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Thursday July 3rd, 2014
Man Faces Possible Jail Time for Wind Turbine posted 07/03/2014, 3:53 PM (KSTP)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An Orono man and his wife could end up in the Hennepin County jail if they do not remove a 29-foot wind turbine in their yard by Wednesday morning.


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/03/2014, 3:53 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
There seem to a lot of cops with pain pill problems these days, but we also have more old-fashioned drug war corruption, such as stealing and reselling drug evidence and tipping off dope dealers. Let's get to it:

In Baltimore, a Baltimore County police cadet was arrested last Tuesday on charges he stole more than $125,000 in d
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Two More Drug War Deaths posted 07/03/2014, 3:52 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Texas man who drowned fleeing narcotics officers and a Florida man shot and killed during an attempted drug arrest are the latest to die in the drug war at home this year. The two men become the 22nd and 23rd persons to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

In Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle, citing police reports, an as yet unidentified man drowned June 21 after jumping into a
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Wednesday July 2nd, 2014

Video Shows Cop Shove Man Out Of Wheelchair, Ruled "Within Policy" posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
What does it take to get a police officer fired? Well, apparently shoving a disabled man out of his wheelchair then charging him with "felony battery against a law enforcement officer," a charge which was later dropped, isn't enough.
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Cops Kill Man For Not Standing Up On Command posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From WSBTV:
SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has obtained new details about a death investigation involving a man stunned by a Taser while in police custody.

[...]a GBI investigation determined:

Towns was stunned by a Taser at least three times, even though he told East Point Police he was tired and asked t
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What Passes for "Heroism" at the Salt Lake City Police Department posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Evidence shows that the dog was extremely close, in fact within feet of the officer," simpered Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank in defense of Officer Brett Olsen, who had shot an elderly, arthritic dog named Geist.

Burbank insisted that Olsen, who was overcome with fear by the presence of a retreating, non-aggressive dog, was a "seas
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Sheriff Joey Terrell, The Coward of Habersham County posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After nearly killing baby Bou-Bou, Sheriff Jerry Terrell’s maniacal jackboots immediately moved to cover up their crime, preventing the anguished parents from comforting their shattered 18-month-old, obstructing their view of the crime scene, and lying about what they had just done. Their first priority, as always, was “officer safety,”... (more)


Bill Would Allow Police to Confiscate Guns Based on Accusation Alone posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A draconian gun control bill set to be voted on by the California legislature would allow police to confiscate a person’s firearms solely on the basis of an accusation made against the gun owner by a family member or a health professional.

Although the bill was amended after an onslaught of complaints, the legislation is still being labeled as the harshest gun control law in the country.

AB 1014, authored by Assemblymembers Das Williams and Nancy Skinner, would
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Second Cop Charged With Animal Cruelty In Slitting Of Dog's Throat posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (CBS Baltimore)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two officers now face felony animal cruelty charges that carry jail time for their role in the killing of a Shar Pei named Nala. It comes two weeks after the incident, which has generated outrage worldwide.

Mike Hellgren reports from Southeast Baltimore, where Nala took her last breaths.

It is rare for an officer to face criminal charges in relation to animal cruelty. Police have condemned what happened. These new charges against an officer who hel
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No Immunity For Cops Who Shot Dog, Vegas Court Rules posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
(CN) - Immunity does not shield Las Vegas cops who held several teenagers at gunpoint without a warrant and shot the family dog in the face, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.

The federal appeals court denied qualified immunity to Sgt. Jay Roberts, officer Michael Dunn and others with the Las Vegas Police Department for a 2009 incident during which they arrested three Hispanic teenagers in their own home and killed a pit bull named Hazel.

The trouble began wit
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American journalist Charles Horman was murdered with the help of the US government, a Chilean court finds posted 07/02/2014, 3:02 PM (Public Radio International)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
If you remember the Oscar-winning film "Missing," you know something about the life and death of reporter Charles Horman. He disappeared in Chile, days after Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power in a 1973 coup. His body was found weeks later.

Now, a Chilean court has ruled that American military intelligence services played a role in the deaths of Horman and another American, Frank Teruggi. Horman had been investigating links between the CIA and Chile's military; Teruggi was a stude
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Charges: Young girl's abuse by SPD officer ignored for years posted 07/02/2014, 3:02 PM (KOMO News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
EVERETT, Wash. -- A young girl's sexual molestation at the hands of a veteran Seattle Police Department officer was ignored for years even though the victim told her mother about it -- an act for which she was punished, according to charges filed in Snohomish County Superior Court.... (more)


Tuesday July 1st, 2014

The Vampire State Draws Blood posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Shigeru Mizuki, a historian and manga artist, has described a World War II muster call in which pilots were invited to volunteer for a kamikaze operation. Each was handed two ballots; one of them read “willing,” the other, “very willing.” Those who didn’t “volunteer” would be killed.

Imperial Japan, of course, was neither the first nor the
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Virginia High Schooler Threatens Suicide, Police Arrive And Kill Him posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PURCELLVILLE, VA — A community is devastated after a suicidal teenager was shot to death by police following a family’s call for help.

Christian Alberto Sierra, 17, was a popular student and athlete at Loudoun Valley High School.  His friends noticed his good-natured demeanor begin to slip into a depression and ultimately toward the unthinkable.  On May 24, 2014, he suffered a breakdown and threatened suicide.

While at a friend’s house on a Saturday afternoon, he be
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Video Shows Officer Forcing Professor To Ground After Being Stopped For Jaywalking posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (CBS LV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An Arizona State University English professor is claiming self-defense against a campus police officer who slammed her to the front of a police car last month.

Dr. Ersula Ore was walking  near campus when she was stopped by an officer while crossing College Avenue near Fifth Street.

"The reason I'm talking to you right now is because you are walking in the middle o
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California Cop Refuses to Take Report because Man Insisted on Video Recording Conversation posted 07/01/2014, 7:13 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A California cop responding to a call about a fender bender refused to take a man’s side of the story because the man insisted on video recording the conversation.

Simi Valley police officer Corey Baker told the man identified as Jeff Knapp in the video that he had every right to record him, but he, as a cop, had every right not to take the report unless Knapp turned the camera o
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South Florida Cop Posts Video of his Arrest for Protesting Obamacare posted 07/01/2014, 7:13 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Ericson Harrell, the South Florida cop arrested for protesting Obamacare besides a busy highway while wearing a Guy Fawkes mask and waving an upside down American flag, posted the video of his arrest for the first time since the November incident, showing the cops accusing him of disrupting traffic when they were the ones blocking an entire lane of traffic, forcing cars to bottleneck into an ev
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Monday June 30th, 2014

Arresting Officer's "Mistake" Leads To Cop Getting Off Easy For DUI posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From KHOU:
PEARLAND, Texas – A Friendswood police officer was arrested for DWI, but then convicted of a much lesser charge earlier this month.

A viewer tipped KHOU 11 News off to the case, worried that the officer was getting special treatment. But Brazoria County prosecutors say it comes down to a paperwork mistake.

... (more)


Virginia Code Enforcers Target Impoverished Trailer Park For 'Code Violations' posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the Times Dispatch:
Life at Rudd’s Trailer Park is no picnic, but many people in the cluster of more than 100 mobile homes off Jefferson Davis Highway don’t understand why city building inspectors have taken such a strong interest in their neighborhood.

This year, Richmond has identifi
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Unarmed New Hampshire Man Shot In The Head With A Shotgun During Botched Drug Sting posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEARE, NH — A “poorly planned” sting operation left an unarmed New Hampshire man dead; shot behind the wheel in the bloody and unnecessary War on Drugs.  Despite evidence that contradicted officers’ claims about having their lives endangered, the shooters were not fired and faced no legal consequences.

The incident occurred when the small town of Weare (pop. 8,700) tasked its police department with forcibly preventing citizens from getting high without government permission.   To
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Prohibition and Plunder: The Respectable Racketeers of Malheur County, Oregon posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“The court should not allow this defendant to profit from the illegal delivery of controlled substances,” insisted Malheur County Deputy DA Mike Dugan as he demanded the imprisonment of William Esbensen for the supposed crime of providing medical marijuana to willing clients. This isn't to say that Dugan rejected such profits as a matter of principle; he simply believed that he and his comrades in t... (more)


California Cop Abandons Investigation to Harass and Intimidate Man for Video Recording posted 06/30/2014, 6:47 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Less than a week after a Southern California cop allowed a suspect to escape because he had to harass a citizen for recording the arrest, a Northern California cop abandoned his investigation to harass a man recording him.

The Redding police offi
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Sunday June 29th, 2014

Illinois State Police Officer Lies Until He Realizes He Is Being Recorded, Changes His Tune Before Letting Driver Go posted 06/29/2014, 2:35 PM (r/Bad_Cop_No_Donut)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


"... and that's what happens when they know you're recording."


Friday June 27th, 2014

'Virtually Crime Free' County in Florida Gets MRAP Armored Vehicle posted 06/27/2014, 6:41 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Residents of a virtually crime free county in Florida are expressing outrage over a decision by the Walton County Sheriff's Office to purchase an MRAP armored vehicle normally used to hunt insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan.



“The Walton County Sheriff's Office got the mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle for the cost of transporting it. The vehicle, for which the department paid $2,500, was a surplus military v
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Behind the Blue Wall: Domestic Abuse as a Professional Entitlement posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The caller’s number was unknown, but the voice coming from Nancy's* cell phone was very familiar. It belonged to Tim Gallick, an estranged boyfriend who had beaten her during a domestic dispute, leaving her with bruises and a concussion. According to her police statement, when Nancy dialed 911, Gallick demanded her phone, then grabbed a gun and fired a shot into the back wall of his house in Lancaster, California.

Gallick was arrested, but quickly released. In most cases of t
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Unless SWAT Stormtroopers Can Burn Infants In their Cribs, ISIS Will Get You! posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
For neo-cons and other acolytes of the Warfare State, the true significance of Iraq's descent into a sectarian civil war is the welcome emergence of a new enemy known by a suitably ominous acronym: ISIS. Familiar fright-peddlers and war-whoopers from Dick Cheney to Lindsey Graham are depicting the Sunni insurgency -- which, like most movements of its kind, is an outgrowth of a radical Islamist group suppo... (more)


A Snapshot of Police State Amerika: Wishing Death on the Child of an Uppity Mundane? posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Chicago resident and member of the productive sector was detained without cause or explanation for interrogation by two armed emissaries of the parasite class. The transparent purpose of this stop was to create a pretext for a search of the vehicle, most likely in the hope of finding something that would justify an arrest or confiscation of money or other valuables.

The driver, who was in the company of his nine-year-old child, was polite, providing his license and associated in
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Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations, immune from open records laws posted 06/27/2014, 6:37 AM (Radley Balko)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
As part of the American Civil Liberties Union's recent report on police militarization, the Massachusetts chapter of the organization sent open records requests to SWAT teams across that state. It received an interesting response. ... (more)


No criminal charges for officer who kicked boy posted 06/27/2014, 6:37 AM (Washington Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A police officer caught on video kicking a restrained boy’s legs out from under him will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.... (more)


Thursday June 26th, 2014

Video Shows Cop Assaulted Fox News Anchor, Lied About Arrest posted 06/26/2014, 4:15 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Video obtained through a FOIA request shows an officer lied when he claimed Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett postured like he was going to "launch himself" at him and repeatedly yelled "f*ck you" at him to justify his violent arrest of the TV host on May 21st.
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Wednesday June 25th, 2014

A SWAT Team Blew A Hole In My 2-Year-Old Son posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (Alecia Phonesavanh)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law’s place, just outside of Atlanta. On the back windshield, we pasted six stick figures: a dad, a mom, three young girls, and one baby boy.

That minivan was sitting in the front driveway of my sister-in-law’s place the night a SWAT team broke in, looking for a small amount of drugs they thought my husband’s ne
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Woman Says DHS Forced Her to Strip Naked at Gunpoint During Terrifying Dawn Raid posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Kari Edwards said she and her boyfriend were forced to strip naked at gunpoint during a terrifying Department of Homeland Security dawn raid on their Florida home which lasted for two hours.

The incident began on June 10 at 6:16am when numerous armed SWAT team members, accompanied by a helicopter overhead, arrived in an armored vehicle at the couple’s address before smashing in
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"Public Authority," Drone Murders, and the Death of the Rule of Law posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In America, wrote Thomas Paine, “the law is king.” In a totalitarian state, Vladimir Lenin wrote more than a century later, rulers exercise “power without limit, resting directly on force, restrained by no laws.”

Lenin’s formula was a blunt expression of what is known as the “public authority justification” for government action. That doctrine, as explained by one legal scholar, holds that “Deeds which otherwise would be criminal, s
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The Utter Uselessness of Police: Two Recent Examples from Idaho posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Two recent incidents in Idaho illustrated the value of armed self-defense, and the uselessness of government law enforcement, as a means of defending personal property.

On Sunday morning (June 22), Kuna resident Tricia Gillaspy and her husband awoke to find a naked stranger in their bedroom. After the intruder fled into the bathroom, Mr. Gillaspy grabbed a gun and ord
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ACLU Report: 'War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing' posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (ACLU.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
All across the country, heavily armed SWAT teams are raiding people’s homes in the middle of the night, often just to search for drugs. It should enrage us that people have needlessly died during these raids, that pets have been shot, and that homes have been ravaged.

Our neighborhoods are not warzones, and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Any yet, every year, billions of dollars’ worth of military equipment flows from the federal government to state
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Last week may have been slow on the police corruption front, but we make up for it this week. A Washington SWAT team member goes bad, an NYPD officer pays for going bad, a former Colorado sheriff also pays a price, an Arkansas cop gets nailed for protecting what he thought were dope loads, and, of course, more jail and prison guards get in trouble. Let's get to it:

In Seattle, a King County sheriff's deputy was arrested last Thursday for stealing and reselling ammunition from
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Federal Judge: Unchallengeable No-Fly List Unconstitutional posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (Antiwar)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In a 65-page ruling issued today US District Judge Anna Brown declare the current US “no-fly list” unconstitutional because it does not allow people on the list to challenge that status.... (more)


Missouri Police Chief Apologizes and Settles Lawsuit After Demanding Removal of Youtube Video posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police Chief Jerry Bledsoe of the illage of Kelso, Missouri, just learned an expensive lesson in free speech.

It started last year after Chief Bledsoe threatened Jordan Klaffer with arrest for disturbing the peace for firing guns on his private property, which led to Klaffer posting a video of the incident online.

In response, Bledsoe o
... (more)


D.C. police officer admits prostituting girls posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A former D.C. police officer admitted in federal court Friday that he forced underage teenagers to work as escorts out of his Southeast Washington apartment, but a judge expressed concern that the eight-year sentence negotiated by the prosecution and defense was too lenient.... (more)


Man's plea deal includes vasectomy requirement posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (KOMO News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to knock up to five years off his prison term in a child endangerment case that has evoked the country's dark history of forced sterilization.

None of the charges against Jessie Lee Herald, 27, involved a sexual offense. Shenandoah County assistant prosecutor Ilona White said her chief motive in making the extraordinarily unusual offer was keeping Herald from fathering mo
... (more)


Virginia State Trooper’s Dubious Defamation Claim Dismissed posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
What do you do if you filed a highly questionable defamation case against Virginia Cop Block founder Nathan Cox?

If you’re Virginia state trooper Melanie McKenney, you don’t show up for court. That’s what happened on Monday, as McKenney’s defamation claim against Cox was dismissed when she failed to appear in Court.
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Tuesday June 24th, 2014

Federal Court: Cops Cannot Push Drug Dog Into Open Car Door posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Utah state troopers who used a drug dog as a pretense to search a car belonging to an innocent woman are in legal trouble. The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Friday ruled that the victims could sue the troopers for spending two hours rifling through their vehicle without finding anything unlawful, in violation of their constitutional rights.

Utah State Trooper Brian Bairett had been running a speed trap on Interstate 15 when a Jeep driven by Sherida Felders passed th
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Cop Shot In Face Ambushing Resident In No-Knock Raid posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (4409)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


This is NOT whether the ACCUSED was a nice guy or not. This is about the ACCUSER (police) using an ambush method in order to make an arrest. The tactic is almost always bound to cause an adverse reaction, one in which I think certain people on the force want. After all...the now can say, see, they want us dead.

I feel bad his superiors put him in that position but he should have
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Sheriff John Urquhart Keeps the "Gang" Together posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Darrion Holiwell is a self-described gang leader from Seattle who is accused of serious offenses. After learning that he was being investigated by the King County Sheriff's Office, Holiwell concealed his substantial arsenal and sent a text message containing undisguised threats of violence.

Holiwell, it would seem, is the kind of hyper-violent criminal suspect for
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Highwaymen vs. Agents of Official Plunder: The Correct Terminology posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police officers who stop motorists in search of cash or other assets to be stolen in the name of “asset forfeiture” are engaged in robbery, but it is incorrect to use the expression “Highwaymen” to describe armed agents of government plunder, explains LRC reader Timothy Paul Madden:

“I collect and read antique law dictionaries and just wanted to let you know that when the private sector does i
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California Cops Allow Suspect to Escape while Harassing Videographer posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police in California allowed a suspect to escape after they decided to harass a man for taking a picture of the arrest.

Naturally, the Glendale police officers ended up blaming the photographer for causing the escape, handcuffing and detaining him, accusing him of knowing the escaped suspect because they had made eye contact moments earlie
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Soviet-Style Courtroom Censorship: "It's Just Protocol" posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
During the Soviet era, foreign journalists and tourists would frequently have their cameras confiscated by the KGB, a practice that remains quite common in contemporary police states -- including the one being consolidated here in the United States.

"I was at the local courthouse just now for the court appearance of Hope Solo, the U.S. soccer player charged with domestic violence," a Seattle-area reporter and LR
... (more)


This Guy Asks a Cop a Question. The Cop Answers with His Taser posted 06/24/2014, 4:23 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A video submitted to the Free Thought Project Monday, shows a ridiculous interaction with an overzealous cop.

Zachary Noel and his friend Steven were driving into Salina, KS for a tattoo convention when they came upon a red light in a construction zone approximately 10:30 at night, so they stop.

The passenger in the vehicle, Steven, tells the Free Thought Project that they saw a “cop hanging out in the construction zone with a reflective vest on.. and a police van p
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Florida Man Arrested after Video Recording Deputies Mishandling Checkpoint posted 06/24/2014, 4:23 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Florida man who regularly video records DUI checkpoints to ensure police are operating in compliance of the law was arrested Friday night, moments after he had recorded Hillsborough County deputies falling out of compliance, which he believes may have been to wave a fellow cop through the checkpoint without having to be checked for sobriety.

Even if there was no cop in the car
... (more)


Mentally Ill Man Dies Hooded and Strapped to Chair While Prison Staff Make Jokes posted 06/24/2014, 4:23 AM (I Acknowledge)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
COLORADO: A mentally ill prison inmate has died in custody, hooded and strapped to a chair, following a seizure – while guards are caught on tape stood around joking, and failing to attend to his medical needs.... (more)


Police impose stop-and-search checkpoint on thousands of concert-goers posted 06/24/2014, 4:23 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
MORRISON, CO — Police took extraordinary steps to attempt to locate a suspect at a concert, searching thousands of vehicles at a mandatory checkpoint.... (more)


Monday June 23rd, 2014

High Desert Highwaymen: More Scenes from the Drug War in Treasure Valley posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In his private life, Justin Klitch of Payette, Idaho may be kind, personable, generous, and compulsively honest. While on the clock, however, he's a professional thug – in the original sense of the expression.

The Thugs of India were a nomadic, secretive order of highway robbers notorious for gaining the confidence of travelers before ambushing, plundering, and sometimes killing them. Klitch plays a similar role as a
... (more)


California Cop Turns Aggressive on Accident Victim in the Name of "Safety" posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Once again, a cop’s fear for his life led him to believe he was justified in physically injuring a man, even though the man was already reeling from an automobile accident that left the car on its side.

The incident took place in Chico, California June 10 after Joseph Rosales, 64, crashed his SUV into a building. Rosales said his dog hoppe
... (more)


Texas Teenager Faces 99 Years Over Pot Brownies posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (Reuters)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


June 20 - A 19-year-old Texas man suspected of baking and selling pot brownies was shocked to learn that he faces between five and 99 years in jail. Vanessa Johnston reports.


New Emails Show That Feds Instructed Police To Lie About Using Stingray Mobile Phone Snooping posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
We've been covering the increasingly widespread use of Stingray or similar mobile phone tower spoofing equipment by law enforcement. The stories have been getting increasingly bizarre lately, starting with the news that police were claiming that non-disclosure agreements prevented them from getting a warrant to use the technology. And then, there was the recent news that the federal government was regularly stepping in to claim owners... (more)


Is this East Germany, or Northern Idaho? Yes. posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Two young men from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho had just ended their shifts working in the productive sector when they were accosted and harassed by two costumed tax-feeders. One of the bored but ambitious officers claimed to have overheard one of their gainfully employed betters make a comment about a “nickel bag” — which would be a reference to the dreaded devil weed, marijuana.

When c
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Cops On A Power Trip Arresting People For No ID and Videotaping posted 06/23/2014, 12:45 AM (Libertarian News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


From the video notes:

We were 4 bikers on our way back from Flight 93 Memorial in Stoystown, PA. My friend and I get pulled over for crossing on double yellow.After waiting for citations for 10-15 minutes the other 2 bikers (my brother and other friend) walk up to see whats going on and just to wait with us. They stand off to side as instructed by the officer outside the vehicle.
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The Scandal of Fiddled Global Warming Data posted 06/23/2014, 12:44 AM (The Telegraph)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
...Goddard shows how, in recent years, NOAA’s US Historical Climatology Network (USHCN) has been “adjusting” its record by replacing real temperatures with data “fabricated” by computer models. The effect of this has been to downgrade earlier temperatures and to exaggerate those from recent decades, to give the impression that the Earth has been warming up much more than is justified by the actual data. ... (more)


Thursday June 19th, 2014

Maryland Cop Charged With Felony For Slitting Restrained Dog's Throat posted 06/19/2014, 5:05 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


When officer Jeffrey Bolger of the Baltimore City police came upon animal control agents who had restrained a 7-year-old shar-pei which had gotten loose, the officer took it upon himself to pull out a knife and violently slit the animal's throat, all while it was fully restrained and under control with its neck in a dog pole. The cop's actions were so vicious not even the police are defend
... (more)
Update: 2nd officer suspended in slitting of dog's throat


Facebook Video Shows Cops Grab Man's Camera, Assault Him & His 58-Year-Old Mother posted 06/19/2014, 5:05 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A video posted to facebook today shows two belligerent cops assault a man and his mother.

The man filming is Richard Phillips who was at his mother’s house today when two Wareham, Massachusetts police officers, Chandler and Verhaegen showed up at the door.

It is unclear as to why the officers were there, but they were questioning the mother and she responded by say
... (more)

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Iowa Cop Accidentally Discharges Gun after Pursuing Man Experiencing Medical Condition - 07/30Houston Cop Forces Family to Leave Blind Chihuahua at Roadside to Die in Traffic Stop - 07/30The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and Anal Cavity Searches in New Mexico - 07/30Mom Arrested For Allowing Her 7-Yr-Old Son To Go To Nearby Park Alone - 07/30Albuquerque Police Department Considers Scrapping MRAP Armored Vehicle - 07/30"Do You Have It Up Your Ass?": Drug Warriors in New Mexico Go Too Far - 07/30SWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong Home - 07/25Man Asks Cop For Help To Find Missing Girlfriend, Cop Beats Him With A Baton - 07/29

Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-ThirdsCop Who Karate Chopped NY Judge In Throat Gets Off Scot-FreeFlorida Cop Smashes Compliant Woman's Face Into Car -- "Maybe Now You Can Understand Simple Instructions"VIDEO: Lapel Cam Reveals A Day In The Life Of A U.S. Police Officer (Tasing, Beating, Breaking & Entering, Stomping On Heads... and Laughing About It)Caught On Tape: Officer Sucker Punches Inmate In Face, Files Report Claiming 'Self Defense'Insult Person On Twitter, Go To JailSWAT Team Brings TV Crew To Film Raid Against Threatening Internet Critic -- Raids Innocent Grandma InsteadCop Karate Chops NY Judge In The ThroatWhen the Right to Resist Becomes the "Duty to Submit"The Missing Lesson From Norway: Never Trust a Man in Uniform
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