With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

A recent memorandum authored by Attorney General William Barr announced a new “pre-crime” program inspired by “War on Terror” tactics and is set to be implemented next year.

By Whitney Webb | 25 October 2019

MINT PRESS NEWS — Last Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a memorandum to all U.S. attorneys, law enforcement agencies and top ranking Justice Department officials announcing the imminent implementation of a new “national disruption and early engagement program” aimed at detecting potential mass shooters before they commit any crime.

Per the memorandum, Barr has “directed the Department [of Justice] and the FBI to lead an effort to refine our ability to identify, assess and engage potential mass shooters before they strike.” The Attorney General further described the coming initiative, slated to be implemented early next year, as “an efficient, effective and programmatic strategy to disrupt individuals who are mobilizing towards violence, by all lawful means.” More specific information about the program is set to follow the recent memorandum, according to Barr, though it is unclear if that forthcoming document will be made public.

Barr also requested that those who received the memorandum send their “best and brightest” to a training conference at FBI headquarters this coming December where the DOJ, FBI and “private sector partners” will prepare for the full implementation of the new policy and will also be able to provide “new ideas” for inclusion in the program. […]

2 Comments on With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

  1. Funny how all the really bad stuff happens under supposedly “conservative” Republicans.

    I’m glad Trump was able to slay his terrorist monster, just like his predecessor Obama was able to do. I keep getting the feeling I’ve seen this movie before, right down to the Muslim burial at sea. I must say the story gets a little wilder with each version of “Al Qaeda Must Die”.

  2. “With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program “:
    : https://www.activistpost.com/2019/10/with-little-fanfare-william-barr-formally-announces-orwellian-pre-crime-program.htm
    Here’s an idea: why not immediately jail all of the scumbags who wrote this bill, and all of the scumbags who vote for its passage into law , BEFORE said scumbags commit any more crimes against humanity?
    How’s that for effective use of “pre-crime” legislation?
    Regards, onebornfree

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