Ottawa Shooter Was Crack Addict Who Repeatedly Tried To Get Arrested: Report
InformationLiberationOct 24
Ottawa shooter Michael Zehaf Bibeau was a crack addict who tried repeatedly over the last few years to get arrested so he could atone for his sins and get clean from a crack addiction, CTV reports.

Bibeau reportedly tried and failed to "rob" a McDonald's with a stick as well as confessed to another armed robbery police believe never even happened.

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Mission Creeps: Homeland Security Agents Confiscate Women's Panties For 'Copyright Infringement'
InformationLiberationOct 23
Homeland security's mission has transformed from fighting terrorists to stealing women's underwear for supposed intellectual property violations.

From the Kansas City Star:
Peregrine Honig says she just wanted to help celebrate the hometown team when she designed Lucky Royals boyshorts.

The panties, with “Take the Crown” and “KC” across the r
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Chicago Cop Who Assaulted 89-Yr-Old For Requesting He Stop Cursing Gets 3 Years
InformationLiberationOct 23
After having trouble with a gas pump, Chicago police officer David Barrett, 59, took his anger out on the station's attendants by screaming curses at them in front of a crowd of customers. ... (more)

The Compassion Of the State: Town Sells Mom's Home At Auction Over Unpaid $95 Tax Bill She Was Never Notified About
InformationLiberationOct 23

From The Daily Mail:
A woman from Georgia is pleading with council officials to be allowed to keep her home after it was foreclosed on and sold at auction - all because of an unpaid tax bill of $94.... (more)

Chicago Cops Loot Taxpayers For Settlement After Beating Woman During Raid; Video 'May Inflame Jury'
InformationLiberationOct 21
From the Chicago Tribune:
The city of Chicago is expected to pay $150,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a woman who accused police of hitting, threatening and berating her during a July 2013 raid at a North Side tanning salon.

Jianqing Klyzek sued 10 Chicago police officers in May, and the city decided to quick
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Video: Cop Arrests Subway Performer For Singing, Despite Cop Reading Aloud Rule Saying It's Permitted
InformationLiberationOct 20

A New York subway performer was arrested and violently assaulted by a NYPD officer for the crime of inadvertently making the officer look like a fool. Street performer Andrew Kalleen, 30, was arrested Friday of last week after explaining to the officer he was allowed to sing in the New York City subway the officer was patrolling, pointing to Section 1050.6c of the MTA's transit rules, whic
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Masked Cop Gets 1-Year Sentence For Beating Innocent Woman With Baseball Bat, Prosecutor Says Sentence 'May Be On The Heavy Side'
InformationLiberationOct 14
30-year veteran police officer Gregory Thompson, 54, of the Walnut Creek, California police will only face at most a single year in prison for donning a ski-mask and beating a random innocent woman he suspected was a robber with a baseball bat.

After another woman intervened to stop his beating, which occurred in Thompson's father's neighborhood outside his home which had recently been burglarized, the victim managed to escape, to which Thompson responded by smashing in her car
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'Friendly' Cop Sickeningly Tries to Manipulate Man Into Admitting Marijuana Usage
InformationLiberationOct 10

In this clip out of Ankeny, Iowa "officer friendly" plays buddy-buddy with a man to try and con him into admitting marijuana usage as part of a dastardly ploy to imprison him and take away his freedom. The man instead stands up for his rights in the face of the manipulative costumed con-man and refuses to play his games, eventually being let go after telling the officer he's being filmed.

MD Cop Who Strangled Girlfriend's Puppy & Sent Her Photographs Gets 1 Year In Prison
InformationLiberationOct 10

Alec Eugene Taylor, the psychotic Baltimore police officer who made headlines for strangling his girlfriend's puppy to death, then sending her pictures of the dog's dead corpse was sentenced to a single year in prison on animal cruelty charges. His lawyer said Taylor was under a lot of pressure and took his frustrations out on the dog, so I guess that makes it OK. I wonder how he treated t
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Judge Says Steal Elderly Car Crash Victim's Home Over Single Missed Property Tax Payment
InformationLiberationOct 06

County officials are free to steal an elderly car crash victim's home for missing a single property tax payment back in 2011, a Kalamazoo county judge has decreed.

Kalamazoo County Circuit Court Judge Gary Giguere, Jr. said the state can steal h
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Iowa Troopers Rob Poker Players Of $100,020 Through Forfeiture
InformationLiberationOct 02
Iowa road pirates stole $100,020 from two California poker players who were passing through the state with their gambling winnings.

After pulling the pair over because police we're searching for a suspicious "red car," the troopers conducted a routine traffic stop and told the pair they were "free to go."
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SC Trooper Groubert Told Supervisor Man He Shot 'Kept Coming Towards' Him, Contradicting Video
InformationLiberationSep 29
Newly released video of the South Carolina trooper who shot a man for reaching into his car to grab his wallet shows the trooper was either delusional or lied to his supervisor about the altercation. 31-year-old Sean Groubert says in the extended video his victim, 35-year-old Levar Jones, "jumped out of [his] car" after being ordered by Groubert to "let him see his hands."

Then, upon seeing "something black in his hands" he claims he ran to the other side of his car, but Jones "k
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Cop Asks Man For License, Shoots Him When He Goes to Get It
InformationLiberationSep 25

After pulling a man over for an alleged "seat belt violation," 31-year-old South Carolina police officer Sean Groubert asked 35-year-old Levar Jones to get his license, then immediately unloaded on him when he reached into his car to grab it.

Goubert then proceeded to harangue his victim, ordering him to "put his hand behind his back" as Jones asks Groubert why in the world he
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FL Cops Shoot At Man Carrying Unloaded Gun, Kill Innocent College Student With Stray Bullet
InformationLiberationAug 22
Florida police responding to a report of a crazed lunatic with a gun outside an Orlando, Florida night club shot at the reportedly uncooperative gun-wielder, Kody Roach, 23, nine times. One of their bullets went astray and killed an innocent young woman inside the club, 22-year-old female college student Maria Fernanda Godinez of Cocoa Beach. Godinez was killed by the stray bullet, yet the suspect who was hit six times survived. Officer Eduardo Sanguino, who it's believed shot the bullets whi... (more)

Cop Assaults Man For Requesting His Supervisor, Tries To Make Video "Disappear"
InformationLiberationAug 09
"You don't need my supervisor, I am my supervisor," St. Petersburg police officer Kenneth Pienik belligerently belted before throwing his clipboard to the ground and proceeding to violently assault Stephen Woodworth, 46, of St. Petersburg, Florida for having the audacity to ask to speak to his supervisor. ... (more)

Taxfeeding Cop Threatens Shooting Spree Over Other People Receiving Welfare
InformationLiberationAug 07
A costumed taxfeeder outraged that people are receiving welfare that he mistakenly believes "he is paying for" threatened he may go on a shooting rampage at a grocery store after seeing people take advantage of the government's food stamp program.

The officer evidently doesn't realize he himself is a taxfeeder who is in the exact
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Man Picks Up Toy Gun At Walmart, Cops Shoot Him
InformationLiberationAug 07
From Dayton Daily News:
Relatives of John Crawford, the man shot dead by police at a Beavercreek Walmart, say they’ve contacted civil rights organizations because they believe the shooting was not justified.

They believe he was killed possibly after he picked up a toy gun in the store.
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Ozaukee, WI Police Put Teen In Chokehold For Refusing To ID
InformationLiberationAug 05

A teenager who knew his rights went to help a friend who was being harassed by police for underage drinking, yet the cops turned their sights on him, placing him in a chokehold when he refused to ID. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office say they reviewed the tape and said it was actually a "shoulder hold" and "proper police protocol," WISN reports. A simple viewing of the video shows it was
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LA Deputies Shoot & Kill Man Escaping Standoff; Second Hostage They've Killed This Year
InformationLiberationAug 03
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and killed 54-year-old Frank Mendoza after he fled his home escaping from a standoff, evidently the deputies mistook him for 24-year-old Cedric Ramirez, who was wanted for parole violations. Earlier this year LA deputies in a similar incident shot and killed a stabbing victim, while saving his attempted murderer. The story made headlines because the deputies' shooting victim was a production... (more)

Man Asks Cop For Help To Find Missing Girlfriend, Cop Beats Him With A Baton
InformationLiberationJul 29
A 13-year veteran St. Louis County, Missouri police officer allegedly beat a man in an "unprovoked show of force" after he asked him for help to find his missing girlfriend. Rather than offer help, Dawon Gore, 44, allegedly told the victim, Pierre Wilson, 24, that he should contact a department closer to his home, an answer which Wilson did not find satisfactory. An argument evidently ensued, after which Gore allegedly charged Wilson and proceeded to beat him with his baton, breaking three of ... (more)

Cop Shoots Couple's Dog, Threatens Jail For Trying To Save Dog's Life
InformationLiberationJul 28
A Dekalb County, Georgia cop responding to a false alarm shot a couple's dog, then threatened to have the owner arrested for trying to rush him to the vet. Instead, the cop reportedly insisted they wait due to "procedure," which they did for 20 minutes after being threatened with jail, only to find out the procedure was just to take photographs of the dog's wounds. After an hour of suffering, the cop eventually let the couple take the dog to the vet, fortunately their dog didn't die from blood... (more)

SWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong Home
InformationLiberationJul 25
Orange County, Florida sheriff's deputies waging an armed raid for a suspected pot dealer entered a family's home guns blazing and shot a teen girl and her dog, only to find out the suspect they were looking for hadn't lived in the home for weeks -- despite their claim to have "surveilled" the home extensively prior to the raid. All the cops ended up finding was some perfectly legal ammunition and some pot seeds and marijuana paraphernalia. All charges against the suspect were later dropped, ... (more)

State Dept. Accuses Russia of Firing Artillery Into Ukraine, Refuses to Provide Any Evidence
InformationLiberationJul 25

Our intelligence shows Russia is arming the separatists in Ukraine with rocket launchers, and they're firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions, but we can't provide you with any evidence, so says State Department spokesmodel Marie Harf.

Bill Maher Slams Police State Militarization
InformationLiberationJul 24

"Once you start dressing an equipping people like an occupying army, they start acting like one."

Bill Maher criticizes the police arming themselves to the teeth, though he reveals he's under the delusion without cops the world would be "like the movie 'The Purge' every night."

In reality, the state's monopoly on protection services creates more crime than it prev
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Daily Show Slams Highway Patrol "Banditos" Robbing People Through Forfeiture Laws
InformationLiberationJul 24

The Daily Show's Jordan Klepper does an excellent comedy piece exposing the criminal nature of asset forfeiture laws.

Undercover Cop Befriends Autistic Boy, Tricks Him Into Selling Him Weed & Busts Him [Full Length VICE Doc]
InformationLiberationJul 22

This is a full length documentary from VICE on the story of Jesse Snodgrass, a lonely autistic teenager who was befriended by an undercover cop who then tricked him into selling him weed so he could bust him. His parents say how he wasn't even so affected by being busted for selling marijuana, but was traumatized by the fact his only "fri
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People Wearing Sagging Pants Face $500 Fine, Jail In Florida City
InformationLiberationJul 22
Residents of Ocala, Florida face $500 fines or jail time for wearing their pants "too low" around their waist, thanks to a new ordinance passed unanimously by the city council.

From WFTV:
OCALA, Fla. — Pull up or pay up: It's now illegal to wear low pants that expose underwear or bare buttocks in parts of Ocala.

The City Council voted unanimous
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Video Shows Cops In Botched Sting Execute 4 Men, Including Their Own Informant
InformationLiberationJul 21

Infrared video of a botched sting operation shows police officers executing four men, including their own informant in a hail of bullets while they lay on the ground. Despite the informant having a recording device hidden in his watch, the watch mysteriously "disappeared," leaving investigators with no evidence to press charges against the officers.

From NBC Miami:
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Cops 'Help' Struggling Suicidal Vet By Killing Him
InformationLiberationJul 19
From WMC:
GERMANTOWN, TN - (WMC) - Three Germantown police officers shot and killed a war veteran suffering from PTSD, who recently lost his father and was going through a divorce. He also was the father to a 2-year-old daughter; relatives say he adored her.

[...]Germantown police say when they arrived at Cameron Brown Park, Justin Davis
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Jury Acquits VA Man Who Shot At Cops He Thought Were Robbers
InformationLiberationJul 17
Virginia police intent on ruining an innocent man's life for daring to act in self defense after they drew a bead on him with the red lasers from their firearms will have to find another victim as a jury acquitted the man of their trumped up charges that he was "reckless" when he discharged his firearm in their direction.

The cops had in fact went to the wrong home in response to a 9
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