Subscribe to Newsletter

Categories

Most Viewed

Archives

Police State

DOJ reports on policing Ferguson unrest could cost taxpayers more than $1mn

DOJ reports on policing Ferguson unrest could cost taxpayers more than $1mn

The Justice Department could pay two contractors over a million dollars total to produce reports on the St. Louis County
Georgia cops pose as construction workers to nab texting drivers

Georgia cops pose as construction workers to nab texting drivers

Police officers in Marietta, Georgia went undercover as members of a construction crew to catch drivers checking a mobile device
Police misconduct lawsuits cost taxpayers, not cops, millions

Police misconduct lawsuits cost taxpayers, not cops, millions

From big cities to small towns, American taxpayers are footing the bill for police gone rogue. When an officer or
New Jersey state troopers to wear body cameras

New Jersey state troopers to wear body cameras

All on-duty New Jersey state troopers will be equipped with body cameras, acting state Attorney General John Hoffman has announced.
Police say New Mexico forfeiture reform leaves them short-changed

Police say New Mexico forfeiture reform leaves them short-changed

Civil rights activists hailed New Mexico’s ban on civil asset forfeiture, the notorious practice of police seizing property from suspects
Man jailed at Rikers Island without charges for 3 years commits suicide

Man jailed at Rikers Island without charges for 3 years commits suicide

Kalief Browder, arrested for stealing a backpack and jailed at the infamously violent Rikers Island prison in New York City
US police shot dead almost 400 people in 5 months

US police shot dead almost 400 people in 5 months

At least 385 people ranging in age from 16 to 83 have died at the hands of police across the
‘Manspreading’: New misdemeanor plaguing NYC subway, first arrests reported

‘Manspreading’: New misdemeanor plaguing NYC subway, first arrests reported

Making yourself comfortable on a NY subway train could land you in hot water, especially if you occupy too much