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California Town’s Simple Solution To Police Brutality Has Lowered Use Of Force By 60 Percent

California Town’s Simple Solution To Police Brutality Has Lowered Use Of Force By 60 Percent

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

California Town’s Simple Solution To Police Brutality Has Lowered Use Of Force By 60 Percent. While most police officers have the most honorable intentions and deserve our utmost respect, some do take advantage of their positions. In fact, police brutality is a widespread problem that has recently resulted in everything from killing an unarmed man while […]

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Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take – NationalJournal.com

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take – NationalJournal.com. By Shane Goldmacher It’s going to be a little more difficult to ferret out which members of Congress are lavished with all-expenses-paid trips around the world after the House has quietly stripped away the requirement that such privately sponsored travel be included […]

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Rob Astorino – WINNING!

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Winning Again – YouTube.  

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Stingray Documents Show Law Enforcement Using ‘Terrorism’ To Obtain Equipment To Fight Regular Crime | Techdirt

Stingray Documents Show Law Enforcement Using ‘Terrorism’ To Obtain Equipment To Fight Regular Crime | Techdirt

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stingray Documents Show Law Enforcement Using ‘Terrorism’ To Obtain Equipment To Fight Regular Crime | Techdirt. Legal Issues   by Tim Cushing Fri, Jun 20th 2014 from the because-WMDs-but-here’s-a-low-level-drug-dealer-we-busted dept   Scott Ainslie at MuckRock has pried loose a few more Stingray documents with a FOIA request. What was requested were contractual documents, which seem […]

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Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout | Ars Technica

Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout | Ars Technica

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout | Ars Technica. A local New Hampshire police department agreed Thursday to pay a woman who was arrested and charged with wiretapping $57,000 to settle her civil rights lawsuit. The deal comes a week after a federal appeals court ruled that the public has a […]

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Court upholds “First Amendment” right to film police | Ars Technica

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Court upholds “First Amendment” right to film police | Ars Technica. by David Kravets – May 28 2014, 12:43pm EST A federal appeals court has ruled that the public has the right to film cops in public and has reinstated a lawsuit against a local New Hampshire police department brought by a woman arrested for […]

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Another Bogus Hit From A License Plate Reader Results In Another Citizen Surrounded By Cops With Guns Out | Techdirt

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another Bogus Hit From A License Plate Reader Results In Another Citizen Surrounded By Cops With Guns Out | Techdirt.   Another Bogus Hit From A License Plate Reader Results In Another Citizen Surrounded By Cops With Guns Out from the verification-to-be-performed-at-gunpoint dept   We recently covered a story about a lawyer who found himself […]

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Final Word on U.S. Law Isn’t: Supreme Court Keeps Editing – NYTimes.com

Final Word on U.S. Law Isn’t: Supreme Court Keeps Editing – NYTimes.com

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Final Word on U.S. Law Isn’t: Supreme Court Keeps Editing – NYTimes.com. By ADAM LIPTAKMAY 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has been quietly revising its decisions years after they were issued, altering the law of the land without public notice. The revisions include “truly substantive changes in factual statements and legal reasoning,” said […]

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Cops can now search your car without a warrant in Pa.

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cops can now search your car without a warrant in Pa.. By Eric Boehm, PA Independent If the police stop you in Pennsylvania, they don’t need a warrant to search your car.   And soon, you could be in trouble even if they find nothing.   The state Supreme Court ruled last week that police […]

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NYS Sheriff’s Assn President Chris Moss Chosen as Astorino Running Mate on Vimeo

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

NYS Sheriff’s Association President Chris Moss Chosen as Astorino Running Mate on Vimeo on Vimeo   PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR ROB ASTORINO! http://www.robastorino.com/

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Chicopee woman faces wiretapping charges after allegedly recording her own arrest | masslive.com

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicopee woman faces wiretapping charges after allegedly recording her own arrest | masslive.com. By Dave Canton | dcanton@repub.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on May 11, 2014 at 6:45 AM, updated May 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM A Chicopee woman apparently got a little too loud and belligerent while drinking on Chestnut Street […]

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You Won’t Believe This Border Patrol Checkpoint Refusal Video – YouTube

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

You Won’t Believe This Border Patrol Checkpoint Refusal Video – YouTube.

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Texas student arrested after filming police traffic stops — RT USA

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Texas student arrested after filming police traffic stops — RT USA.   A University of Texas at San Antonio college student has reportedly pressed charges against a local law enforcement officer after she was arrested while recording a police speed trap with her cell phone. Abie Kyle Ikhinmwin, 25, was standing with her bicycle in […]

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Recording Traffic Stop Lands Davie Woman In Jail « CBS Miami

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recording Traffic Stop Lands Davie Woman In Jail « CBS Miami. FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Davie woman plans to sue the Broward Sheriff’s Office after she was forced to spend the night in jail for using her cellphone to record a deputy during a traffic stop. Last March, 33-year old Brandy Berning was pulled […]

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Very Surprising Reaction From Cop After Refusing Checkpoint Stop – YouTube

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Very Surprising Reaction From Cop After Refusing Checkpoint Stop – YouTube. What a great police officer, THANK YOU!

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New York Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Laws Facts and Myths

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

From USACarry.com New York Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Laws Facts and Myths.

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WCFOA: NY State Police Guide to SAFE Act

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Westchester County Firearms Owners Association has published the NY State Police guide to enforcing the NY SAFE [sic] Act. You can download and review it here. http://wcfoany.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/nyspolicesafeguide.pdf   Editor’s Note: If you live in or around Westchester NY and are NOT a member of WCFOA, PLEASE JOIN!!!!  

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Ammoland: Gun Owners Beware Of The Reid Interrogation Technique

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Important read for gun owners. Gun Owners Beware Of The Reid Interrogation Technique. West Chester, OH – -(Ammoland.com)- If you’ve ever been involved in a traffic accident with another driver, you know that responding police have one primary task: to assign blame. One way or another, either you or the other driver is going […]

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Apple could soon block your device without your permission | The Full Signal

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: slightly off SC topic, however important to know for you iOS users. SOURCE: Apple could soon block your device without your permission | The Full Signal. Stacy Warden 16:48, Aug 07 2013 Apple’s transmission block could soon stop you from documenting “sensitive” events. Here’s what you need to know Apple fans are about […]

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Judicious Use Of Deadly Force

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Mandatory reading for anyone who carries a firearm. Full Article: Judicious Use Of Deadly Force When would the use of deadly force by a private citizen against another human be considered judicious, sensible, prudent, cautious, careful, justified, or well thought out? How can a private citizen be authorized to kill another human under […]

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