While most people are aware of police use of Taser weapons, many may be fairly shocked to learn of an alternate method used by police in Nashville, Tennessee to subdue "unruly" people. The city has a policy allowing police to inject unruly people that they encounter on the street with a strong sedative.
Christopher Dorner, a LAPD officer who was fired for making "false statements" about a brutal police beating, has gone on a mission of revenge to take out all officers involved as well as their families. He has so far killed three officers as well as the daughter of another. There is a massive manhunt for him that resulted in the police shooting of two women who were delivering newspapers using a truck similar to the one owned by Officer Dorner. His manifesto describes heinous police corruption.
If there's one thing in the world the food industry is dead set against, it's allowing you to actually maintain some level of control over what you eat. See, they have this whole warehouse full of whatever they bought last week when they were drunk that they need to get rid of -- and they will do so by feeding it all to you. And it doesn't matter how many pesky "lists of ingredients" and consumer protections stand between you and them.
The fact that police departments are cracking down on officers being videotaped, is not lost on the west coast, where the Oscar Grant killing is still fresh in people’s mind. The video of the deadly police shooting shook the nation and was a key piece of evidence in the trial of the officer who shot an unarmed black man.
Maye was arrested in 2001, the day after Christmas, for killing Prentiss, Mississippi, police officer Ron Jones during a botched drug raid on Maye's home. Maye, now 30, was convicted in 2004 of capital murder, or the intentional killing of a police officer. He was sentenced to death.
BELLEVILLE -- Former Illinois State Police Director Larry Trent testified this
morning in a wrongful-death case against the state that Trooper Matt Mitchell's
actions were irresponsible and reflected poor judgment when he rushed down
Interstate 64 in his patrol car at high speed before crashing into another
vehicle, killing two teens.
"It's indefensible," Trent testified before a hearing officer for the Illinois
Court of Claims. Trent was director when the crash occurred in late 2007.
He said Mitchell did not use reasonable care when he drove 126 mph, sent an