A 2008 surveillance doc described Elshinawy as "a young spiritual leader (who) lectures and gives speeches at dozens of venues." The NYPD deemed him a threat because "he is so highly regarded by so many young and impressionable individuals."
Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States, the company said Tuesday.
We have just learned that Concord School Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday night to discuss an endorsement of the BearCat. Apparently, Concord's Chief of Police, and author of the grant application, is trying to rally support for the BearCat by
In April 2013, police officers and a social worker from Sacramento County's Child Protective Services entered the home of Anna and Alex Nikolayev and took their baby, Sammy, away from them. They had no warrant.
Police officers have performed 2,600 searches using the new database feature, which scans driver’s license photographs and police mug shots and compares them to any image, be it a photograph or a still-frame from a surveillance camera.
In a word – don’t.
The young people who now think so poorly of democracy may grow up to become fighters for freedom. The cry of “Give me television and hamburgers, but don’t bother me with the responsibilities of liberty,” may give place, under altered circumstances, t
As for NSA spying, the notion of “done nothing wrong, nothing to worry about” clearly is NOT true anymore. It was based upon the premise that government can’t arrest you without cause and if they did the courts will defend you and sanction them. That
In LOVE Park, Philadelphia, PA on Saturday August 24, 2013 activists demonstrated against the NSA's surveillance program that has not faced its end yet. Also protested were Philadelphia's unreasonable stop and frisk policies that go against the Fou
After eluding the police for more than a week, Alejandro Gonzalez surrendered in San Jose on January 10, 2011.
Literary fans know William T. Vollmann as a National Book Award-winning author; the FBI knew him as Unabomber suspect S-2047. Vollmann explores his FBI file keyed to discovering he was suspected of being the Unabomber.
“I think it took me a while to fully understand that the training that I had had . . . with the FBI, [the Drug Enforcement Administration] and others, which was to investigate criminal acts after they’d occurred, was not going to be the p
On July 23 I wrote about how the US reversed roles with the USSR and became the tyrant that terrifies the world.
Despite the persecutions, despite the mysterious deaths, despite the media hit pieces and open unapologetic slander, it still seems as if you all haven't gotten the memo:
In a developing story, Sheriff Nick Finch was arrested, charged with a felonyand suspended without pay for supporting a citizen’s 2nd Amendment rights.
Law enforcement has become the standing army the Founders warned us not to have
A 44-year-old man climbed onto the roof of his apartment and began acting strangely. Police arrived to help him down, but instead ended up killing him.
Police forces around the world have had the problem that when their officers get a bit carried away and start pepper spraying tied captives there is someone on hand filming the event on their mobile phones.
Congress made every misdemeanor, from spitting on the sidewalk to driving under the influence, a federal crime. Where once you had to be special to bump into federal law enforcement, now local law enforcement is a subsidiary to Washington
A homeless couple that was shot 15 times by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies has been awarded $4.1 million by a federal judge.
"A 95-year-old man who served his country during World War II is now dead after police stormed his retirement home with riot shields, Tasered him and shot him with bean bag rounds – all because he adamantly refused to undergo high-risk surgery."
The detention of my partner, David Miranda, by UK authorities will have the opposite effect of the one intended
While each new national-security power Washington has embraced was controversial when enacted, they are often discussed in isolation. But they don’t operate in isolation.