Detroit councilman slams colleagues for postponing vote on ShotSpotter technology

Most council members said they oppose using more than $7 million in COVID relief funds to pay for the technology expansion

By Steve Neavling

The Detroit City Council postponed a vote Tuesday to expand a controversial surveillance technology for the police department. A majority of the council members said they did not support using more than $7 million in federal pandemic relief funds on ShotSpotter, a technology that relies on a network of sensors to detect gunshots...

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