UK to introduce "photograph a cop, 10 years in jail" lawRead more »
A news article in today's Toronto Star about an elite police squad that has been set up to stop, detain, search and question individuals at length and in great detail without any cause at all other than the color of their skin.Read more »
Sobriety checkpoints in California are increasingly turning into profitable operations for local police departments that are far more likely to seize cars from unlicensed motorists than catch drunken drivers.Read more »
Gentlemen and Ladies of American Law Enforcement,
There is a growing perception among many Americans that we are headed for one of those periodic moments in our history when our reactions to events will redefine who we are as a people, where we are going as a country and who gets to call the shots when we get there — what George H.W. Bush called “that vision thing.”Read more »
You have to see this. If it weren't true, it might be funnier. A blatant abuse of police power... the definition of redneck taser happy local cops.
I am thinking of walking around downtown Glenwood near the police station with a sign that says "IF COPS ARE ARRESTING ME PLEASE CALL 911"
Citing insufficient evidence, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday it will not pursue federal civil rights charges against police officers involved in the 2006 shooting death of a man hours before he was to be married.Read more »
There was no profanity, no hate. Just the words, "I love my friends Abby and Faith. Lex was here 2/1/10 :)" scrawled on the classroom desk with a green marker.
Alexa Gonzalez, an outgoing 12-year-old who likes to dance and draw, expected a lecture or maybe detention for her doodles earlier this month. Instead, the principal of the Junior High School in Forest Hills, New York, called police, and the seventh-grader was taken across the street to the police precinct.
Four women, two of them well into middle age, were discussing funeral plans for a friend when an Atlanta police officer told them to move. Three did but one asked “why.” In answer to her question, Minnie Carey, then 61, was handcuffed, put into a paddy wagon and taken to jail, where she was held for nine hours.Read more »
Did you hear about the Camden cop whose disabled son wasn't allowed to pass through airport security unless he took off his leg braces?
Unfortunately, it's no joke. This happened to Bob Thomas, a 53-year-old officer in Camden's emergency crime suppression team, who was flying to Orlando in March with his wife, Leona, and their 4yr old son, Ryan.Read more »
Cop Shoots Protester the Bird at Red Light Camera Protest in Savannah Ga...allegedly .
We also review the LOLA's National Red Light Camera protest and see footage of different protests from around the country. We then discuss ways to combat red light cameras and run them out of your town.
A Torrance police sergeant will not be charged in an off-duty hit-and-run collision, although he admitted he fled because his "judgment was impaired by alcohol," according to prosecutors.Read more »
An East Palo Alto police detective is taking heat in online forums for allegedly posting comments from his Facebook account that advocate shooting Open Carry gun advocates. "Should've pulled the AR out and prone them all out! And if one of them makes a furtive movement ... 2 weeks off!!!"Read more »
A U.S. comic book collector is being sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to importing and possessing Japanese manga books depicting illustrations of child sex and bestiality.Read more »
(2005) A call about a possible weapon at a middle school prompted police to put armed officers on rooftops, close nearby streets and lock down the school. All over a giant burrito.Read more »
Gamblers at an Attica restaurant who plunked down a combined $30,000 on the Super Bowl already know they'll be losers no matter who wins on Sunday.
State Excise Police made sure of that, busting up action on the Colts-Saints game and accusing the owner of Robie's Restaurant & Lounge of operating an illegal gambling operation in his business.Read more »
Growing Movement To Disband Police Departments
In response to Hoschton Georgia Dissolves Police Department I received an email from "Adam" who writes ..
Claims on behalf of authorities that naked body scanner images are immediately destroyed after passengers pass through new x-ray backscatter devices have been proven fraudulent after it was revealed that naked images of Indian film star Shahrukh Khan were printed out and circulated by airport staff at Heathrow in London.Read more »
The director of national intelligence affirmed rather bluntly today that the U.S. intelligence community has authority to target American citizens for assassination if they present a direct terrorist threat to the United States.Read more »
Terrorists who want to overthrow the United States government must now register with South Carolina's Secretary of StateRead more »
A 12-year-old Queens girl was hauled out of school in handcuffs for an artless offense - doodling her name on her desk in erasable marker, the Daily News has learned.Read more »
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