Weekley shot and killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones on the night of May 16, 2010, as officers executed a search warrant on the duplex her family lived in. The officers entered Stanley-Jones’s home searching for a murder suspect who was later found
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases state officials assembled to prevent driver’s-license fraud but increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide
The ACLU is suing the Philadelphia PD for arresting citizens attempting to observe or record them in public. Police are no longer just singling out citizens with cameras. They are arresting citizens who are simply standing there watching them.
While testifying before the House Judiciary Committee today, FBI Director Robert Mueller could not name the lead investigator in the IRS case involving the targeting of conservative groups. It is now one month into the investigation.
Our guest today on the Attorney for Freedom Show is the Morning Mayor himself, Dave Pratt. Dave Joins Marc, Mike and Traci as they discuss everything from politics to the Judicial System, to Mexico, Wal-Mart, Costco and everything in between.
Lenco makes an armored personnel carrier that's popping up in cities, towns, and counties across the country. Last year, Jim Massery, a spokesman for the company, told me they now have Bearcats in 90 of the largest cities in America.
A former Massachusetts State Police investigator who doggedly pursued James “Whitey” Bulger testified his efforts to bust the longtime Irish mob boss and other organized-crime figures were disrupted by FBI agents and Justice Dept. officials.
Rep. Jeff Duncan wants to know why IRS law enforcement agents are training with AR-15 rifles.
Incredible video - one of those times you're glad the camera's rolling - of two "marshalls" in a Nevada family "court" in 2011 illegally arresting a crying woman for charging that one of them groped her during an earlier "drug search" in a witness..
Boulder residents who intentionally leave their doors open, may unintentionally be inviting a Boulder police officer in for a visit. Chrissy Smiley learned this fact in surprising fashion when she returned to her condo to find a card from a officer s
A controversial police spy agency overlooked the alleged Boston Marathon bombing mastermind, but kept secret files on local peace activists—possibly including marathon rescue hero Carlos Arredondo.
A Detroit grandmother testified she could only watch in terror as masked police officers with guns drawn stormed her home in a hunt for a murder suspect that led to the fatal shooting of her 7-year-old granddaughter. Police officer Joseph Weekley is
Paul claims that rather than be booked for his crimes, he was taken into a room at the police station with an FBI officer named Phillip Christiana. The officer allegedly told him the charges would go away if he wore a wire to meetings of
In the wake of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country. But in recent months, an overwhelming 55 of the state’s 62 county sheriffs have joined a lawsuit aiming to block the measures.
The residents of Liberty County, Florida heard the news Wednesday that their Sheriff was arrested for doing his job. Sheriff Nicholas Finch was booked into the Liberty County Jail. Florida Governor Rick Scott has named Carl Causey to
Sheriff Nicholas Finch said he “believed in Second Amendment rights” after releasing a man arrested on a gun charge.
The Law Office of Marc J. Victor, P.C. represents Mr. Thornton, an African American man in a civil suit against the City of Surprise after being arrested, charged, and prosecuted for Driving under the Influence after blowing a .000 PBT ....
New York politicians are hoping to pass a bill that would make it a felony to “harass, annoy or threaten” a cop in the line of duty, which would no doubt be used against citizens who record cops in public. If passed, citizens convicted
When Sean Thomas sued 3 New York City police officers in 2009, claiming they had used excessive force against him, he appeared to have a strong case. After his arrest the previous year during a dispute with his girlfriend at her home in the Bronx
Police Officer Ali Oklu said it began in 2010 with a phone call from a fellow officer: “Hey, you want a side job?” At the time, he lived at home with his two elderly parents, helping to support them through his position with the New York Police Dept.
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.
We can reason out intellectually the right way, the lawful way, interactions between law enforcement and citizens ought to be framed. And then there's this....
A southeast Texas town with a history of racial unrest on Monday fired two white police officers recently captured on video slamming a black woman’s head into a countertop and wrestling her to the ground.
The school-to-prison pipeline strikes again.
22 years ago, then-FBI Director Louis Freeh – still basking in his agency’s residual glory from the Mt. Carmel Massacre of April 1993 – visited Moscow to sign a joint cooperation accord with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).
A Florida cop was fired amid an investigation into the death of 38-year-old Marlon Brown, who police say was run over by a squad car last month as he fled an officer. Dashboard video taken from DeLand, Fla. Officer J.P. Harris’s car shows him
Rather frightening video coming out of Tacoma, Washington, where a man simply using his video camera is suddenly cornered by 2 Customs and Border Agency Vehicles for “suspicious filming” and “not having a permit”.
An African American SFPD cop is alleging that three of his fellow officers beat him up last night in what the NAACP is labeling "racial profiling."
The off-duty Arlington County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 22-year-old in Alexandria initially told 911 operators the young man had pulled a knife on him. But the only knife police found was folded and clipped in the young man’s pocket,