Looking back, David Dutcher realizes the gorgeous blonde who approached him through an online dating service came on too strong. His arrest shares similarities with three drunken-driving stops referred to by a sheriff's deputy who allegedly participated in them as setups intended to sully husbands embroiled in divorce proceedings.Read more »
Story about a some cops beating a minority for making an illegal left turn and possessing marijuana.Read more »
Reason.com's Radley Balko cites current cases regarding cops harassing photographers and the legality of taking photos. It is all about power... not security.
More here ( http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2008/06/the_war_on_phot.html )as encryption expert Bruce Schneier speaks up on harassment of photographers, legality of taking photos, and the myth that terrorists use photographs of their targets to prepare their attacks.Read more »
Cops in Dallas now get free cab rides home if they have been drinking.Read more »
POLICE who broke a man's leg after he taunted them about not being able to park a car could end up costing taxpayers $200,000 in compensation.
The leg of Martin Francis, 46, was badly broken in two places, he lost his job and was out of work for eight months after he was wrongfully arrested in August last year and jammed into a police vehicle outside a Mount Isa nightclub.
Mr Francis yesterday said his leg was "nearly snapped in half" in the tussle with three police, the Courier-Mail reported.Read more »
Police pulled over a man and informed him he had a license plate light out. It escalates and they eventually threaten him and his passengers with violence if they do not cooperate.Read more »
Ex-trooper convicted in double fatal crash wants money for his injuries
Accident resulted in death of two sisters
Former Illinois State trooper Matt Mitchell is asking the state to compensate him for injuries from a crash in which he hit and killed two Collinsville sisters at triple-digit speeds.
Mitchell filed a worker's compensation case on Sept. 13 against the Illinois State Police. The case is pending.Read more »
The march, which lasted about an hour, comes amid growing rancor between Weis and the union representing rank-and-file officers. Chief among the union's complaints is how manpower in Chicago's 25 police districts has suffered from officers being detailed to other assignments.Read more »
We're a police state, no doubt about it. You're kidding yourself if you think otherwiseRead more »
Castillo could face discipline ranging up to a five-day suspension, though no final action has been taken, said Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump, a department spokesman. Castillo previously received a minor reprimand after internal-affairs investigators probed an allegation that the officer had received several civil traffic tickets, including some while in uniform.
Castillo is currently assigned to a desk job in the Maryvale Precinct.Read more »
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