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Thursday September 4th, 2014
Speaking Ill of the Police is a "Hate Crime" posted 09/04/2014, 3:47 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The NYPD has now added its name to the roster of Officially Protected Victims by filing “hate crimes” charges against 36-year-old Rosella Best, who had tagged police vehicles and a public school with anti-NYPD graffiti. Among the entirely defensible sentiments inscribed by Best are “NYPD pick on the harmless,” “NYPD pick on the innocent,” and — in a display of familiar but increasingly justified hyperbole —... (more)


Philadelphia Police Stealing Hundreds Of Homes Through Asset Forfeiture posted 09/04/2014, 3:46 PM (CNN)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Some homeowners in Philadelphia are losing their homes and it has nothing to do with their ability to pay the mortgage.




Distracted, Diverted and Insulated from the Grim Reality of the Police State posted 09/04/2014, 3:46 PM (The Rutherford Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"In the age of advanced technology, spiritual devastation is more likely to come from an enemy with a smiling face than from one whose countenance exudes suspicion and hate. In the Huxleyan prophecy, Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours. There is no need for wardens or gates or Ministries of Truth. When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation be... (more)


Ohio Man Kills Self During Pot Farm Raid Stand-Off posted 09/04/2014, 3:46 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An Ashville, Ohio, man shot and killed himself after a two-hour stand-off at a property where he was growing marijuana Tuesday evening. Timothy Sturgis, 42, becomes the 32nd person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to the Columbus Dispatch, citing police sources, local authorities were working with the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Marijuana Eradication and Clan
... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 09/04/2014, 3:46 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In Fort Lauderdale, a Broward County sheriff's deputy was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges related to prescription drugs. Deputy Eduardo Mesa, 40, went down for a particularly ghoulish act of pill-grabbing.

In January, Deputy Mesa responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a train and took custody of the dead person's belongings, including several bott
... (more)




Florida Police Chief Suspended From Ticket-Writing Scandal posted 09/04/2014, 3:45 PM (Washington Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A tiny Florida town located between Jacksonville and Gainesville with a national reputation as a speed trap is under fire for a ticket-writing scandal, after police said they were ordered by their chief to write 12 tickets per 12-hour shift, or face punishment.... (more)


Atwater Police Chief Kills Boy's Pet Chicken: Fowl Were In Violation Of City Ordinance posted 09/04/2014, 3:45 PM (West Coast Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
ATWATER –– An Atwater woman has filed a formal complaint against the Atwater Police Chief for trespassing on her property and killing her young son’s pet chicken – leaving the hen’s decapitated head just feet from the backyard chicken coop.... (more)


UK: Police Telling Victims To Solve Crimes By Themselves posted 09/04/2014, 3:45 PM (The Guardian)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Crime victims are increasingly being told by some police forces to carry out their own investigations by speaking to neighbours, checking for CCTV images and seeing if their stolen property has been put up for sale on secondhand websites, the official police watchdog has warned.... (more)


Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

Laredo Police Celebrate a Killing posted 09/03/2014, 1:26 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The tableau is infuriatingly familiar: Armored assailants surround the prone body of a victim -- his lifeless body handcuffed, "Officer Safety," being the most important consideration in the known universe -- who was fatally shot under dubious circumstances.

What distinguishes this video recording of a lethal "officer-involved shooting" from many others is the celebratory gesture captured at 1:25 in the clip (and highlighted by the vigilant folks at Cop Block): Two of the Lare
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Police State America: Two Children Charged With Felonies For Peeling Bark From a Tree posted 09/03/2014, 1:26 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police in Mason City, Iowa recently arrested two children and charged them with felony criminal mischief for stripping bark from a tree in front of their school.  A neighbor with nothing better to do with their time witnessed the children peeling the bark from the tree and felt the need to call the police.

The police actually took the call seriously, and showed up to treat the children like criminals.  The police interrogated the children, who eventually admitted to peeling the ba
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Federal Court Chides California Cops For Shooting Unarmed Motorist posted 09/03/2014, 1:25 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An internal investigation cleared police officers in Anaheim, California of the 2009 shooting of an unarmed motorist, but the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week said not so fast. A three-judge panel questioned the official version of events and said a jury should decide whether the officers were reckless.

The fatal incident was sparked by a snitch who told Anaheim detectives that Caesar Cruz was a gang member who sold meth and carried a gun. Cruz had been to jail
... (more)


If We Prick the State, Does It Bleed? posted 09/03/2014, 1:25 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: Yes, these are Oregon Sheriff's deputies.]

“The taxpayers are entitled to everything Mr. Esbensen cost them,” declared Malheur County District Attorney Dan Norris, affected piety suppurating from every syllable, during an August 28 hearing before visiting Judge Gregory Baxter in the County Court.

William Esbensen, the man from whom Norris and his office was seeking tens of thousands of dollars in “rest
... (more)


Cop Denied Immunity in Fatal High-Speed Chase posted 09/03/2014, 1:17 PM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
NEW ORLEANS (CN) - Immunity is not available to a Texas state trooper who ended a high-speed chase by firing at the fleeing car from a bridge, killing the driver, the 5th Circuit ruled.... (more)


Lawsuit Alleges St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department Coerced False Confession posted 09/03/2014, 1:17 PM (The Metro Independent)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court accusing members of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department of using coercive tactics to get a false confession from a then 17-year-old with an IQ of 60. ... (more)


Fort Wayne Police Officer Admits To Raping Woman During OWI Stop posted 09/03/2014, 1:17 PM (21Alive)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- A Fort Wayne Police Officer, Mark Rogers, has pleaded guilty to raping a woman during an OWI arrest.... (more)


"The Hysteria is Far From Over": Maryland Teacher Writes Futuristic Novel About School Shooting... School Board Sends Him For Evaluation While Police Raid His Home and Distribute His Picture posted 09/03/2014, 1:17 PM (Jonathan Turley)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
There is a bizarre case out of Maryland where school officials sent teacher and novelist Patrick McLaw, 23, to an emergency medical evaluation for publishing, under a pseudonym, a novel about a school shooting. That’s it. A language-arts eight grade teacher at Lane Middle School writes a book about a school shooting and he is put on leave by the Dorchester County Board of Education, investigated by the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, and sent away for evaluation. “The Insurrectionist” happ... (more)


Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

If Police Come To Your Door Without a Warrant, Shut Them Down Like This Guy posted 09/02/2014, 2:29 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


If police come to your door and you don’t need their help, you can simply decline to answer. They cannot come into your home without a search warrant.

Even if the police have probable cause, they cannot come in your home without a search warrant.

You might even be a suspect in a criminal investigation. In such a case you should remain silent -- except to say "Offic
... (more)


Innocent Man Tased & Arrested In Front of his Children While Picking Them Up From Day Care posted 09/02/2014, 2:29 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Chris Lollie, of St. Paul, Minnesota was tased infront of his children as he went to pick them up from school on January 31.  He claims he was racially profiled as all he was doing was sitting down waiting to pick up his children when he was approached by the police, seemingly for no reason.

He was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct and obstruction of the legal process
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When Mommy Goes to War posted 09/02/2014, 2:28 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Please be in prayer for our daughter,” urged a message sent to members of the church I attend with my family here in the Treasure Valley. The young woman “is in the Army deploying to Kuwait this month in support of operations against ISIS. She also warned us she may actually see some action inside Iraq as well. She is also recently divorced with 2 girls, who will be staying with their Dad during her deployment. Would you join us in prayer for reconciliation to God and to each other?”
... (more)


US Bombs Somalia in Drone Attack posted 09/02/2014, 2:28 PM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Pentagon confirmed that U.S. forces bombed a location in Somalia on Monday, though spokesperson Rear Adm. John Kirby said the "results of the operation" were still being assessed and that additional information would only be provided to the public "as and when appropriate."

Reuters reports:
An air strike by U.S. military forces struck an ar... (more)


U.S. Army Plans to Battle Anti-Government Dissidents in "Megacities" posted 09/02/2014, 2:28 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The U.S. Army is preparing to fight political dissidents who challenge the power of the state as “megacities” become the battleground of the future, according to a new report in the Army Times.

The article details how the Army's Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) worked with US Army Special Operations Command, the chief of staff's Strategic Studies Group and the UK's
... (more)


Monday September 1st, 2014

Dashcam Nails Cops Who Beat Man While Shouting "Stop Resisting Arrest" posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (Boing Boing)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Two cops from Bloomfield, NJ's police department have been indicted, and another plead guilty after a suppressed dashcam video showed them beating a man who was facing years in prison for "resisting arrest" (the DA dropped his charges right away).

The video -- shot from a second police car that crossed the highway median and rammed the victim's vehicle -- shows the cops screaming
... (more)


De-militarize the Police Mindset posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Shortly after the creation of the city’s Police Department in the mid-1800s, the New York Times expressed misgivings about the agency’s use of lethal force in dealing with criminal suspects.

“The pistols are not used in self-defense, but to stop the men who are running away,” observed an 1858 New York Times editorial. “[The guns] are considered substitutes for swift feet and lo
... (more)


NJ Town Introduces Ordinance to Ban Recording of Public Officials after Embarrassing Video of Cop goes Viral posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


It was an embarrassing moment for the New Jersey borough of Helmetta, a viral video showing one of their cops saying he doesn’t have to follow the Constitution because President Obama doesn’t follow the Constitution.
... (more)


Broward Deputies Violently Arrest Men for Video Recording Before Destroying Evidence posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A group of South Florida filmmakers who were violently arrested for video recording from a public observation deck on a beach last year produced an impressive investigative documentary of their ordeal, documenting everything from their arrest to the ensuing coverup by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office where authorities went as far as
... (more)


Nebraska Cops Receive no Jail Time for Stealing Memory Card, Despite Big Talk from County Attorney posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Nebraska cop who chased a man into his home after he had video recorded cops arresting his brother, confiscating his camera and later admitting to throwing the memory card away, received a year of probation this week after his charge was reduced from a felony to misdemeanors, proving once again that the system will always side with the cops, even in cases like this one where the prosecutor talks a big game.... (more)


Atlanta Officer Arrested While Attempting to Flee Country After Burning Woman's Body posted 09/01/2014, 8:54 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Officer Tahreem Zeus Rana, 23, was arrested at an airport Thursday morning for kidnapping, murder, tampering with evidence, and arson while attempting to flee to Mexico.... (more)


Thursday August 28th, 2014

No Jail For Oklahoma Cop Who Lied About Beating Motorist posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Miami, Oklahoma police officer Teresa Lashmet will not spend no time in jail after admitting that she committed perjury to cover up the brutal beating of a motorist that was caught on a dashcam video. Ottawa County Judge Bill Culver on Tuesday imposed a sentence of unsupervised probation for three years, deferred, and a $300 fine after she entered a plea of no contest to a charge of "outraging public decency."

In 2012, Lashmet was hailed as Miami's first female police officer, an
... (more)
Flashback: Cops Claim Man's Face Busted From Fall, Video Shows Cop Kicked Him In The Face


Shielding the Executioner: Shaun Cowley, Paul Cassell, and the Murder of Danielle Willard posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
During a lengthy career that includes stints as a federal prosecutor and judge, Paul Cassell has devoutly upheld the vision of 18th Century arch-authoritarian Joseph de Maistre, who taught that “all greatness, all power, all social order depends on the executioner.” The figure dispensing lethal violence on behalf of the state is both “the terror o... (more)


"Use It, or Lose It": Federally Subsidized Police Escalation posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In Caldwell, Idaho, a SWAT team was deployed on August 12 in an effort to apprehend a single suspected gang member, who escaped and was subsequently arrested through less dramatic means.
... (more)


Officer To Citizen: "You Must Be Doing Something Wrong If You Invoke Your Rights" posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Two videographers were in Jacksonville Florida conducting a First Amendment Audit on Wednesday. They were filming prisoners being transported in and out of the Duval County Courthouse’s sally port.

A sally port is usually behind a wall or other fixed protection but the this one empties right on to a public roadway.

The first cameraman is approached by two Jacksonvi
... (more)


Hair Trigger Police State: Gamer SWATTED While Streaming Live Online posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Online gamer “Kootra” was well into his first person shooter roll with friends when he began hearing disturbing sounds coming from inside the building.

“Uh oh, this isn’t good, they’re clearing rooms. What in the world? I think we’re getting swatted.” Kootra aka Jordan Mathewson said just prior to several heavily armed SWAT agents busting down his door and throwing him to the gro
... (more)


The Judicial System's Blessing Of Police Use Of Excessive Force Makes It Nearly Impossible To Hold Bad Cops Accountable posted 08/28/2014, 12:01 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It's not just the thin blue line insulating bad cops from accountability, it's the entire judicial system. From lower-level judges treating statements from police with amazing amounts of credulity even in the face of past misconduct or contradictory recordings to the nation's top court, the judiciary... (more)


California Police Department Ordered to Get Rid of MRAP Military Vehicle posted 08/28/2014, 12:00 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In the aftermath of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, Davis City Council has ordered its police department to get rid of an MRAP military vehicle within 60 days.

The $700,000 dollar vehicle was acquired for free just a few weeks ago through the U.S. military surplus program that has seen police departments across America obtain vehicles and equipment that were formerly used by the Army to occupy towns and hunt insurgents.

However, after numerous complaints and protests
... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 08/28/2014, 12:00 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Sixteen dirty Puerto Rico cops take plea deals, a cocaine-dealing New Jersey prison guard goes to prison, a Houston cop gets busted in a cocaine deal, and a Massachusetts cop gets caught trying to fill a Ritalin prescription using a false identity. Let's get to it:

In Westfield, Massachusetts, an Adams police officer was arrested last Monday for alleg
... (more)


Wednesday August 27th, 2014

Crash Victims, Witnesses Accuse Cops Of Fabricating Police Report Regarding Officer-Involved Collision posted 08/27/2014, 9:17 AM (KFOX)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


EL PASO, Texas – Victims and witnesses of a northeast El Paso collision involving an El Paso Police Department cruiser claim the officer caused the crash, and that police fabricated statements in the accident report to blame an innocent woman.

That woman is named Allyson. Her attorney asked us that we do not use her last name.

“I don’t know how many times I’ve brok
... (more)


Florida Man Records Himself Getting Attacked By Cop For Not Rolling Down Window All The Way posted 08/27/2014, 9:17 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A horrifying video has emerged showing St. Petersburg police forcing a man out of his car before pouncing on him, leaving him hospitalized with several injuries, all because the cop claimed he was in fear for his life.

At least that what he says in his report, where he wrote the following:
I exited my marked patrol cruis... (more)


Chicago Police Jailed Two Innocent Men For 17 Months With No Evidence posted 08/27/2014, 9:17 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CHICAGO, IL — Two men were held in jail for nearly a year and a half with no evidence against them, prompting a judge to criticize the “pathetic” police investigation.

The case revolves around the wrongful arrest of two men following a shooting that took place around 2:00 p.m. on January 11, 2013, on the 8500 block of South Hoyne in Chicago.

The arrested brothers, Vernell Green, 23, and Antwyone Green, 22, were arrested in February 2013, and both plead not guilty to
... (more)


The Final Nail in the Coffin: The Death of Freedom in Our Schools posted 08/27/2014, 9:17 AM (The Rutherford Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Young Alex Stone didn't even make it past the first week of school before he became a victim of the police state. Directed by his teacher to do a creative writing assignment involving a series of fictional Facebook statuses, the 16-year-old wrote, "I killed my neighbor’s pet dinosaur. I bought the gun to take care of the business."

What followed is par for the course in schools today: students were locked down in their classrooms while armed police searched Stone's locker and book
... (more)


Tanks on the Streets? Police Required to Use Military Equipment within a Year or Return It posted 08/27/2014, 9:17 AM (AllGov)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The militarization of America’s police forces has been the result of federal policy that not only provides the means to give men-in-blue the same tools as combat soldiers, but in fact requires law enforcement to “use it or lose it” when it comes to military equipment.... (more)


Grant Park Cop Kept Teen Niece as 'Wife,' Said He'd Kill Her if She Spilled About Sex: Prosecutor posted 08/27/2014, 9:16 AM (Patch.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Grant Park police lieutenant let his brother’s daughter move in with him so he could “straighten out” the teen, then proceeded to have sex with her on a “daily basis” when she wasn’t cooking his meals, doing his laundry, or shopping for lingerie and shoes, a Will County prosecutor said.

Stephen Nardi, 45, started having sex with his 15-year-old niece within three weeks of her moving in with him in June 2010, said Assistant State’s Attorney Peter Wilkes.
... (more)


911 Dispatcher Disciplined for Not Helping Baby Locked in Hot Car posted 08/27/2014, 9:16 AM (Good Morning America)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Florida police dispatcher will be disciplined for not offering help to a frantic mother whose toddler son had locked himself inside her broiling car, officials said today.... (more)


Tuesday August 26th, 2014

Kentucky: Lawsuit Restored Against Cop Caught Lying About Traffic Stop posted 08/26/2014, 8:42 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Videotape proved essential for Freddie Gregory, a motorist falsely accused of traffic violations by a high-ranking Kentucky State Police trooper. The US Court of Appeals on Friday allowed Gregory to pursue false arrest charges against Lieutenant Phillip Burnett.

Since February 2009, Lieutenant Burnett had stopped Gregory on three occasions under what the motorist considered to be bogus circumstances. The 53-year-old decided to install a video camera to document the harassment. The
... (more)


SWAT Team Descends onto College Campus in Response to a Man Carrying an Umbrella posted 08/26/2014, 8:42 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Teachers and students at Cal State San Marcos were put on lock down Wednesday morning as dozens of militarized law enforcement agents stormed the campus.

The police were responding to reports of a suspicious person armed with a gun on campus. An order was issued to students and teachers telling them to barricade themselves inside their current locations.


Police State Prompts Pointless Paperwork posted 08/26/2014, 8:42 AM (C4SS.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In response to the chaos in Ferguson, MO, US president Barack Obama has ordered a review of federal programs and funding that allow state and local law enforcement to acquire military equipment. Whoopty doo.

It's no surprise to those who understand the kind of perverse incentives inherent in government that it took until now for “something to be done.” And it shouldn’t be a surprise that that “something” is merely an attempt to appease the growing distrust and skepticism of police
... (more)


Bay Area Rapper Vindicated by Gas Station Surveillance Footage posted 08/26/2014, 8:42 AM (Cop Block)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Rico Rossi pulled into the gas station to get some gas. Suddenly road pirate vehicles surrounded his vehicle. Doors opened and police employees rushed at Rossi, shouting commands, with guns drawn.

Rossi was ordered to the ground. Still unsure of what provoked this undesired police “service,” Rossi got down on both knees and raised both hands into the air. It was at that moment that Glenn Walkup, an employee of the Martinez Police Outfit, squeezed the trigger of his Taser, aimed sq
... (more)


Over $455,000 Seized from Medical Marijuana Patient Slapped with Civil Asset Forfeiture posted 08/26/2014, 8:41 AM (Reason)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


In March 2013, Steve Oates' home in Goodyear, Ariz. was stormed by police, SWAT, and DEA agents because of a marijuana grow room in the guest house.

"It was like something you see in the movies. It was 6:30 in the morning, and basically you hear 'bang! bang! bang!' on the door, and next thing you know you hear the crash of a battering ram," says Oates.

Oates' docto
... (more)


DEA Tightens Rules on Popular Pain Relievers posted 08/26/2014, 8:41 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It is about to get more difficult to obtain popular pain medications based on hydrocodone, including widely prescribed drugs such as Vicodin. The DEA announced today that it is moving hydrocodone combination drugs from Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to Schedule II.

Drugs containing only hydrocodone were already placed on Schedule II, but drug combinations containing hyd
... (more)


Monday August 25th, 2014

Missouri Cop Who Pointed Gun At Photojournalist Was In Fear For His Life posted 08/25/2014, 8:30 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


It didn’t take long for police in Missouri to justify one of their officers pointing a gun at a photojournalist and threatening to kill him, then telling him to “go fuck yourself” when asked for his name and badge number during the protests in Ferguson, an inciden
... (more)


Federal Law Ordering US Attorney General To Gather Data On Police Excessive Force Has Been Ignored For 20 Years posted 08/25/2014, 8:29 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Are police officers getting worse or is this apparent increase in excessive force nothing more than a reflection of the increase in unofficial documentation (read: cameras) and public scrutiny? What we do know is that as crime has gone down, police forces have escalated their acquisitions of military gear and weapons... (more)


Cops Abuse Police Databases to "Screen Dates" posted 08/25/2014, 8:29 AM (CBS Sacramento)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From CBS:
FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Court documents show that Fairfield Police Officers Stephen Ruiz and Jacob Glashoff used company time and equipment to search for women on internet dating sites.

The documents also show that two used the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System – a statewide police database – to screen the women
... (more)


Miami-Dade Police Union Boss Claims Body Cams Place Cops’ Lives at Risk posted 08/25/2014, 8:29 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Already coping with the never-ending plethora of lurking dangers that keep cops fearing for their lives,  the president of the Miami-Dade Police union is outraged that the county mayor now wants cops to start wearing body cams, a move he says “can cost that officer his or her life.”... (more)


Pleading Suspect Dies in Police Custody: 'You Can Breathe Just Fine' posted 08/25/2014, 8:29 AM (LA Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the moment Los Angeles police handcuffed him, Jorge Azucena told officers he needed help.

"I can't breathe, I can't breathe," he pleaded. "I have asthma, I have asthma."

In the half-hour or so after his arrest late one night last September, Azucena said over and over that he was struggling for breath. Numerous LAPD officers and sergeants heard his pleas for medical attention but ignored them even as his condition visibly worsened.

"You can breath
... (more)


Sunday August 24th, 2014

Why "Good Cops" Stay Silent: The Persecution of Officer Adam Basford posted 08/24/2014, 9:16 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: Officer Adam Basford is in the back row, center.]

“I can't get killed for this job,” observed one of Adam Basford's former colleagues in the Yakima Police Department, explaining why he had refused to come to Basford's aid during a hand-to-hand struggle with an armed suspect. “I thought we were going to get killed, so I had to leave you there.”

That officer was one of three who were in a position to help on August 18, 2013 when Basford atte
... (more)


Oklahoma Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty posted 08/24/2014, 9:16 AM (My FOX DC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty.

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, was arrested Thursday on complaints of rape, forcible oral sodomy, sexual battery and indecent exposure, The Oklahoman reported ( http://bit.ly/1twlXDV ).

Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said at a news conference
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Friday August 22nd, 2014

FL Cops Shoot At Man Carrying Unloaded Gun, Kill Innocent College Student With Stray Bullet posted 08/22/2014, 7:21 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Florida police responding to a report of a crazed lunatic with a gun outside an Orlando, Florida night club shot at the reportedly uncooperative gun-wielder, Kody Roach, 23, nine times. One of their bullets went astray and killed an innocent young woman inside the club, 22-year-old female college student Maria Fernanda Godinez of Coco Beach. Godinez was killed by the stray bullet, yet the suspect who was hit six times survived. Officer Eduardo Sanguino, who it's believed shot the bullets whic... (more)


Taxpayers Forced to Pay $5M in Damages After LAPD Executed Unarmed Man on Live TV posted 08/22/2014, 6:21 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Remember that time the LAPD executed a man on live television?

On Wednesday, Los Angeles City Council voted on a five million dollar settlement to his family. The lawsuit filed by the man’s parents, alleged that police were inadequately trained, used excessive force and committed battery and negligence, ABC reports.

Brian Beaird was a 51 year old disabled ve
... (more)


School Kid Suspended & Arrested For Imagining Shooting A Dinosaur posted 08/22/2014, 6:20 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


In another case of school officials adhering to ridiculous zero tolerance policies, a student from South Carolina was suspended and arrested by police recently after writing an imaginative story about using a gun to shoot a dinosaur.

The offender, 16-year-old Alex Stone of Summerville High School in a suburb of Charleston was in the course of completing an assignment where studen
... (more)


5,000 Americans Killed by Cops Since 9/11 posted 08/22/2014, 6:20 AM (Paul Craig Roberts)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year. Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police.  Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. For example, a few days before Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, John Crawford picked up a toy gun from a WalMart shelf in the toy department and was shot and killed on the spot by police ... (more)


New Bill In Congress Would Ban Private Citizens From Owning Body Armor posted 08/22/2014, 6:20 AM (The Economic Collapse)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A new law that has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives "would prohibit the sale, transfer or possession of military-level body armor by civilians".  In other words, private citizens all over the entire nation would be permanently banned from owning body armor if this bill gets passed and signed into law. The bill that I am talking about is H.R. 5344 (The Responsible Body Armor Possession Act), and you can view the proposed legislation for yourself right here.  The driving fo... (more)

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