Learn Without Concern: A Public Forum on Concealed Weapons on Campus, will take place on the west side of Old Main Fountain on Wednesday, March 9th, from 12-1pm. The purpose of this forum is to educate students, faculty, staff, and the Tucson communi
Why Cops Love the Drug War
Police admit the MAV, if flown low enough, has the ability to look into people’s home, but that is not its intended purpose.
The state whose motto is “Live Free or Die” has been twisting wiretapping laws to criminally charge citizens who record police in public. And the 3 citizens charged with felony wiretapping within the last year were all involved in the Free State Proj
Monroe Co. Sheriff’s posed as a defense attorney to get incriminating information out of a suspect who was in jail on a host of charges, including drug distribution. They talked him into refusing to cooperate with his public defender and to plead gui
The pro-legalization group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition fretted that President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon were embarking on a counterproductive mission after the two pledged "renewed cooperation" on the drug war Thursda
Activists were successful in buying TRUNKS full of usable firearms that would have otherwise been destroyed (or ended up in the hands of “terrorists” – as we have seen before how cops confiscate guns and resell them to cartels…)
We have WON every time they have attempted this in Texas. The TX and US Supreme CT has ruled the practice of road checkpoints unconstitutional, but that hasn’t stopped the Locals and the Feds from trying over, and over, and over again.
The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest of the population. While these findings could improve our understanding of criminal behavior, th
A community college student who says he's never done anything that should attract the interest of federal law enforcement officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI for secretly putting a GPS tracking device on his car.
A man armed with an assault rifle, handgun and a knife walked into a small central Louisiana sheriff's office on Monday afternoon, took a hostage and wounded a deputy before being shot. The gunman, 52-year-old John Futrell of Colfax, and the depu
Police officers in Lansing, Michigan are in hot water after an investigative report by local ABC News affiliate WXYZ.
While talking about what they should do, officers began to eye the expensive recording equipment around Simpson's home, ultimately deciding that they could very well take everything if they wanted thanks to the drugs they'd found. What they didn't
A Canadian man who videotaped two cops sleeping in their squad car ended up getting ticketed and fined. Now the cops are under investigation as the video has gone viral. Maxime Carpentier said he was driving by when he saw the cop car parked wi
In Oregon, a 9-year-old girl was escorted from class to a school conference room, where a child-welfare caseworker and a police officer questioned her about whether her father had touched her inappropriately. After 2 hours of questioning, she finally
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police SWAT officer died Friday evening after being seriously injured in an accident at his home in Mint Hill. Police identified the officer as Fred Thornton, a veteran of the force. Thornton was on a SWAT call earlier
An FBI informant who infiltrated a California mosque violated the constitutional rights of hundreds of Muslims by targeting them for surveillance because of their religion, the ACLU and a Muslim group said in a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed against the
But one of the men who pleaded guilty in Minnesota said the anarchist group that the rangers are focusing on did not exist. The man, Bradley Crowder, said it was an ad hoc collection of young anarchists who had pooled resources to hire a van for the
An 11-year-old Arvada boy was arrested and hauled away in handcuffs for drawing stick figures in school, something his therapist told him to do. His parents say they understand what he did was inappropriate, but are outraged by the way Arvada Police
Amid the largest protests Madison, Wisconsin has seen in decades, newly elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker last week issued a stark message to public labor unions occupying the capitol building: we have options, and using the National Guard against
Bill Johnson, executive director of the National Association of Police Organizations, says the onus for the increase in no-knock cases is on the judges who authorize such warrants.
The Atlanta police force will no longer tangle with citizens who videotape their actions in public, according to a recent settlement between citizen activists and the city. "We commend the city for resolving a long-standing problem of police inter
US Court of Appeals denies relief to sober Army veteran jailed for DUI. The Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals on Tuesday saw no problem with jailing a man for eight hours after he blew .03 on a breathalyzer -- far below the legal limit. Santa
A judge pulled a gun on a crutch-swinging defendant who went wild in a crowded rural courtroom after being found guilty of harassment Thursday, a witness said. A police officer shot and wounded the man, who had a cast on his leg, after he lunged a
But 3 witnesses gave a different version of events at the court. They said the officer used unnecessary force in twice shooting a defendant they said became unruly but did not attempt to get a gun and was anyway on crutches with a broken hip
A 7-year-old child allegedly shot a Nerf-style toy gun in his Hammonton, N.J., school Jan. 18. No one was hurt, but the pint-size softshooter now faces misdemeanor criminal charges. Hammonton Police began an investigation into the “suspicious acti
The Shelby County Sheriff has prepared a criminal complaint against a newspaper reporter for asking him questions. Embattled Sheriff Dean Kimpel, who was already under fire for allegations of sexual assault, is now accusing a writer from the Sidney D
Jeremy Marks, 18, was arrested and bizarrely charged with “attempted lynching” last May after an altercation another youth had with a campus police officer in Los Angeles. Marks was among several students who watched Officer Erin Robles get into a ph
Already stinging from public release of fact that BATF enabled gun-running into Mexico, now it seems guns from the big sting operation in Phoenix last week resulted directly in a federal officer's killing.