When a man left the grocery store he thought it was nervy that someone parked a pickup truck in the fire lane beside the entrance, so he asked the driver what gave him the privilege. The driver was an off-duty state police trooper, and by the end of
We will not recognize [American Fascism] as it rises. It will wear no black shirts here. It will probably have no marching songs. It will rise out of a congealing of a group of elements that exist here and that are the essential components of Fascism
In a disgusting show of force and intimidation, San Diego police officers arrested a New York Jets fan during Sunday’s playoff game at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium. His crime: cheering against the home team. Even San Diego fans booed the arrest
A former Phoenix homicide detective and a blogger critical of Phoenix police were indicted on multiple felony charges stemming from a 2008 harassment case. Officer David Barnes, 42, is accused of being a primary tipster to the Web site badphoenixc
The Rand Corporation was asked by the US Army to prepare a report recommending whether or not the US needed a National Stability Police force. Basically a call for American "Brown Shirts" Rand's answer was a resounding yes.
And why is this the only sherif in AZ actively working against the cameras?
Eliminating the test would save the city millions of dollars during a difficult economic time, and it would also boost minority hiring. (?)
A Minneapolis police SWAT team member was charged Thursday in the takeover-style robbery of a suburban bank, and authorities said he confessed to several other armed robberies in the Twin Cities area.
Greg Schubert, had a pistol concealed under his suit coat, and Mr. Schubert was walking in what the court described as a "high crime area." At some point a police officer, J.B. Stern, who lived up to his last name, caught a glimpse of the attorney's
A former Mississippi prosecutor and judge whose legal conquests became the subject of books and a movie, reported to federal prison Monday for lying to the FBI in a judicial bribery investigation.
Police officials said traffic agents and officers apparently overlooked a van parked illegally for at least 2 days because of the windshield placard from a nonprofit group called the Detectives Crime Clinic of New Jersey and New York.
It's open season on gun carriers. A case out of the First Circuit has some painful lessons for gun carriers in Georgia. A United States Circuit Court of Appeals last week upheld the constitutionality of pointing a gun at any citizen daring to ca
New Jersey law enforcement officials now have the authority to use electronic stun guns, also called tasers, in limited circumstances involving emotionally disturbed individuals. "This is the first time in this state that officers are going to be aut
In Savannah Georgia a snitch/competior uses the favor of the police force to set up an undercover sting on a delivery service. Over 5 police officers detain a man for delivering biscuits and gravy. You got to hear this story!
Police need reasons to believe a suspect is dangerous before firing a Taser and can't use their stun gun simply because the person is disobeying orders or acting erratically, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday. The decision by t
This month, a CA appeals court overturned a state law banning violent felons' possession of body armor. As might be expected, CA police are not pleased by the ruling. The president of the union representing LAPD officers is among those voicing that
The Ohio Supreme Court struck a victory for privacy rights, ruling police need a warrant to search a cellphone. The court rightly recognized cellphones are a lot more than just telephones, and hold a wealth of personal information and the privacy int
An Indiana man said police threatened to confiscate his camera as he was filming a traffic stop in front of his house while standing on his own property. The man, who goes by the username dUsTjUnKy2000 on the forums of the Indianapolis Star newspa
Hendershott's response was exactly the note one would expect from Arpaio. Naturally, he maligns Polk as having tried to "tank the case" she was working on because she's part of the conspiracy against Arpaio. And so, Yavapai County Attorney Polk joi
Pundits of an authoritarian bent, playing to the punitive populist sub-population, refer to a non-existent "war on police"; police officials insist that exceptional episodes of genuinely tragic violence represent the "new normal" for police officers.
The District Attorney commented for the first time since a grand jury refused to charge the drug agents who shot and killed a young minister 3 months ago during a botched drug bust. It is a tragedy all the way around," he said.
Yesterday I rebutted, "What of the good cops that you don't discuss!?" Today I address the notion that higher-ups don't know about the transgressions of cops-in-the-field who would be reined in if they did. I believe the contrary is true.
Both the NY and LA police depts. maintain lists of crimes committed by political figures, and have policies not to automatically charge these people, but to hold it over their heads as a way of ensuring the pols vote for more funding.
Well, as it turns out, Washington DC residents know exactly how much of a joke 911 is in their own town, after a cop. Pulled a gun. On kids. Throwing snowballs. Yeah, and they're reading this cop the riot act. Not.
Controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., is no stranger to hardball tactics, so he probably isn't fazed by being on the receiving end of rough politics. Still, that doesn't excuse the Obama administration's apparent ideological ven
The tantalizing story about how the kind neighbour got accused of the very same cime LOE's did.
The bomb threats and pepper spray attack would be investigated as acts of terrorism had they been carried out by common citizens in support of a detainee. But the police union thugs who demanded that Stoddard be released from jail and have his record
A federal judge has ruled the New York Police Department must release 2,000 pages of documents related to its surveillance of protesters before the 2004 Republican National Convention. Judge Richard Sullivan's ruling was made public Monday. It sup
4 years later, a reporter looking at the conduct of the Police Dept. in the aftermath of the hurricane called Dziadul to ask whether she had ever seen the official report on McDonald’s death that said a police officer with an AR-15 assault rifle had
During the turbulent days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, New Orleans police shot 10 civilians, at least four of whom died, according to interviews and internal police documents. But a fresh examination of the post-storm period