Florida Highway Patrol flies surveillance plane over press conference


A surveillance plane flown by the Florida Highway Patrol circled repeatedly over a news conference in which two civil rights lawyers announced a lawsuit against local police and demanded a federal investigation into the killing of two unarmed black teenagers. Publicly available flight data confirmed the flight path. Surveillance flights over protests against police brutality have been dployed by law enforcement agencies in Washington, DC, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, and Portland, Oregon.


Writer: Joseph Cox

Publication: Vice