K-Pop Group Oh My Girl Detained At LA Airport On Suspicion of Being Sex Workers
BBCDec 12
A pop group has flown back to South Korea after officials in Los Angeles thought they might be sex workers.

The eight members were travelling to America for an album cover shoot but were detained for 15 hours in customs.

A statement from the group's record company, WM Entertainment, said authorities held them after going through their costumes and props.

"They seem to have mistaken them as sex workers," said a spokesman.

Oh My Girl, wh
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U.S. Police Leaders, Visiting Scotland, Get Lessons on Avoiding Deadly Force
New York TimesDec 12

Lulu's Inn Evacuated After Mic Stand Mistaken For Gun
9 NewsDec 12

Cops Shoots Unarmed Man On Video, For No Reason Then Covers It Up and Won't Be Charged
The Free Thought ProjectDec 11
Paradise, CA — Andrew Thomas, 26, made a deadly decision to get behind the wheel after he'd been drinking on Thanksgiving night. With his 23-year-old wife, Darien Ehorn in the passenger's seat, Thomas left the Canteena Bar and was immediately pursued by Paradise police officer Patrick Feaster.

In a pursuit that barely lasted a minute, Thomas loses control of his Toyota Four-Runner, hit the median and flipped over. Tragically, Ehorn was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scen
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VIDEO: Cop Cries In Court After Jury Finds Him Guilty Of Serial Rape
InformationLiberationDec 11

Serial rapist police officer Daniel Holtzclaw cried like a baby in court after a jury found he used his badge to rape multiple women.

From CNN:
A jury found former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw guilty Thursday of some of the most ... (more)

That's Embarrassing -- Cop's Wife Caught On Video Stealing Christmas Gifts From Neighbor's Kids
The Free Thought ProjectDec 11
Lakeland, FL — In a move that is sure to bring shame on an officer's police department, the wife of a Florida cop was caught stealing the Christmas presents of her neighbor's children.

The alleged thief is 42-year-old Dana Hager, wife of a cop, who was already on probation after being found guilty of shoplifting at a Kohl's department store in April, according to court records.

To make this incident that much more insane, the home targeted by Hager belonged to a cop
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4 Bikers Shot in Waco With Same Rifle Type Police Use
Associated PressDec 11

"I'm Going to Rape Your F*****g Mother" NY Police Chief Finally Arrested For Brutal Act of Torture
William Norman GriggDec 10
Suffolk County, NY — James Burke, formerly the Chief of one of the largest police departments in the country, found himself handcuffed and facing federal civil rights charges on December 9th, reports the New York Times. Burke's arrest follows a lengthy investigation into allegations of torture, assault, subornation of perjury, and corruption in a case involving convicted thief... (more)

VIDEO: Police Officer & Young Cadets Struggle to Define 'Crime,' Justify Prohibition
InformationLiberationDec 10

YouTuber SocialExperimentalist quizzes police and young cadets on the nature of crime and its definition. Hilarity ensues.

H/t: r/ancap

Gun Control Fails: What Happened in England, Ireland, and Canada
Mises InstituteDec 10

Florida Cop Accused Deleting Video of Cop in Prostitution Video

Cop Gets Off Scot-Free After Punting An Innocent, Compliant Man's Head Like a Football On Video
The Free Thought ProjectDec 09
Dover, DE – Officer Thomas Webster of the Dover Police Department was finally indicted last May for kicking a man in the face during a despicable act of police incompetence in August of 2013. The attack was captured on the dash camera on another officer's car, which showed the victim, Latif Dickerson getting kicked in the face by Webster as he was complying with the officer's orders.

Dover Police Lt. Jason Pires said that the department chose to release the video immediately after
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Police Chief Gets $260k Golden Parachute After Covering Up His Own Drunken Hit and Run
William Norman GriggDec 09
South Bound Brook, NJ — In yet another of the endless illustration of the fact that police and their political cronies constitute the American equivalent of the Soviet nomenklatura, a police chief who was involved in a drunken hit-and-run collision last Spring, then lied and obstructed the investigation, will not only escape criminal charges, but will be given a ... (more)

TN High School Students Thrown In Jail Over Saggy Pants
Police State DailyDec 09
Two Tennessee high school students experienced the wonders of the police state after spending a weekend in jail for wearing saggy pants.

According to the Bolivar Central High School dress code, "pants must be worn and fitted at the waist line," and "low slung, baggy seat, baggy legged, or bell bottom pants are not permitted."

The two teens were sentenced to 48 hours in the Hardeman
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Police State Worship: Cop Acquitted For Tasing Unconscious Handcuffed Man 28 Times On Video
The Free Thought ProjectDec 09
Rapid City, SD -- Caught on video shooting a handcuffed and unresponsive man 28 times with her Taser, a former Oglala Sioux police officer was acquitted Tuesday of assault and obstruction charges. Although the ex-cop would have continued tasing the barely coherent man lying on the ground, concerned witnesses ordered her to stop abusing the handcuffed man and helped him into a patrol car.

On August 15, 2014, Oglala Sioux Police Officer Rebecca Sotherland responded to a call reporti
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Two Innocent Black Men Shot by Police, Then Falsely Accused of Murder
Courthouse News ServiceDec 09
LOS ANGELES (CN) - An Inglewood police officer shot down two innocent and unarmed men, without warning or questions and without identifying himself, the men say in Federal Court.

Thirty-five-year-old Robert Pickett, of Los Angeles, and Darryl Lewis, 39, of Gardena, say they spent the day grilling burgers with friends and were picking up some dumbbells and checking on one of Pickett's cousins after midnight on May 24, 2011, when Officer Mike Bolliger pulled up and came out sho
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New Mexico Legislators Sue City For Refusing to Follow New Asset Forfeiture Law
TechdirtDec 09
Earlier this year, the state of New Mexico passed one of the most solid pieces of asset forfeiture reform legislation in the country. All it asked for was what most people would consider to be common sense: if the government is going to seize assets, the least it could do in return is tie the seizure to a conv... (more)

Speed Or Greed: Think Tank Report Examines Photo Ticketing Motivation
TheNewspaperDec 09
Is photo enforcement for the money, or for safety? That is the question posed in a report released Tuesday by the Winnipeg, Canada-based think tank, the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. Researchers Hiroko Shimizu and Pierre Desrochers sought to place commonly cited traffic safety statistics in context to see whether the claims of photo enforcement advocates hold up to scrutiny.

Despite Canada's massive 560,000 mile road network and harsh winter climate, road fatalities declined
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Cops Pay $7K to Man They Attacked For Filming -- Days Later, Charge Him Again For Same Incident
The Free Thought ProjectDec 09
Multnomah County, OR — Fred Marlow IV, 28, recorded a raid that was taking place on his street early one morning last September and was subsequently assaulted and arrested by police on the scene. Marlow was recording from his own property at a very safe distance from the police officers and was not interfering with their operation in any way. However, police became aggressive with him when he refused to obey their commands to go inside.

Eventually, last month, the case against Mar
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Cops Fighting Mandatory Drug Tests -- Claim It's 'Unconstitutional' to Screen Police Urine
The Free Thought ProjectDec 08
In an unprecedented protest against the routine offenses against due process and bodily integrity carried out in the name of the "war on drugs," the union representing Pittsburgh police officers has condemned workplace drug and alcohol testing as a violation of the Constitution. Their zeal for the right to privacy only applies to themselves, however, not to the public they supposedly serve... (more)

Kids Busted For Pot, Forced to Be Snitches by Cops -- Sent to Their Deaths in The War On Drugs
The Free Thought ProjectDec 08
A report has just been published which exposes perhaps the most depraved use of state power in the immoral War on Drugs.

60 Minutes aired the program on Dec. 7, describing how law enforcement across the country coerces young people, just starting their adult lives, into becoming confidential informants in the drug war. This sickening practice, largely kept secret, turns good
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Lawsuit Settled in Marijuana Raid Killing of Unarmed Wendell Allen
Police State DailyDec 08
The city of New Orleans has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by the mother of an unarmed man killed during a police drug raid in Gentilly back in 2012.

On March 7 of that year, New Orleans and Jefferson Parish police broke down the door of the family of Wendell Allen with a battering ram after they observed what they believed to be several hand to hand drug sales at the home and obtained a warrant.

Police said they knocked but receiv
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Police Shocked After Their Mobile Speed Camera Truck Set On Fire & Destroyed
InformationLiberationDec 07

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Police in Fort Dodge suspect someone angry with their mobile speed camera truck set it on fire a week ago as revenge for getting a ticket.

The fire destroyed the truck and all the surveillance equipment inside, causing an estimated $40,000 in damages.

“When I got the call that it had been destroyed it was li
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Cops Respond to Hostage Situation by Killing The Victim -- Who Had a Lawsuit Against Them
The Free Thought ProjectDec 07
Neenah, WI — The only casualty of an hours-long SWAT raid and hostage situation in Neenah, Wisconsin was a disabled veteran who had filed a $50 million civil rights suit after he survived a similar SWAT raid three years ago.

Michael Funk,
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This Is Why America Is Angry -- DA Says Cop Was "Justified" in Pummeling Man For His "Foul Mouth"
The Free Thought ProjectDec 07
Deputy Thomas Ford of the Denver Sheriff's Department, who was fired in August 2014 for excessive force after slugging a drunken, foul-mouthed prisoner, will be reinstated to his job, thanks to a decision by the Career Service Board.

In keeping with established policy, Ford's termination will be revised to a paid suspension. This means, in effect, that the "p
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"Who Gives A F***?": Man Dies After Telling Cops He Can’t Breathe
Police State DailyDec 07
In echoes of Eric Garner and Eric Harris, a battle is ongoing in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals involving the 2010 police involved death of 40-year-old Rodney Brown.

Shirley Brown said in a lawsuit filed in 2011 that Cleveland police ha
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"Blue Privilege" and The Felony Murder Rule
William Norman GriggDec 07
Bendetta Miller died on October 25 as a result of what was accurately described as a "senseless act" in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Her husband's bereavement was compounded by the knowledge that he had spoken with her by phone just minutes before he died – and the thought that if that conversation had been drawn out by mere seconds, Brend... (more)

Instead of Helping a Female Officer Who Was Raped, Dept Covered For The Cop Who Raped Her
The Free Thought ProjectDec 07
Spokane, WA — A young woman was allegedly raped at a party hosted by Spokane resident Doug Strosahl last October. When Spokane Police Sergeant John Gately learned the identity of the alleged rapist, he behaved in harmony with what he perceived to be his highest ethical duty: He contacted the suspect, fellow Spokane Sgt. Gordon Ennis, to warn him that he was the focus of a criminal investi... (more)

Man Shot Twice by Cop After Being Mistaken For Robber Receives $1.5m
Cop BlockDec 07
Taxpayers are on the hook for $1.5 million after a Long Island, New York man was shot in the stomach and spleen by a Suffolk County police officer who was looking for robbery suspects back in 2010.

Officer Luis Mangual was responding to a call that three Hispanic men had robbed a Taco Bell/Pizza Hut on New York Avenue in Huntington Station at about 3:50 a.m. on Jan. 11.

Police had been told the suspects had fled on foot and pulled over a car whose passengers matc
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Shock Video: Cowardly Cop Kills Man After His Fellow Officer Incapacitated Him With a Taser
The Free Thought ProjectDec 05
Miami Beach, FL — A bystander to a police altercation in Miami Beach captured a dramatic and outright cowardly shooting by Miami Beach Police Saturday morning.

The man who was killed had just held up a bank and was armed with a straight razor, so caution was definitely necessary. However, it was entirely clear that this man did not pose a threat at the time he was shot- especially to the cop in body armor who was armed with an AR-15 rifle.

According to the Miami New
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