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Are Police Body Cameras Enough for Police Accountability?

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If the situation in Ferguson has done nothing else, it has highlighted the urgent necessity of holding the police accountable for their actions. It is very possible that Michael Brown tried to reach for a police officer’s gun during the

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If Recording the Police is Not a Crime, It Sure Seems Like It

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A candidate for the governor of New York, Randy Credico, was recently arrested, handcuffed, and jailed for taking footage of an overly aggressive arrest. This comes just days after the NYPD sent out a memo telling police officers that recording

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Indiana Passes Law Allowing Citizens to Shoot Police?

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The headline sounds sensational. And many news sources are milking it for all its worth. A recent change in law in Indiana allows citizens to resist anyone who forcibly enters their house if there is a reasonable suspicion that they

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Cops Pull Guns on Man for not Doing Anything Wrong

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Would-be inmate and suspected coke dealer Carl Crosby had apparently escaped while he was being booked into the New Orleans jail. He was able to flee out the back door while handcuffed. So, police had set up a checkpoint in

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Mistaken Identity: Cops Beat up the Wrong Man so Severely He's Hospitalized

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The cops beat up the wrong man!  Father of three Roger Carlos was out taking pictures of a building that was soon to be where his wife would set up her medical practice. Out of the blue, three cops –

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Woman Jailed for Buying 2 Boxes of Sudafed at the Grocery Store

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It was July of 2010, and Florida resident Mickey Lynn Goodson’s allergies were flaring up again. The pharmacist at her local Winn-Dixie suggested that she buy a couple boxes of Sudafed. Little did she know, however, that while Sudafed is

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Video: New York Cops Choke Asthmatic to Death for Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

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Eric Garner was a 400-pound man with several ailments, including asthma, which made it difficult for him to find work. Being a father of six, he had to find other ways to make money, which apparently included selling untaxed cigarettes.

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When TSA Does it, it’s “Security”; When a Drunk Man Does it, it’s “Groping”

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Who knows, maybe he was just trying to give the TSA a helping hand. And what did he get in return? Jail time. As they say, no good deed goes unpunished. After making his way through security at San Francisco

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TSA Allowing Illegal Aliens to Board Commercial Airliners Without ID

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One of the purported reasons we have government-issued IDs is for national security, that hackneyed excuse for just about everything our government does that encroaches on our liberties. We have IDs so that so-called law enforcement can make sure we’re

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Police Falsely Claim They Got 911 Call to Justify Entering Someone’s Home

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I wonder how often this happens across the country. Police SWAT raids are happening more and more, where police break in people’s houses to serve a search warrant that’s often based on an anonymous tip. Sometimes the police find incriminating

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Police Kill Two Family Dogs in No-Knock Raid

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A no-knock raid was executed on a St. Paul, Minnesota family’s house recently. The police had a search warrant for drugs and weapons. As for the probable cause, which is supposed to be the basis of a warrant, I have

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Cops Sets up “Crosswalk Sting” to Entrap Drivers and Rake in Some Cash…for Safety, of Course

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It’s not clear whether the police department paid a civilian or just used an undercover cop to cross the street back and forth in hopes that the police hiding around the corner would catch those drivers who didn’t yield to

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