Campbell, holding the camera, moves slowly to his right, filming the line; Campbell is heard twice asking, "Is this OK?" "When I was approaching the line, an officer told me to stop and step back, so I stepped back 5 or 10 feet and started film
The FBI has classified fans of the Detroit-based hip-hop band Insane Clown Posse--who call themselves Juggalos and paint their faces like their heroes--as a violent, fast-growing "gang" worth monitoring.
Citing a federal appeals court ruling, a Goffstown District Court judge dismissed a charge of unlawful wiretapping against a Weare man who used his cell phone’s voice mail to record a traffic stop by a police officer. Judge Edward Tenney cited a F
Back in December of 2009, a federal appeals court in California said law enforcement personnel should not use a taser unless the intended target is posing an immediate threat. Could have set a new standard, but didn't, as statistics show.
nowing they would get into skirmishes with protesters, Oakland police officers have developed a system that makes them completely incognito. First, they don riot gear from head to toe, including helmets with visors covering their faces, making the
Close your eyes and envision the smug cop on the stand, calmly testify with that half-smile on his face, believing that he, Police Officer Lupo, was king of the courtroom. Then defense attorney Michael Diamondstein produced the video.
OK, first is the “top-ranking TSA official in Jackson,” Mississippi, who murdered his adulterous lover and fellow-TSA goon. And admitted — bragged about? — it. Twice. Second are the cops sent to rescue the damsel who failed to find her apartment u
The arresting officer came by the cell, Samantha Zucker said, to make snide remarks about finding her with a friend in Riverside Park after its 1 a.m. closing. “He was telling me that I needed to get a new boyfriend, that I should get a guy who take
Phillips cooperated with the officers, consenting to a search of the Acura and responding respectfully. Officers cursed at him and produced a baseball bat, then made a proposition — the reckless driving and drag racing charges would be dropped if Phi
Moriah Stafford found an iPhone in a shopping cart at a Kohl's store. Stafford took the phone to her son's home, thinking he could help her contact the owner. Next thing she knew, sheriff's deputies kicked in the door, [without a warrant] grabbed the
A Northern California school police officers union has angered a town after it sold T-shirts with a picture of a child behind bars and the slogan: "U raise 'em, we cage 'em."
"I'm tickled to death," giggled Chief Deputy Randy McDaniel of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Officer in Texas. The latest lethal toy, a $300,000 ShadowHawk UAV weapons platform purchased by way of a Homeland Security grant.
One cop can be heard telling another cop to book him for “resisting arrest.” Meador ended up being booked on public intoxication, which was never part of the conversation during the arrest. And he comes across extremely sober while interviewing
"I'm tickled to death," giggled Chief Deputy Randy McDaniel of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Officer in Texas. The source of McDaniel's childish glee was his department's latest lethal toy, a $300,000 ShadowHawk UAV weapons platform purchased by wa
A Miami police officer was running late to his off-duty job, so he drove his squad car at speeds of more than 120 mph, refusing to stop for a Florida Highway Patrol officer who was trying to pull him over.
"Any assault on a police officer is not only punishable as a felony in the State of New York, but will also be met with swift and certain legal action by the SBA, which will seek monetary damages against any individual who causes injury to a New York
The Iraq veteran seriously wounded Tuesday night at “Occupy Oakland” sustained minor brain damage and has been rendered unable to speak, doctors said Friday, adding that he will likely be able to make a full recovery in time. Scott Olsen, 24, was
A investigation into the police fixing traffic tickets ended in indictments and a stunning display of vitriol by hundreds of off-duty officers, who converged on the courthouse to applaud their accused colleagues and denounce their prosecution.
Catherine Bleish and John Bush interview Lori Norris of the Arizona DPS about the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) Jan, 7th 2010. Learn more at http://operationdefuse.com or by joining the Facebook Fan page! see also WeAreChangeAr
Someone read CopBlock.org’s feature by Larken Rose titled, “When You Should Shoot a Cop?” They liked it so much they printed and handed out copies of it at Occupy Phoenix. According to the statement released by Arizona Counter-Terrorist Information
Woman gets hit with stray bullet, heads to hospital. NYPD officers decide she’s lying about what happened, arrest her, detain her for five days . . . then release her with no charges.
Acting on what they insisted was valid intelligence, the strike force — 30 combat-equipped operators backed up by armored vehicles — didn’t bother to get a search warrant.
One photographer was detained for photographing a subway turnstile and accused of being in cahoots with Al-Qaeda. Another photographer was detained for photographing a courthouse and investigated for terrorist activity. And another photographer
Fifteen police officers were expected to surrender to the authorities in the Bronx by Friday morning to face criminal charges after a long-running grand jury investigation into the widespread practice of fixing tickets for colleagues, family members
And good on Google for refusing to do it. TechCrunch still finds room to criticize the company, and I agree with most of that criticism. (It would be nice if they named the police agency.) Still, Google’s transparency report is in itself a pretty
...Arpaio said, "I can't tell you everything, but there could be a shock there somewhere that my guys came up with. I can't talk too much about it. It's in the process."
The Oakland Police Department, who shot and critically injured an unarmed 24 year old U.S. Marine with a tear gas canister last night, has placed 2nd only to Israel in "terrorism" training exercises two years in a row.
A US Border Patrol agent was sentenced to 2 years in prison for improperly lifting the arms of a 15-year-old drug smuggling suspect while handcuffed — in a deprivation of constitutional right to be free from the use of unreasonable force.
An Iraq war veteran has a fractured skull and brain swelling after allegedly being hit by a police projectile. Scott Olsen is in a "critical condition" in Highland hospital in Oakland, a hospital spokesman confirmed.