Police State

7 arrested for threatening to kill police – NYPD

7 arrested for threatening to kill police – NYPD

The New York Police Department says seven men have been arrested in connection with threats aimed at police following the
LAPD becomes first major police force to equip all officers with body cameras

LAPD becomes first major police force to equip all officers with body cameras

The Los Angeles Police Department will become the first major American law enforcement agency to outfit its entire 7,000-member force
Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a police state

Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a police state

For some, the Elf on the Shelf doll, with its doe-eyed gaze and cherubic face, has become a whimsical holiday
Woman f-bombs police and gets rewarded $100K compensation

Woman f-bombs police and gets rewarded $100K compensation

“F*** police” is political speech, a US court ruled. A woman who was arrested for swearing and raising a middle
Why would a town of 300 hire 100 cops?

Why would a town of 300 hire 100 cops?

A tiny Michigan town with less than 300 residents is finding itself in the national spotlight thanks to recent reports
Despite accusations of excessive force, Albuquerque police purchase 350 AR-15 rifles

Despite accusations of excessive force, Albuquerque police purchase 350 AR-15 rifles

The Albuquerque (New Mexico) Police Department has ordered a cache of high-powered rifles despite reprimands from the US Department of
UK police spend $85,000 on cardboard cutout ‘gimmick’

UK police spend $85,000 on cardboard cutout ‘gimmick’

More than 750 cutouts of policemen have been bought by UK forces at a cost of more than $85,000. The
PA mother of seven dies while serving two-day jail term for kids’ truancy violations

PA mother of seven dies while serving two-day jail term for kids’ truancy violations

State officials want to know how and why a Pennsylvania woman died while serving a two-day jail term related to
Tampa Police breaking into cars for suspicion of Marijuana

Tampa Police breaking into cars for suspicion of Marijuana

“You think if anyone is going to break into your vehicle in Ybor, the last person you think, it’s going
Americans have First Amendment right to film police, US appeals court rules

Americans have First Amendment right to film police, US appeals court rules

A federal appeals court has ruled that Americans have the right to videotape police officers in public, thereby allowing a
​FBI to quietly end policy that disallowed recording interrogations

​FBI to quietly end policy that disallowed recording interrogations

The US Department of Justice has reversed a long-time Federal Bureau of Investigation policy that prohibited recording during interrogations of
Occupy activist Cecily McMillan sentenced to three months in prison

Occupy activist Cecily McMillan sentenced to three months in prison

A judge in New York City on Monday morning sentenced Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan to three months in
Albuquerque Police Promote Officer Who Burned Off Homeless Man’s Ear

Albuquerque Police Promote Officer Who Burned Off Homeless Man’s Ear

In a controversial move following protests against deadly force by police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the department has promoted a
US crime rates have fallen 45% since 1990 but incarceration rates have jumped 222%

US crime rates have fallen 45% since 1990 but incarceration rates have jumped 222%

The Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative of the Brookings Institution, published a memo earlier this month that highlighted the
The Federal Reserve has it’s own private police force

The Federal Reserve has it’s own private police force

The U.S. Federal Reserve Police is the law enforcement arm of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of
Supreme Court gives police new power to rely on anonymous tips

Supreme Court gives police new power to rely on anonymous tips

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police can stop and search a driver based solely on an anonymous 911
Bay Area transit police conducted militarized training exercises with TSA

Bay Area transit police conducted militarized training exercises with TSA

Apparently the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police, infamous for having shot dead unarmed Oakland resident Oscar Grant on a
Small Police Department in Guthrie, OK Gets Armored Vehicle

Small Police Department in Guthrie, OK Gets Armored Vehicle

Lily Dane Activist Post The police department in Guthrie, Oklahoma, recently purchased an armored vehicle through a military surplus program.