Chicago cops are accused of fabricating evidence from ShotSpotter technology used by departments around the US that detects gunshots with artificial intelligence and led to fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Activists in Chicago are demand the CPD end its contract with ShotSpotter, an AI-powered hidden-microphone system used to detect gunshots

  • Reports have shown that its sensors are disproportionately placed in minority communities

  • The technology immediately dispatches police to the alleged location of a gunshot, which led to the March 29th shooting of 13-year old Adam Toledo

  • In a number of cases, prosecutors have withdrawn its findings due to inaccuracy claims where it appears police have had the information altered

  • In May, the MacArthur Justice Center found that 86 percent of the alerts led to no evidence a crime at all

Posted by: Skidmark 2021-07-27