The state has a special HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) unit to search private medical records without warrants, and that Lewis was simply the first person to be caught up in that net.
A Florida police sergeant was fired for offering Trayvon Martin shooting targets to his colleagues. Two officer allegedly refused to use the targets for firearm training. One of those officers filed a complaint against him, which prompted an internal
North Carolina resident Felicia Gibson was arrested for video recording a traffic stop from her front yard. Salisbury Police Sgt. Mark Hunter even went as far as chasing Gibson inside her home where he arrested her for resisting arrest.
Two Atlanta police cars were pelted with bricks, rocks and hammers Tuesday night after they cruised into a neighborhood where residents were already angered over cell phone footage that captured a man being beaten by several officers.
FBI agent Phillip Christiana apparently tried to pressure Paul into wearing a wire into the KAC and luring people into pot transactions, offering him immunity from prosecution in exchange. Follow the link to read more about how the FBI agent tried to
But by Tuesday, the story had changed. “…Joseph Stravinskas, 27, was shooting at cans behind a house about half an hour before the presidential motorcade came by.” No matter. They arrested poor Joseph and charged him “with breach of peace in the
San Diego police slapped a cell phone camera out of a man’s hands Saturday, claiming it could be a weapon, before pouncing on him and handcuffing him, lacerating his chin in the process. Adam Pringle ended up jailed overnight on charges of obstruc
The city added a thousand-dollar insult to an already painful injury when it demanded that a Brooklyn cyclist pay for damage to the police car that struck and sent him flying.
Despite their guns, badges, batons, Tasers, handcuffs and pepper spray canisters, police continue to prove they are terrified of free expression – arresting a woman over an photo that sent shivers down the spine of a panic-stricken police
He says he was making small talk with his physical therapist, complaining about what he considers to be lax security at his granddaughter’s school, when the therapist claimed Davis made a threatening comment about going into the school and opening fi
A motorist cannot have his car taken to a border station to be x-rayed based on a window tint violation, a federal judge ruled allowing a lawsuit to proceed in the wake of an traffic stop where motorists who had done nothing wrong were detained for 3
With cities cutting their police to balance budgets, some well-to-do neighborhoods are hiring private security, marking an expansion of unarmed guards beyond office parks and gated communities.
A new sheriff who was cracking down on the drug trade in southern West Virginia's coalfields was shot to death in the spot where he usually parked his car for lunch, and State Police said the suspect was in a hospital with gunshot wounds inflicted by
A King County man was shot while sleeping in his bed 16 times by local police who invaded the house.
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly admitted that cops target blacks and Hispanics for the city's controversial "stop and frisk" program to keep guns off the street, a state lawmaker testified this morning.
Why were Bear and Marcella singled out for such abusive treatment? According to recorded radio traffic among the deputies, the paramilitary raid was carried out because Bear had been politically profiled as a “Constitutionalist” – which meant that in
So why offer such a big reward? I offered a theory before his killing. Apparently, the message is that if they capture Dorner, they will kill him as punishment. This trio is really comprised of two messages, one for Dorner and the other for public
Like many third-world countries, Arkansas is a beautiful place inhabited by lovely people who are burdened with an extravagantly corrupt ruling class. This helps explain how Sulphur Springs, Arkansas has a convicted killer as its police chief.
Gregory Grice was 16-years-old, when he ventured to a New York train station to take some photos in 2011. But that didn’t stop police from arresting him while calling him a terrorist.
"So, who are the right people?" asks officer Pedro Serrano, during an argument with his supervisor about how to make a legal stop. "Depends where you are," replies Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack.
One of the troopers, Kelley Helleson, who left the courthouse after testifying Friday, is charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of official oppression. She was seen on dashcam video searching the body cavities
Resisting arrest is not a crime. It is a common-law right, the exercise of which is treated as if it were a crime. The act of resistance was transmuted into a criminal offense chiefly through judicial activism, rather than legislation.
The Hialeah Police Dept. has gone on a camera-grabbing, rights-squashing, charge-trumping rampage against citizens in recent weeks without any apparent fear of repercussions, proving to be one of the most power-abusing police
4th Amendment Being Violated On TV? 2 Men Arrested For Refusing To Open Up The Door Of His Own Home TLC
The developments come amid a federal trial over the department’s use of stop and frisk, and they follow how city police systematically listened in on sermons, hung out at cafes and other public places, infiltrated colleges and photographed people as
Officer Derek Middendorf of the Melbourne Florida Police is shown in the tape attacking Albert Flowers, 66, without provocation. As shown in the video below, he not only attacked Flowers but tried to disable his dash camera before the attack. After M
A drunk cop near Las Vegas drove several miles on a blown tire in "a $50,000 unmarked SWAT vehicle," rim sparking the while. Another motorist tried to alert Officer Sot; naturally, the cop ignored him. So the motorist called 911, reporting a drunk dr
Barnegat, N.J. police arrested a woman after they say she got out of her car, lifted her shirt and bra and exposed her breasts to surveillance cameras.
In California, the government is already coming for the guns.
Two officers in Florida have been placed on leave and a family is demanding answers after a suicidal man was shot and killed by police over the weekend. The mother of 43-year-old Arthur Dixon Jr. called St. Petersburg police