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Wednesday June 18th, 2014
Tacoma Officer Runs Over Man Lying On Street posted 06/18/2014, 3:00 AM (KIRO TV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Tacoma police are investigating after an officer ran over a man lying on the street early Saturday morning.

The incident happened at about 1:20 a.m. in the 600 block of North Fife Street.

Tacoma Police Department spokeswoman Loretta Cool told KIRO 7 a patrol vehicle traveling 10 mph ran over a person lying on the roadway.

The victim was a 22-year-old
... (more)


Boy Misbehaves In School, Cop Father Responds By Whipping Him 14 Times With Belt: Prosecutors posted 06/18/2014, 3:00 AM (WCVB)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


EVERETT, Mass. —An Everett police officer forced his 10-year-old son to lie facedown as he whipped the boy with a belt, prosecutors said Friday.

Officer Jermaine Bellard, 32, of Saugus, pleaded not guilty to one count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and held on $1,000 bail.

Prosecutors said Bellard was angry after the boy
... (more)
Gee whiz, I wonder where his child learned to misbehave?!?




Chicago: New Law Bans Police Use Of Ticket Quotas posted 06/18/2014, 3:00 AM (Chicago Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Legislation signed Sunday by Gov. Pat Quinn bans Illinois police departments from assigning ticket quotas and evaluating officers based on how many citations they issue.

Quinn, a Democrat, said the new law will allow police to use their judgment in deciding whether to ticket a driver. The law, which applies to local, county and state law enforcement, took effect immediately.

“Law enforcement officers should have discretion on when and where to issue traffic citation
... (more)


Florida man shoots robber after 911 transfers him to voicemail posted 06/18/2014, 3:00 AM (My Fox Tampa Bay)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A home invasion and robbery in Pasco County is exposing some problems in the 911 dispatch system.

It happened earlier this week on Gwain Road in Port Richey. A man called 911 after four robbers with guns broke into his home, demanded money and prescription drugs.

The dispatcher tried to transfer the call from the fire department to law
... (more)


Military Blimps Will Float In Aberdeen, Tracking Potential Threats posted 06/18/2014, 2:59 AM (CBS Baltimore)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ)—Soon, Maryland will be the home to a couple of new landmarks. Actually, sky-marks.

As Mike Schuh reports, two large blimps will soon rise over Harford County and stay put.

Radar blimps like these have been used on the battlefield to track the enemy, and in the Caribbean to intercept drug runners.

Testing in Utah is complete. Now they’re being packed up and sent to Maryland.
... (more)


Tuesday June 17th, 2014



Has The Dept. Of Homeland Security Become America's Standing Army? posted 06/17/2014, 1:24 AM (John W. Whitehead)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
If the United States is a police state, then the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is its national police force, with all the brutality, ineptitude and corruption such a role implies. In fact, although the DHS' governmental bureaucracy may at times appear to be inept and bungling, it is ruthlessly efficient when it comes to building what the Founders feared most--a standing army on American soil.

The third largest federal agency behind the Departments of Veterans Affairs and D
... (more)


Road Pirates and Prohibition Profiteers: Scenes from the Drug War in Treasure Valley posted 06/17/2014, 1:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: ISP Trooper Justin Klitch conducts a pretext stop, searching for weed.]

One of the risks of operating a medical marijuana dispensary is the possibility of attracting unwanted attention from violent, dishonest people willing to defraud and even kill others in order to indulge their addiction.

When a man calling himself "Dustin Hankins... (more)


Pittsburgh Cop Caught On Video Repeatedly Punching Woman Who Made Him Fear For His Safety posted 06/17/2014, 1:23 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Pittsburgh cop claimed he broke through a crowd of 50 people to apprehend a woman who was attacking a man during a gay pride parade this weekend, only for her to start punching and kicking him in the groin and chest as the surrounding crowd joined in and started pushing him.

Officer Souroth Chatterji said he had no choice but to grab Ariel Lawther by the hair and punch her repe
... (more)


Baltimore TSA & Airport Police assault journalist for filming at checkpoint posted 06/17/2014, 1:23 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Adam gets assaulted by Baltimore Airport Police and TSA agents for exercising his right to film government agents in public. Police threaten him with arrest for refusing to show ID and provide his birth date. Hilarity ensues, but does he get arrested or make his flight?


Va. court convicts gun rights activist Adam Kokesh, faces possible 15 years in prison posted 06/17/2014, 1:23 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Gun rights activist Adam Kok­esh, who was convicted of drug and gun charges Thursday in a Fairfax County court, did not contest the allegations, but he called the raid that led to his arrest “political persecution.”

Kokesh, 32, entered an Alford plea in Circuit Court to two felonies related to his possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms while possessing a gun. In an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but acknowledges that prosecutors have enough evidence to obtain a conv
... (more)




Trooper harassed the teen he killed, mother says posted 06/17/2014, 1:23 AM (The Charleston Gazette)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The mother of an 18-year-old man shot and killed by a West Virginia State Police trooper last week told a sheriff’s deputy four months ago that the trooper, who is their neighbor, was harassing her son. ... (more)


Monday June 16th, 2014

TSA Agent Pictured Searching 'Mini Me' Actor Verne Troyer's Nether Regions posted 06/16/2014, 1:06 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A TSA agent keeps 'Murica safe by inspecting famous actor Verne Troyer's nether regions, because you know, he could be hiding a bomb or something.

Picture via Verne Troyer's Facebook.


No-Knock SWAT Raid Leaves Texas Father Dead, Family Traumatized posted 06/16/2014, 1:06 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
FORT WORTH, TX — Gun-wielding, black-suited law enforcers busted into a home with a battering ram, terrifying everyone inside and leaving one man dead. Newly released helmet-cam video of the incident shows in graphic detail how this violent no-knock raid produced yet another casualty in the vicious War on Drugs.

* * * * *

The raid took place on May 16th, 2013. So-called “Zero Tolerance Officers” from the Fort Worth Police Department staged raid on a suspected “drug
... (more)


Sunday June 15th, 2014

Cops Gun Down Cow That Escaped Slaughterhouse, Ignore Nearby Pedestrians posted 06/15/2014, 1:01 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


From the Baltimore Sun:
A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Tow... (more)


Police Investigation "Smacks Of A Scam" Judge Finds, Orders Evidence Unsealed In Jail Abuse Case posted 06/15/2014, 1:01 PM (Denver Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Despite objections from Denver city officials, a federal judge on Thursday unsealed police internal affairs records after determining that a police investigation "smacks of a scam."

The documents describe
... (more)


Immigrant Children Raped, Punched, Kicked in Border Patrol Custody: Complaint posted 06/15/2014, 1:01 PM (NBC 7 San Diego)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A coalition of advocacy groups is demanding immediate action to end what they say is mistreatment of unaccompanied minor immigrants at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents.

Children say they have been punched, kicked and raped while in custody, in a complaint with more than 100 allegations. Others say they were fed only frozen sandwiches, forced to drink toilet tank water or forced to use toilets in front of other detainees.

In a complaint filed Wednes
... (more)


Virginia Cop Strikes Teen with Baton for Video Recording, Hospitalizing him with Concussion posted 06/15/2014, 1:01 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Virginia teen ended up hospitalized with a concussion Tuesday after police struck him on the side of the head with a baton for video recording them.

The video shows the cop asking his age before attacking the 19-year-old man, apparently figuring he can get away with doing that to an adult.

Devin Thomas was charged with dis
... (more)


School accused of making pupils walk outside in heat without water as punishment posted 06/15/2014, 12:57 PM (FayObserver)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Cumberland County school officials are investigating allegations that an elementary school principal ordered students to walk outside for more than two hours Tuesday morning because they didn't wear their uniforms.... (more)


Dallas to pay $900,000 to family of unarmed man killed by police posted 06/15/2014, 12:57 PM (Dallas Morning News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The city of Dallas has agreed to pay $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man fatally shot in 2010 by a police officer, an attorney for the man’s family confirmed Friday.... (more)
Taxpayers looted to pay for crime of murderous cop.


Cop who punched Occupy Wall Street protester gets tax-free disability pension posted 06/15/2014, 12:57 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona has been granted three-quarters tax free disability pension of roughly $120,000 a year for injuries suffered during his violent encounter with Felix Rivera-Pitre n the Financial District in October 2011.... (more)


Friday June 13th, 2014

Government Entrapment At Its Most Despicable: Government Prostitute Says She'll Blow John "For A Salad," Arrests Man When He Agrees posted 06/13/2014, 1:41 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A government prostitute entrapped a man for soliciting prostitution by telling him she'd blow him "for a salad," then had him arrested when he agreed.

From The Smoking Gun:
JUNE 11--Meet Alonzo Liverman.

Short on cash, the 29-year-old Floridian allegedly offered to provide a salad to a prostitute in exchange for oral sex, according to cops.
... (more)


Jail video police swore 'did not exist' released in brutality complaint posted 06/13/2014, 1:41 AM (CBC News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Toronto police, at the direction of an Ontario Superior Court judge, have released an internal video which for more than two years the force denied existed, in a case involving the arrest and detention of a paraplegic man who claims he was assaulted by officers and urinated on while in custody.... (more)


US pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance posted 06/13/2014, 1:41 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned.... (more)


Wednesday June 11th, 2014

Atlanta Cops Go On Mass Ticketing Blitz, Tickets Written Nearly Double In Two Years posted 06/11/2014, 11:52 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Atlanta cops are waging one of the most ambitious revenue extraction campaigns in the world, nearly doubling the amount of tickets they wrote and revenue they collected over two years.

From WSBTV:
Park Atlanta wrote 141,000 tickets in 2010 and two years later, wrote 221,000, according to documents obtained by Channel 2 Action News. The city received ... (more)


Virginia Cop Batters Man with Camera after Intimidation Tactics Fail posted 06/11/2014, 11:52 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Once again, a cop tried to reach into his bag of unlawful charges to intimidate a man from video recording them hassling his friend on a crowded street in Virginia.

First the Norfolk police sergeant threatened to arrest Jeremiah Schwenk with interfering, even though the video shows the cop walked up to him, seeking to interfere with his right to record.

Then the co
... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 06/11/2014, 11:52 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Tennessee police chief gets caught misbehaving, so does a strung out Pennsylvania deputy, and a San Diego husband and wife cop team go down for dealing. Let's get to it:

In Graysville, Tennessee, the Graysville police chief was arrested last Monday on charges he was improperly disposing of seized vehicles and dipping into seized cash. Police Chief Jason Erik Redde
... (more)


Woman accuses NYPD cop of assault, false arrest and pressuring her into a date, files $150M lawsuit posted 06/11/2014, 11:52 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Erica Noonan, 31, is suing the city and Police Officer Carlos Becker, who's accused of pulling her over because he found her attractive, using a cell phone to video tape her rear end while she was handcuffed at a precinct, and pressuring her into a date by promising to clear up her case. The lawsuit also names a slew of other violations.... (more)


Tuesday June 10th, 2014

Why Should Anyone Trust a Government That Kills, Maims, Tortures, Lies, Spies, Cheats, and Treats Its Citizens Like Criminals? posted 06/10/2014, 10:41 PM (John W. Whitehead)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“Why should anyone trust a government that has condoned torture, spied on at least 35 world leaders, supports indefinite detention, places bugs in thousands of computers all over the world, kills innocent people with drone attacks, promotes the post office to log mail for law enforcement agencies and arbitrarily authorizes targeted assassinations? Or, for that matter, a president that instituted the Insider Threat Program, which was designed to get government employees to spy on each... (more)


A Former Hammer's Lament: It's No Fun to be the Nail posted 06/10/2014, 10:41 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Sandy, Utah resident Mark Shurtleff was thousands of miles away when he received the news that his son and daughter had joined the ever-growing ranks of Americans whose homes have been violated, and families have been terrorized, by SWAT raids.

The Berserkers who invaded his home “showed up in masks,” Shurtleff protested, relaying the account provided by the victims. A dozen offi
... (more)


Memphis Cop Accused Of Trying To Rob Make-A-Wish Recipient posted 06/10/2014, 10:18 PM (WREG)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


(Memphis) A bizarre crime landed a Memphis police officer in jail.

Police say off-duty police officer Ronald Harris tried to rob a woman at the Memphis International Airport.

According to the police report, he also injured a family member of a Make-A-Wish recipient who tried to stop
... (more)


The State's Criminal Conduct Dangerously Influences the "Weak-Minded" posted 06/10/2014, 10:18 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Josh Horowitz is Executive Director of a group calling itself the Coaltion to Stop Gun Violence, which is more honestly described as the Coalition for the Cartelization of Gun Violence. In entirely predictable fashion, Horowitz invokes the recent murder of two Las Vegas police officers and an armed citizen named -- Wilcox in demanding that the Regime conduct a nation-wide purge of "i... (more)


Life in Prison For Using a Gun in Self-Defense posted 06/10/2014, 10:18 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Ronald Williams fired his gun in what he described as self-defense without injuring another human being – yet he was sentenced to 80 years in prison.

Williams fired five gunshots well above the heads of four gay men he believed were threatening him. His intention was to scare them away, not to injure them. Nevertheless, six years ago, he was convicted of four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, each of which carried a mandatory sentence of 20 years in prison.

... (more)


Miami-Dade Schools Cop Resigns After Video Surfaces Of Him Pleasing Himself In School Office posted 06/10/2014, 10:17 PM (WSVN)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WSVN -- Students at Miami Edison Senior High come to school to learn, but a police officer here has learned the lesson of a lifetime. A video submitted anonymously to 7News shows a sex act by a Miami-Dade Schools police officer while in uniform and wearing his badge.... (more)


Hundreds of Misconduct Complaints Not Investigated posted 06/10/2014, 10:17 PM (PoliceMisconduct.net)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the Los Angeles Times:
The head of internal affairs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the federal government’s largest law enforcement workforce, was removed from his post Monday amid criticism that he failed to investigate hundreds of allegations of inappropriate use of force by armed border agents, officials said….

For years, Customs and Border Protection officials h
... (more)


Aggressive police raids for thee, but not for me posted 06/10/2014, 10:14 PM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It’s amazing how quickly a politician can change his position when he becomes a victim of aggressive government policies he previously supported.... (more)


CNN Says Liberty Movement More Threatening than Al-Qaeda posted 06/10/2014, 10:14 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Jerad Miller exploited to jumpstart rightwing extremist meme.... (more)


Parents investigated by child protective services after giving birth at home posted 06/10/2014, 10:14 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — A woman says that after delivering her baby naturally at home, she received multiple visits from social workers to her home requiring her to prove that her baby was healthy and under government-approved medical supervision.... (more)


Monday June 9th, 2014

Indiana Sheriff Says US A "War Zone" To Justify New MRAP Military Vehicle posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
You might not realize it while traveling through the small town of Pulaski County, Indiana, population 13,124, but you're actually in a "war zone," at least so says Sheriff Michael Gayer in justifying the acquisition of a MRAP military vehicle.

From the Indy Star:
In a pole barn in Franklin, sharing space ... (more)


Indiana Woman Stripped By Jailers And Left Naked For 7 Hours posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
NEW ALBANY, IN — A mother of 4 says that while she was in police custody for a misdemeanor, she was stripped naked by deputies, pepper sprayed,  and left naked in a cell for nearly seven hours.

* * * * *

The incident took place on March 30th, when 31-year-old Tabitha Gentry, of New Albany, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, after an emotional fight with her estranged husband.   She was taken to the Floyd County Jail and held on 2 misdemeanor c
... (more)


Police Chief Admits to Signing Up Lawsuit Plaintiff/Tea Party-Activist Up For Obamacare and Gay Dating Sites posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (LAX Tea Party)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


From LAXTeaParty:
Full unedited video part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzbiNGn6WW0

Full unedited video part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RynPVATXAJQ

Background: In AUG 2013, the La Cro
... (more)


Three Murders in Las Vegas: Feeding the Beast, Rather than Starving It posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Three human beings were murdered in Las Vegas on Sunday morning. Two of them were officers with the Metro Police Department. Their names have been widely publicized, and their deaths will feature prominently in an elaborate public liturgy of state-focused mourning. The third, whose name has not been disclosed, was described as a "civilian," which means that his vi... (more)


A Drug War "Victory" in Oregon posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: The scene of the non-crime: Former home of the 45th Parallel Co-op]

Vale, Oregon — "This is unbelievable," declared the tall, slender, dark-complexioned young man outside the Malheur County Courthouse, disgust and incredulity coloring his words. "They don't deserve this."

Donny Alves-Fortes, a native of the Netherlands who recently graduated from college with a degree in psychology, was one of roughly a dozen people gathered at the
... (more)


Feds Hire, then Prosecute, Tree Trimmer posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (Cato @ Liberty)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
First the federal government wanted the trees to be trimmed in order to control the birds that nested there. Now the federal government wants to prosecute the tree-trimmer because his trimming affected the birds that nested there. Go figure.
... (more)


Beaten to Death During a Traffic Stop posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SHERMAN, Texas (CN) - A Sherman police officer told other officers to "Tase the bitch" during a traffic stop, and officers then beat her to death after stopping her for an illegal lane change, the dead woman's sister claims in court.... (more)


Utah SWAT Team Kills Drug Fugitive in Stand-Off posted 06/09/2014, 8:32 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A man wanted on drug and other arrest warrants who barricaded himself inside a West Haven auto body shop was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon when he allegedly pointed a weapon at SWAT officers after a stand-off lasting several hours. Kristopher Chase Simmons, 35, becomes the 21st person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, citing police sources,
... (more)


Mayor Moves to Assist a Disgraced Officer posted 06/09/2014, 8:31 AM (PoliceMisconduct.net)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From NBC10.com:
The Mayor of Vineland, New Jersey is at the center of controversy after he reportedly ordered that all charges be dismissed against a disgraced former police officer.

Former Vineland Police Detective Gamaliel "Gami" Cruz was fired two years ago after investigators discovered that he lied to a judge while
... (more)


What Percentage of The US Adult Population Has a Felony Conviction? posted 06/09/2014, 8:31 AM (Libertarian News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
If you’ve ever wondered about this question, then this 2010 study is for you!

About 25% of the total US adult black population has a felony, while 6.5% of adult non-blacks have a felony conviction. About 8.6% of the adult population has a felony conviction.

Florida is a particularly egregious police state.  35% of adult blacks in Florida have felony conviction, 14% of the total adult populatio
... (more)


Leaked Images Reveal Children Warehoused in Crowded U.S. Cells, Border Patrol Overwhelmed posted 06/09/2014, 8:31 AM (Breitbart)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
HOUSTON, Texas — Breitbart Texas obtained internal federal government photos depicting the conditions of foreign children warehoused by authorities on U.S. soil on Wednesday night. Thousands of illegal immigrants have overrun U.S. border security and their processing centers in Texas along the U.S./Mexico border. Unaccompanied minors, including young girls under the age of 12, are making the dangerous journey from Central America and Mexico, through cartel-controlled territories, and across the ... (more)


Kim Dotcom's Puts Up $5m Whistleblower Bounty For Evidence Exposing Corruption In His Case posted 06/09/2014, 8:31 AM (TorrentFreak)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Kim Dotcom is pulling out all the stops in his fight against the U.S. government and his adversaries in Hollywood. On the table now sits a $5 million bounty for anyone prepared to reveal behind-the-scenes wrongdoing and corruption. Dotcom told TorrentFreak how it will work.... (more)


Friday June 6th, 2014

Texas Cop Filmed Kicking High School Girls After Football Game Rewarded With Paid Vacation posted 06/06/2014, 10:07 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
For the crime of violently assaulting a host of young high school girls and boys while they celebrated their team's victory after a soccer game, officer George Bermudez, the Georgetown, Texas police officer filmed carrying out this public assault was essentially rewarded with a paid vacation.

The officer was placed on paid leave April 22nd, and only just now did the chief rule on his "punishment," a meager 40 day suspe
... (more)


Innocent man arrested, jailed 10 days for having same name as drug dealer posted 06/06/2014, 10:07 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CHESTERTON, IN — An innocent man was arrested in an early morning raid and jailed for 10 days because he had the same first and last name as a drug suspect. The ordeal caused him to lose his job, rack up bills, and nearly get evicted from his home.... (more)


Ex-police officer found guilty in killing of elk posted 06/06/2014, 10:07 AM (USA Today)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BOULDER, Colo. — A former Boulder, Colo., police officer convicted of poaching a beloved trophy elk in a residential neighborhood and then trying to cover it up faces hefty fines and possible prison time, and loses his right to carry a firearm.... (more)


Thursday June 5th, 2014

Seattle Police Chief Says Concussion Made Officer Stomp Handcuffed Man's Head posted 06/05/2014, 8:07 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Seattle police officer who stomped on a handcuffed man’s head in 2010 was cleared of wrongdoing this week after Interim Seattle Police Chief Harry Bailey agreed that a concussion made him do it.

According to reports, Seattle police officer Garth Haynes, who was off-duty and out of uniform at the time, began fighting several men who confronted him as he violently restrained a woman outside a bar.

Haynes was charged with fourth-degree assault for stomping the man’s
... (more)


CA Cop Fatally Shoots 18-Year-Old Special Needs Girl After Family Calls For Medical Help posted 06/05/2014, 8:07 AM (Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A California family says that a call to 911 to get medical assistance for an 18-year-old family member with special needs ended in tragedy when police showed up instead and killed her.

Deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt told KNTV that San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies responded to reports that a violent female suspect was thought to be armed in Half Moon Bay.

"Deput
... (more)


New Mexico Cops Still On The Job After Performing Illegal Anal Probes posted 06/05/2014, 8:07 AM (RT)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police officers in a New Mexico town who forced suspects to undergo multiple, forced anal cavity searches are still on the job despite their questionable behavior, according to Watchdog.org.

In January, the town of Deming and Hidalgo County settled a lawsuit for $1.6 million over the case of David Eckert. Pulled over for a minor traffic violation, Eckert was flagged for holding drugs by a K-9 unit, which would later be fo
... (more)


Ohio Cops Criminally Charged In Car Chase Shootout posted 06/05/2014, 8:06 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A light blue 1979 Chevy Malibu SS was left wrecked, riddled with 137 bullets in the parking lot of Heritage Middle School in East Cleveland, Ohio on the evening of November 29, 2012. Its unarmed driver, Timothy Russell, and passenger, Malissa William, died at the scene. The case takes on extraordinary significance as a Cuyahoga County grand jury on Friday indicted six of the police officers who were involved.

It all began when the thirty-three-year-old Malibu backfired as it drove
... (more)


Border Patrol Issues New Use of Force Policy to Limit Shootings; Agent Promptly Shoots, Kills Fleeing Marijuana Smuggler posted 06/05/2014, 8:06 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Last Friday, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske announced new policies designed to reduce the use of deadly force by Border Patrol agents. Hours later, a Border Patrol agent shot and killed marijuana smuggler Luis Arambula, 31, as he fled on foot through an Arizona golf course. Arambula becomes the 20th person to die in US ... (more)


For Civilian Disarmament Advocate David Gerrold, Suppressing Contrary Opinions is No Tribble at All posted 06/05/2014, 8:06 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“The glory of creation is in its infinite diversity — and the way our differences combine to create meaning and beauty.”

Although easily dismissed as trite and saccharine today, those words must have seemed laden with promise when they were first publicly uttered on October 18, 1968, by Mr. Spock in a Star Trek episode entitled “Is There in Truth No Beauty?” Spock was explaining the Vulcan concept of IDIC — Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations. The Vulcan credo was sym
... (more)


Texas Deputy Assaults Videographer, Blames 9/11 posted 06/05/2014, 8:06 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Texas deputy tried to snatch a man’s camera for “evidentiary purposes” after the man had recorded them making a traffic stop.

But the man had the camera attached to his wrist by a strap, so he was able to continue recording the bullying, intimidation tactics conducted by a dimwitted Gray County sheriff’s deputy named Stokes, schooling him in the process and turning him into tod
... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 06/05/2014, 8:06 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
More cops with prescription pill problems, more jail guards tempting fate. Just another week in drug war police corruption. Let's get to it:

In Bennington, Vermont, a former Bennington County sheriff's deputy was arrested last Wednesday on charges he was selling prescription drugs through a woman with whom he was having an affair. He is charged with three felo
... (more)

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