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  • Why Did Arizona Democrats Kill a Bill Protecting Citizens From Police Overreach?

    05/24/2020 12:07:01 PM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    Reason ^ | 5.22.2020 | SCOTT SHACKFORD
    It’s all about the revenue. Civil forfeiture brings in money, and lawmakers are more worried about their budgets than residents’ due process and property rights. An Arizona bill requiring police and prosecutors to get a criminal conviction before they could attempt to force defendants to forfeit their assets died Thursday at the hands of a bloc of mostly Democrat lawmakers. Civil asset forfeiture is a mechanism that lets law enforcement seize and keep the assets of people believed to have committed crimes. Many states do not require defendants to actually be convicted — or sometimes even charged — with a...
  • Video: Governor Bullock Shuts Off Access to Montana Town, Police Arrest Travelers ( Just following orders)

    05/21/2020 9:52:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    a Montana resident attempted to drive to Cooke City when he was pulled over and harassed by law-enforcement who – obeying the orders of Governor Steve Bullock – refused to allow passage to the small Montana town. ... Governor Steve Bullock, who seems intent on hurting Montana’s tourism economy – which amounts to 3.7 billion dollars a year and brings in more money than both agriculture and energy – has the state’s parks on lockdown. ... Whereas Yellowstone National Park has been opened up, only the entrances on the Wyoming side are open to travelers. Governor Bullock, insistent on protecting...
  • Utah cop showed off explicit photos of sextortion victim who was later murdered

    05/18/2020 7:16:37 AM PDT · by Arones · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 17, 2020 | Lee Brown
    A Utah cop kept explicit photos of a terrified college track star who was being sextorted by her ex — and showed them off to a colleague just days before the young athlete was murdered, according to his force and a damning report Sunday. University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, 21, went to campus cops in October 2018 because she was so scared of her blackmailer — twisted ex Melvin Rowland, 37, a registered sex offender — she had already paid an initial $1,000 demand, the Salt Lake Tribune said. Officer Miguel Deras then saved the explicit images onto his...
  • Moment LAPD officers are chased off the block by youths with water guns after trying to enforce social distancing rules

    05/14/2020 8:00:17 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13 May 2020 | SNEJANA FARBEROV
    Police arrived at Pueblo Del Rio public housing project in LA purportedly to help enforce social distancing rules They were met by residents brandishing water guns who proceeded to spray them while yelling insults and telling them to leave After a few seconds, the two officers got back in their patrol car and took off Youths pelted patrol vehicle with water balloons and threw a bucket of water at an office standing in the road
  • The Sad Story Of Breonna Taylor: How Police Raided The Wrong House & She Ended Up DEAD!

    05/15/2020 5:30:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | May 15, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    The Sad Story Of Breonna Taylor: How Police Raided The Wrong House & She Ended Up DEAD!
  • FBI: Missouri man planning to bomb hospital killed himself

    05/15/2020 12:22:13 PM PDT · by bgill · 21 replies
    kxan ^ | May 15, 2020 | Heather Hollingsworth
    A Missouri man who was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital killed himself in March as FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant, the FBI said Friday. An autopsy determined that FBI agents shot Timothy Wilson, 36, of Raymore, Missouri, in the upper and lower extremities on March 24 on a street in Belton, Missouri, but that his cause of death was a self-inflicted wound to the head, the agency said. The FBI didn’t say if Wilson shot himself before or after the agents shot him. Investigators said Wilson was distressed by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
  • Video: 6 NYPD Cops Forcefully Arrest Mom Holding Toddler’s Hand For Improper Mask Etiquette

    05/15/2020 8:07:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 97 replies
    TMN ^ | May 14, 2020 | Erin Perri
    Disturbing footages shows the forceful arrest of a mom by NYPD and MTA officers in front of her toddler for her mask etiquette on the New York subway. Not properly wearing a mask in New York City can get you thrown to the ground, handcuffed, and arrested. It doesn’t even matter if your young child is there to witness it all. That’s the message from a video of one mom’s arrest by a large group of NYPD and MTA officers for her mask etiquette in a New York City subway station this week. Mom Arrested After She And Toddler Wear...
  • Broward sergeant who hid during Parkland shooting just got his job back – with back pay

    05/14/2020 5:36:24 PM PDT · by fwdude · 29 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | May 14, 2020 | Ashe Schow
    (DAILY WIRE) As a student known to have psychiatric issues and a criminal record murdered 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day 2018, Sgt. Brian Miller hid behind his car instead of helping teenagers and faculty. Miller was fired along with three other deputies due to a “neglect of duty,” but he now has been reinstated with full back pay, The Miami Herald reported. Miller was paid $138,410.25 in 2017, and was fired in June 2019, more than a year after the shooting.
  • Cop Fired for Asking Fellow Cops to Respect the Rights of the People

    05/11/2020 6:29:25 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 73 replies
  • Canadian Cops Take Down Star Wars Storm Trooper for Toy Gun – Video

    05/11/2020 7:25:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 8 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On 4 May, a small restaurant in Alberta, Canada was using a person with a Star Wars stormtrooper costume as a promotion.  The Coco Vanilla Galactic Cantina is located at 531 13th St. North, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The promotion was on the unofficial Star Wars Day, “May the 4th be With You”. The police in Lethbridge decided to do their own interpretation of stormtroopers. The 19-year-old woman who was employed by the Cantina as a draw was assaulted by the police at gunpoint for having the temerity to wear her Storm Trooper costume with a plastic blaster.  Most of...
  • Florida sheriff appears half-naked in racy photos with topless women...

    05/10/2020 9:28:59 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 50 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 5, 2020 | Jackie Salo
    Bawdy photos have emerged of a South Florida sheriff partying half-naked alongside topless women wearing pasties — images that surfaced this week as the lawman is running for re-election. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, who was appointed in January 2019, has accused his political opponent, former sheriff Scott Israel, of leaking the photos to keep him from winning the 2020 election, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The now-sheriff, who at the time was a sergeant at the Coral Springs Police Department, was seen in images at two events organized by a promoter for “erotic theme events, pool parties, strip and swing...
  • Dumb And Corrupt Cops Risk Losing Our Support

    05/07/2020 3:54:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies ^ | May 7, 2020 | Kurt Schlichter
    As conservatives, we pride ourselves on our unwavering support of the Thin Blue Line, on backing our cops against leftist slander, and yet stupid and evil people in law enforcement are putting that default thumbs-up from normal Americans at risk. It’s bad enough when we watch the ridiculous spectacle of Deputy Karren and Deputy Man-Karen yelling at some mom for committing felony play-dating, but then we see how the FBI has flat-out framed political enemies and it’s too much. If the LEO community does not police its own ranks and stamp out this nonsense, it might as well take all...
  • Why I Can’t Get Arrested In Raleigh

    05/04/2020 9:33:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | May 4, 2020 | Mike Adams
    There is no constitutional right to be arrested. But I have been trying my damnedest lately without much success. In fact, last Tuesday I tried to do so in front of the governor’s mansion in Raleigh, North Carolina. But despite my flagrant violation of their order to get off the sidewalk, the police refused to arrest me. Instead, they arrested three women for peacefully standing on public property. Then, they lied about it to the general public. The details of the one arrest I actually witnessed are important. And they call for an immediate challenge in federal court. When I...
  • California Police STAND DOWN After Marine Vet Challenges Their Integrity

    05/04/2020 7:14:30 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 66 replies
    Youtube ^ | 05/03/20
    California police at an anti-lockdown protest in Sacramento, California stood down after a Marine veteran challenged their integrity for enforcing unconstitutional orders. 
  • Coronavirus News: Video of NYPD arrest during social distancing enforcement sparks outcry

    05/03/2020 7:21:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 23 replies ^ | 5-3-20 | Eyewitless news
    There is an outcry over a video of an NYPD officer taking down a bystander who was watching officers make an arrest for an apparent social distancing violation this weekend. The incident was reported Saturday evening around 5:30 on 9th Street and Avenue D in the East Village. As a couple was being arrested, video shows one of the officers break away from that arrest to walk up to a bystander with his taser drawn -- swearing and telling him to move back. Video showed the plainclothes officer, who was not wearing a protective face mask, slapping 33-year-old Donni Wright...
  • Video: Wisconsin Deputies Threaten a Mother For Letting Her Daughter Play At a Neighbor’s Home During Shutdown

    05/02/2020 7:48:17 AM PDT · by grundle · 98 replies ^ | April 30, 2020
    Two Wisconsin police officers were caught on video verbally accosting a mother for letting her daughter play at a neighbor’s home during the states COVID-19 shutdown, accusing her of “violating an order” by the state. The incident, caught on video by the mom’s cell phone, shows the officers immediately – and aggressively – demanding to know if she’s aware of the state’s stay-at-home order. The footage shows the first officer, a male, repeatedly interrupting the woman and sarcastically responding to her answers. “Why are you here?” the mother asked in the video. “Because your daughter is going to play at...
  • Horrific Abuse of Power’: California Police Launch Investigation After Viral Video Shows Deputy Punching Tee

    04/29/2020 7:28:16 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 42 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 29, 2020 | Pilar Melendez
    A California deputy is under investigation, and has been reassigned outside the police department, after a disturbing viral video showed him punching and choking a teenage boy during an arrest, authorities said. The Rancho Cordova Police Department and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office announced an “investigation into the use of force by our deputy” after a video of the April 27 incident posted on Twitter on Tuesday received more than two million views and was shared by former Democratic presidential candidates Julian Castro and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).
  • ‘Uncharted waters’ over long-term impact of garda powers — Harris [Ireland’s police commissioner]

    04/29/2020 10:24:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020 18:11
    The Garda Commissioner has said that “we are in uncharted waters” in terms of the long-term impact of the new powers given to Gardaí during the COVID-19 crisis. Drew Harris said that Gardaí had “engaged in more than 10,000 checkpoints” across the country last week. Commissioner Harris was speaking during a public meeting with the Policing Authority, which is overseeing the Garda response to COVID-19. The proceedings are being streamed live online due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Mr. Harris said that the low number of coronavirus-related arrests to date — 76 — illustrated how well the public was complying with...

    04/26/2020 5:52:57 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 28 replies
    TWITTER ^ | 26 APRIL 2020 | LOUIE
  • Oshkosh dog groomer arrested for opening business hours before state changes guidelines

    04/28/2020 2:31:41 PM PDT · by lionstar · 45 replies ^ | Apr 27, 2020 | Jason Zimmerman
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - An Oshkosh dog groomer was taken into custody Monday for violating the governor's Safer at Home orders restricting non-essential business during the coronavirus pandemic. It happened not long before the state adjusted its guidelines to allow dog groomers to open up again. Dog Depot Arrest. Screen shot from Facebook video. On April 24, the Winnebago County Health Department contacted Oshkosh Police to inform them the Dog Depot, 1225 S. Main Street, was open even though the Winnebago County Public Health Department has deemed the business non-essential. A sergeant with the Oshkosh Police Department went to the...