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  • Traffic Stop Quickly Escalated When Driver Informed Officer of Concealed Carry Permit

    11/19/2015 1:08:22 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 77 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/19/15 | Jason Howerton
    Gonzalez claims he was unfairly targeted because he was carrying a gun. The traffic stop began routine enough. Rosenberg officer Sgt. Anthony Schnacky asked Gonzalez for his license and insurance. "Yeah, what's the reason you stopped me?" Gonzalez asked. "I'll tell you in just a minute," the officer replied. But when Gonzalez informed Sgt. Schnacky that he was legally carrying a concealed firearm, the tone of the situation shifted dramatically. The officer called for backup and they both approached the driver's window -- one of them with his gun drawn. Schnacky ordered Gonzalez to put his hands on the steering...
  • Horrifying moment cops drew guns on husband and PREGNANT wife

    09/29/2015 7:14:39 AM PDT · by Robert Teesdale · 94 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 9/25/2015 | Chris Spargo
    Dashcam footage captured the horrifying moment two police officers drew their guns on a husband and wife after pulling them over while they were rushing to the hospital to give birth. James Reiner was driving his wife Dana to the hospital after her water broke in January 2012 in Hebron, Indiana when they passed a police car that suddenly turned on its lights and pulled them over, despite the fact that they were not speeding. That is when James got out to tell Sgt. Anthony Dandurand that his wife was pregnant and they needed to get to the hospital. He...
  • SWAT Team Raids Wrong Worcester Home, Residents Say

    08/24/2015 6:31:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 67 replies
    boston.cbslocal.com ^ | 08-22-2015 | By Paul Burton, WBZ-TV
    WORCESTER (CBS) ó Marianne Diaz and her fiancť, Bryant Alequin, felt their lives were in danger when a SWAT team raided their third-floor apartment on Hillside Street with guns drawn. Diaz says she grabbed her seven-year-old and 18-month-old girls and prayed while Worcester police officers and State Police troopers executed a search warrant. ďIt was terrorizing, and the worst thing Iíve ever been through in my life. They were loud, vulgar, and disgusting in behavior,Ē she said. It happened on Wednesday around 5:30 in the morning. Alequin says he was in the bathroom getting ready for work. ďI was scared,...
  • Rohnert park police ["Are you some kind of Constitutionalists?' Rohnert Park Cop pulls gun on guy]

    08/04/2015 12:22:26 PM PDT · by KneelBeforeZod · 279 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Aug 3, 2015 | RRryan 71187
    Citizen seems to notice a police officer driving around and around his neighborhood while he is working on his boat in his driveway. Police officer doesn't like being filmed by someone in his own yard and decides to stop and pull gun on him.
  • In Iraq, I raided insurgents. In Virginia, the police raided me.

    08/03/2015 9:04:26 PM PDT · by Altariel · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 24, 2015 | Alex Horton
    <p>Alex Horton‚ÄČis a member of the Defense Council at the Truman National Security Project. He served as an infantryman in Iraq with the Army¬ís 3rd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division.</p> <p>I got home from the bar and fell into bed soon after Saturday night bled into Sunday morning. I didn¬ít wake up until three police officers barged into my apartment, barking their presence at my door. They sped down the hallway to my bedroom, their service pistols drawn and leveled at me.</p>
  • Video of Sandra Bland's arrest ignites firestorm of reactions (Video at link)

    07/22/2015 8:09:54 AM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 477 replies
    CNN.com ^ | July 22, 2015 | Holly Yan and Dana Ford
    (CNN)Anger over Sandra Bland's death in a Texas jail has boiled over after newly released video showed what happened at the traffic stop that led to her arrest. Now, many question whether she should have been arrested at all. The dashcam video shows Texas state Trooper Brian Encinia pulling Bland over July 10 for allegedly failing to use her turn signal. What started as normal conversation gets testy after Encinia asks her to put out her cigarette.
  • Vermont law officer charged in road-rage incident in Maine

    04/23/2015 8:10:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    The Portland Press Herald ^ | April 22, 2015 | Craig Crosby (Kennebec Journal)
    AUGUSTA ó A federal law enforcement officer from Vermont was arrested in West Gardiner on Wednesday after allegedly aiming a loaded handgun at another vehicle on Interstate 95. Maine State Police officers arrested Demitria Buhalis, 41, of Brownsville, Vermont, and charged her with aggravated criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, a Class C felony, said Lt. Aaron Hayden. Buhalis is a police officer at the White River Junction VA Medical Center in Vermont, Hayden said. Hayden said a man driving south on I-95 in Sidney called police just before noon to report that a woman who drove past him in...
  • Texas Officer Slams Allegedly Drunk Woman To The Ground, Knocking Her Out

    04/24/2015 3:07:32 AM PDT · by raybbr · 68 replies
    Huffingtonpost ^ | 4/23/2015 | Andy Campbell
    A Texas police officer was following protocol Tuesday when he was caught on video throwing a drunk woman to the ground, knocking her unconscious, his police chief said. On cell phone video, a witness captured Round Rock Officer Ben Johnson slamming the woman to the ground in front of her 6-year-old daughter in a strip mall parking lot. Viviana Keith, who was allegedly resisting arrest, hit her head on the pavement and was knocked out, KVUE reported Thursday. Keith's mother and some witnesses to the incident have accused Johnson of using excessive force. But according to KVUE, Round Rock Police...
  • New York Cop Filmed Yelling at Uber Driver is Elite FBI Anti-Terror Task Force Member

    04/01/2015 12:05:35 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 62 replies
    VICE News ^ | 1 Apr 2015 | ???
    The New York Police Department detective filmed unleashing a xenophobic rant on an Uber driver this week has been identified as a member of the FBI's top-secret Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) ó an elite, multi-agency team headquartered in New York. The officer is now facing suspension after the video of him mocking the driver's accent and screaming obscenities at him went viral this week.
  • Border patrol Tasered 25-year-old in his car - and the vehicle burst into flames

    04/01/2015 5:40:10 AM PDT · by dennisw · 23 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 31 March 2015
    Alex Martin, 25, was pursued by Border Patrol in Pine Valley, California The agents were in unmarked cars They used a spike strip to pull Martin over, smashed his passenger window and then fired a Taser into the car The shot ignited the interior and the car exploded Dashcam footage shows the agents fleeing the scene and not helping Martin burned to death His family are now suing the US federal government The family of a 25-year-old man who died in a car fire in California is now suing the US federal government, claiming a Taser shot by Border Control...
  • Watch Montana Officer Shoot Man to Death, Then Yell Orders at Him, Then Call in Medical...

    Montana officer Grant Morrison was found not culpable for shooting Richard Ramirez to death during a traffic stop last April, claiming he feared for his life because he thought Ramirez' hand was reaching for a nonexistent weapon. After much testimony from police officers about what a bad guy Ramirez was and how he was high on meth, despite video evidence (below) that provides no evidence for Morrison's assertion other than that he was aggressive and high strung and hostile, but does show him continuing to shout bullying orders after opening fire and taking nearly a minute to call for medical...
  • Denver Cops Arrest Man who Exposed them Beating Man on Video While Promoting Cop who did the Beating

    12/15/2014 7:13:59 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Photography Is Not A Crime ^ | 12/14/2014 | Carlos Miller
    A man who video recorded Denver police repeatedly punching a man in the face, causing his head to bounce off the pavement, before tripping his pregnant wife and causing her to fall on her face Ė sparking an FBI investigation into the department Ė was arrested Thursday in what appears to be a case of retaliation. After all, Denver police not only arrested him on what they called a ďnewly activated traffic warrantĒ from a nearby county after he had just left the FBI office with whom he is cooperating on the federal investigation, they refused to allow him to...
  • Saratoga County Sheriff[New York Deputy Slaps Man For Refusing Unwarranted Search]

    11/09/2014 5:35:05 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 99 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/07/14
    Video: New York Deputy Slaps Man For Refusing Unwarranted Search "Let me see your f*cking keys... I'm searching your f*cking car"
  • ďWhy did you shoot me?Ē Dash cam captures trooper shooting unarmed man (video)

    09/25/2014 2:56:33 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 65 replies
    Fox 6 ^ | September 25, 2014 | Fox 6
    (CNN) ó One moment, a man reaches into his vehicle after a South Carolina trooper asked for his driverís license. Seconds later, the trooper shoots him, and the man asks why. Days later, prosecutors arenít satisfied with the answer. Authorities released dash-camera video Wednesday showing what they say is Sean Groubert, then a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper, shooting Levar Jones, who was unarmed, in the parking lot of a gas station just outside Columbia on September 4. Jones, 35, survived the shooting. But Groubert, who was fired because of the incident last week, has been charged with aggravated assault...
  • Cop Hits Man in the Head 20 Times as Onlookers Plead 'Don't Punch Him No More'

    08/25/2014 6:40:07 PM PDT · by bamahead · 135 replies
    Reason ^ | August 25, 2014 | Robby Soave
    Once the cops have pinned a non-violent suspect to the ground, how many times are they allowed to punch him in the head? Is it fewer than 20? I would say so, but I'm not a Greenville County, South Carolina, deputy. Greenville officers approached a man at a Walmart parking lot on Saturday. The man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and didn't respond to police questions or instructions. Eventually, the officers followed the man inside the store, where they attempted to detain him. The deputies claim the man resisted, though video footage of the incident...
  • Horrifying moment San Diego deputy pulls a woman out of her car and down to the ground on a traffic

    06/21/2014 9:40:04 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 161 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 21, 2014 | Zoe Szathmary
    A video uploaded online shows a woman pulled to the ground, handcuffed and placed in the back of a patrol vehicle after she asked a San Diego deputy to identify himself during a traffic stop. The video shows San Diego Sheriff's Department deputies walking toward Bana Mouwakeh's silver Volkswagen on October 11 of last year, 10 News reported. Mouwakeh is heard saying to Deputy Agustin Rosas Verion, 'I want your full name.' She grabs his traffic vest in order to see his ID tag. ...As I was explaining to Mouwakeh the citation, she reached out the driver's side window, grabbed...
  • WHITEHEAD: Has the Dept. of Homeland Security become Americaís standing army?

    06/16/2014 4:02:13 PM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 57 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | June 16, 2014 | John W. Whitehead
    ďA standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.ĒóJames Madison ďHere [in New Mexico], we are moving more toward a national police force. Homeland Security is involved with a lot of little things around town. Somebody in Washington needs to call a timeout.ĒóDan Klein, retired Albuquerque Police Department sergeant If the United States is a police state, then the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is its national police force, with all the brutality, ineptitude and corruption such a role implies. In fact, although the DHSí governmental bureaucracy may at times appear to be...
  • RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out

    05/30/2014 2:06:43 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 36 replies
    WSB-TV2 Atlanta ^ | May 30, 2014 | WSB-TV2 Atlanta video
    RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out
  • Veteran Stopped for No Front License Plate, Beat to Death by 5 Cops

    05/19/2014 4:37:00 PM PDT · by eccentric · 174 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | May 19, 2014 | Dean Garrison
    On Motherís Day Tommy Yancy, father of two, was pulled over for not having a front license plate. What transpired beyond that point is not totally clear, but his injuries resulted in his death. Yancy, 32, was a veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. There has been almost zero media coverage of the incident. A local publication, Imperial Valley Press, offers only a sidenote about his family raising money for his memorial and this: The 32-year-old Yancy died following an altercation with law enforcement during a traffic stop May 11 in Imperial. The circumstances around the death and the traffic...
  • Tennessee police officer choked unconscious an unresisting student (photos) (edited)

    04/27/2014 3:20:40 PM PDT · by coloradan · 91 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 April 2014 | ALEX GREIG
    A Knoxville photographer has captured a police officer on camera using what looks like excessive and unnecessary force on a college student. The sequence of photographs show the young man complying with Knox County deputies as they lead him to a police van at the University of Tennessee, before an officer uses two hands to choke the student until he is unconscious. The young man was arrested during a wild college party celebrating after a week of finals that spilled out onto the street on Saturday night. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2614386/Tennessee-police-photographed-choking-unresisting-college-student-passes-out.html#ixzz307zEGIog Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • BREAKING: Airspace Over Bundy Ranch Now A No-Fly Zone (NOTAM Issued!)

    04/11/2014 8:04:21 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 554 replies
    FAA ^ | 4-11-2014
    NOTAM : 4/1687 FDC 4/1687 ZLA NV..AIRSPACE MESQUITE, NV..TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS WITHIN AREA DEFINED AS 3NM RADIUS OF 364624N/1141113W (MMM71 RADIAL AT 4.3NM) SFC-3000FT AGL LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 91.137(A)(1) TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT. ONLY RELIEF AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS UNDER DIRECTION OF BLM ARE AUTHORIZED IN THE AIRSPACE. BLM TELEPHONE 702-335-3191 IS IN CHARGE OF ON SCENE EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACTIVITY. LOS ANGELES /ZLA/ ARTCC TELEPHONE 661-265-8205 IS THE FAA COORDINATION FACILITY. 1404112140-1405111434
  • Moment federal agents tasered son of last Nevada rancher caught on tape as critics accuse officers

    04/11/2014 12:52:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/11/14 | Dan Miller and Meghan Keneally
    A newly-released video has captured the moment a rancher's son was tasered by federal agents and the use of force has today provoked fresh outrage among libertarian groups across the country. Ammon Bundy, the son of the Nevada rancher locked in an increasingly tense land dispute with the federal government, is shown being shot with a taser and threatened by police dogs. The confrontation took place Wednesday and was caught on video by Bundy supporters and relatives who got into an aggressive- and at times violent- face off with the officers. 'Watching that video last night created a visceral reaction...
  • Was this man killed by cops because he camped in the wrong spot?

    03/23/2014 8:19:46 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/23/2014 | Robby Soave
    Questions abound after the Albuquerque Police Department released video footage of cops shooting and killing a homeless man whose alleged crime was camping in an unauthorized area. Police came upon Boyd while he was sleeping outside in the Sandia Foothills. Camping is not allowed in the area. He was instructed to accompany police down the mountain and seemed to agree to the demand. Thatís when cops shot a flash grenade at him and sicked a dog on him. Boyd turned away, and was holding a knife, according to police reports. He was then shot. ďPlease donít hurt me anymore,Ē he...
  • Cop arrives at traffic accident, shoots Air Force airmaní

    03/16/2014 8:07:52 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/14/2014 | Robby Soave
    An Alabama police chief has determined that one of his officers used ďappropriate force,Ē when the cop arrived at the scene of a traffic accident and immediately shot an apparently unarmed Air Force airman. The airman, 20-year-old Michael Davidson, was shot in the chest and nearly bled out before receiving medical aid, according to the Raw Story. Davidson was driving to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He may have been driving erratically, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. After clipping another vehicle, he pulled over to exchange insurance information with the other driver. Eventually, Officer Phillip Hancock arrived...
  • Mass. man arrested after recording officer in street

    03/08/2014 10:39:39 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 58 replies
    WPRI TV ^ | March 6, 2014, 6:52 pm | Tim White
    FALL RIVER, MASS. (WPRI) Ė A Fall River man has been charged with violating the Massachusetts wiretapping statute for recording a police officer talking on his cell phone and cursing while working a street detail. George Thompson, 51, of Fall River, faces one count each of unlawful wiretap and resisting arrest stemming from the Jan. 6 incident.
  • Disabled Vietnam vet, 70, shot in the stomach by police

    02/27/2014 9:09:04 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 48 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 26, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A disabled Vietnam vet was shot in the stomach by police in South Carolina as he reached for his cane during a traffic stop...[snip...The 24-year-old deputy believed the elderly man was trying to grab a rifle from the back of his pick up truck and fired at him, with one bullet striking Mr Canipe.
  • Connecticut State Police say: "Surrender now, or we will send somebody this ugly to your door to

    02/26/2014 6:50:52 PM PST · by Nachum · 76 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/26/14 | Dutchman 6
    Connecticut State Police say: "Surrender now, or we will send somebody this ugly to your door to kick it in."
  • NC man reaching for cane shot in SC traffic stop

    02/26/2014 11:02:34 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 134 replies
    CLOVER, S.C. ó York County deputies say an officer shot a 70-year-old man reaching for a cane during a traffic stop because he thought the man was grabbing a rifle from the bed of his pickup truck. -snip- Sheriff's office spokesman Trent Faris said Knox stopped 70-year-old Bobby Canipe (kah-NYP') of Lincolnton, N.C., for an expired license plate Tuesday evening. Investigators say Canipe got out of his pickup and reached into the truck bed for his cane and Knox fired several shots, hitting Canipe once. -snip- Faris says the shooting was unfortunate, but appeared to be appropriate because Knox felt...
  • Video Shows Officer Confronting Man Filming Arrests In Towson

    02/26/2014 9:32:11 AM PST · by rednesss · 39 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 2/25/2014 | Meghan McCorkell
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ)óControversial confrontation. A man videotaped Baltimore County police as they arrested two people in Towson, but an altercation broke out between the man and officer. Now an investigation is underway. Meghan McCorkell has more from officials. County police officials say they are concerned by the video and theyíve launched an investigation. Early Sunday morning, a man videotaped as Baltimore County police arrested two people in Towson. As the video rolled, he was confronted by an officer. ďIím allowed to do this,Ē he told the officer. ďGet it out of my face,Ē the officer replied. ďI have my rights,Ē...
  • Vigilantes with a Badge: The War Against the American People

    02/26/2014 8:16:42 AM PST · by drypowder · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Feb. 25, 2014 | John W. Whitehead
    To put it another way, there can be no hope for freedom unless ďwe the peopleĒ recognize that every time the police shoot an unarmed citizen, taser an elderly person, or beat someone senseless or crash through a homeownerís door, they are really shooting me, tasering you, and beating senseless your children, your neighbors and your loved ones.
  • Horror: Cops tackle, beat, pepper-spray, pin, suffocate, kill innocent man

    02/26/2014 7:01:29 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 91 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/25/2014 | Robby Soave
    Disturbing video of a police incident in an Oklahoma parking lot shows a man who had committed no crime dying after being roughed up and violently restrained by four copsĖall while his grief-stricken wife watched in horror. The man, 44-year-old Luis Rodriguez, died in a Moore, Oklahoma movie theater parking lot. Police were responding to a reported domestic disturbance. Rodriguezís wife admitted to slapping the coupleís 19-year-old daughter in the face over a disagreement about the girlís behavior. Rodriguez, however, was not involved and had not done anything wrong, according to local news reports. But when police arrived, they wanted...
  • Sept 2011: Five ft tall man with Down Syndrome beaten by Police-bulge in pants:Colostomy Bag

    02/25/2014 9:32:06 PM PST · by Altariel · 143 replies
    SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLORIDA - All Gilberto Powell, 22, a five foot tall man with Down Syndrome, wanted to do was walk a half block home from a friend's house, but this was enough time and distance for the police to intervene. Police "followed" Powell because they noticed a "bulge in his pants." He was not happy to see the cops; this was only his colostomy bag (which police ripped from his body). Powell was then beaten down in the street by police, leaving him bruised and battered from blows to the face. The beating officer insisted Powell ran, but Powell...
  • She Allegedly Went on a Simple Jog in Her Toe Shoes. So Why Did She End Up...in Handcuffs?

    02/21/2014 2:57:46 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 287 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 21, 2014 | Dave Urbanski
    It allegedly started with her jogging in her toe shoes and sporting headphones. It ended in video of her screaming and being led away in handcuffs. What happened in between is a matter of debate, but video showing parts of the incident is certainly gaining traction online. Whatever the woman did to get the attention of Austin, Texas police, a witnessí video of cops detaining her on a city sidewalk Thursday morning then escorting her to a nearby squad car indicate she was not happy with their actions.(snip) Student Chris Quintero, who the Daily Texan reported witnessed the arrest, said...
  • HORROR! Cop instantly shoots, kills teen who answered door holding video game controller

    02/19/2014 3:37:02 PM PST · by servo1969 · 220 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-19-2014 | Robby Soave
    A Georgia family is in shock following the death of their 17-year-old son, who was accidentally killed by a police officer who believed the video game controller he was holding was a gun, according to the familyís lawyer. Christopher Roupe of Euharlee, Georgia heard a knock at the door of the familyís home last Friday night. Upon opening the door, he was immediately shot by a female police officer. Roupe was pronounced dead upon arrival at a local hospital. The officer broke down it tears upon realizing her mistake, according to The New York Daily News. She had been making...
  • Video: LA Sheriffs kill 80-year-old man in bed in meth raid gone bad

    02/18/2014 11:24:16 PM PST · by chessplayer · 58 replies
    How did an 80-year-old man end up shot to death in his own bed by Los Angeles County deputy sheriffs? Reasonís Zach Weissmuller takes an in-depth look at the death of Eugene Mallory, who died in a hail of bullets triggered by supposedly challenging the deputies with a gun in the hallway of his own home during a meth raid. Only Mallory didnít get shot in the hallway ó he got shot in his bedroom, and the bullets came before the deputy warned him to put his gun down. Did Mallory pick up the gun at all? And what were...
  • Botched paramilitary Police Raids

    02/08/2014 1:37:17 PM PST · by tx_eggman · 17 replies
    Cato Institute ^ | Radley Balko
    An interactive map of botched SWAT and paramilitary police raids, released in conjunction with the Cato policy paper "Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids," by Radley Balko.
  • Florida Woman Furious After SWAT Team Orders Her Out of Her Own Home During Standoff With Neighbor

    02/05/2014 1:28:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 63 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/5/2014 | Elizabeth Kreft
    A Jacksonville homeowner thought she may have been robbed Sunday, but realized instead her home had been altered by a SWAT team. Deborah Franz was told to leave her home by police during a standoff with her neighbor over the weekend. According to WTEV-TV, Franz overheard loud fighting next door, and then saw SWAT team members swarm the street. ďThe cop goes ĎYou all need to leave, you canít be in your house,íĒ Franz told the station.
  • Scenes from a militarized America: Iowa family Ďterrorizedí [Video]

    02/04/2014 5:20:39 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2-4-2014 | Radley Balko
    Watch this video, taken from a police raid in Des Moines, Iowa. Send it to some people. When critics (like me) warn about the dangers of police militarization, this is what weíre talking about. Youíll see the raid team, dressed in battle-dress uniforms, helmets and face-covering balaclava hoods take down the familyís door with a battering ram. Youíll see them storm the home with ballistics shields, guns at the ready. More troubling still, youíll see not one but two officers attempt to prevent the family from having an independent record of the raid, one by destroying a surveillance camera, another...
  • Texas -Cop shoots 72-year-old dead in his home (Wrong address, no charges)

    01/30/2014 10:55:13 AM PST · by dragnet2 · 133 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news ^ | 1/30/2014 | Ashley Collman
    Actual headline below: Would not fit in title header Rookie cop who shot 72-year-old dead in his home while investigating burglary at the WRONG address will not be charged A family devastated: Waller was shot by Fort Worth police as they searched his home for burglars in the dark using only flashlights http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2548819/Rookie-cop-NOT-charged-killing-72-year-old-accidental-search-home.html
  • Watch what Happens when a Pair of Girls Open-Carry in a Walmart

    Polioce officer is totally ignorant of the 2nd Amendment
  • 70 yr old lady slammed by 3 cops

    12/26/2013 2:58:38 PM PST · by DariusBane · 178 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | 12/26/2013 | empirerome
    I do not own the rights to this video, the guys voice is not mine. This happened a block from me the cop is now suspended and the woman suffered a broken nose and some other facial injuries http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=aec_1388087789
  • Deputy put on leave after woman accidentally shot in drug raid

    12/16/2013 9:59:43 PM PST · by heartwood · 24 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 12/15/2013 | Randy Ludlow and Rick Rouan
    A Ross County deputy sheriff has been placed on leave after authorities say he accidentally shot and killed a woman before a drug raid on Wednesday. Sgt. Brett McKnight was identified yesterday as the deputy whose gun went off outside a trailer that members of a drug task force were about to raid as part of a heroin bust. The bullet went through the exterior of the trailer before it struck and killed 35-year-old Krystal Barrows, according to a news release. In the release, Ross County Sheriff George Lavenderís office said that members of the U.S. 23 Task Force were...
  • 'Oh you're gonna shoot me?' The sarcastic last words of straight-A student shot dead by cop ...

    12/09/2013 10:37:20 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 175 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/08/2013 | Alex Greig
    FULL TITLE: 'Oh you're gonna shoot me?' The sarcastic last words of straight-A student shot dead by college cop after being stopped for speeding University student Cameron Redus, 23, was shot and killed by a campus police officerAccording to police, the officer tried to pull Redus over for driving erratically and speedingThe two pulled into the parking lot of Redus' apartment blockMinutes later, Redus was shot 'four to six times' by CarterRedus was a straight-A student set to graduate in MayAlamo Heights police and Texas Rangers are investigating the shootingCarter is on administrative leave during the investigation A witness says...
  • Unarmed Man Goes On Shooting Rampage

    12/06/2013 5:29:41 AM PST · by bkepley · 21 replies
    NRO ^ | 12/6/2013 | Mark Steyn
    A mentally disturbed man is wandering through traffic outside New Yorkís Police Authority Bus Terminal. Naturally, the NYPD open fire. They miss the guy. However, the sidewalks being full of people, they manage to hit two female pedestrians, one of them already using a walker, which comes in handy when the coppers shoot you in the leg.
  • SAPD: Officer in full uniform sexually assaults 19-year-old during traffic stop

    11/23/2013 11:31:11 AM PST · by DariusBane · 185 replies
    Kens5 Sanantonio ^ | 11/23/2013 | Andrew Delgado
    SAN ANTONIO -- Officer Jackie Neal, 40, was in full uniform, in a marked squad car and on-duty when he made a traffic stop Friday morning and sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Neal was taken into custody by SAPD Special Victims' Unit detectives after police officers pulled him over on the south side around 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a statement issued by the department. Neal was arrested on a warrant for sexual assault, a second-degree felony. "This conduct is unthinkable and I'm absolutely outraged," San Antonio police chief, William McManus said in...
  • Puppycide A surprising number of dogs are shot by cops.

    11/04/2013 6:03:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    National Review ^ | November 4, 2013 4:00 AM | By Charles C. W. Cooke
    On a Sunday afternoon in October of this year, Gabrielle Stropkaiís dog was shot by a police officer investigating a burglary nearby. The dog ďwas walking by and went Ďruff ruffí ó just a couple of little ruffs,Ē a neighbor of the Stropkaisí told local television in Boise, Idado. But ďshe didnít jump at him or anything.Ē In response, the owner remembers, the officer ďpulled his weapon, asked whose dog it was, and shot her in the back of the head.Ē The dog died instantly. The Stropkais are not alone in their grief. A Google search for ďdog shot by...
  • Cops 'shot 13-year-old boy carrying toy rifle' only 10 SECONDS after first spotting him

    10/26/2013 1:04:01 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 316 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | , 26 October 2013 | DAVID MCCORMACK, ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTER and RYAN GORMAN
    Cops took no more than 10 seconds to fire six or seven shots into the body of dying teenager Andy Lopez after seeing him with a toy pellet gun. Mr Lopez was spotted by deputies on Tuesday afternoon in Santa Rosa, California, carrying the toy rifle, which they mistakenly thought was a real assault weapon. The time that elapsed between when officers reported the sighting to dispatch and then reported shots fired was only 10 seconds. Hundreds of local residents marched on Wednesday night to remember the popular teen and protest at the senseless shooting. They chanted 'We need justice'...
  • VIDEO: Student's window shattered during traffic stop at UCF (Florida)

    09/19/2013 4:39:57 PM PDT · by rarestia · 49 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | Thursday, September 19, 2013 | Caroline Rowland and Mike Westfall
    A University of Central Florida police officer is under investigation after video of a traffic stop surfaced, showing a student's car window shatter after he claimed she started to roll it up on his hand. The traffic stop happened Wednesday, Sept. 4 along Gemini Boulevard on the UCF campus. Video from UCF Police Officer Timothy Isaacs's lapel camera showed him pull over Victoria King for a broken brake light. King, who was 25 at the time, said the car was her mother's, and she did not have the vehicle's registration card. After Isaacs processed King's information and walked back to...
  • Chilling video shows mother of two screaming in horror as police officers...

    A video has surfaced showing Florida police officers slamming a 44-year-old woman onto the hood of a police car and then onto the ground with such force that she suffered a broken orbital bone in her face, a bloody nose and multiple other injuries. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2417076/Chilling-video-shows-mother-screaming-horror-police-officers-break-cheekbone-violent-DUI-arrest.html#ixzz2eYvCZVvP Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • How did Americaís police become a military force on the streets?

    08/28/2013 10:59:26 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 17 replies
    ABA Journal ^ | 1JUL2013 | Radley Balko
    Are cops constitutional? In a 2001 article for the Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, the legal scholar and civil liberties activist Roger Roots posed just that question. Roots, a fairly radical libertarian, believes that the U.S. Constitution doesn¬ít allow for police as they exist today. At the very least, he argues, police departments, powers and practices today violate the document¬ís spirit and intent. ¬ďUnder the criminal justice model known to the framers, professional police ofÔ¨Ācers were unknown,¬Ē Roots writes.