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Monday March 24th, 2014
Girl Writes Cop A Ticket For Breaking The Law, Cop Laughs Hysterically posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A 14-year-old girl caught Baytown, Texas police officer Tommy King parking illegally, so she wrote him a ticket, ordering him to pay $10 to their local apartment manager. When King returned to his car to find the ticket, he says he "started laughing immediately."

Instead of ticketing himself and apologizing for breaking the very laws he enforces against others, he wrote the gi
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He Cooperated with the Cops -- and is Paying the Price: The Ordeal of Mark Byrge posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
When Mark Byrge had a minor traffic accident on a street in American Fork, Utah, he did the “responsible” thing by reporting the incident to the police. He has never stopped paying for that mistake.

Within a few minutes of receiving Mark's call, a pair of American Fork cops arrived to document the damage to Byrge's delivery truck from a collision with a tree branch that protruded into the street. Mark was cooperative – and he put up no resistance when the lead officer, Andres Gian
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Miami Police Kill Suspected Pot Dealer During Armed Raid posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (Miami Herald)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


On an early spring evening, two armored Miami-Dade police vehicles carrying 16 helmeted officers thundered into a middle-class Miami Lakes neighborhood for a raid on a suspected pot dealer.

About 10 seconds after the uniformed officers banged a sledgehammer on his front door and forced it open with a crowbar, Michael Santana would be dead.

The lead officer, protect
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Do Not Underestimate the Dishonesty of Cops posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Georgia resident Adam Bennett was a passenger in a truck driven by his girlfriend. A police officer stopped them and said that the truck was missing a rear bumper. Rather than performing a license check, the officer immediately asked if either the driver or the passenger was on probation or parole. Bennett volunteered that he was on probation for drugs. Eventually, a small amount of drugs was found during a search of Bennett’s clothing.

Bennett filed a motion to suppress the drug
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The Totalitarian Cult posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The creation of a totalitarian state could be described as a process in which government steadily appropriates all of the functions of the family. Benito Mussolini concisely summarized the same idea with a terse entry in his Fascist Dictionary, which read: “Family – see `Fascist State.’”

One purpose of the Social Security System was to disrupt intergenerational family bonds by making society, rather than children, responsible for the care of elderly parents. The welfare programs c
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Oklahoma: Man Fights Back Against Speed Trap Harassment posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The owner of an Oklahoma pawn shop on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit against the speed trap town of Meeker because the city's police force harassed him over a sign he put up warning drivers. Out in front of James W. Goad's business, Meeker Supply and Pawn, the sign read: "Slow down, Meeker Speed Trap Ahead." That annoyed the department, so on June 4, 2012, reserve officer Sean Sugrue set up a speed trap on Red Hill Road that blocked the driveway to the store.

Goad asked the offi
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Oklahoma Cop Shoots, Kills Family's Dog, Says it Was 'Awesome' posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An Oklahoma police officer shot and killed a family’s dog and later laughed about it to a responding animal control unit, reports claim.... (more)


New York Man Falls to Death in Drug Raid posted 03/24/2014, 1:44 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Yonkers, New York, man fell to his death attempting to escape police serving a drug search warrant Friday night. The as yet unnamed man becomes the 11th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to The Lower Hudson Journal News, citing a police news release, the 45-year-old man attempted to flee through a third-floor window of an apartment as officers executed a drug sea
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Saturday March 22nd, 2014

Albuquerque Police Shoot Homeless Man "Illegally Camping" In Foothills posted 03/22/2014, 4:53 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


From KRQE:
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Critics of the Albuquerque Police Department are raising serious questions about the fatal shooting of a homeless c... (more)
Updated with uncensored video which shows that after they shot him the cops then demanded he "drop the knife" and proceeded to shoot his dying practically lifeless body a second time with bean bag rounds. Also it sounds like one of the cops said "booya" after initially shooting him with real bullets.


Friday March 21st, 2014

Lessons To Be Learned From This Police Dash Cam Video posted 03/21/2014, 2:19 PM (Libertarian News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Webster Texas, September 2013, a man is violently thrown to the ground and arrested by the police following a traffic stop.



The video is instructional in a few different ways.

1.  For most people, the police are the most violent sociopathic people they will ever encounter.  ANY physical non-compliance after an officer announces that you are under arrest could easi
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Hawaii Lets On-Duty Cops Have Sex With Prostitutes, And Police Want To Keep It That Way posted 03/21/2014, 2:19 PM (The Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police officers in Hawaii are lobbying lawmakers not to repeal a statute that allows them to have sex with prostitutes during the course of legitimate investigations.

Authorities claim that they need the legal protection afforded them by penal code statute §712-1200.5, which states that the legal definition of prostitution — “[a] person commits the offense of prostitution if the pe
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Mentally Ill Homeless Vet 'Baked to Death' in Scorching 100+°F NYC Jail Cell posted 03/21/2014, 2:19 PM (RT)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A mentally ill veteran was “basically baked to death” in his Rikers Island jail cell last month as temperatures reached more than 100 degrees, a New York City official told the Associated Press.

According to four unnamed city officials, 56-year-old James Murdough reportedly did not open a vent in his cell that would’ve allowed for cool air to flow in and lower the temperature, something most inmates did. The officials also stated that no one checked on Murdough’s condition for hou
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A Fundraiser for Corrupt Police? posted 03/21/2014, 2:17 PM (PoliceMisconduct.net)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From ABC Local:
Some San Francisco police officers are coming to the aid of five fellow cops who were recently suspended without pay after being indicted on fed corruption charges.

Martin Halloran, the head of the Police Officers Association, talked with us exclusively about the fundraisers planned to help five fellow cops who are no longer collecting paychecks following f
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Kentucky Cops Arrest Teen for Standing up for Right to Record posted 03/21/2014, 2:17 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A group of Kentucky teens were in a field playing Airsoft, a paintball-like game involving realistic-looking guns that shoot non-lethal rounds, when they were swarmed by police officers with high-powered assault rifles.

Radcliff police were able to hold their fire long enough to determine it was only a game, but when one of the teens walked up to the cops with a GoPro video camera, an officer ordered to turn it off.

The teen was about to comply when 18-year-old Ryan
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Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Draconian Eavesdropping Law posted 03/21/2014, 2:17 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It’s official: the draconian Illinois eavesdropping law is dead, wiped off the books by the state’s Supreme Court earlier today in a ruling that stated the law was not only unconstitutional but way too broad, criminalizing the recording of conversations in places where there is no expectation of privacy.

So now with no law in the books, Illinois citizens can record each other – even in places where they do have an expectation of privacy -- and even publishing those recordings, mak
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Our criminal justice system has become a crime posted 03/21/2014, 2:17 PM (USA Today)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Here's how it's supposed to work: Upon evidence that a crime has been committed — Professor Plum, found dead in the conservatory with a lead pipe on the floor next to him, say — the police commence an investigation. When they have probable cause to believe that someone is guilty, the case is taken to a prosecutor, who (in the federal system, and many states) puts it before a grand jury. If the grand jury agrees that there's probable cause, it indicts. The case goes to trial, where a jury of 12 o... (more)


Indiana Court Rules Against Searching Motorists Who Leave Their Car posted 03/21/2014, 2:17 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Looking at a tail light during a traffic stop does not justify a pat down, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled.... (more)


Thursday March 20th, 2014

Former Police Capt. Says Chief Conspired Against Officials For Rejecting "More Cops Tax" posted 03/20/2014, 12:42 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After a Vegas town rejected a "more cops tax," the local police chief allegedly conspired to persecute city officials for their opposition.

From KSNV TV:
LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- The FBI is asking questions about a former police captain’s allegation that top Metropolitan Police Department officials discussed ways to discredit the chairman of the Clark County Commission.

Forme
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Kansas Could Make It A Felony To Report Unfounded Allegations Of Police Abuse posted 03/20/2014, 12:41 PM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A pretty awful new bill (PDF) in the Kansas legislature would require anyone filing a complaint against a police officer to swear an affidavit before the complaint will be investigated. If any portion of the complaint is later shown to be false, the complainant could then be prosecuted for perjury.

That’s bad enough. But the bill also has a couple other troubling provisions. First, it lets off
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Police Hold Armed Standoff Against Man With Gun Tattoo posted 03/20/2014, 12:40 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
NORRIDGEWOCK, ME — Police surrounded a man’s home with sharpshooters and armed troopers and demanded his surrender through a megaphone after someone saw a tattoo of a gun on his stomach.

Michael Smith works the night shift and sleeps during the day.   On the morning of March 18th, he was disturbed when he heard a loud racket in his front yard.   It was a tree removal service backing into his driveway preparing to chopping branches around power lines.

Mr. Smith grogg
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Los Angeles Cops Argue All Cars in LA Are Under Investigation posted 03/20/2014, 12:39 PM (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Freedom of Information Act is not the only law the public can use to obtain records from the government. Most states have similar laws for accessing documents on the state and local levels. Here in California, EFF is using the California Public Records Act to learn what new technologies local law enforcement agencies are using and whether these technologies violate our rights.

Do you drive a car in the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area? According to the L.A. Police
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 03/20/2014, 12:38 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Two more prison guards go down, so does a Tulsa cop and a former San Antonio cop. Let's get to it;

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, a Tulsa police officer was arrested Monday on suspicion he was involved in drug trafficking. Tyrone Jenkins, 40, an 18-year veteran, went down after the department received a tip about his role in alleged criminal activity. He is charged with co
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Man arrested after drinking iced tea in public must take deal or go to trial posted 03/20/2014, 12:38 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The government requests that Beatty “submit to a year of probation, do 24hours of community service, have a mental health assessment, and submit to drug testing and warrantless searches,” reported the Fayetteville Observer.

“It would get it dismissed at the end, but I would still have to take responsibility for my actions, and I felt like I did nothing wrong,” Beatty said.
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Man Says Cops Tased Him After He Suffered A Seizure posted 03/20/2014, 12:37 PM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CHESTER Authorities are investigating an incident in which a man alleges that a Chester police officer used a Taser on him when he had just suffered a seizure - puncturing his lung - and later arrested him for allegedly assaulting an officer and medic.
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FBI Ordered to Justify Shielding of Records Sought About Alleged 'Occupy' Sniper Plot posted 03/20/2014, 12:37 PM (Wall Street Journal)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A federal judge has ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to give her a better explanation for its refusal to turn over information to a student researching an alleged plot to assassinate “Occupy” protest leaders in Houston.

The ruling stems from a lawsuit brought by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student who is seeking records from the FBI related to a Houston spin-off of the 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests and an alleged sniper plot. The student claims
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2 former Boy Scout leaders plead guilty to toppling ancient Utah rock formation, avoid jail posted 03/20/2014, 12:37 PM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Two Utah men removed from their Boy Scout leadership positions after a viral video showed them toppling an ancient rock formation pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Tuesday and avoided jail time.

Glenn Taylor, 45, and David Hall, 42, appeared in Utah's 7th District Court to enter their pleas under a deal with prosecutors. The two men from Highland were sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to pay fines and restitution, which has not yet been determined, The Salt Lake Tri
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Flashback: Men Could Face Felony Charges For Knocking Over Rock


Manslaughter charge sought for speeding deputy who killed man at intersection posted 03/20/2014, 12:37 PM (AZ Central)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Maricopa County sheriff's deputy was driving at a rate more than twice the speed limit moments before his Chevrolet Tahoe T-boned a Nissan Cube in December, killing the 63-year-old driver.

Now, three months after the crash, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office is being asked to weigh whether Deputy Sean Pearce should be charged with manslaughter in the death of Glendale resident John Harding.
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Fannin County Sheriff's Deputy indicted for sexually assaulting jail inmates posted 03/20/2014, 12:36 PM (Herald Democrat)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A former transport officer of the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office has been indicted for sexually assaulting female jail inmates.

The Eastern District of Texas of the U.S. District Court is charging William Clifford “Cliff” Isaacs Jr. with four counts of civil rights violations and one count of a using firearm to further a crime of violence, said U.S. District Attorney Maureen Smith.

The text of the indictment states that Isaacs assaulted four women in four separate i
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Cops: State trooper used police database to stalk ex-girlfriend posted 03/20/2014, 12:36 PM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Delaware state trooper has been arrested for allegedly using a law enforcement criminal history database to stalk his ex-girlfriend.
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Former Boise cop who sexually assaulted infants sentenced posted 03/20/2014, 12:36 PM (KBOI 2)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BOISE - A former Boise Police officer charged with sexually abusing several infants has been sentenced.

Stephen Young was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Wednesday. He'll have to serve 12 and a half years before he's eligible for parole. Young changed his plea in June from not guilty on four counts of lewd conduct to guilty of one count of sexual abuse of a minor.
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Wednesday March 19th, 2014

Woman Suffers Third-Degree Burns After Police Pin Her To Burning Hot Asphalt posted 03/19/2014, 2:13 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Las Vegas police reportedly pinned a woman to burning hot asphalt for three minutes straight as her skin literally cooked on the street. She suffered third-degree burns as a result, and her leg was left severely disfigured.

From 8 News Now:
LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas woman is suing the Metropolitan Police Department saying she was literally given the "third degr... (more)


Man Charged With Felony After Speaking Too Long At Town Hall Meeting posted 03/19/2014, 1:56 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BRIDGEPORT TOWNSHIP, MI — A man was dragged away in handcuffs and charged with a felony after speaking too long at the podium during a town council meeting.

The meeting was held on March 4th.  Mark A. Adams, 59, brought with him a long list of grievances he says he has suffered over the past three years at the hands of the Bridgeport, a town of roughly 10,000.  When he took the podium, he explained the type of “continual harassment” the town has put him through.  He alleges that t
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Orlando Police Sued Over Snatching Man's Camera and Jailing him for Recording Arrest posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Despite the United States Department of Justice making it clear in 2012 that police cannot seize your camera as “evidence” just because you video record them making an arrest, police continue to use this tactic to intimidate people from recording.

However, citizens are no longer buy their lies.

The latest example comes to us from Florida where a man is suing Orlando police after they arrested him for refusing to hand over his camera in December.

The f
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Milwaukee Cops Call a Fellow Officer Scary posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
MILWAUKEE (CN) - Milwaukee allowed a police officer, a No. 1 ranked competitive shooter, to terrorize co-workers and did nothing when he threatened to kill everyone in his department, two fellow officers claim in court.

Ted Puente has been an officer with the Milwaukee Police Department for more than 20 years, serving as a patrol officer and primary firearms trainer, according to the lawsuit.

Puente is also a national shooting champion, winning back-to-bac
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Sheriff's Deputy Pleads No Contest To Rape, Bribery posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (Pasadena Star-News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[...]Sanchez is a seven-year veteran of the force. The investigation by the District Attorney’s Justice System Integrity Division involved traffic stops of two female motorists, according to previous reports. On Sept. 22, 2010. Sanchez allegedly offered not to arrest the woman on an outstanding warrant if she had sex with him, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Sanchez drove the woman into the desert where he raped her, according to the prosecutor.

Two nights later, Sanc
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Temple Student Sues Philly Cops Over Photo Incident posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A TEMPLE University photojournalism student and his girlfriend are suing two Philadelphia police officers who they say wrongly arrested them in 2012 while he was photographing a neighbor's arrest in Point Breeze.

The lawsuit, filed last week in Common Pleas Court by Ian Van Kuyk and Meghan Feighan, seeks compensatory and punitive damages for assault, battery, false arrest and imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. The defendants are Officers Samuel Allen and Santos Higgins.
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Former president of Illinois police chiefs association accused of fraud posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (Chicago Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Once president of the Illinois police chiefs association, a former suburban police chief has been indicted on multiple charges in the alleged misuse of more than $180,000 raised for a police helicopter program he ran.

The federal indictment of former Countryside Chief Timothy Swanson, announced Wednesday, comes 11/2 years after a Tribune investigation detailed numerous questionable actions by Swanson. Those included starting the program with a convicted felon and steering grant mo
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Biotechnology could extend criminals' lives to make punishment last HUNDREDS of years posted 03/19/2014, 1:55 PM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Sentencing a criminal to 1,000 years in an artificial hell may one day become a reality.

At least, that is the claim of scientists at Oxford University who have been exploring controversial technologies that could extend human life.

They say billions are being invested in techniques that could mean the cruellest criminals will be kept alive indefinitely in condition befitting their crime.
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Tuesday March 18th, 2014

Cop Breaks Student's Arm At Texas High School posted 03/18/2014, 10:20 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


In this video out of Texas, a cop is seen twisting a student's arm behind his back, then shoving it beyond the breaking point. You can audibly hear and see his arm snap. The student was already on the ground with another resource officer on top of him when the police officer decided to twist his arm as part of a "pain compliance" technique, why he then broke it is anyone's guess.
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One Unjustified Arrest, One Permanent File, and One Corrupt Sheriff: The Ordeal of Mark Patterson posted 03/18/2014, 10:19 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Any day that begins with a visit from police will probably turn out badly. Mark Patterson’s day got off to that kind of inauspicious start, and grew worse in crescendo.

The officers let themselves into Mark’s home in Tampa without knocking. Displaying the type of restraint that has all but disappeared in this age of gratuitous SWAT raids, the officers were so stealthy that they didn’t wake up Mark’s eight-month-old Doberman puppy, Thor. They told the startled 21-year-old that a w
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Court Approves Committing Woman to Psych Ward for Praying, Refusing Drugs posted 03/18/2014, 10:19 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CLEVELAND, OH — A court approved the involuntary detainment of a woman in a psychiatric ward when hospital staff interpreted her prayers as signs of psychosis, a lawsuit alleges.

The woman, 56, is a Pentecostal Christian and a self-published spiritual author.  The violation of her rights occurred last year during an act of spiritual devotion.
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Sexual Assault Charges Dropped After Army General "Chokes Up" Before Judge posted 03/18/2014, 10:19 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the AP:
An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.

At his sentencing hearing, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair explained details of his three-year affair with the woman under his comm
... (more)


Man Calls Cops To Turn In Drug Paraphernalia He Found, Gets Home Placed On Federal 'Drug Lab' Watchlist For 2 Years posted 03/18/2014, 10:19 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"If you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear," right? Here's how that works in reality. (via Reason)
On Jan. 5, 2012, Paul Valin called the police to report he'd found a backpack containing what he believed to be meth-making equip... (more)


New Law Means Photographers In Hungary Must Ask Permission First; Bad Hungarian Cops Rejoice posted 03/18/2014, 10:18 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Last year, we wrote about a weird law in Sweden that forbade photos from being taken indoors without asking permission. Now Hungary has gone even further. As The Guardian reports, the country has brought in:
a new ... (more)


Hundreds of Justice Department Attorneys Violated Professional Rules, Laws, or Ethical Standards posted 03/18/2014, 10:17 AM (Pogo.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An internal affairs office at the Justice Department has found that, over the last decade, hundreds of federal prosecutors and other Justice employees violated rules, laws, or ethical standards governing their work.

The violations include instances in which attorneys who have a duty to uphold justice have, according to the internal affairs office, misled courts, withheld evidence that could have helped defendants, abused prosecutorial and investigative power, and violated constitu
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Montreal march against police brutality declared illegal, broken up posted 03/18/2014, 10:17 AM (CBC News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Montreal’s 18th annual march against police brutality was declared illegal a matter of minutes after its scheduled start time of 3 p.m. at the intersection of Jean-Talon and Châteaubriand streets.

Montreal police officers dressed in riot gear, including horse-mounted officers, mobilized soon after the announcement to move protesters away from the intersection. An estimated 150 protesters were soon caught in a kettling manoeuvre south of the protest zone on Châteaubriand Street.
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Monday March 17th, 2014

Police Shoot Man Holding His Wallet After Minor Traffic Accident posted 03/17/2014, 5:25 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
OPELIKA, AL -- While on an interstate drive to his next assignment in the USAF, a young man got in a minor traffic accident.  When police arrived to help, they told him to raise his hands.  An officer “perceived a threat” presumably because he was holding his wallet — and opened fire.  The young airman was shot him in the stomach and will now live the rest of his life attached to a colostomy bag.  The department “fully supports” the shooting. ... (more)


Raw Footage: Massive SWAT Raid on CT College Over Plastic Sword posted 03/17/2014, 5:23 AM (Activist Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Students face death squad over plastic sword at Connecticut Junior College.


81-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Jailed For 2 Days For Pet Violation, Judge Insists She Suffer posted 03/17/2014, 5:24 AM (CBS Baltimore)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
HARFORD COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — An 81-year-old great-grandmother is placed behind bars for a minor pet violation committed nearly a year ago. The Harford County woman says she tried paying thousands of dollars in fines but couldn’t afford them.

[...] when the cancer survivor failed to show up at court on her doctor’s orders, a judge had Root arrested.

She was booked, fingerprinted and issued a striped jumpsuit. She waited to see a judge in a cell without her cancer medi
... (more)


Manhunt Leads to Massive Roadblock, Warrantless Car-to-Car Searches posted 03/17/2014, 5:23 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police “systematically checking the trunks and rear hatches” of cars in traffic.  (Source: Washington Post)

ROCKVILLE, MD — Thousands of motorists were brought to a standstill when p
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Police Department in Small City in OK Gets Armored Vehicle posted 03/17/2014, 5:23 AM (The Daily Sheeple)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The police department in Guthrie, Oklahoma, recently purchased an armored vehicle through a military surplus program.

The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP), which was once used in the Middle East, was purchased with $2,000 in stolen seized drug money (civil asset forfeiture, anyone?).
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Why Pretend that the Fourth Amendment Exists? posted 03/17/2014, 5:23 AM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
At some point, we should formally excise the Fourth Amendment from the Bill of Rights. From the National Security Agency to the local police department, government agencies are contemptuous of the idea of limits on their powers to search and scrutinize us.

A recent ruling by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case from Missouri held that once police have entered a home by any means – including coercion or d
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Dallas officer involved in 2 shootings recommended for firing after alleged assault posted 03/17/2014, 5:22 AM (WFAA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
DALLAS -- A Dallas police officer who was involved in a controversial 2008 fatal police shooting has been indicted over allegations that he assaulted a fleeing motorist during an incident last November, according to Dallas County court records.

[...]In 2010, Villanueva was disciplined after internal investigators sustained that he failed to devote his entire time to business by sending “unprofessional texts" while on duty.

According to internal affairs records, Vill
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Suit: Elderly man tasered 6 times after being mistaken for his brother posted 03/17/2014, 5:22 AM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An elderly Pennsylvania man was tasered by police not once, not twice, but six times in a Wal-Mart parking lot after being mistaken for his brother, according to a suit filed in federal court.... (more)


Friday March 14th, 2014

Illinois Police Hired Convicted Felon With "Lengthy Criminal Record," Now He's Being Accused Of Re-offending posted 03/14/2014, 9:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
If you want police to enforce laws which are inherently criminal and morally reprehensible, what better way to do that than hire career criminals?

From KMOV:
(KMOV) – A man paid to uphold the law is now guilty of breaking it and News 4 questioned why he was allowed to be in law enforcement to begin with.

Andre Jackson,
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Thursday March 13th, 2014

Murder Through Torture in a New Jersey Jail posted 03/13/2014, 7:53 AM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
New Jersey resident Robert Taylor, a homeless man and long-term alcoholic, died sometime last December of starvation and related neglect while in the Burlington County Jail.

Taylor should have been taken to a hospital, but jail officials insist that this was too expensive. Instead, he was placed in a segregation unit, dressed in a suicide-pre
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Denver Cops Forced to Wear Cameras, Unable to Delete Footage posted 03/13/2014, 7:53 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police in Denver are testing a solution they hope will give a much-needed boost to their public persona.

Denver PD is acquiring new guns and armor, and for the next six months will engage in a body camera pilot program in attempts to ingratiate themselves to a police-corruption weary public.

The cameras will be smaller than Go-Pro devices and are part of a public relations effort aimed "to restore the relationship between Denver police and the public, especially in
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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Appeal in Second Amendment Case, Refuses to Prohibit Police from Using Lawful Gun Ownership as a Trigger for "No-Knock" Police Raids posted 03/13/2014, 7:53 AM (The Rutherford Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the case of a Texas man whose home was subject to a no-knock, SWAT-team style forceful entry and raid based solely on the suspicion that there were legally-owned firearms in his household. In denying a petition for certiorari in Quinn v. Texas, the Court let stand a lower court ruling that essentially makes lawful gun ownership and possession grounds for police to evade the protections afforded by the Fourth Amendment and improperly pen... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 03/13/2014, 7:51 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
More prison guards gone bad, another Philadelphia cop gets in trouble, a Kentucky narc has problems, and a DC-area cop gets her hand slapped. Let's get to it:

In Tyler, Texas, a Smith County jail guard was arrested Friday on charges he was smuggling contraband to inmates. Detention Officer Keenon Daniels Olison, Jr., 24, went down after authorities
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Philly Cop Arrested, Suspended for False Imprisonment posted 03/13/2014, 7:51 AM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Philadelphia police officer has been suspended and criminally charged after he allegedly yanked a war veteran off a Center City corner, handcuffed him and drove him around in his SUV, irked that the man and his friends had criticized his driving.... (more)

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