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Dustin Slaughter

Freelance Journalist

Philadelphia, PA

Dustin Slaughter

"Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it."
- Horace Greeley

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Philly Police Admit They Disguised a Spy Truck as a Google Streetview Car

The Philadelphia Police Department admitted today that a mysterious unmarked license plate surveillance truck disguised as a Google Maps vehicle, which Motherboard first reported on this morning, is its own. In an emailed statement, a department spokesperson confirmed: “We have been informed that this unmarked vehicle belongs to the police department; however, the placing of any particular decal on the vehicle was not approved through any chain of command.

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Dustin Slaughter

Freelance journalist and legal assistant. Philly.