More than 1.6 million people were arrested for drug offenses in the US last year, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report 2010, and more than half of them were for marijuana. That's a drug arrest every 19 seconds, 24 hours a day, every day last year. The numbers suggest that despite "no more war on drugs" rhetoric emanating from Washington, the drug war juggernaut is rolling along on cruise control.Read more »
It's not gourmet but is it really terrorism to serve crappy pancakes and french toast?
Authorities were investigating money laundering, funding terrorist organizations and possible undocumented workers.Read more »
" Another fallacy in the idea of using more police to stop crime involves the problem of recognition. Criminals do not wear sweat-shirts with “Bad Guy” printed on them to enable policemen to single them out. One way police try to find robbers and murderers is to stop and question ordinary people who have done nothing wrong. Increasing the number of policemen therefore means an increase in the number of innocent people who will be harassed and intimidated by officers."Read more »
Ms. Teresa Treacy loves her 100 acres of trees, which is why she's refused the demands of Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board to chop them down to make way for new power lines. Claiming that her homestead is a country haven from city life, she simply does not want the power lines to cross her property, at the expense of trees she's tended for decades.Read more »
U.S. government studies have consistently found that young whites use marijuana at higher rates than young blacks or Latinos. Yet, in 2010, the New York Police Department arrested blacks for marijuana possession at seven times the rate of whites, and Latinos at nearly four times the rate of whites. In New York City 87% of the people arrested for marijuana possession are blacks and Latinos.Read more »
A14 year old kid was fighting at a bus stop. When officer Alvarado approached the bus stop, the 14 year old ran away. The police officer was not going to allow someone as dangerous as a 14 year old kid to roam the streets so he chased the kid down and shot him (killing him in the process)Read more »
This...in America? This seems surreal. Listen to the recording the police play towards the end of the video. This is absolutely stunning!Read more »
On duty officer.....Lewd Act Investigation. Read more:Read more »
Lynwood Artis was sentenced to 30 days in jail for being the victim of what can only be described as a bizarre display of state power. Mr. Artis was enjoying a taco (probably without a permit) when he was questioned by police officer about a nearby unattended beer. When the cop didn't find Mr. Artis' answer satisfactory, he broke the man's leg and arrested him. After a mere 4 minutes in court, Mr. Artis found himself on his way to jail for "contempt of court" (ie: not standing on his broken leg).Read more »
University of Cincinnati assistant police chief, Jeff Corcoran claims agitated 18 year old college student ignored orders to halt before being fired upon with taser. Afterwards incoherent, student goes into cardiac arrest after paramedics arrive and is pronounced dead at University hospital.
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