Man successfully backs down officer attempting to ID him for openly carryingRead more »
Christopher Michael Perry, Michael Rowe, Prince George's County officers indicted
Two Prince George’s County Police officers were indicted Thursday on kidnapping, false imprisonment assault and other charges in connection with a May incident involving teens.Read more »
Fredericton (Canada) - Bernard Richard, the province’s former ombudsman, has been hired by the City of Fredericton to investigate the city police force’s handling of the criminal libel charges against blogger Charles LeBlanc.
The former provincial ombudsman will “review and investigate all aspects of conduct” of the city police force.Read more »
After a "successful" gun buy back program in Chicago over the weekend, I decided to write all about how stupid these programs are...Read more »
Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) Sgt. Edwin Rivera earned more than $166,000 last year in overtime pay, more than double his base salary.Read more »
The problem with these checkpoints is that they're warrantless, arbitrary searches. This goes against all standards of civilized behavior and is not tolerable in a free society. Not only are checkpoints violating our rights they're not effective. "Traditional police patrols are three times more likely to locate genuinely impaired drivers than these suspicionless checkpoints," according to James Babb, founder of the Valley Forge Revolutionaries. "So not only are these checkpoints blatantly immoral and illegal, they're also a waste of police time and tax dollars.Read more »
The mother of a 19-year-old man fatally shot in the back by a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sued the federal government and the agent himself, claiming it was "an appalling use of excessive force" because her son was unarmed, had his back to the agent and posed no threat.Read more »
(Per the story) Investigators believe Lewis kidnapped his ex-wife from her home in the 60 block of Howeston Mill Drive. He then drove her to his residence at on Old Hickory Boulevard. From there, he took her to the Coca-Cola Bottling Company on North Parkway East where he reportedly stabbed her in the chest. Lewis is believed to have then drove her to Henderson. (Henderson is at least 30 minutes away)Read more »
CU-Boulder students arrested on 4/20 to fight charges on First Amendment grounds. Peacefully exercising their right to assemble, and freedom of speech on the grass of their own public university; these three honest students were taken to county jail. The students pleaded not guilty, and plan to file motion to dismiss. It may, and will go to a jury trial if need be.Read more »
A reported kidnapping in Yuba City proved to be little more than a misunderstanding Tuesday but not before law enforcement responded in force, said Lt. Tom Tappe.
Lewis was not arrested and was released, pending review of requested charges by the district attorney, which would likely only be a misdemeanor of disturbing the peace, Tappe said.Read more »
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