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Wednesday August 13th, 2014
Crony Phony Drug War posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (The Freeman)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the FedEx Corp. pleaded not guilty in a San Francisco federal court “on 15 charges related to transporting painkillers and other prescription drugs that had been sold illegally.”

The “illegal drugs” do not refer to cocaine or meth but to generic medications people can buy from online pharmacies for far less than brand na
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Police Fatally Shoot Man in South L.A.; Family Members Say He Was Lying Down When Shot posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (KTLA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Family members said Tuesday that a 25-year-old man was complying with police orders when he was fatally shot by LAPD officers in the Florence neighborhood South Los Angeles.

Officers responded to a report of a possible officer-involved shooting at the intersection of West 65th Street and South Broadway at 8
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The Forfeiture Machine Turns Cops into Robbers posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (Institute For Justice)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Civil forfeiture is a little-known legal device that allows law enforcement officials to take your property, sell it and pocket the proceeds—even if you have done nothing wrong.

The most terrifying place in Philadelphia is Courtroom 478 in City Hall. This is where property owners enter Philadelphia’s Civil Forfeiture Machine.

Philadelphia’s automated, machine-like
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Utah Cops Arrest Teen for Recording, Judge then Orders Teen to Admit Guilt before Trial posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
For 40 minutes, Utah resident Bryce Weber noticed the cop sitting in an unmarked car parked in front of his home Saturday, so he decided to step outside with a camera to make some inquiries, thinking the cop was surveilling his home for some reason.... (more)


MD Police Officer Indicted for Perjury posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (WUSA9)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Officer Colin O'Brien testified in a drug paraphernalia trial in February of 2014 and a complaint was raised regarding the accuracy of his testimony, police said.... (more)




Two Pike County Sheriff's Deputies Off The Job After Alcohol-Fueled Confrontation With Teen posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (WBNS-10TV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PIKE COUNTY, Ohio - The former Pike County Sheriff's Deputies say they were defending themselves against a violent, out of control teenager. But the boy's family says the deputies were drunk and they were the ones who attacked him.... (more)


Crooked Cincinnati cop finally sent to prison posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (Cincinnati.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It took five years, but former Cincinnati police officer Julian Steele finally began serving his prison term Monday for falsely jailing a juvenile in a case that went to the Ohio Supreme Court.... (more)


Former cop gets five years in federal prison for $4.8 million real estate con posted 08/13/2014, 4:37 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
James Monahan, 44, the owner of Panam Management Group Inc., pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud charges earlier this year. Monahan duped people into investing money in a dicey Dominican Republic real estate deal, and then misused the funds. ... (more)


Tuesday August 12th, 2014

To Provoke and Suppress: The Military Occupation of Ferguson, Missouri posted 08/12/2014, 5:45 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“Bring it, you f*****g animals! Bring it!” taunted a tonsured thug in the employ of the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department during protests over the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. According to Dorian Johnson, who witnessed the killing from just a few feet away... (more)


Cops Aim Weapon At Local Official, Lock Media Out As Ferguson Protests Continue posted 08/12/2014, 5:45 PM (Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Video filmed by a St. Louis alderman shows police aiming a weapon at him while responding to the latest round of demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri.

Alderman Antonio French posted the footage Monday night, following another protest criticizing police for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Michael Brown. The video shows French being approached by officers in riot gear inside a parking lot. One officer has his firearm drawn toward French while another says, “Get the f*ck out of her
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Police in Ferguson Fire Tear Gas on Protesters Standing in Their Own Backyard posted 08/12/2014, 5:45 PM (Riverfront Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Last night police in riot gear marched down West Florissant Avenue, ordering people to leave the area and firing tear gas onto the streets. Police even fired tear gas into the backyard of a home where several people held their "hands up" in what's become a symbol of protest over the shooting of Michael Brown. ... (more)


Gunfire From Cops, Not Bank Robbers, Killed Hostage posted 08/12/2014, 5:44 PM (Battle Creek Enquirer )
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Northern California mother taken hostage by bank robbers last month was killed by police gunfire during a high-speed chase and shootout with three suspects armed with a semiautomatic rifle, Stockton police said Monday.

Misty Holt-Singh, 41, was struck about 10 times by police bullets, according to a preliminary ballistics report. She was one of three women taken hostage by the gunmen during a holdup of a Bank of the West branch on July 16.
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Monday August 11th, 2014

Small-Town Praetorianism: Barry Township Rejects Victor Pierce's Authoritarian "Vision" posted 08/11/2014, 6:45 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Victor Pierce bears a resemblance to notorious death-cult leader Jim Jones, which is a tragic accident of nature. He also deeply imbibed the authoritarian Kool-Aid ladled out by the Homeland Security State, and force-fed it to the residents of Barry Township, Michigan, the tiny and unfortunate village where Pierce was employed as Chief of Police. ... (more)


Police Union Commissar: If You Resist, You Should Expect to Die posted 08/11/2014, 6:45 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“We’ve heard a lot in the last number of weeks about what police officers can’t do, and what police officers shouldn’t do,” groused Patrick Lynch, designated spokesliar for the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, New York’s largest police union. “No one’s telling us what we are able to do, and what we should do, when we’re faced with a situation where the person being placed... (more)


Government Seizes Elderly Woman's Savings When She Tries To Fly With Cash posted 08/11/2014, 6:44 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
DETROIT, MI — Federal agents seized thousands of dollars from a woman at an airport because she didn’t tell them how much she had.  Now the government seeks to keep the cash seizure, without placing a criminal charge against the woman.

This was the situation for 78-year-old Victoria Faren of Clearwater, Florida.  According to reports, she had recently retired and sold her house and planned to move to live with her daughter in the Philippines.  The woman was then faced with the dec
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Brooklyn Police Officer Charged With Soliciting Sex From NYPD Candidate In Exchange For Helping To Get Her Hired posted 08/11/2014, 6:44 PM (BrooklyNews.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Prosecutors today announced that a 34-year-old New York City police officer has been indicted on charges that he contacted a woman with a pending application to the New York Police Department and offered to expedite the hiring process in return for sex.... (more)


Mother Suing After Cops Tasered her 8-Year-Old Daughter posted 08/11/2014, 6:44 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Native American Woman in South Dakota is suing her local police department and a number of individual officers, after a taser was used on her 8-year-old girl.  According to the lawsuit, the young girl had a paring knife that her babysitter could not take from her, so the babysitter called the police with the hope that they would help her get the knife from the child without hurting her.

However, as with many cases that we have seen across the world, the police actually made the
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Missouri Cop Kills Unarmed Man Holding Arms in Air, Sparking Angry Residents to Take to Streets posted 08/11/2014, 6:44 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
This time it was a photo not a video that began spreading like a virus on social media networks Saturday night, exposing yet another cop killing another unarmed citizen; a still shot showing a dead man bleeding in the middle of a St. Louis County street fresh after being shot ten times for possibly shoplifting.... (more)


Northern California Cops Beat Mentally Ill Man, Seize Phones, Claim it's their Right posted 08/11/2014, 6:44 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police in Northern California beat and tased a mentally ill man before siccing a dog on him, then turning on citizens who recorded the incident, confiscating cell phones and in one case, ordering a witness to delete his footage.

But one video survived anyway, slightly longer than two minutes, where a cop from the Antioch Police Department can be heard
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Woman Beaten On Video by LA patrol Officer: 'I Thought He Would Kill Me' posted 08/11/2014, 6:41 PM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Los Angeles: Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her head, on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

During an hour-long interview with news agency AP - her first public comments since the July 1 incident was caught on now-viral video by a passing driver - Pinnock spoke haltingly or in a whisper, occasionally putting her hands to her temples and grimacing.
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Saturday August 9th, 2014

Cop Assaults Man For Requesting His Supervisor, Tries To Make Video "Disappear" posted 08/09/2014, 9:20 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"You don't need my supervisor, I am my supervisor," St. Petersburg police officer Kenneth Pienik belligerently belted before throwing his clipboard to the ground and proceeding to violently assault Stephen Woodworth, 46, of St. Petersburg, Florida for having the audacity to ask to speak to his supervisor. ... (more)


Miami SWAT Team Assaults Two Children During Raid, Smashes Everything, Wrong House posted 08/09/2014, 9:19 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


(MIAMI) – A SWAT team is under investigation for storming into a home in Coconut Grove at around 11 a.m. with a narcotics warrant.

According to the homeowner, Bobby Mclendon, the warrant that SWAT presented to raid his house was for 2 blocks away. However these brute
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Thursday August 7th, 2014

Taxfeeding Cop Threatens Shooting Spree Over Other People Receiving Welfare posted 08/07/2014, 5:29 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A costumed taxfeeder outraged that people are receiving welfare that he mistakenly believes "he is paying for" threatened he may go on a shooting rampage at a grocery store after seeing people take advantage of the government's food stamp program.



The officer evidently doesn't realize he himself is a taxfeeder who is in the exact
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Man Picks Up Toy Gun At Walmart, Cops Shoot Him posted 08/07/2014, 5:29 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From Dayton Daily News:
Relatives of John Crawford, the man shot dead by police at a Beavercreek Walmart, say they’ve contacted civil rights organizations because they believe the shooting was not justified.

They believe he was killed possibly after he picked up a toy gun in the store.
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Citizen Pursues a Cop For Speeding. When the Cop Sees The Camera, Magic Happens posted 08/07/2014, 5:29 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A New York police officer passed Paul Brylinski at approximately 90 mph without lights on and no sign of emergency, so he followed her.

The pursuit lasted almost 10 minutes until officer 361 slowed to 62 mph in order to get behind Brylinski and pull him over.

What happens next is amazing! Brylinski, fearless in the face of the badge, does not back down and lets thi
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"Absolute Immunity": The Deadliest Weapon in the Prosecutor's Arsenal posted 08/07/2014, 5:28 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“Prosecutors are rewarded for winning at all costs, they have no incentive to seek the truth rather than a conviction, and they are entirely unaccountable when they pervert justice in pursuit of victory,” observes Idaho resident John T. Bujak. “People shouldn't believe that their innocence provides any protection. The question isn't whether you have done anything wrong, but whether the criminal justice system is going to target you – and once you're in that system, you face prohibitive odds of e... (more)


'We Don't Follow the Constitution' Cop Resigns After Outrage posted 08/07/2014, 5:25 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A New Jersey police officer who caused outrage after being caught on video claiming he didn’t have to follow the Constitution because Obama had “decimated” the bill of rights has resigned.

As we reported yesterday in a story that was linked on the Drudge Report before going viral, Helmetta Police Officer Richard Recine responded to resident Steve Wronko’s complaint about cor
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 08/07/2014, 5:25 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Chicago cop helps his daughter-in-law grow medical marijuana for her cancer-stricken child, then rats her out; a Miami narc gets nailed for helping pot growers, a Baltimore cop's pill habit gets the best of him, a Colorado probation officer gets caught with coke and crack, and a Seattle-are deputy goes to jail for pimping his wife. Just another week of drug-related law enforcement corruption. Let's get to it:

In Chicago, a Chicago police officer was chided by a federal judge las
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Wednesday August 6th, 2014

Cop: 'If Obama Doesn't Follow the Constitution, We Don't Have To' posted 08/06/2014, 3:19 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A shocking video shows a New Jersey cop responding to a complaint about corruption by asserting that law enforcement officers no longer need to follow the Constitution because it has already been decimated by President Obama.

Seeking to file a complaint about the Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter, Steve Wronko visited the Helmetta Police Department to air his grievances about the
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Tuesday August 5th, 2014

Ozaukee, WI Police Put Teen In Chokehold For Refusing To ID posted 08/05/2014, 4:58 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A teenager who knew his rights went to help a friend who was being harassed by police for underage drinking, yet the cops turned their sights on him, placing him in a chokehold when he refused to ID. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office say they reviewed the tape and said it was actually a "shoulder hold" and "proper police protocol," WISN reports. A simple viewing of the video shows it wa
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We're All Criminals and Outlaws in the Eyes of the American Police State posted 08/05/2014, 4:58 PM (John W. Whitehead)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little.”—“Rough Justice in America,” The Economist

Why are we seeing such an uptick in Americans being arrested for such absurd “violations” as letting their kids play at a park unsupervised, collecting rainwater and snow runoff on their own property, growing vegetables in their yard, and holding Bible studies in their living room?

Mind you, we’re not talking tickets or fines or even warnings being i
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Connecticut Supreme Court Says State Cops Can Detain You Simply For Being In The Vicinity Of Someone They're Arresting posted 08/05/2014, 4:58 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Gideon, the pseudonymous public defender who blogs at A Public Defender, has a thorough rundown of a very disturbing ruling recently issued by the Connecticut Supreme Court. It involves every Connecticut citizens' civil liberties, which have now been thrown under a bus bearing the name "officer safety."

The court's decision basically makes everyone a suspect, even i
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US Supreme Court To Rule On Cops Who Get Law Wrong posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Is a police officer's traffic stop valid if he is wrong about the law? The US Supreme Court announced it would take up that question when it returns in October to hear the case of Nicholas Brady Heien.

On April 29, 2009, Surry County Sheriff's Sergeant Matt Darisse was on Interstate 77 when he saw a Ford Escort hit the brakes, and the right-side light did not illuminate. Sergeant Darisse decided to pull over the Ford, which was driven by Maynor Javier Vasquez with Heien asleep in
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Cop Blockers Told By Police That They Don't Live in a Free Country posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After a recent meeting held by members of Cop Block, Cop Watch and the Peaceful Streets Project, in Arlington Texas, attendees were followed and harassed by police.  According to local Cop Block leader Joseph Tye, the group heard that their meetings were being monitored over their police scanner.  The cops were allegedly giving descriptions of the Cop Blockers cars to one another over the radio and waited for the last two members to leave so they could follow them onto the road.

T
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Cops Wanted to Inject this Kid with Viagra and Take Pictures of His Penis, Now He's on Probation posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
17-year-old Trey Sims of Northern Virginia was recently sentenced to a year of probation after he was accused of creating and distributing child pornography for sexting his girlfriend.  Naked photos were allegedly shared and texted back and forth between him and his former girlfriend.  When the photos were discovered by the girls mother she reported the situation to police, who then treated the case as if it were a sex crime.

Prior to this ruling, police wanted to bring Sims to a
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Two Killed As Driver Flees Drug Traffic Stop posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A fleeing drug suspect and the driver of a vehicle with which he collided were killed last Friday night in Durham, North Carolina. Fleeing driver Angel Santana, 52, and innocent motorist Tamar White, 55, become the 28th and 29th persons to die in US domestic drug law operations so far this year.

According to WNCN TV News, citing law enforcement sources, Santana was fleeing after a DEA drug investigation. The TV station
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EMTs who stopped NYPD cops from beating handcuffed, emotionally disturbed patient turn officers in posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Two FDNY EMTs say they had to bodily intervene to stop four cops from hitting a handcuffed patient, documents obtained by the Daily News show. The violence broke out when the patient spit at the Emergency Service Unit officers and swore at them.... (more)


NYPD cop charged for breaking into Bronx woman's apartment and beating her posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Officer Eugene Donnelly was charged with misdemeanor assault and burglary, as well as suspended from the NYPD without pay, after the bizarre June incident in which he broke into a woman’s apartment and beat her.... (more)


Some western Michigan community residents say aggressive police don't fit their small town posted 08/05/2014, 4:57 PM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BARRY TOWNSHIP, Michigan — Residents of a small western Michigan community want their police chief fired after he appointed dozens of reserve officers and acquired armored vehicles in an aggressive law enforcement push.... (more)


Monday August 4th, 2014

The Logic of Occupation: NYPD Arrests The Man Who Recorded The Police Murder of Eric Garner posted 08/04/2014, 6:21 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In a development as predictable as the next sunrise, police in New York City have arrested 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, who used his cell phone to document the police killing of Eric Garner. Orta's mother says that the NYPD has been shadowing her son since the video of the July 17 incident went public, sending officers to stake out the family's home and shine spotlights at their ... (more)


This Just In: SWAT Team DOESN'T Kill An Elderly Person posted 08/04/2014, 6:21 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Eleouise Adcock isn’t interested in selling her home on the banks of the San Jacinto River to the marine towing company that has bought properties on either sides of her house. The 90-year-old great-grandmother is also upset with excavation crews she believes are threatening her property.

On several occasions she has shown up with a shotgun and warned the cr
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Florida jury rules man with low IQ not guilty in ATF sting posted 08/04/2014, 6:21 PM (JS Online)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From running an undercover gun-buying operation near a school to ensnaring people with mental disabilities, a federal storefront sting run in Florida bore a strong resemblance to other flawed ATF operations nationwide.

But one of those cases turned out very differently.
... (more)


Valley woman: 'Scottsdale police stole my bike' posted 08/04/2014, 6:20 PM (AZFamily)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With no car, Tanya Molinar depends on her two feet to get around.

"I do not have a car to get to work. The only person who has a car at this house is my roommate," Molinar told 3 On Your Side as she stood inside her empty carport.

Molinar is 24 years old and works three different jobs to make ends meet. Because she really doesn't have solid transportation, Molinar decided to get herself an inexpensive bicycle. Using her smartphone, she showed us
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Man Who Shot Chokehold Video Arrested on Gun Charge posted 08/04/2014, 12:26 AM (NBC New York)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


The NYPD said Sunday that the man who shot a video of a fatal police chokehold had been arrested on a gun charge.

Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island and charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

[...]Police say an unloaded semi-automatic weapon was recovered from Orta. It was reported stolen in Michigan in 2007.

They s
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Government Tears Down Man's Makeshift Tent In The Woods, Leaves Him Homeless posted 08/04/2014, 12:26 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
LAKEWOOD, NJ — An impoverished man learned the true nature of government as he watched tearfully as bureaucrats demolished his ramshackle home in the woods. He was bothering no one except the government.

This was the reality that was presented to “Sam,” a 70-year-old homeless man living in the forest in Lakewood Township, New Jersey.   Sam was a part of “Tent City,” a homeless encampment where between 80-120 individuals have stayed at any given time over the past decade, on s
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Homeland Security Agents Raid Home to Seize Land Rover For Violation of EPA Regulations posted 08/04/2014, 12:26 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In another example of how the Department of Homeland Security has expanded far outside the purview of its original function, six vehicles full of DHS agents were required to seize a Land Rover from a couple in Statesville, N.C. due to the fact that the vehicle allegedly violates EPA emission standards.



As part of its mission to “protect the Homeland,” the DHS has been busy seizi
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Diabetic Brooklyn teen denied insulin after being falsely arrested on attempted murder charges: suit posted 08/04/2014, 12:25 AM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Richard Gonzalez’s condition is so serious that the 14-year-old wears an electronic pump programmed to administer doses of insulin every hour, the suit asserts. His family claims that during questioning, cops removed the pump and "with balled fists" they ‘tried to manipulate him into confessing’ to shooting his friend at a Bushwick Foot Locker.... (more)


Sunday August 3rd, 2014

LA Deputies Shoot & Kill Man Escaping Standoff; Second Hostage They've Killed This Year posted 08/03/2014, 11:58 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and killed 54-year-old Frank Mendoza after he fled his home escaping from a standoff, evidently the deputies mistook him for 24-year-old Cedric Ramirez, who was wanted for parole violations. Earlier this year LA deputies in a similar incident shot and killed a stabbing victim, while saving his attempted murderer. The story made headlines because the deputies' shooting victim was a production... (more)


Friday August 1st, 2014

Killer Criminal Cop in Oakland Invokes "Nuremberg Defense" — Gets Reinstated posted 08/01/2014, 2:05 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was struck in the head by a lead-lined beanbag round during an October 25 protest in Oakland, Officer Robert Roche fired a CS tear-gas canister into a crowd of people who had gathered to help him. This act of self-indulgent sadism is hardly out of what passes for Roche's character: As a SWAT operative, Roche has been involved in three fatal shootings, and has posted a pho... (more)


FBI, "Local" Police Barricade Entire Town posted 08/01/2014, 9:18 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police and FBI agents investigating the disappearance and death of 14-year-old April Millsap haven’t solved the case, but they did manage to stage an unrelated marijuana raid (priorities, you know) and impose a blockade around the entire town of Armada, Michigan. ... (more)


Thursday July 31st, 2014

Woman Sues After Becoming Unwitting Hostage In Unannounced Active Shooter Drill posted 07/31/2014, 3:25 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Colorado woman has filed suit against her former employer and the Carbondale Police Department after she says she was taken hostage during an unannounced active shooter drill. The training exercise, which occurred last October, allegedly resulted in Michelle Meeker being held at gunpoint by a police officer disguised as a mass shooter.

Meeker says she was confronted by the officer while working at the Heritage Park Care Center, an assisted living facility for senior citizens, an
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Michigan Hospital Security Guards Tase Handcuffed Man, Snatch Camera from Witness posted 07/31/2014, 3:25 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Hospital security guards in Michigan were struggling with a handcuffed man in a wheelchair who was yelling for help in a parking lot when one of them tasered him in the back.

When the guards noticed a man was video recording, they went after him and snatched his camera, telling him it was “private property” and the torture of the handcuffed man was “confidential.”

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Oakland Cop Fired Over Occupy Incident Reinstated With Back Pay posted 07/31/2014, 3:24 PM (Inside Bay Area)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
OAKLAND -- A police officer fired for throwing a tear gas grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade is getting his job back.

An arbitrator on Wednesday overturned the Police Department's termination of Officer Robert Roche and ordered him reinstated with back pay.

Roche became the lightning rod over police handling of the 2011 Occupy protests when he was caught on camera tossing the grenade into a crowd of protesters try
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They say they can't determine who shot the lead round at his head and police are stonewalling, so no one gets in trouble and everyone gets to keep their job. Seems legit. - Chris


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/31/2014, 3:24 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A six-pack of dirty narcs gets nailed in Philly, a trio of crooked jail guards gets popped in New York City, an upstate New York cop gets busted for providing heads-ups to suspects, and a former West Virginia cop heads to prison for ripping off pain pills. Let's get to it:

In New York City, three Rikers Island jail guards were arrested Tuesday on ch
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Jeremy Scahill Says If You Get Pulled Over By Cops They Can See If You Are On A "Watch List" posted 07/31/2014, 3:24 PM (Al Jazeera)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Wednesday July 30th, 2014

Mom Arrested For Allowing Her 7-Yr-Old Son To Go To Nearby Park Alone posted 07/30/2014, 9:53 AM (WPTV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A mother faces a charge of child neglect after she allowed her son to go to a local park alone. She says he's old enough but Port St. Lucie Police disagree. Now she's fighting back.

"I'm totally dumbfounded by this whole situation," said the mother, Nicole Gainey.

It began last Saturday afternoon when Gainey gave her son Dominic permission to walk from their house
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The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and Anal Cavity Searches in New Mexico posted 07/30/2014, 8:30 AM (Reason)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


On July 28, 2014, Reason TV released "Do You Have It Up Your Ass?": Drug Warriors in New Mexico Go Too Far. Incorporating footage from cameras on the dashboards and lapels of New Mexico law enforcement officers, the program tells the story of Timothy Young, a man who was pulled over in Lordsburg, New Mexico, for a traffic violation in Oct
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Iowa Cop Accidentally Discharges Gun after Pursuing Man Experiencing Medical Condition posted 07/30/2014, 8:30 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police in Iowa chased a man in a car, forcing him to stop, then busting out his windows -- and even discharging their gun -- after they spotted him in the driver’s seat with a “faraway stare.”

It turns out, the man was having a medical episode, possibly related to diabetes, but that made no difference to the cops because they are only trained to hurt, not help.

The
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Albuquerque Police Department Considers Scrapping MRAP Armored Vehicle posted 07/30/2014, 8:30 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Albuquerque Police Department is considering scrapping use of its MRAP armored vehicle after a deluge of negative press attention and complaints that the vehicle is a sign of America’s slide into a militarized police state.

The APD is already under intense scrutiny as a result of its officers being involved in the deaths of 27 people since 2010, including the shooting of 38-year-old James Boyd earlier this year, who was executed by Albuquerque Police Department officers for t
... (more)


Houston Cop Forces Family to Leave Blind Chihuahua at Roadside to Die in Traffic Stop posted 07/30/2014, 8:29 AM (Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The mayor of Houston has apologized to a family whose nearly blind dog was killed in traffic after a police officer forced them to leave it on the side of the road.

Josie Garcia told KTRK that the family pet Chihuahua, named Guero, was along for the trip when her husband gave a friend a ride on July 13. The men were stopped by a Houston police officer for failing to use a turn signal, and a
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