Beach police change policy on surveillance
Jason Skog, The Virginian-Pilot
(NORFOLK, Va.) -- Police will no longer go undercover to monitor civic groups without first consulting the commonwealth's attorney, according to a letter from Police Chief Alfred M. Jacocks Jr.
The change came Friday, four days after police admitted they had sent plainclothes officers to meetings of Dolphin Liberty, a citizens group opposed to a dolphin exhibit planned for a $55 million expansion of the Virginia Marine Science Museum.
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