Maryland Cop Convicted for Placing Gun to Citizen’s Head Over Illegally Parked Car

This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories
StopTheDrugWar.orgDec 03
A Border Patrol agent gets caught with a trunk-load of cocaine, a California narc was working for the other side, a whole bunch of jail and prison guards go bad, and more. Let's get to it:

In Fort Pierce, Florida, a St. Lucie County sheriff's deputy was arrested November 16 after a search of her residence
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Michigan Man Passing Out Jury Nullification Fliers Hit With Felony Obstruction Charges, Accused of Jury Tampering
InformationLiberationDec 02
Judges really don't like it when people inform potential jurors of their rights, but that is even more true when it comes to the most despicable shysters on the planet: government prosecutors.

It just so happens Judge Peter Jaklevic out of Mecosta County, Michigan is a former prosecutor, so you can imagine how he reacted when he found out a lowly pleb was passing out jury nullification fliers in front of his courthouse.

From FOX 17:
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Did "LSD Toxicity" Kill Troy Goode, Or Was It The Police Hogtie?
StopTheDrugWar.orgDec 02
A man who died after being hogtied by police in South Haven, Mississippi, earlier this year, was killed by "complications of LSD toxicity," the State Medical Examiner office announced Tuesday, ruling the death "accidental" in an official autopsy report. But given that there are no known cases of fatal LSD overdoses, the examiner's findings are hard to credit.

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Deputy Who Killed Rancher For Helping Police Says He Can't Wait to Get Back to Work
The Free Thought ProjectDec 02
Adams County, ID — Brian J. Wood, one of the two Adams County, Idaho deputies involved in the November 1 killing of rancher Jack Yantis, told his father that he “totally intends to go back to work,” reports the Idaho Statesman newspaper. Wood was hired by Adams County Sheriff Ryan Zollman on June 27, 2013, roughly a year and a half after being terminated by the McCall Police Department ... (more)

Mom Calls 911 For Mental Help With Her Son, Cops Show Up, Taser Him to Death While He's Restrained
The Free Thought ProjectDec 02
Coweta County, GA — American police have once against demonstrated that their agenda is not to protect and serve, but to dominate and control by any means necessary. On November 20th, sheriff deputies in Coweta County, Georgia were summoned to help subdue a man having a psychotic breakdown and ended up tasing him to death.

Thirty-two-year-old Chase Sherman, together with
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Leaked Docs Reveal Dothan Police Department Planted Drugs on Young Black Men For Years, DA Complicit
Henry County ReportDec 02

New Photos Show Chicago Cops On Burger King CPU Where Laquan McDonald Shooting Footage 'Disappeared'
InformationLiberationDec 01
Despite Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez claiming "testing" showed police did not tamper with video evidence from a local Burger King which may have had footage showing the run up to the shooting of Laquan McDonald, new screen grabs show police were at a computer terminal inside the Burger King and appear to be on the computer where 86 minutes of footage coinciding with the shooting disappeared.

From NBC Chic
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After Video Surfaces, Innocent Man Is Exonerated For Assault On An Officer, Cop Pleads Guilty
The Free Thought ProjectDec 01
Boston, MA — A violent cop, who beat an innocent man in front of fellow officers, and then charged him with assault, pleaded guilty to battery last week, but only after video of the incident surfaced.

Officer Felix Rivera, Jr. 34, of the Chelsea police department, responded, along with several officers, to a call about a man with a gun on September 26, 2014. The victim, who was 20-years-old at the time, was not the man with a gun.

When multiple officers showed up at
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$500k Settlement Reached After Cops "Smash Man's Face Into Concrete"
Police State DailyDec 01
A former Union College student has received a $500,000 police brutality settlement for an incident that occurred last year following the filing of a federal lawsuit in U.S. District court.

The Schenectady City Council in New York unanimously approved the payout last week after 20-year-old Broderick Shea, of Pennsylvania, said he was brutalized on April 12, 2014.
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Bombshell: Deputy Accused in Jack Yantis Killing Is An FBI-Trained Sniper, Was Previously Sued For Roughing Up 79-Year-Old
LibertyFight.comDec 01

VIDEO: Off-Duty Cop Rams His SUV Into Man's Car For Trying To Hold Him Accountable For Reckless Driving
InformationLiberationNov 30
Newly released surveillance video shows an off-duty Montreal police officer ram his SUV into a man's car who was attempting to hold him accountable for speeding through a stop sign and driving recklessly.

The incident occurred on January 14, 2015, but surveillance video has only now been released.

Jeffery Pokora says the man in the SUV, who was later determined to be SPVM Police Officer Mr. Roberto Tomarelli, sped through a stop sign and cut him off, he responded
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Two Brave Cops Under Attack For Exposing Militarization and Corruption in Their Department
The Free Thought ProjectNov 30
Kristin Bantle, a sixteen-year veteran police officer, received notice of her termination from the Steamboat Springs, Colorado Police Department on August 10. Five days later she had her first court appearance on a contrived charge of “attempting to influence a public official.” Those events constitute official retaliation against Bantle for publicly criticizing the SSPD’s “culture of fear a... (more)

Police Brutality Victim Mysteriously Killed a Day Before Receiving $450k Settlement
The Free Thought ProjectNov 30
Robert Hinton, 28, was killed just before midnight on Thursday, the day before he was scheduled to receive a $450,000 settlement from the city. Hinton had won the settlement roughly two months ago when it was decided in court that corrections officers used unjust force against him during his stay at Rikers Prison.

Surveillance footage at the prison rev
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LA to Scan All Cars, Publicly Shame Anyone Who Drives Through a 'Prostitution Area'
The Free Thought ProjectNov 30
Los Angeles, CA — A Los Angeles city councilwoman just proposed one of the most chilling uses of license plate scanners ever.

As an ostensible means of deterring prostitution, Nury Martinez, of the LA city council, wants to scan every single license plate, make a list, and mail out a shame letter to every person who drives through an arbitrary area deemed a prostitution zone.

You read that right. For merely driving through a designated area, Martinez proposes public
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Watch Cop Lie as He Acts Out What Happened When He Executed a Teen Contained On a Bus
YouTubeNov 30

Pot Breathalyzers: Coming Soon to A Drug War Near You
Police State DailyNov 27
Amongst the growing acceptance and legalization of marijuana in states across the country, expect the drug warriors to not go down without a fight.

Police are already searching and confiscating food in many states under the auspices of combating THC-infused edibles, but as companies compete to be the first to develop handheld breathalyzers that can detect pot, w
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City Settles After Police Chief Arrested Man For Calling Public Official A 'Liar'
Courthouse News ServiceNov 27
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A former city councilman who won summary judgment after a police chief threatened to arrest him for criticizing a public official has settled with the police chief and the Northern California City of Cotati.

George Barich, who describes himself as a former newspaper editor, attended an April 2014 City Council meeting where he called city Planning Commissioner Neil Hancock a "liar," to which Hancock retorted, "You're the liar," according to Barich's Janua
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Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen by Feds For Exposing US Murder
The Free Thought ProjectNov 27
The U.S. Government failed to deter them through threats of criminal prosecution, and clumsy attempts to intimidate their families. Now four former Air Force drone operators-turned-whistleblowers have had their credit cards and bank accounts frozen, according to human r... (more)

Cop Indicted For Staging Shooting, Setting Own Cruiser On Fire & Calling In Bomb Threat Found Dead
CBS NewsNov 27

World's Most 'Adorable' Drug Kingpin Is Actually The Daughter of Texas DEA Head Honcho
William Norman GriggNov 26
"You don't see many drug traffickers retire," gloated Bill Furay, head of the DEA's office in Beaumont, Texas, following the arrest of a wealthy couple from a tiny neighborhood in Pearland. "Either they end up in prison, or they end up dead."

Furay apparently never had time to give that lecture to his teenage daughter, Sarah
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Heroic Cops Protect Community by Raiding a Group of 90-Yo Women Playing Mahjong
The Free Thought ProjectNov 26
Altamonte Springs, FL — A concerned citizen, with a knack for blindly following all decrees handed down from the establishment on high, conducted their patriotic duty of 'seeing something' and then 'saying something' last week. The resultant tattle-telling ended with police action against four little old ladies.

Lee Delnick, Bernice Diamond, Helen Greenspan and Zelda King, all elderly women above the age of 87, had their weekly game of MahJong shut down by police who were apparent
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VIDEO: Language Barrier Leads to Seattle Cops Punching Man 17 Times
Cop BlockNov 26
According to a civil rights lawsuit settled last year, three officers had initially responded to a call on Nov. 4, 2010, outside a South Seattle Viking Bank at 5701 First Ave South.

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Video Of Chicago Cop Murdering Teen Shows Another Shooting of Convenience
InformationLiberationNov 25

Video has finally been released of police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on the night of October 20, 2014.

What it shows is the officer committing a "shooting of convenience," gunning a young man with a knife down not because he felt his life was threatened, but because he was too lazy to do actual police work.
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California Police Used Illegal Wiretap Warrants in Hundreds of Drug Prosecutions
TechdirtNov 25
Earlier this month, Brad Heath and Brett Kelman of USA Today reported that the DEA was running a massive amount of wiretap applications through a single judge in Riverside County, Cali... (more)

When a Protector Becomes a Predator
The Buffalo NewsNov 25

NJ Cop Says He Was Suspended After Blowing Whistle On Dept. Misconduct
Police State DailyNov 24
A New Jersey cop is claiming in a lawsuit that he was subjected to 4 years of retaliation by the Bedminster Township police department after informing superiors and prosecutors of misconduct by fellow officers.

Kyle Pirog says that his troubles began in June 2011, when as an acting sergeant he told higher-ups that officer John Dapkins had lied under oath
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Family Gets $4.9m After Cops Beat Mentally Ill Son to Death On Video and Walked Free
William Norman GriggNov 24
Because the assailants who beat Kelly Thomas to death on the streets of Fullerton, California were swaddled in government-issued costumes and clothed in "qualified immunity," the killers went free, and the city's taxpayers will have to underwrite a $4.9 million civil settlement with the victim's family, reports the Orange County Register.

Thomas, a homeless man who suffered from schizophrenia, was beaten into a coma by a thugscrum of six police officers on the evening of July
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Prosecutors Pissed Colo. Juries Keep Acquitting Marijuana DUI Suspects
InformationLiberationNov 23
"You're putting lives at danger," Colorado District Attorneys’ Council head Tom Raynes whined.

“I want the message to be understood. It’s about driving while under the influence of drugs — it’s not about recreational or medical, it’s about being impaired when you drive.”

Raynes, a former prosecutor himself, is upset as are his fellow prosecutors whom he rep
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'War On Cops': Cop Stages Fake Shootout, Sets Own Cruiser On Fire, Calls In Bomb Threat to School
InformationLiberationNov 23
I've said it before, I'll say it again: the only war on cops is the one they're waging against themselves.

Last week I covered 5 cases in the last few months all cited to justify the idea there's a "war on cops," all of them were proven to be staged hoaxes whereby the officers faked threats against themselves for personal advancement.
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