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Tuesday February 10th, 2015
NYPD Has a Plan to Magically Turn Anyone It Wants Into a Felon posted 02/10/2015, 7:09 AM (Gawker)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
On Wednesday, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton urged state legislators to consider increasing the penalty for resisting arrest from a misdemeanor to a felony. The change, he argued, would help New Yorkers "get around this idea that you can resist arrest. You can't." It would also give cops an easy way to turn victims of their own worst impulses into the worst ... (more)


This Prisoner's Note Isn't From Some Dystopian Dictatorship. It's From Texas. posted 02/10/2015, 7:08 AM (ACLU.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Every day from dusk to dawn there's noise, banging, clanking, yelling, screaming. Everyday someone is getting hurt or hurting themselves. Everyday there's fire and floods and complete chaos & hate...Every day is a challenge here. A challenge against insanity."

This sounds like a dispatch from a war zone or a maybe a line from some post-apocalyptic science fiction movie, but it's actually the description of a typical day in solitary confinement for Alex, a prisoner in Texas.
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So Far this Year, All Identified Cop Killers, Were Also Cops posted 02/10/2015, 7:08 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Nocona, Texas -- An officer responding to a domestic disturbance at a North Texas residence, shot and killed off-duty sheriff's deputy Larry Hostetter, 41, shortly after midnight.

Police were tight-lipped about the incident other than to say that the Texas Rangers are leading the investigation.

In a news conference Monday morning, Sheriff Paul Cunningham said Hostetter was a good person, had been a law enforcement officer since 2000 and that being a sheriff’s deputy
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Cop Admits to Having Sex With Prostitute Who Stole His Gun, Faces No Punishment posted 02/10/2015, 7:08 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Kensington, CA — A Kensington police officer, spent $70 on a night he was almost able to forget.

Sgt. Keith T. Barrow of the Kensington police department took a trip to “the biggest little city in the world” last year. Barrow had a discrete encounter with one of Reno’s pros in a shady little hotel room, in an area of town known for its rampant prostitution.

Barrow, apparently overly trusting in his temporary companion, fell asleep. When he woke up, according to cour
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John Kiriakou: Blowing Whistle on Bush-Era Torture 'Was Worth It' posted 02/10/2015, 7:08 AM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Former CIA agent John Kiriakou said Monday that the Bush-era torture program "was approved by the president himself" and that the two years he spent behind bars for blowing the whistle on that program was worth it.

Kiriakou was sentenced to 30 months in prison in 2013 after pleading guilty to releasing the name of an officer implicated in a CIA torture program to the media and violating the Intel
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Indiana: Traffic Cops May Not Open Pill Bottles posted 02/10/2015, 7:08 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police have no business looking through the pill bottles belonging to a motorist stopped for a routine traffic violation. That was the conclusion of a three-judge panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals, which last month reversed Antonio Garcia's conviction on drug charges because an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officer violated the state constitution.

At around 9pm on August 6, 2012, Officer Philip Robinett saw a white Chevrolet Trailblazer that did not have its headlights on.
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Monday February 9th, 2015

Cop Turns Off Dash Cam, Threatens To Kill Man In Front Of His GF's Kids, Keeps Job posted 02/09/2015, 5:43 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Niles, Ohio police officer who allegedly threatened to kill a man in front of his girlfriend's kids is back on the job after receiving a minor 30 day suspension. Despite an internal investigation faulting the officer for use of force violations, unlawful search and seizure or detention, misuse of his own dash cam, and for ordering a fellow cop not to record, the Niles police evidently felt the officer's conduct did not merit him losing his job.

From WKBN:
NILES... (more)


Video Shows Austin Cops Firing Bean Bag Rounds at Man With Hands Up posted 02/09/2015, 5:43 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


The Austin Police Department, a department with a history of using excessive force, shot bean bag rounds at 20-year-old Devon Smith after he surrendered to a SWAT team with his hands up Friday night.

Police claim Smith had a knife and posed a danger to officers.  But the video tells a different story.

In the video, Smith is seen walking out of the house with his ha
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Michigan Proposes Death Penalty for Killing an Officer--Furthering Special Treatment for Police posted 02/09/2015, 5:43 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Frankenmuth, MI– Senators in Michigan, the first state to ban capital punishment, have proposed a constitutional amendment allowing the death penalty for the first-degree murder of an on-duty police or corrections officer.

The resolution is sponsored by Sen. Virgil Smith, a Democrat, but also has backing from the top two Republicans in the GOP-controlled Senate.  The divisive bill would require a 2/3 majority vote in both chambers before it would be put on the statewide ballot.... (more)


One Pill, 10 Years: Ky. High Court Reviews Vet's Sentence posted 02/09/2015, 5:37 AM (USA Today)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- To his lawyer, James Kidd is the epitome of the kind of person that Kentucky lawmakers don't want sitting in prison.

An injured Gulf War veteran with no prior felony record, Kidd was convicted of drug trafficking in a controlled substance in 2009 for selling a single pill and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Modern Tech Suggests Government Data on Police-Related Homicides Flawed posted 02/09/2015, 5:37 AM (The Beacon)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publishes statistics on police-involved homicides, while on duty, of civilians. Its system relies on voluntary self-reporting by the nation’s more than 18,000 local and state police agencies.

Self-reporting works well when there is an incentive to report and an incentive to report accurately. But police departments have no incentive to report this emotionally charged information with possible political ramifications. As a result, some grou
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Police Detective Botches 82 Special Victims Cases, Walks Away With Career Mostly Intact posted 02/09/2015, 5:37 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
When it comes to criminals, most people agree that those who sexually victimize children are the worst of the worst. What happens when you turn over sensitive cases to a detective who apparently doesn't feel like doing the job? Well, cases fall into the cracks, along with the victims. Sure, even the best detectives and Special Victims Units are going to have a few that "get away." But in the case of Detective Tammy Kilgore Alois, it wasn't just a few that "got away." It was dozens. (via Croo... (more)


Friday February 6th, 2015

Kansas Police Ticketing People For 'Illegally' Warming Up Their Cars posted 02/06/2015, 7:17 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Kansas police have found a new source of revenue for which to fill their coffers, they're aggressively ticketing people $125 for "illegally" warming up their cars.

From KSHB:
ROELAND PARK, Kan. - A split second decision you make in the morning might cost you a $125 ticket.

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Shock Video Shows Cops Run Down Man with Cruiser, Severely Beat Him, Charge Him with Assault posted 02/06/2015, 7:17 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Philadelphia, PA — Two Philly cops have been charged with the assault of a man after surveillance footage revealed the officers lied about the incident.

The laundry list of charges that Officers Kevin Robinson and Sean McKnight are facing is lengthy:

Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Criminal Conspiracy, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Tampering with Public Records or Information, False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities, Obstructing Administration of L
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Good Samaritan Saves Woman's Life After Overpowering a Cop Who Was Trying to Kill Her posted 02/06/2015, 7:16 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Louisville, KY — Louis Mossey was driving down a county highway when the car in front of him unexpectedly swerved off the road and hit a tractor in a John Deer store parking lot. He had no idea what he was about to witness.

When Mossey gets out of the vehicle to check on the wellbeing of the occupants in the crashed car, he is immediately met with yelling and cursing from a belligerent man.

The man yelled at Mossey and then went back to yelling and cursing at the fe
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Motorist Shot by Trooper Gets Nearly $300,000 Settlement from State Government posted 02/06/2015, 7:16 AM (The State)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
COLUMBIA, SC — A Columbia motorist shot late last summer by an ex-Highway Patrol trooper in a confrontation that drew national attention has received a nearly $300,000 settlement from the state.

Levar Edward Jones was paid $285,000 through the state’s Insurance Reserve Fund, Scott Hawkins, spokesman for the fund said Tuesday. The settlement was reached Oct. 3, within a month of the Sept. 4 incident when trooper Sean Groubert fired shots at Jones after the officer pulled Jones ove
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Charges Dismissed In Arizona Iced Tea Arrest Outside Fayetteville Liquor Store posted 02/06/2015, 7:16 AM (Fayetteville Observer)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Charges were dismissed Thursday against a man whose confrontation with an ABC officer outside a Fayetteville liquor store went viral on YouTube nearly two years ago and became known as the Arizona iced tea case.

Christopher Lamont Beatty, 28, of New York, was charged with trespassing and resisting a public officer after the incident at the ABC store on Morganton Road on April27, 2013. Beatty refused to give the officer, who approached him in the parking lot, his can of Arizona bra
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Thursday February 5th, 2015

Welcome to American Public Schools, Where Cops Beat You, Give You Brain Damage, And Charge You With Made Up Crimes posted 02/05/2015, 5:54 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


There's a reason police should have no place in public schools.

From WLKY:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —A Louisville police officer is arrested after detectives say surveillance cameras caught him punching a teen at school and placing another in a choke-hold.

Hardin was a
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Lon Horiuchi: American Sniper posted 02/05/2015, 5:54 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Somewhere, a figure clothed in a pseudonym has been tracking the box office returns of “American Sniper” with great interest and no small measure of envy. He may be among the tens of millions who contributed to its unprecedented commercial success, assuming that a visit to the local Cineplex is permitted under the terms of the federal witness protection program.

Many who have seen the cinematic tribute to the late Chris Kyle describe the experience in religious terms, recalling h
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California City Council Approves Armored SWAT Ambulance, Despite Protests posted 02/05/2015, 5:54 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police in a Bay Area town will soon be receiving an armored rescue vehicle amid opposition from protesters who fear cops will misuse the gear. On Monday night, the San Leandro City Council voted 6-1 in favor of purchasing a Bearcat Medevac, an armored vehicle designed for SWAT and Tactical EMS teams.

The city bought the vehicle with the help of a $200,000 grant from the Departme
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Officer Who Killed 95 Year-Old WWII Vet Because He Refused Medical Treatment Found Not Guilty posted 02/05/2015, 5:53 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Chicago, IL — A Park Forest police officer has been acquitted in the death of a 95-year-old WWII veteran. Officer Craig Taylor was acquitted Wednesday of reckless conduct, the one charge he faced for the negligent killing of another human being.

John W. Rana Jr., 95, was killed during an altercation with Park Forest police when they responded a call at his retirement apartment in June of 2013.

The incident began when the police were called to the Park Forest Assiste
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TSA Supervisor Had Man Arrested For Asking To File A Complaint posted 02/05/2015, 5:52 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Philadelphia man who was falsely jailed and charged with making a bomb threat at an airport is filing suit against the Transportation Security Agency. The incident began in 2013 when Roger Vanderklok, a 57-year-old architect and marathon runner, was flagged by TSA during a security screening at the Philadelphia International Airport.

According to Philly.com, Vanderklok’s carry-on, which contained a heart-monitoring watch and several PowerBars, was deemed suspicious after goi
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911 Operator Tells Girl to 'Stop Whining' After Deadly Md. Accident posted 02/05/2015, 5:43 AM (CBS DC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — After a 38-year-old man was killed and his fiancée injured in a hit-and-run accident as they changed a tire along the BW Parkway Sunday, a 911 tape from that night reveals that an operator told the girl who called, the victim’s daughter, to “stop whining.”... (more)


Police Helicopter Officer 'Filmed Couples Having Sex' posted 02/05/2015, 5:43 AM (Metro News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A police officer has been suspended over allegations that he was using his force’s helicopter to film people having sex at dogging spots.... (more)


Cop Accused of Lying to Judge to get Wiretaps, Attempting to Destroy Evidence in Fire posted 02/05/2015, 5:43 AM (The Salt Lake Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A defense attorney is asking that his client's drug charges be dismissed and is accusing a former Ogden police officer — who was recently charged with drug-related crimes — of lying to a judge to obtain permission for wiretaps.

Attorney Randall Richards also suggests in court documents that the former officer, Don Henry Johnson, set fire to his own house last year and has lied about evi
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 02/05/2015, 5:42 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
What a busy week! Jail guards get arrested all over the place, an Illinois narcotics unit commander gets busted for drunk driving, a Seattle cop gets investigated for stealing weed, a Texas cop gets popped for selling fake weed at his store, a dirty Philadelphia cop heads for prison, and more. Let's get to it:

In Seattle, a Seattle police officer was being investigated Saturday for allegedly stealing marijuana from the evidence room to use with her lesbian lover. Officer Cynt
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Wednesday February 4th, 2015

NYPD Cop Indicted After Caught on Video Stomping on Man's Head Over Alleged Marijuana Joint posted 02/04/2015, 2:17 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A New York City police officer who was caught on video stomping on a man’s head has been indicted on assault charges.

NYPD officer Joel Edouard also pulled a gun from his holster during a struggle with a man named Jahmiel Cuffee who was suspected of smoking a joint.

Edouard also stormed off from the struggle at around the 1:15 mark, walks down the street, then retu
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Cops Burst Into 11 Year Old Girl's Bedroom, Push Her To Floor At Gunpoint posted 02/04/2015, 2:17 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Florida police officers let themselves into a Groveland home last week, then ran into a young girl’s bedroom, pointing guns at her and yelling at her to drop to the floor.

Jean Guirand, the girl’s father, is seeking justice after the cops responded to a burglar alarm by entering a side door to the property, making their way upstairs and into the child’s room without identifying themselves.

The officers, guns drawn, then pushed the girl to the ground and forcefully h
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Cop Beat Wife While She's Driving, They Crash, He Kept Beating Her Until a Citizen Stopped Him posted 02/04/2015, 2:17 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Jeffersonville, IN — A Louisville Metro Police officer has been arrested in Indiana Sunday after a Super Bowl Party and is facing battery charges after a car accident involving him and his wife.

Jonathan Osborne, 34, of the LMPD, was the passenger in a vehicle driven by his wife, travelling down a county road when the vehicle swerved off of the road and rammed a tractor.
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Armed and Black: The History of African-American Self-Defense posted 02/04/2015, 2:16 AM (The Freeman)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In Dallas, Texas, the newly formed Huey Newton Gun Club marches in the streets bearing assault rifles and AR-15s. "This is perfectly legal!" the club leader shouts. "Justice for Michael Brown! Justice for Eric Garner! … Black power! Black power! Black power! Black power!"

Meanwhile, closer to Washington, DC, the venerable National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) responds to the fatal sh
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Cop Faces Negligent Homicide Charges For Killing 79-Yr-Old Woman In Crash posted 02/04/2015, 2:16 AM (News on 6)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From News on 6:
OKLAHOMA CITY - Court officials said an Oklahoma City police officer faces criminal charges for driving too fast and crashing into and killing a 79-year old woman. Officer Bryant Holloway was charged with negligent homicide, a misdemeanor.

According to the court documents, Officer Holloway was trying to chase down a speeder and was go
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Fairfax SWAT Team Raids High Stakes Great Falls Poker Game, Seizes Cash, Terrifies Players posted 02/04/2015, 2:16 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
On a quiet weeknight among the stately manors of Great Falls, ten men sat around a table in the basement of a private home last November playing high stakes poker. Suddenly, masked and heavily armed SWAT team officers from the Fairfax County Police Department burst through the door, pointed their assault rifles at the players and ordered them to put their hands on the table. The players complied. Their cash was seized, including a reported $150,000 from the game’s host, and eight of the ten play... (more)


Kansas Supreme Court Limits Use Of Portable DUI Tester posted 02/04/2015, 2:15 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday slammed the use of the horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) test commonly given on the side of the road to motorists suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. The court made the point in reversing the conviction of William J. Molitor, a driver who showed few signs of intoxication and was only given a breath test after he failed the controversial eye test.

Nystagmus is the abnormal and involuntary jerking of the eyeballs as they track
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WashPo Editorial: The Killing of John Geer Now Looks Unmistakably Like a Police Coverup posted 02/04/2015, 2:15 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
IN BROAD daylight and at close range, three Fairfax County police officers saw a fourth officer, Adam Torres, shoot John Geer once in the chest in August 2013. Two other witnesses, Mr. Geer’s father and a friend, also saw it. All five of those witnesses agreed that Mr. Geer, who had a holstered handgun at his feet, had his hands up at the moment Officer Torres pulled the trigger.

Mr. Geer, a 46-year-old father of two, committed no known crime that day. He had been speaking calmly
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'They Can Do Whatever The F*** They Want': Inside The FBI's Disturbing Quest For Domestic Terrorists posted 02/04/2015, 2:15 AM (Salon)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In 2007, then 26-year-old Eric McDavid was sentenced to over 19 years in prison on charges of conspiring to commit environmental terrorism. Nine years into his sentence, on Jan. 8, 2015, he walked free, it having emerged that federal authorities withheld information pertinent to his case.

Just as improbable-seeming as McDavid’s release, 10 years ahead of schedule, are the circumstances that he and his lawyers say led to his conviction in the first place: His romantic feelings for
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Tuesday February 3rd, 2015

Drug Warriors Are Despicable Creatures posted 02/03/2015, 5:35 AM (Laurence M. Vance)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
There were 87 beheadings in Saudi Arabia in 2014, up from 79 in 2013. One thing that might cause you to lose your head in that great ally of the United States in the war on terrorism is drug trafficking.

The last beheading of the year was of Sadruddin Saeedullah Khan, a Pakistani national, who was convicted of smuggling "a large quantity of heroin" into the Saudi kingdom. He was decapitated
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New Hampshire Bill Proposes Ban On Police Receiving Military-Grade Weapons posted 02/03/2015, 5:35 AM (RT)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In response to increasing police militarization in the US, legislation proposed in the New Hampshire state House would implement a ban on state and local officials obtaining or using certain military weaponry acquired from the Pentagon or other sources.

New Hampshire House Bill 407 -- the Police Equipment and Community Engagement Act -- would bar offici
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Video: Cop Goes Beserk, Hits Kids In The Face With Baton, Pepper Spray posted 02/03/2015, 5:35 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Three students at a school in Baltimore were intially charged with assault and suspended after a school police officer attacked them with a baton and pepper spray, seemingly for no reason.

One of the girls, a thirteen year old, was left needing 10 stitches in her head after the cop smashed her in the face with the baton, while the other girls were sprayed directly in the face wit
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FBI's Cold War Plans Included Martial Law, Rounding Up 13,000 People posted 02/03/2015, 5:35 AM (RT)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Documents show the FBI created a "Plan C" during the Cold War, which could have been triggered in the event the US underwent a nuclear attack. It included putting the nation under martial law, rounding up "subversives," and interning enemy diplomats.

The documents, acquired by transparency journalism organization MuckRock, detail the FBI plan created in 1956, which was shared with several top officials from every governmental department. The FBI also distributed papers
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FBI Official: We Need to "Keep Fear Alive" to Justify Terror Budget posted 02/03/2015, 5:35 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Appearing in a documentary about how the FBI entraps and provocateurs terror suspects, former FBI assistant director Thomas Fuentes admits that the federal agency needs to “keep fear alive” in order to justify budget increases.

The documentary, entitled The Newburgh Sting, tells the story of how the feds convinced four poverty-stricken New York men to become involved in an infor
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Lawmaker Calls for Annual Mandatory Mental Evaluations for Police Officers posted 02/03/2015, 5:34 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Portland, OR — An Oregon lawmaker made a thought-provoking request during a town hall meeting over the weekend.

Democratic Representative Lew Frederick appeared at a Portland town hall meeting Saturday and announced that he would like to see police officers undergo mental evaluations “once a year” citing one reason; Ferguson.

The meeting took place to announce a series of new laws inspired by the tragic incident in Ferguson, Mo in which 18-year-old Michael Brown was
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More Evidence That ATF Stings Were Aimed At The Weak, Mentally Challenged And Drug-Addicted posted 02/03/2015, 5:34 AM (Radley Balko)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In December 2013, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) was conducting ridiculous sting operations in several cities in which agents preyed on people with mental problems and low IQs. [...] Now the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports similar problems at the ATF outpost there... (more)


Homeland Security Totally Misunderstands Trademark Law; Seizes Perfectly Legal Sporting Goods Anyway posted 02/03/2015, 5:34 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Homeland Security's Immigration & Customs Enforcement group (ICE) has a history of seizing stuff without understanding even the most basic concepts around intellectual property. After all, these are the same meatheads who seized some blogs for alleged copyright infringement, and then had to return some of them over a year later,... (more)


AG Nominee Loretta Lynch's Worrisome Answer on Civil Asset Forfeiture posted 02/03/2015, 5:33 AM (Cato @ Liberty)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Referring to the federal government's forfeiture regime as "an important tool" in fighting crime, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch staunchly defended the concept of civil asset forfeiture during the first day of her confirmation hearings.

After Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) questioned the "fundamental fairness" of Americans having their property taken by the government without any proof (or often even suspicion) of crimina
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A Fervent Cop Supporter Changes His Mind About NYPD After Gravity Knife Arrest posted 02/03/2015, 5:33 AM (Village Voice)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A few weeks ago, when relations between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio were at their nadir, some of Carsten Vogel's friends had been enthusiastically bashing the NYPD on Facebook.

Vogel, who has always been a police supporter and even counts some cops among his friends, took exception to their criticism. At the time, police were in the midst of an intentional "slowdown" in arrests and ticketing in protest of the mayor's many perceived slights toward the department, and Vogel wa
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22 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Trust Police posted 02/03/2015, 5:33 AM (Tony Stiles)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The police aren't making too many friends these days. It seems like there isn't a day that goes by where some tragic and outrageous story doesn't come out involving the cops somehow violating someone's rights, or even killing them. But, no matter how much we see this behavior, no matter how frequent it becomes, there seems to be an army of ignorant, dependent, terrified people who will jump in to defend the police from any criticism, because, you know, they are heroes.... Next time you encounter... (more)


Mother-Of-Six With Learning Disabilities Could Be Sterilised After Authorities Ask Court For Permission To Force Entry Into Her Home posted 02/03/2015, 5:33 AM (The Independent)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A mother-of-six with learning disabilities could be sterilised after health authority and social services bosses asked a judge for permission to force entry into her home, restrain her and take her to hospital.

The woman, who is in her 30s, has had her children removed from her care and authorities say she has physical health problems which could put her life in danger if she became pregnant again.

A judge at the Court of Protection in London examined the case last
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PINAC Reporter Jeff Gray Arrested Twice in One Week After Photographing Law Enforcement posted 02/03/2015, 5:32 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Only days after being arrested in Northern Florida, PINAC reporter Jeff Gray was arrested again Saturday after recording video in front of the Orlando Police Department.

Gray was standing outside the department, recording police officers as they drove out of the parking lot to see if they were wearing their seatbelt.
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Monday February 2nd, 2015

John B. Geer Had Hands Up When Shot By Police, Four Officers Say In Documents posted 02/02/2015, 6:00 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
John B. Geer stood with his hands on top of the storm door of his Springfield, Va., townhouse and calmly said to four Fairfax County police officers with guns pointed at him: "I don't want anybody to get shot ... And I don't wanna get shot, 'cause I don't want to die today."

But as one officer tried to ease Geer through the standoff, another officer, Adam D. Torres, shot and killed Geer from 17 feet away, telling investigators that he saw Geer move his hands to his waist and
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Texas Boy Suspended For Saying He Could Make Classmate 'Disappear' With 'Lord Of The Rings' Sorcery posted 02/02/2015, 8:54 AM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Tolkien lore led a Texas boy to suspension after he brought his “one ring” to school.

Kermit Elementary School officials called it a threat when the 9-year-old boy, Aiden Steward, in a playful act of make-believe, told a classmate he could make him disappear with a ring forged in fictional Middle Earth’s Mount Doom.

“It sounded unbelievable,” the boy’s father, Jason Steward, told the Daily News. He insists his son “didn’t mean anything by it.”

The St
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"An Offender for a Word": Predation and Purgatory in Beaumont posted 02/02/2015, 5:59 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Matthew Cherry was twenty-one years old when he found himself in a police interrogation room. At the time, he had the psychological maturity of a bright 12-year-old boy.  Thus it isn’t surprising that Matthew was much too trusting when Beaumont Police Detective Mark Hogge assured the young man that they just needed to clear things up about a reported off-color remark Matthew made to a member of his church youth group af... (more)


The Police State Is Upon Us posted 02/02/2015, 5:59 AM (Paul Craig Roberts)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Anyone paying attention knows that 9/11 has been used to create a police/warfare state. Years ago NSA official William Binney warned Americans about the universal spying by the National Security Agency, to little effect. Recently Edward Snowden proved the all-inclusive NSA spying by releasing spy documents, enough of which have been made available by Glenn Greenwald to establish the fact of NSA illegal and unconstitutional spying, spying that has no legal, constitutional, or "national security" ... (more)


NYPD Reversal: Anti-Terror Unit Armed with Machine Guns Won't Police Protesters posted 02/02/2015, 5:52 AM (RT)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
One day after saying a newly-created police unit armed with machine guns would police protesters, the New York Police Department has backtracked, saying the unit will only work on counter-terror initiatives.

Chief of Department James O’Neill told the New York Daily News that the new counter-terror unit “will not be involved in handling protests and demonstrations. They’ll have no role in protests. Their response is single-fold. They’ll be doing counter-terror work. They’ll be assi
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Sunday February 1st, 2015

St Louis Police Threaten to Quit or Slowdown If Civilian Oversight Passes posted 02/01/2015, 8:57 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
St. Louis, MO– A bill to create a seven-member civilian oversight board for the St. Louis Police Department is looking like a sure bet to pass next month. The majority of the Board of Aldermen and even Mayor Francis are attaching their names to it.

As the bill was being discussed on Thursday, Jeff Roorda, a spokesperson for the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, assaulted a woman while wearing an “I Am Darren Wilson” bracelet.  His violent outburst may have stolen the headlin
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CIA And Mossad Killed Senior Hezbollah Figure In Car Bombing posted 02/01/2015, 8:57 PM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
On Feb. 12, 2008, Imad Mughniyah, Hezbollah’s international operations chief, walked on a quiet nighttime street in Damascus after dinner at a nearby restaurant. Not far away, a team of CIA spotters in the Syrian capital was tracking his movements.

As Mughniyah approached a parked SUV, a bomb planted in a spare tire on the back of the vehicle exploded, sending a burst of shrapnel across a tight radius. He was killed instantly.

The device was triggered remotely from
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Student Found Dead Last June Quit Working As Confidential Informant Shortly Before Disappearing posted 02/01/2015, 8:56 PM (Grand Forks Herald)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WAHPETON, N.D. -- A North Dakota State College of Science student whose body was found in the Red River last June quit working as a confidential informant for an anti-drug task force shortly before he disappeared, according to a report issued by the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Advertisement Advertisement The report, written by a three-member outside review board commissioned by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, sheds new light on the cryptic circumstances of
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Unable to Solve Murder, Canadian Police to Collect Door-To-Door Blood Samples posted 02/01/2015, 8:56 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police in a Canadian town are asking residents to donate blood samples in efforts to crack a murder mystery that’s gone unsolved for more than a month. Cops in Windsor, Ontario, are preparing to go door-to-door in a sweep that will seek the voluntary extraction of DNA from residents following the December 11 murder of 31-year-old Cassa... (more)


Saturday January 31st, 2015

Quebec Woman Suing Cop Who Left Her Locked In Back Of Police Truck With Man Who Ended Up Raping Her posted 01/31/2015, 1:16 AM (National Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
MONTREAL – There was plenty of drinking in Tasiujaq that weekend in 2011, just as there was whenever a shipment of alcohol arrived in the isolated village in Quebec’s far north.

The lone police officer on duty on the night of Sept. 19 had her hands full. Fresh out of police school, she had been on the job less than a month and was not even authorized to carry a sidearm.

But as she apprehended a 17-year-old girl who had become heavily intoxicated, Const. Danielle Gal
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Canada Unveils New Anti-Terrorism Bill That Moves for 'Unprecedented Expansion of Powers' posted 01/31/2015, 1:16 AM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Canada introduced on Friday new anti-terrorism legislation critics say gives spy agencies sweeping powers that threaten the public's civil liberties.

The legislation is the Anti-terrorism Act 2015, which Ottawa Citizen reporter Ian MacLeod described as "the most dramatic package of new laws since the Anti-terrorism Act of 2001."
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Flashback: Canadian PM Vows To Take Away Citizens' Rights In Response To Parliament Attacker


Ex-Gf Of Seattle Cop Says She Smoked Pot Stolen From Evidence, Referred To Blacks As N*****s posted 01/31/2015, 1:16 AM (The Stranger)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
When ex-Tukwila police officer Corinne Purucker watched this video on Slog the other day, she recognized Cynthia Whitlatch, the Seattle police officer now at the center of a controversy over her arrest, without apparent cause, of an elderly black man walking through Seattle.

In a phone conversation with The Stranger, Purucker agreed to go on the
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