There is a controversy brewing at Tulane Law School which was the scene of a confrontation between controversial conservative filmmaker and activist James O’Keefe and former U.S. Attorney James Letten whose office handled the prosecution of O’Keefe
A New York City cop who arrested a New York Times photographer last year to prevent him from photographing an arrest was charged with falsifying records Monday, a charge that could land him in prison for seven years.
Monterey County has agreed to pay a family $2.6 million after police conducted a military-like raid on the home of an innocent man and burned down the home with the man inside while blocking fire trucks rushing to the scene.
"This morning we showed up at Moore Square at 9:00 a.m., just like we have done virtually every Saturday and Sunday for the last six years," wrote Rev. Hollowell. "Today, officers from Raleigh Police Department prevented us from doing our
The Detroit cop who snatched a reporter’s smartphone so it could “not be used as a weapon” as she video recorded an arrest last month, returning it to her without a SIM card after a six-hour detainment, will not be criminally charged.
Despite the constant arrests, Saulmon has no intention of stopping his activism as he rides his bike all over town with at least two cameras; one strapped to the bike, the other in his backpack ready to pull out. “I don’t care how many times they
For 3 minutes, neighbors watched in horror as Ruiz was choked and tasered while one of the assailants chanted the familiar refrain: “Stop resisting! Stop resisting!” The assailants then shackled Ruiz’s hands and feet, and dragged
The police had done nothing useful to solve that crime. Their only contribution to the case was to stage a lethal SWAT raid against a man who had been nowhere near the bar when the shooting took place, and had nothing to do with it.
Peter Christ co-founder of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) is our guest today. Attorney Marc J. Victor and Mike Wasdin put Peter to the test on libertarian philosophy and freedom issues.
Too many cops today have been conditioned to see the people they serve not as citizens with rights, but as an enemy. My argument is that this battlefield mindset is the product of a generation of politicians telling police that they're at war
A 44-year-old man climbed onto the roof of his apartment and began acting strangely. Police arrived to help him down, but instead ended up killing him.
A man who helped produce a documentary that questions the official cause of the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 has filed federal lawsuits seeking more information from the military. Thomas Stalcup says in 2 lawsuits filed in Boston he received
Crow says that Redell swore at him and “Brandies hands were clenched” and she “appeared willing to fight.” That is clearly not enough to justify such an assault. She is shown upset and agitated but sitting in the chair and crying. That is when Crow l
When the CIA was created in 1947, lawmakers instructed it not to exercise “police, subpoena, or law enforcement powers or domestic security functions.” Congress’s aim to prevent Agency operations at home is plain, but the exact nature of
The real question for police decision makers, be they police chiefs or politicians is whether you want more marijuana smoking and less murder, rape, assault, robbery and burglary, or less marijuana smoking and more murder, rape, assault,
Police dropped gun charges last Thursday against a former Fitchburg State University (FSU) student, after they had initially charged him for wearing a decorative belt made of inert ammunition.
A deputy in Texas accused of raping a woman in front of her children has resigned. The deputy came to her home to question her about harassing phone calls. During the questioning, the deputy allegedly sexually assaulted her in her own home.
A Texas deputy has filed a lawsuit against a woman for past and future “mental anguish” after he was called to her house last year on a 911 call and forced to kill her son-in-law, who was allegedly behaving irrationally after using drugs.
In Pennsylvania and other states, police can force landlords to evict tenants. Under “nuisance property” laws, individuals like domestic violence victims can be told by police if they call 911 one more time, they’ll be forced out of their homes.
A police department in Indiana has launched an internal investigation after a firefighter said he was thrown to the ground and threatened with a Taser for waving at several officers, who thought he was flipping them off.
Georgia DeKalb Sheriff deputies came to their home around 1:30 am and virtually tore down their door over an unpaid civil fine by the mother, Natania Griffin, who was 15 days late in paying $1,000. The deputy repeatedly threatening
Join Host Attorney Marc J. Victor and Co-Host Mike Wasdin as they put Sheriff Joe Arpaio on the hot seat and see what he is really all about.
The FBI says a Virginia man who won a discrimination lawsuit against the bureau can't be reinstated as a special agent until 2015 because of budget cuts.
The judge appointed an outside lawyer to oversee changes to the program and issue regular public reports. She also ordered a trial program in which officers would wear cameras in one precinct in each of New York’s five boroughs to record their encoun
The LAPD needs help from the federal government's lawyers to determine whether LAPD SWAT officers violated federal firearm laws by purchasing and reselling special edition Kimber brand pistols for profit to civilians.
The Police Accountability Tour, on the road from mid-August until December, will maximize police accountability by facilitating connections and collaboration among those who know that badges don’t grant extra rights, and through skill sharing ....
DPS director plans to “re-familiarize” his officers with the department’s policy on roadside cavity and strip searches
Raymond Michael had just left a court hearing over his previous arrest for photographing the federal courthouse when he spotted a Phoenix police officer jaywalking, so he snapped a photo.
As the police explain it, this 14-year-old girl attacked the police officer first, punching him. Of course, the video shows something slightly different. When someone inexplicably grabs a person’s arm, it should be reasonably expected that the pe
At around 1:30am my family and I were awaken by the sound of loud and aggressive banging at our front door. The Aggressive nature of the banging frightened us so I walked into the guest room that looks over the front of our house and was shocked when