A Brooklyn cop kicked a 10-year-old boy in the shin, breaking his leg, as the child was recording him with his cell phone, according to court papers. Cops were responding to Krystle Silvera’s Flatbush home looking for her ex-boyfriend in connectio
On February 3, news emerged that the city of Chicago, now run by former Obama right-hand man Rahm Emanuel, is issuing $900 million in bonds, $100 million of which is going directly to pay off plaintiffs of lawsuits against the city.
Post Office joins other federal agencies stockpiling over two billion rounds of ammo
Google Glass may soon become a favored tool for law enforcement agencies in the United States.
These are the police we asked for. The ones we demanded. The ones who would protect us from all evils. They are now battering down our doors, ripping out our surveillance cameras and storming inside our homes in tight brigades with weapons drawn.
Over the past couple of years, drivers in Florida and Texas have been ticketed for notifying their fellow motorists about speed traps. In Florida, Ryan Kintner simply flashed his high-beams to oncoming cars -- the international "Police ahead!" s
A violent rollover accident in Chula Vista, California on the 805 freeway was responded to by firefighters, and ended up with a first responder in handcuffs. Firefighter Jacob Gregoire and his fire crew were on the scene after the crash was reported,
Homeland Security Theater productions follow a rigid formula.
Justice Antonin Scalia predicts that the Supreme Court will eventually authorize another a wartime abuse of civil rights such as the internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Watch this video, taken from a police raid in Des Moines, Iowa. Send it to some people. When critics (like me) warn about the dangers of police militarization, this is what we’re talking about.
Police in Los Angeles do not want the public to know how the department uses automated license plate readers. Privacy advocates filed a lawsuit to force the city government to reveal how this technology is being used to track motorists.
This past Sunday evening former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat down for an interview with German television network ARD. The interview has been intentionally blocked from the US public, with virtually no major broadcast news outlets covering this
Google recently filed a patent for a system that identifies when and where a “mob” event takes place and sends multimedia alerts to relevant parties. A “mob” is an activity attracting an abnormal amount of video recording and picture taking
New studies show that unbridled hateful speech can cause emotional harm. Is it time for the United States to follow other democracies and impose limits on what Neo-Nazis and other haters say?
Why does a state have to have their own anti-terror statute and the radical and possibly unconstitutional methods employed by the police to infiltrate protest groups. Their intent is to disrupt and prevent protests from happening in the first place.
Snowden was interviewed for the German television and appears to have been blocked intentionally by US government authorities. The US media appears to have gone ‘radio silent’ about it. It has been repeatedly taken down immediately on YouTube
Last week a local news station in Eloy, Arizona ran footage of police shooting an unarmed man, Manuel Orosco Longoria, in the back while he had his hands in the air, contradicting police claims that he was attempting to draw a weapon. The video was
A recent study found that crime labs across the country are literally being incentivized to turn out results that will be favorable to prosecutors in getting criminal convictions. Some say that this introduces a point of compromise in a process tha
The reality Americans must contend with is that the world is no better the day after President Obama’s State of the Union address than it was the day before.
Like countless other people, Los Angeles resident Sergio Arreola was the victim of criminal violence by the police, and forced to defend himself in court because his assailants were encouraged to lie and allowed to do so without punishment.
We previously discussed the horrific case out of New Mexico involving David Eckert involving a series of demeaning and invasive cavity searches of an innocent man stopped along a road. That abuse cost the city and county $1.8 million in a recent sett
Get the SHERIFFS and form a 100,000 member POSSEE. Withdraw from the Union. This is ridiculous.
While visiting the elite Battle Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, “I head discussion of the Posse Comitatus Act, which forbids the National Guard to act as a local police force,” reported Robert D. Kaplan in his 1996 book An Empire Wilder
Attemping to confront city councilman George Cushingberry Jr. regarding a recent scandal, Fox 2′s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter M.L. Elrick was shoved and manhandled by two Detriot police officers assigned to council security.
Spy On thy neighbor as thyself
Prosecutors from the state of Illinois are deeply bothered by defense attorneys’ focus on police conduct in the criminal investigation into the “NATO 3″ and the surveillance operation conducted prior to targeting the defendants.
What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest?