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Wednesday November 5th, 2014
Virginia Police Departments Have Been Collaborating On An Ad Hoc, Secret Phone Record Database posted 11/05/2014, 2:13 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Do you ever get the feeling that some law enforcement agencies just do whatever the hell they want? In most areas, this is the exception rather than the rule. In Virginia, however, that ratio seems to be reversed. Last year, an ACLU FOIA request uncovered the Virginia State Police's ... (more)


Despite Police Fear Mongering, California Deals Blow to Drug War and Prison Industrial Complex posted 11/05/2014, 2:12 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The citizens of California let the establishment know how they felt about the drug war and mass incarceration Tuesday in a landmark vote.

With the passage of Proposition 47 as many as 10,000 people could be eligible for early release from state prisons. It is also expected that local courts will dispense 40,000 fewer felony convictions each year.

This is a move that is sure to have t
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Accused "Cop Killer"'s Murder Trial Resets After Finding DA's Office Witheld Evidence posted 11/05/2014, 2:10 PM (Houston Chronicle)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Texas' highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 2005 conviction and death sentence of Alfred Dewayne Brown after finding that the Harris County District Attorney's Office withheld material evidence favorable to Brown's case.

In a brief order, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals sent the case back to the lower court for a new trial.

District Attorney Devon Anderson now will have to decide whether to retry Brown for the 2003 death of veteran Houston Police Of
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Tuesday November 4th, 2014

Man Follows Speeding Cop, Finds Out He Was Speeding To Buy Peanuts posted 11/04/2014, 12:56 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


As anyone who drives on the highway knows, police officers are the most reckless and dangerous drivers imaginable.

Everyone always jokes about how they must be going on doughnut runs, but not many are crazy enough to actually follow the armed crusaders and see what they're actually speeding to.

Well, this heroic man, who wishes to remain anonymous for fear of r
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Surprised? Police Union Rejecting New Technology that Tracks Cops' Driving posted 11/04/2014, 12:56 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Ford has announced that certain models of their police interceptor vehicles will now be equipped with new tracking technology that can monitor the driving behavior of on-duty officers. However, this model may not be popular with many departments.

Police union representatives have already spoken out against this new feature, calling it intrusive.

The technology was developed by Ford and a company called Telogis. The system uses existing GPS technology to track the dr
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Police Crash Halloween Party To Ensure No Dancing Without A Permit posted 11/04/2014, 12:56 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Kevin Bacon illegally dances in the 1984 film, “Footloose.” (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

ST. GEORGE, UT — A Halloween-themed private event was targeted by police when there was a suspicion of dancing without a permit.

It happened at the 2014 “Monster Mash” dance party, the third annual event of its kind. It was put on by the event promotion company, Heart of Dixie, and held at the Fiesta Fun Center in St. George, Utah (population 75,000).

Ov
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Graphic Video Shows SWAT Team Kill a Small Dog as it Walked Away From Them posted 11/04/2014, 12:56 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Racine, WI — An argument between two neighbors escalated to a SWAT standoff and ended with a man’s small dog being shot as it ran from the police.

The graphic incident was caught a cellphone by one of the neighbors. It is absolutely disgusting.

The incident began when a man’s dog defecated on his neighbor’s lawn, and when she asked him to clean it up, he threatened
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New GCHQ Boss Blames Tech Industry For 'Facilitating Murder' And Being Terrorists' 'Command-And-Control' Center posted 11/04/2014, 12:55 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
So, we weren't too impressed with previous GCHQ (the UK equivalent of the NSA) boss, Sir Iain Lobban, who insisted that GCHQ didn't do "mass surveillance" so long as you defined "mass" and "surveillance" the way he does (and not the way the English language does). This statement was made just days before it was reve... (more)


Monday November 3rd, 2014

Killer on the Loose: Did Cops "Botch" a Case to Punish an Independent DA? posted 11/03/2014, 1:06 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After 72-year-old Robert Warren was shot in the face at the front door of his home in West Valley City, Utah, the police quickly identified and arrested the likely shooter and three accomplices. Two days later, while the victim was still recovering from surgery, the alleged assailant, suspected gang member Raymond Marquina was back on the streets, because the West Valley PD hadn’t p... (more)


Infringing Panties So Important To DHS, That It Intimidated Print Shop Owner Into Warrantless Search posted 11/03/2014, 1:06 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A few more details have emerged concerning the Dept. of Homeland Security's daring daylight raid of a Kansas City lingerie shop. Our long, dark national nightmare ended just before Game 1 of the World Series when Peregrine Honig's custom-made Royals-related underwear was seized by gun-toting DHS agents. The crime? Presumably trademark infringe... (more)




Police Wanted 'No-Fly Zone' To Block Media Coverage of Ferguson Protests posted 11/03/2014, 1:06 PM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Amid public protests in the city of Ferguson, Missouri earlier this year, when local law enforcement officials in August requested a 'temporary flight restriction (TFR)' from the Federal Aviation Administration in the airspace above the St. Louis suburb, they claimed the request was based on safety concerns. However, telephone recordings by police officials obtained by the Associated Press appear to show that the concern was not about safety, but rather focused on restricting media coverage of t... (more)


Cop Hits Judge With Taser Attempting To Subdue Defendant In Court posted 11/03/2014, 1:06 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Cook County, Illinois -- Judge Geary Kull was attacked by a defendant in court this week, and was tased by police as they attempted to subdue his assailant.

According to police, defendant Michael Ganter broke free from the bailiff after a hearing and attacked the judge as he was being escorted out of the courtroom. Ganter allegedly lunged at the judge and punched him in the face several times. It was reported that Ganter was not wearing handcuffs at the time.

Ganter
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Sunday November 2nd, 2014

Florida Cop Breaks 15-Year Old Girl's Arm in School Over Cell Phone posted 11/02/2014, 2:49 PM (Davy Vara)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Less than a year after one of its police officers was arrested and charged with having unprotected sex with several women, knowing that he was HIV positive, the Greenacres, Florida Police Department is back in the spotlight.

In an exclusive story which I am breaking here on my blog, a young girl's father vows to seek justice for his daughter, after a Greenacres Police officer broke her arm.

The incident took place on Tuesday October 21, 2014 inside John I. Leonard H
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See Also:
> Cop Breaks Youth's Arm On School Bus, Police Say 'Within Protocol'
> Cop Breaks Student's Arm At Texas High School


Friday October 31st, 2014

Florida Judge Halts Trial & Demands Charges Against Orlando Cop For Perjury posted 10/31/2014, 1:12 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After an Orlando cop said under oath he was unaware of any excessive force complaints against him, a Florida judge halted a drug suspect's trial and demanded the cop be tried for perjury.

Judge Jenifer Davis felt all evidence indicated Orlando Police Sergeant Frank Chisari was aware of such complaints against him, and the officer was merely playing "semantic games" by denying such knowledge.
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Bust You For It Now, Tax You For It Tomorrow: The Insanity of Marijuana Prohibition posted 10/31/2014, 1:11 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Shock troops of prohibition: Oregon SWAT operatives conduct a marijuana raid.

Vale, Oregon – “I'm going to be burning weeds today – the right kind, that is,” Bill Esbensen wryly informed me as we met at his abandoned rental property. He was careful to obtain the required permit before igniting the assembled yard debris. Since he will be on probation until June 2016, Bill could wind up in prison for even the most trivial ordinance violation, the people running what pass
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How Cops Talk About Mundanes When They Think Nobody Else is Listening posted 10/31/2014, 1:11 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A few months ago, Austin Police Chief Art Acevdo responded to complaints about the abuse of a female jogger by his minions by saying, in effect: Hey, she should be grateful that she wasn’t raped: “In some cities, cops are actually committing sexual assaults on duty.”

In Austin, some on-duty cops are content to make jokes about rape victims that express unalloyed contempt for people who clin
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Judge Rules Police Can Compel A Defendant to Give Up A Fingerprint, But Not A Passcode posted 10/31/2014, 1:10 PM (The Virginian-Pilot)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that a criminal defendant can be compelled to give up his fingerprint, but not his pass code, to allow police to open and search his cellphone.

The question of whether a phone's pass code is constitutionally protected surfaced in the case of David Baust, an Emergency Medical Services captain charged in February with trying to strangle his girlfriend.
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Thursday October 30th, 2014

FBI Agents Cut Internet Access, Pose As Repairmen To Perform Warrantless Search posted 10/30/2014, 12:12 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
LAS VEGAS, NV — To investigate a purported case of untaxed sports betting, federal agents turned off internet access to three luxury hotel suites then impersonated repair technicians to covertly get inside and collect evidence. The FBI contends that this ploy is sufficient “consent” to perform warrantless searches in private residences.

* * * * *

In June 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspected that a wealthy Malaysian real estate developer and a few of
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Patriot Act, Passed to Fight Terrorism, Used Mostly In Drug Investigations posted 10/30/2014, 12:12 PM (EFF.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Patriot Act continues to wreak its havoc on civil liberties. Section 213 was included in the Patriot Act over the protests of privacy advocates and granted law enforcement the power to conduct a search while delaying notice to the suspect of the search. Known as a "sneak and peek" warrant, law enforcement was adamant Section 213 was needed to protect against terrorism. But the latest government report detailing the numbers... (more)


LAPD Officer Accused Of Punting Man's Face Like He Was 'Kicking A Field Goal' posted 10/30/2014, 12:12 PM (Daily Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the Daily Press:
A Los Angeles police officer is under investigation after being accused of beating and kicking a suspect who was being held down by other officers, according to sources close to the probe.

The altercation was captured by a private company’s security camera. Several police officials who saw the video told The Times
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Mom Faces Jail For Using Cannabis Oil To Treat 15-Yr-Old Son's Chronic Pain posted 10/30/2014, 12:11 PM (CBS News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In March, one mother traveled to Colorado to get a bottle of cannabis oil in hopes of easing the agonizing pain her 15-year-old son has lived with for the past three years.

[...] "It stopped the pain and stopped the muscle spasms," Trey said. "It was helping me go to school until it then got taken away and then school was really hard again."

It was taken aw
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 10/30/2014, 12:11 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
New York, San Francisco, and Phoenix all had corrupt cop cases this week. So did East Orange, New Jersey. Let's get to it:

In East Orange, New Jersey, an East Orange police officer was indicted last Thursday along with two others on charges she was dealing cocaine out of her home. Officer Rajheher Massenburg, 35, now faces charges of
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Police's Good Faith Exception: Courts Keep Expanding Exception That Gives Police Pass On Illegal Searches posted 10/30/2014, 12:11 PM (Slate)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It used to be that when police violated a suspect’s Fourth Amendment rights through an unconstitutional search, evidence derived from the search would be thrown out.

Increasingly, that’s not the case.
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Antonio Buehler Found Not Guilty After Almost 3 Years posted 10/30/2014, 12:10 PM (DemocracyNow)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Buehler acquitted of failing to comply with officer’s order


Deputy jailed after using badge to procure services from Baton Rouge sidewalk hostesses posted 10/30/2014, 12:09 PM (ArkLatexHomepage.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A West Baton Rouge Parish Deputy is in jail charged with using his badge to have his way with prostitutes in a Baton Rouge motel.... (more)
What an interesting way to describe rape.


Wednesday October 29th, 2014

Sarcastic "God Bless You" Triggers Miami Cop To Go On Psychotic Tirade posted 10/29/2014, 9:48 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A mentally unstable Miami Beach police officer, identified as Kenneth MacLeod, was filmed going on a psychotic tirade against a young man, Albert Valdes, for sarcastically saying "god bless you" after the officer wrote him a $1,000 ticket for having his license plate accidentally flipped up.

The officer, who appears to be experiencing a bout of roid-rage, threatened to throw Va
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Cop Attempts to Tackle Topless Protester, Rams Head First Into Wall Instead posted 10/29/2014, 9:48 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]

[Note: NSFW, video is not censored.]

Comedy gold from RT:
Topless feminist group FEMEN was at it again, and is beginning to prove too athletic for some cops to catch.

The video shows the half-naked ladies running away from the police, and dodging the law enforcers like skillful f
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Graphic Video Released in "Firing Squad" Style Police Killing of Mentally Ill Man posted 10/29/2014, 9:48 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Saginaw, MI — The gruesome dashcam video of a summary execution of a mentally ill man by police has been released to the public this week.

The video shows six police officers, in firing squad fashion, execute mentally ill, Milton Hall, in broad daylight in a Saginaw parking lot.

Hall was several meters away from the closest police officer when the shots began. He posed very little threat to the officers as he was armed with a small pocket knife and could have easily
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Grant Gerber: Horatius on Horseback posted 10/29/2014, 9:48 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Then out spake brave Horatius, the Captain of the gate –
To every man upon this earth
Death cometh soon or late;
And how can man die better, than facing fearful odds,
For the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods?


Grant Gerber, who died on October 24 in Elko, Nevada while surrounded by his fa
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Zombies Are Us: The Walking Dead in the American Police State posted 10/29/2014, 9:48 AM (John W. Whitehead)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Fear is a primitive impulse, brainless as hunger, and because the aim of horror fiction is the production of the deepest kinds of fears, the genre tends to reinforce some remarkably uncivilized ideas about self-protection. In the current crop of zombie stories, the prevailing value for the beleaguered survivors is a sort of siege mentality, a vigilance so constant and unremitting that it’s indistinguishable from the purest paranoia.— Terrence Rafferty, New York Times
Fea
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Fed Using Uber Service Points Gun at Driver's Head: "Do You Want To Live Or Die?" posted 10/29/2014, 9:47 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A man who pointed a gun at the head of an Uber driver in Salt Lake City, Utah last week has turned out to be a federal police officer.

According to reports, 44-year-old Byron McDonald, a Lieutenant with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Justice Services, was picked up at a downtown bar by Uber driver James Brothers on October 20 after spending the evening with a group of friends.

“Immediately I kind of felt there was something off with him. Not only was he intoxicated, b
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Court: No Relief For Man Falsely Accused Of Running Red Light posted 10/29/2014, 9:47 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Lawrence E. Armstrong, a white man, was penalized because he shared a similar name with a Mitsubishi-driving black man who was photographed in California running a red light. In that state, red light camera tickets carry license points, so Armstrong's insurance rates went up. Armstrong filed a lawsuit against American Traffic Solutions (ATS) and Amco Insurance over the incident, but a federal judge last week decided there was nothing the court could do about it.... (more)


Tuesday October 28th, 2014

Texas School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman's Socks & Underwear posted 10/28/2014, 10:37 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Texas school cop Patrick Quinn, 26, faces two counts of official oppression after allegedly pulling a woman over and demanding to smell her socks and underwear.

Prosecutors say Quinn pulled a woman over on August 11th at 3am in the morning due to an expired sticker on her car, then ordered her into the back of his patrol car.

He then proceeded to search her vehi
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Philly Police Official Says Cop Must Have Had "Good Reason" For Threatening To "Beat The Sh*t" Out Of Teen For Looking Him In The Eyes posted 10/28/2014, 10:37 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An anonymous police "official" whom the local media sheepishly failed to identify said while video showing one of their police officers cursing out a teenager and threatening to "beat the shit" out of him for looking him in the "fucking eyes" looks bad, the officer "no doubt" had "good reason" to be angry with the teen, but he should have maintained his "professional demeanor."

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Police Chief Avoids Prison Despite Embezzling $11,000 From City To Build Gun Arsenal posted 10/28/2014, 10:36 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Cherryville, North Carolina police chief Woody Burgess faced 10 years in prison for embezzling $11,000 to build up his own person gun arsenal, but after a judge took mercy on him for his years of "service," he was sentenced to only six months house arrest and one year of probation.

From the Charlotte Observer:
Former Cherryville Police Chief W... (more)


State Orders Man to Pay $30k in Child Support or Face Jail, Despite Proof He Is Not Father posted 10/28/2014, 10:35 AM (BenSwann.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


The State of Michigan is ordering that Detroit man Carnell Alexander pay approximately $30,000 in back child support or go to jail, despite the fact that a DNA test proved that he is not the father of the child in question.

In child support cases, courts sometimes force people to pay back the government’s welfare contributions to a child, even in scenarios when the person being
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Sheriff's Office Refuses to Participate in Future 'Blood Draw' Checkpoints posted 10/28/2014, 10:35 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Sheriff of Clark County, Ohio has said that his office will refuse to participate in future ‘blood draw’ DUI stops after an Infowars story prompted a huge backlash against the checkpoints, during which drivers can forcibly have their blood taken by police.

A day before the planned checkpoint last week, Infowars published a story entitled "No Refusal" Blood Draw Checkpoint Planned for Ohio, in which we highlighted previous examples of how people have been forcibly strapped
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Memo From Prosecutor Who Refused Charges In John Crawford Case, Proves Killer Cop Broke the Law posted 10/28/2014, 10:35 AM (Counter Current News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Green County Prosecutor Stephen Haller refused to charge Officer Sean Williams when he shot and killed an African American man simply talking on the phone while holding a toy rifle in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart. As audacious as his refusal to seek justice for Crawford is, it is an even more flagrant disregard for Ohio state law when we consider the fact that Haller had issued a memo on “Open Carry” of firearms.... (more)


Monday October 27th, 2014

Dramatic Video Shows Man Refusing to Lie Down For Police, Despite Guns Pointed at Him posted 10/27/2014, 7:37 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
La Quinta, CA – A powerful video was submitted to the Free Thought Project which shows a dramatic interaction between a man and La Quinta police.

Alejandro Natividad, a resident of Indio pulled out his phone and caught his incredible non-violent resistance on video Sunday as police were pointing guns at him.

Natividad, had committed no crime, yet when police chose to interac
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New Video Shows Honolulu Cop's Gangland-Style Assault On Innocent Bystanders posted 10/27/2014, 9:12 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Newly released video shows a member of Honolulu's "Crime Reduction Unit" violently assault two young men in an entirely unprovoked gangland-style attack.

Blurry video of the assault was released last week, but this new video shows more clearly what happened.

After conducting a fruitless search of a game room, Officer Vince Morre decided to take his frustrations out on two random male bystanders by kick
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NV Cops In Black Ski-Masks Swarm Uber Driver For 'Transporting People Without A License' posted 10/27/2014, 9:12 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Hours after Uber launched their hugely popular and beloved ride-sharing service in Nevada, black ski-masked police responded by hunting down new Uber drivers and impounding their vehicles.

Government regulators accused the Uber drivers of "transporting people without a license," though Uber says they don't need a license as they're not operating a transportation company but merely fac
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Police Officers' Suing The DOJ For Violating Their 'Right' To Deploy Force Without Restrictions Shot Down By Federal Judge posted 10/27/2014, 9:12 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The 125 members of the Seattle Police Department who sued the Dept. of Justice for violating their "right" to deploy force on their own terms (in order to "make it through work safely") have received their answer from a federal district court judge. In short, the response is, "You're wrong," along with the addedum, "an... (more)


Police Impose Checkpoints, Deploy Drones at High School Football Game posted 10/27/2014, 9:12 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


SUMMERVILLE, SC -- Fans were startled by the heavy presence of police officers, drone surveillance, and warrantless checkpoints upon entry at the local high school football game.

The prison-like security at Summerville High School was called “the reality of the world we live in today.” As students and fans filed into the homecoming football game on Friday, October 24th, 2014, th
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Vigilant Citizen Stops Officer in Violation of the Law. ID's Him Then Let's Cop Off With a Warning posted 10/27/2014, 9:11 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Grant County, WA --Gavin Seim is no stranger to calling out government for violating the law. Seim is a liberty activist, speaker and former US Congressional challenger from Washington state. He is a devoted activist who is not afraid to go toe to toe with would-be tyrants.

Seim has made it his mission in recent weeks to expose police in Washington who are violating the law by impersonating citizens. The Washington State Law, states that it is unlawful for police officers to d
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Cop Who Stole Nude Photos From Woman's Cellphone, Says It's A "Game" Among Police posted 10/27/2014, 9:11 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Earlier this week, we broke the story of California Highway Patrol officer Sean Harrington, a cop who was accused of stealing nude photographs from a woman who was arrested for DUI.

On Friday, Mercury News obtained court documents showing that the situation was more disturbing and more widespread than was initially expected. The victim and her lawyer did suspect that
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Police Infuriated About New "Cop Detecting" Device That Warns People When a Cop is Near posted 10/27/2014, 9:11 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A powerful new device has hit the market that promises to warn drivers of nearby emergency vehicles, including police cars, fire trucks and ambulances. The device is called “Target Blu Eye” and is being sold by the Dutch Company “Target Automotive.

The Blu Eye system works by monitoring frequencies that are used by emergency vehicles and then alerts the driver when those frequencies are nearby. It does not allow the driver to listen in on the encrypted communications, but will sim
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Jury Nullification Advocate Luke Lamb Found Not Guilty posted 10/27/2014, 9:11 AM (FIJA.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Yesterday, a jury unanimously stood in defense of juror educators’ right to share general education information about jury nullification and the Fully Informed Jury Association on Facebook, in delivering a Not Guilty verdict in the case of Luke Lamb. Greene County, Illinois board member Lamb was charged with unlawful communication with a juror after his opponent in the local political race for sheriff sent a Facebook conversati... (more)


UK Gun Owners Now Subject to Warrantless Home Searches posted 10/27/2014, 9:10 AM (Fox News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Registered gun owners in the United Kingdom are now subject to unannounced visits to their homes under new guidance that allows police to inspect firearms storage without a warrant.

The new policy from the British Home Office went into effect Oct. 15, permitting police and constabularies to conduct surprise home visits to legitimate gun owners.
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Friday October 24th, 2014

Canadian PM Vows To Take Away Citizens' Rights In Response To Parliament Attacker posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to take away the rights of average citizens in response to a random crazy person's attack on the Country's parliament.

In what is being reported as signalling a shift to "American-style anti-terror tactics," Harper called for Canada's laws and police powers to be "strengthened in the areas of surveillance, detention and arrest."

"We live in a dangerous wor
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NYPD Officer Mistakes Fellow Cop For Suspect, Kicks Him In The Head posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Brooklyn, NY — An undercover NYPD cop was hurrying in to help fellow officers who were making an arrest when he apparently mistook a colleague for a suspect and kicked him in the head.

A video obtained by On the Inside, taken by Rod Risbrook, documents the incident.

The undercover officer wearing a gray hoodie, is seen walking up to a uniformed officer, who is wres
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Why 'Good Cops' Stay Silent, Continued posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
When confronted with an allegation of official misconduct or corruption, a journalist will investigate the complaint. In the same situation, a state-licensed apologist will investigate the complainant, in order to vindicate power in the eyes of the public.

Thus it is probably significant that when Yakima NBC affiliate KNDO decided to follow up on my story about former Yakima PD Officer Adam Basford, the headline it chose was: "I-Team Investigates Blog Claiming Yak
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Protesters Who Planned To Smash 'Police Brutality' Pumpkins Arrested For Littering, Assault posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Protesters in Clayton, Missouri, who planned to smash pumpkins with “police brutality” written on them were arrested before they had a chance to do so Monday, with one person even being charged with assault.

As crowds gathered outside the St. Louis County Justice Center to watch the protesters symbolically smash police brutality, the cops arrived and confiscated a number of pumpkins.
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New Hampshire Supreme Court Takes Up Meter Feeding posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Officials in the city of Keene, New Hampshire are irate that a band of residents calling themselves Robin Hood of Keene have been feeding the parking meters to prevent the issuance of parking tickets. The Robin Hood group documents its activities on YouTube, which means members often end up following one of the city's three meter maids with a video camera. In a lawsuit that went before the state Supreme Court earlier this month, the city insisted that the court provide injunctive relief to thwar... (more)


"No Refusal" Blood Draw Checkpoint Planned for Ohio posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A “no refusal” checkpoint where drivers will be forced to stop and potentially submit to having their blood taken on the side of the road by law enforcement authorities is planned for Clark County, Ohio tomorrow.

“Every car will be checked to ensure that drivers are not impaired. If there is sufficient probable cause to believe that a driver is operating a vehicle while impaired, law enforcement will seek a blood search warrant from a “neutral and detached magistrate,” reports ABC
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NYPD Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer After Video Goes Viral; Arrest Voided posted 10/24/2014, 8:43 AM (CBS News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Fla. Sheriff May Be Liable For His Deputy Arresting Man For Videotaping posted 10/24/2014, 8:43 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (CN) - A Florida sheriff may be liable for his deputies' allegedly unlawful arrest of a man for filming an officer during a traffic stop, a federal judge ruled.

Bay County sheriff's deputy Chad Vidrine stopped Derrick Bacon for a traffic violation in September 2012. Bacon claimed that, after he admitted in traffic court that he had recorded his encounter with officers, Vidrine and another deputy stopped and interrogated him about the recording.
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Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Chicago Cop Who Assaulted 89-Yr-Old For Requesting He Stop Cursing Gets 3 Years posted 10/23/2014, 7:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
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 posted 10/23/2014, 7:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
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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)


Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline -- Get Killed by a SWAT Team posted 10/23/2014, 7:39 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
They kill not because they want to, but because they think it's right to in some cases;

Have mercy on them and someday they may Have mercy on you — the Mercy Killers….
-- Theme to the imaginary TV show "The Mercy Killers," as presented in a 1978 Saturday Night Live sketch.

A still-unidentified 35-year-old man from Roy, Utah called a suicide prevention hotline at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday morning (October 2
... (more)


Exonerated Woman Contests 675-Day Lockup posted 10/23/2014, 7:39 AM (Courthouse News Service)
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CHICAGO (CN) - Police jailed a woman for nearly two years on a murder she could not have committed because she was already locked up at the time of the crime, she claims in Federal Court.

Yesenia Santiago filed suit Monday against Chicago and Detectives Carlos Cortez and Roger Sandoval.

She claims that cold-case detectives accused her in 2011 of killing Ismael Santana.

But Santiago "was incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Correc
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