For a long time I wanted to offer a video camera for citizens to record their police encounters and then upload the video to my website for expert analysis and review of the incident. It's like having me as a passenger every time you are pulled over by the kops. You can imagine how excited I am to announce my new high-quality and very affordable BarryCams car video cameras!Read more »
Barry Cooper, a former Texas police officer who turned against the drug war and executed a reverse-sting operation against the Odessa police department, will walk free on all related charges, an attorney for Ector County announced Tuesday.Read more »
"I'm really excited to be telling Barry Cooper's story in film," Khalfoun told RAW STORY in an exclusive interview. "He's such a character and his experiences are so incredible. His life is so strange it practically begs to be known."Read more »
One former drug cop's crusade of civil disobedience against America's drug war establishment has turned into a nightmare for his family, which now faces the very real threat of losing a father and husband for up to six months or more. Barry Cooper stood handcuffed in front of the state's capitol building on Friday morning, after he'd turned himself in on a warrant for allegedly making a False Report to a Peace Officer.Read more »
This week on NPR's This American Life:
Michael May tells the story of Barry Cooper, a former crooked narcotics cop who has turned his interest elsewhere... to busting crooked narcotics cops. But after Cooper and a rich benefactor team up to set a trap for the police, Barry's plans are put in jeopardy- including his dream of creating a reality show called "Kop Busters."
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