Skip to comments.Another “No Knock” Police Raid In Iowa Raises SERIOUS Issues
Posted on 02/06/2014 11:26:49 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
The Summary Version is: IOWA Police execute a search warrant based on suspected credit card fraud However, they smashed down the door in a no-knock raid replete with full battle armor. Then the police tried to destroy the CCTV system which was recording their behavior.
When questioned about the ridiculously excessive use of force things get worse because the police justify the execution of the warrant, the extreme measures invoked, based around the principle the occupant was a legally registered gun owner and therefore represented a more significant risk to them. <- Think about that.
Personally I have come to the difficult determination that the police are now a danger to us. We have as much likelihood to be victimized by paid law enforcement as we do criminals. It has taken me several years to accept this new-normal reality with police militarization; however, there is simply too much empirical evidence to dismiss the obvious. This story is only atypical in that the owner had CCTV systems to document the reality.
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Thereby justifying the label "pigs", independently of any other facts.
As I said in the original thread:
Theres more to this story than reported.
The cops arrested two of the residents. It was a day care center. Two of the residents had outstanding warrants and had been convicted of several crimes. The cops knew that guns were in the house. There was good reason to think this was a drug house. The residents were not rich, but they had internal security cameras (for the day care - for the drug dealing?).
At least they didn’t Waco them. /police-state sarcasm
Monday, we reported one of the four people listed, Richard Forestier Adair, had no real criminal record. But the name on the warrant is apparently wrong. Adairs middle name is Foster and he does have a long criminal record but very few violent arrests. Adair has two assault convictions about 14-years ago and a domestic assault conviction in 2002.
Should have sent in the National Guard! /s
Thank goodness the police all went home safe to their families - because that’s what really matters.
If there is, it seems to be ignored by just about everyone. Have some supporting links?
Best I can tell:
- The name on the warrant did not match anyone living there.
- The arrests made were incidental to the execution of the warrant service
- The was no reasonable time between knocking on the door and then knocking it in.
- I have seen nothing to indicate it was a drug house.
- The police gratuitously vandalized the house (door and cameras)
My house has exterior sensors and cameras in addition to some advanced automation and security. Children spend time there and I might be known to the state as a gun owner. That does not give the cops the authority to do what was been seen on released video.
I used to wear a badge myself, and sadly, I have come to the same conclusion. Decades ago, I remember people calling them pigs. Am I correct in assuming it is worse now, or were these people on to something, long before we were?
To protect and serve ... themselves!
give me a break you are spinning like a top
I am truly sorry Mark, but it seems like those you once may have considered brothers are now just as likely to kick in YOUR door and shoot your dog as they are likely to do the same to our fellow citizens.
Thank you for your service as an honourable constable or whatever rank you achieved, BUT:
Welcome to the steroid police state.
Time to restore the republic.
Some video of the raid itself, and look just under the video for three links to updated inforamtion. . .
The Ankeny SWAT team did the raid in Des Moines. So they were raided by SWAT from another city.
Thank you for the kind words. I was just a lowly eeeeeevvvvvviiiiiiilllllll prison correctional officer, the ones people love to hate, but let me ask again. Do you think the people of 40 years ago were onto something then, when they called cops pigs?
Why not just have a couple of regular cops sit there in the morning until the guy leaves the house... then take his own keys and serve the search warrant?
Seriously. This is a fraud case. Not murder, kidnapping or even assault.
Just the COST and RISK isn’t justifiable before you even touch the ETHICS or MORALITY.
I read in yesterdays posting of this raid that one of the Family is a computer geek hence all the security cameras on site.
Hell, if I could afford the hardware I’d have the same.
>> they had internal security cameras
Are internal security cameras on one’s own property a violation of ANY law?
“Do you think the people of 40 years ago were onto something then, when they called cops pigs? “
Forty years ago our nation began a long decline. The “pig” callers were in the vanguard of socialists. They hated the then government and the police which enforced the then will of the people concerning drugs, vagrancy, wanton destruction of property, etc. Now, that vanguard is the government. They have taken over the offices controlling the police, they’ve legalized pot, they choose what laws to enforce and who they will enforce them against. The police are their new state nanny’s to enforce their will against those they truly hate, the former “establishment,” ministers, mom’s, hard working dads, etc. The socialists have militarized the police and use them as their terrorist vehicle to intimidate and control. These men aren’t pigs, they’re just socialists raised by socialists, trained by socialists and their job is intimidation. Like violent abusive parents they don’t even know that’s what they are. Pigs, no. Socialists, yes.
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