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Cops sued for breaking into home, arresting woman for recording their actions (VIDEO) — RT USA

Cops sued for breaking into home, arresting woman for recording their actions (VIDEO) — RT USA

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cops sued for breaking into home, arresting woman for recording their actions (VIDEO) — RT USA. A Pennsylvania couple is suing three Collingdale police officers for entering their home without permission in an effort to confiscate a cell phone legally used to record the officers during a February confrontation in front of their home. In […]

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DC cop under fire for harassing man filming arrest — RT USA

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

DC cop under fire for harassing man filming arrest — RT USA. The Police Chief in Washington, DC, is speaking out against one of her officers and in support of a man who stopped to record police arresting a man on a sidewalk only to be harassed by police and suspected of involvement in a […]

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Astorino rips Cuomo’s economic policies

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Astorino rips Cuomo’s economic policies. BUFFALO, NY – The Repubican candidate for Governor visited Buffalo Saturday to take some shots at the incumbent Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo. Rob Astorino joined other GOP candidates and local party officials for a Niagara Square rally to call on voters to reject the policies of the Cuomo administration and […]

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Innocent motorists often caught in seizure net – Stillwater News Press: Don’t Miss This

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Innocent motorists often caught in seizure net – Stillwater News Press: Don’t Miss This. By Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Michael Sallah/The Washington Post Mandrel Stuart and his girlfriend were on a date driving on Interstate 66 toward the District of Columbia when a Fairfax County, Va., police cruiser pulled out of the median and raced […]

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Judge sides with Occupy Eugene: ‘1st Amendment does not go to sleep at 5 p.m.’ — RT USA

Judge sides with Occupy Eugene: ‘1st Amendment does not go to sleep at 5 p.m.’ — RT USA

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Judge sides with Occupy Eugene: ‘1st Amendment does not go to sleep at 5 p.m.’ — RT USA. A federal judge ruled that the General Services Administration (GSA) wrongly infringed on the First Amendment rights of Occupy Eugene protesters by severely restricting the hours and days they were allowed to demonstrate. The group, an offshoot […]

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They fought the law. Who won? | The Washington Post

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

They fought the law. Who won? | The Washington Post.   Mandrel Stuart and his girlfriend were on a date driving on Interstate 66 toward the District when a Fairfax County police cruiser pulled out of the median and raced after them. The cruiser kept pace alongside Stuart’s old blue Yukon for a while, then […]

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Oregonian arrested for filming SWAT raid (VIDEO) — RT USA

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oregonian arrested for filming SWAT raid (VIDEO) — RT USA. Footage recently posted to YouTube shows an Oregon man being arrested for filming, or “interfering” with, a militarized police raid across the street from his apartment. The man – whose YouTube account is Skylow Production – said he was sleeping at his Gresham, Oregon apartment […]

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VIDEO: Man refuses to let cops search house without warrant, records everything despite police protests — RT USA

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

VIDEO: Man refuses to let cops search house without warrant, records everything despite police protests — RT USA. A video recently uploaded to Facebook shows a man demanding a search warrant of police officers at his door who claimed the man could be harboring a criminal. Police in the US are generally required to have […]

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Officer to Citizen: “You must be doing something wrong if you invoke your rights” | The Free Thought Project

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Officer to Citizen: “You must be doing something wrong if you invoke your rights” | The Free Thought Project. By Matt Agorist on August 28, 2014 Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/officer-citizen-you-wrong-invoke-rights/#BlaQFdlQcSky4r8s.99 Two videographers were in Jacksonville Florida conducting a First Amendment Audit on Wednesday. They were filming prisoners being transported in and out of the Duval County […]

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U.S. court will not block lawsuits over Connecticut SWAT raid – Yahoo News

U.S. court will not block lawsuits over Connecticut SWAT raid – Yahoo News

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. court will not block lawsuits over Connecticut SWAT raid – Yahoo News. By Richard Weizel August 26, 2014 7:39 PM   MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that Connecticut police cannot claim immunity to quash lawsuits seeking millions of dollars in damages from a botched 2008 raid by a […]

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Florida cops accused of beating driver for not rolling down his window all the way (VIDEO) — RT USA

Florida cops accused of beating driver for not rolling down his window all the way (VIDEO) — RT USA

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Florida cops accused of beating driver for not rolling down his window all the way (VIDEO) — RT USA. Cell phone video footage of a Florida traffic stop is beginning to go viral after the man who recorded his encounter with police pleaded online for assistance because he says law enforcement’s actions forced him to […]

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New Video of Assault by Cop Who Police Tried to Arrest But Prosecutor Said Tape Evidence Was “Too Complicated” – Hit & Run : Reason.com

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Video of Assault by Cop Who Police Tried to Arrest But Prosecutor Said Tape Evidence Was “Too Complicated” – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Ed Krayewski|Aug. 19, 2014 12:09 pm Email   On April 1 Mark Maher was assaulted by Enfield, Connecticut, police officer Matthew Worden during an arrest at a boat show. An […]

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Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000 | Ars Technica

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000 | Ars Technica. by David Kravets – Aug 19 2014, 12:28pm EST A New York man who claimed police arrested and strip-searched him after he photographed a stop-and-frisk of three African-American youths has settled his civil rights suit with the New York Police Department for $125,000. The […]

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‘I just kept asking: Why am I being arrested for sitting in my aunt’s driveway?’ – The Washington Post

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘I just kept asking: Why am I being arrested for sitting in my aunt’s driveway?’ – The Washington Post. By Monica Hesse August 17 Joshua Hampton saw the big black police truck from down the block. He saw the lights, and the officers in military garb clinging to the sides. He wasn’t worried. It was […]

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County officials refuse to pay medical bills for toddler burned by SWAT grenade — RT USA

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

County officials refuse to pay medical bills for toddler burned by SWAT grenade — RT USA. Officials in Georgia’s Habersham County are refusing to pay for the mounting medical expenses of a toddler seriously injured by a flash grenade after a failed SWAT team raid earlier this year. Bounkham ‘Bou Bou’ Phonesavanh was just 19 […]

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NYSRPA endorses Bob Castelli for State Senate

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

NYSRPA endorses Bob Castelli for State Senate. ALBANY, NY (08/18/2014)(readMedia)– The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Political Victory Fund is pleased to endorse Bob Castelli for State Senate in the 40th District. He is a Life Member of NYSRPA, NRA and Westchester County Firearm Owners Association. He is also a certified firearms instructor […]

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NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed

NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed. Published on August 11, 2014 by Gannon Burgett The NYPD has sent out an internal memo that tells officers they aren’t allowed to take action to stop someone from photographing or filming them. This comes a whopping two years after Washington DC’s police […]

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The SWAT Team Would Like to See Your Alcohol Permit – Reason.com

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The SWAT Team Would Like to See Your Alcohol Permit – Reason.com. Radley Balko | December 13, 2010 In August a team of heavily armed Orange County, Florida, sheriff’s deputies raided several black- and Hispanic-owned barbershops in the Orlando area. There were more raids in September and October. According to the Orlando Sentinel, barbers and […]

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Cop Fishing: Revenue Collection Trap – YouTube

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cop Fishing: Revenue Collection Trap – YouTube.

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Exposed: N. Carolina cops lied about 911 calls to illegally search homes — RT USA

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Exposed: N. Carolina cops lied about 911 calls to illegally search homes — RT USA. Questions are being asked of a North Carolina police department after an officer in the city of Durham testified that its common practice for cops there to make up excuses to illegally enter, then search, the homes of local residents. […]

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