The Pima Regional S.W.A.T. Team received a WMD grant from the Office of Homeland Security. These funds were utilized to purchase two (2) armored vehicles – Ballistic Engineered Armored Response and Rescue vehicles. The “Bear” is full-sized and the “B
Needless to say, for the moment, this new development shoots a mile-wide hole in the already suspect case against Cory Maye. It also ought to have repercussions well above and beyond Cory's case. Every person this guy has ever put behind bars
The president acknowledged making difficult choices that he says saved American lives. At the same time, Bush's aggressive use of commander in chief powers is exposing the White House to an unprecedented array of legal challenges.
An excellent reference to news links and other information that details the police state is coming to this country. And we voted for this. Stop voting!!!!!Entered By: Jean Carbonneau
President Bush urged Congress to give him "additional authority" to continue his administration's warrantless eavesdropping program. The speech was his latest effort to mark the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by framing the election-year natio
President Bush on Wednesday acknowledged previously secret CIA prisons around the world and said 14 high-value terrorism suspects — including the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks — have been transferred from the system to Guantanamo Bay for trials.
The best recommendation a review board could come up with after the execution of 20 year old unarmed Jaamal Bonner who was tasered and shot three times in the back is that maybe SWAT teams shouldn't carry machine guns during stings.
Belligerent Kingman cops couldn't be bothered with seeking a warrant before trespassing on private property and arresting a man for not cooperating with an "innocent little welfare check".
A U.S. civil liberties group asked a federal judge to halt a contentious domestic spying program that the U.S. government argues is essential to national security. Stop the National Security Agency's secret telephone eavesdropping program, which
So Bill Clinton, rather than just breaking the law as Bush did (then again, perhaps this is why Bush broke the law - he knew from history that the Republicans controlling the congress would oppose his efforts to expand wiretapping), decided to go to
The Department of Homeland Security and Congress have moved to make entering the US more restrictive by requiring passports to be used to travel from the Caribbean to the US, todays Wall Streeet Journal reports. The new rules being Jan 8th
With labor day weekend upon us and the holiday season right around the corner, American motorists must once again be extra vigilant against those with little respect for the rights of others and even less regard for the traveling public's safety
The Bush administration asked a federal judge to delay enforcing her order for a halt to the government's warrantless communications surveillance program.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield in England have developed a technique to compress fingerprints lifted from a crime scene so they can be transmitted to a fingerprint bureau in a fraction of the normal four to 20 minutes.
But these examples are few and far between. Most of the country is moving toward more militarization, more aggressive drug policing -- and less accountability when things go wrong.
Europe is stepping up efforts to explore the use of eye scans and other biometric technology to screen airline passengers who volunteer for background security checks. The goal is to see whether airport security can be enhanced and congestion ease
That seat belt ticket – the only blemish on her driving record – would result in a harrowing three-day stay in a crowded holding tank at the Dallas County Jail last week without a chance to see a lawyer, bail bondsman or judge.
Farmers may seem like trustworthy people, but the US Dept of Agriculture is taking no chances. It's spending tens of millions of dollars to create an enormous computerized map of every farmer's field in America. The program is intended to m
The nation's governors sought help from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in their ongoing fight against proposals in Congress to give President Bush more control — and governors less — over the National Guard during disasters.
An Ohio legislative panel yesterday rubber-stamped an unprecedented process that would allow sex offenders to be publicly identified and tracked even if they've never been charged with a crime.
They can come in, steal your property, show no I.D., use a warrant that is so secret that the Sheriff could not see it, charge you with no crime, and then tell you, "we are keeping your property, and we will give/sell it to whomever we want.
"They ripped through my front door, they tore off my closet door, ripped both of my kids' rooms to pieces," Young said. "It brought me to tears, and I just didn't want my kids to get hurt."
The tiny devices identify each bin so that records can be kept on the waste disposal habits of its owners, and up to 500,000 bins in council districts across England are thought to have already been fitted.
“Not only did the police violate my client’s constitutional rights by selling his car before the trial, but the case demonstrates that young black males in this city are blindly targeted by the Baltimore City police,” he said.
An 87-year-old diabetic great-grandmother had her heart medication and other prescription drugs confiscated by screening officers Friday as she went through security at Toronto's Pearson airport. She is supposed to take heart medication every fou
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"Rex-84" created concentration camps throughout the United States, for internment of dissidents and others potentially harmful to the state. REX 84, This Readiness Exercise was created in 1984. (Ready?)
Alex Jones calls it "Operation Expose Government Terrorists." On July 25, 2001-- now more than five years ago-- he predicted (based on his ... all » sources within government intelligence agencies)
AT&T's senior executive vice president for external and legislative affairs, said there is a "very specific federal statute" that was followed in cooperating with the NSA that provides "black and white authorization. We complied wi
A covert programme under which confidential information about British banking transactions is passed to the CIA with the full knowledge of the government may breach both British and European law, the Guardian has learned.