He was immediately approached by a male cop who demanded to know for “security reasons” why he taking their photo. Vorus said he was taking photos for his photo collection. Eventually, an officer informed Vorus he was being detained.
The Jury is out after 2 long days of trial; the second day running all the way to 10PM on Thursday June 30th. John Kurtz has been convicted of resisting arrest without violence. John’s sentence, 30 days in a concrete cage, 7 days already served and 1
Jesse Kersey, a mentally handicapped 17-year-old, was riding his bicycle near his home and otherwise minding his own business when he was accosted by a stranger named Willie Hooper, an armed enforcer in the employ of the city of Dayton, Ohio. Jesse,
In Tennessee, a big drug bust is in jeopardy after a federal judge found that police had no reason for the traffic stop that led to the subsequent search and arrest: Lt. Shane Daugherty, a team supervisor with the 17th Judicial Drug Task Force and pe
The Fairfax County police officer who shot and killed unarmed motorist David Masters on Route 1 in 2009 has been fired for improper use of deadly force, police officials said on Tuesday.
In the case of a 69-year-old man killed last weekend in a shootout with police in his home: Why police found it necessary to break down William A. Cooper's door to execute a search warrant for prescription painkillers.
The Seattle Police Department apologized Wednesday after a resident snapped a picture of an assault rifle left unattended on the trunk of a patrol car.
"This leak has names, addresses, phone numbers, passwords, social security numbers, online dating account info, voicemails, chat logs, and seductive girlfriend pictures belonging to a dozen Arizona police officers," the group claimed and more....
The hacking group Lulz Security ended its 50-day reign of terror this weekend, but law enforcement’s hunt for its members will go on. Last week, FBI agents raided an Iowa woman’s home because of her connections to the group.
The use of confidential informants by New Jersey police leads to violations of civilians' rights and botched investigations thanks to inconsistent polices and insufficient oversight. Some departments throughout New Jersey failed to put agreements in
Treating children as suspects is the new normal in American culture. There is something innately wrong with children. If they’re too chatty, they need to be medicated. If they’re too angry, they need to be suppressed by a “peace officer.” They are no
According to The New York Times, the FBI just raided a data center in Virginia and seized many of its servers, causing websites owned by "tens of clients" to go offline - including those belonging to people who hadn't broken a law, and were not suspe
In this post, Gawker’s Jeff Neumann calls Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes a “racist”, without any supporting evidence whatsoever. The poorly-reported Mother Jones article he links to makes a number of questionable allegations and implications aga
A North Carolina blogger was threatened with arrest Thursday after attempting to photograph a cop making an arrest. When the blogger demanded the cop’s name, he lied and provided the name of a fellow cop. The woman who runs Crime in Charlotte t
Ten or 11 police officers were disciplined for their actions the night five teenagers were left in a locked police van at the Fort Lee Police Department, according to Borough Attorney Lee Cohen, who said he could not remember the exact number of offi
Six men were indicted on federal drug charges on Friday in connection with more than 90,000 marijuana plants stumbled on by bear hunters in a remote patch of forest that local authorities described as the largest cannabis farm ever found in Oregon.
Two bombs were found inside a Borders Bookstore in a suburban Denver shopping mall overnight, the FBI said on Saturday.
By a former Police Officer! What follows is a very honest, insightful and terrifying message as he touches on the police perspective and the militarization of the police (which was largely excused as necessary by the War on Drugs. "When I was a "poli
A city law states that a permit must be obtained to serve food to 25 or more people in a park, and limits groups to two permits per year.
It flew through the House with nary a word against it in the regular session.
Grant snapped the photo while being detained by Mehserle, sitting against the wall with other detainees. He called his ex-girlfriend and told her he was being abused by Mehserles. Then sent her the picture.
The video below is from a New York neighborhood meeting in support of Emily Good, the woman arrested for videotaping a traffic stop from her front yard. So Rochester police sent 4 squad cars to ticket the cars of meeting attendees who parked more tha
Bulger fled in 1995 after a retired FBI agent tipped him that he was about to be indicted. The Boston FBI had a corrupt relationship with its underworld informants, protecting mob figures for decades and allowing them to commit murders as long as the
A 28-year-old woman has been charged with obstructing governmental administration after refusing a police officer’s order to leave her front yard while she was videotaping a traffic stop.
James "Whitey" Bulger, a notorious Boston gangster on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list for his alleged role in 19 murders, was captured Wednesday near Los Angeles after living on the run for 16 years, authorities said. Bulger, 81, was arrested alo
A Midwest City woman has accused Oklahoma City police officers of raiding and ransacking her home in what appears to be a case of mistaken identity. And it all happened while her 12-year-old son was home alone.
Another week, another man shot dead during a drug raid. William Cooper, 69, of Hampton, Virginia, was killed over the weekend after an informant told local police that he was selling prescription painkillers. Cooper apparently fired at the police as
A woman was arrested for videotaping police from her front yard in Rochester, New York. The woman was recording a traffic stop where police had a man handcuffed. The cops noticed her recording and started hassling her with absurd notions.
A 16-year-old kid was handcuffed and detained for photographing trains in White Plains, New York earlier this month. Gregory Grice is a railfan, a train enthusiast, which means he is a terrorist in the eyes of police. He was using his iPhone to
Despite many lawyers saying that police must first obtain a subpoena before confiscating a camera, police throughout the country continue to do so. And they are justifying it by claiming it is evidence.