A Vice President with the National Association of Chiefs of Police suggests that forensic personality evidences points toward politicians and serial killers sharing the same personality profiles.Read more »
A Seattle resident named Nick snapped the photo above in late June, passing it on to The Stranger, a weekly newspaper. It shows an empty police patrol car with an unattended semi-automatic rifle sitting on the trunk. A SPD spokesperson professes to being "very embarrassed" on behalf of the force.Read more »
Instead of bogus pizza deliveries, sending a SWAT team to your door appears to be the hip new griefing trend in online gaming. Earlier this month we told you about a gamer in Eugene, Ore. who answered the doorbell to a police raid, thanks to some douchebag he met in FortressCraft. Now it's happened to someone in Florida.Read more »
The outrageous of this whole situation continues. In the month of June 2011 alone, 26 peaceful people have been arrested at an approximate cost of $3000 per person per arrest to the tax payers of Orlando. Not including the cost of actually trying these people in court and the time of jurors. But since it’s not the OPD’s money, it yours, this is how they feel best to spend their time and your money.Read more »
On Memorial Day, early morning May 30, Miami and West Palm Beach, Florida police shot an unarmed man 100 times in his car. Following the shooting were dozens of arrests as officers worked to cover-up the incident by smashing cameras and cellular phones of by-standers.Read more »
Police officer was caught stealing an iPAD at the TSA airport checkpoint - a felony in Florida.Read more »
entire department must go through additional training.Read more »
Reason.tv's Producer Jim Epstein's Arrest on June 22, 2011.Read more »
Radley Balko and Carlos Miller interviewed on NPR's Talk of the Nation about recording the police.
From the website:
July 8, 2010 The Los Angeles police beating of Rodney King resonated, in part, because it was caught on video. Now, most modern cell phones have video cameras. Many police departments struggle to draw the line between citizens' and journalists' rights to film arrests, and their officers' rights to privacy.
13 year old Syrian boy arrested and tortured. Read the story here.Read more »
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