American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut

ACLU, New Britain Police Hold Forum On Digital Privacy

NEW BRITAIN — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is sponsoring a public forum Oct. 29 on police and digital privacy.

Police Chief James Wardwell and David McGuire, a staff lawyer for the ACLU, will discuss new digital technologies police can use and their possible impact on individual privacy. Among the technologies are license plate scanners, cellphone location data, drone cameras and Global Positioning Systems.

The discussion is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the New Britain police station, 10 Chesnut St. A question and answer session will follow.