal descriptions in an area as suspicious. I am part of a neighbourhod watch, and it is amazing how many people are flagged for pulling over to answer thier phone; for circling the block to find a parking spot; for using a public restroom but not buying anything.

This is not a good look for society when normal, legal behaviours are redefined as reasonable suspicion.




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