Reporter Detained for Photographing Courthouse, Accused of Being 'Possible Terrorist'
First Amendment audit produces negative result.
by Andrew Meyer
Overzealous NYPD Officer Mistakes Fellow Cop for Suspect, Proceeds to Kick Him in the Head
Boot and head meet with a resounding “thud.”
by Julian Kimble

Land of the Free – 1 in 3 Americans Are on File with the FBI in the U.S. Police State
Zero-tolerance attitude toward small crimes has led authorities to make more than a quarter of a billion arrests.
by Michael Krieger

Protesters Who Planned To Smash "Police Brutality" Pumpkins Arrested For Littering, Assault
Missouri cops squash First Amendment rights as residents attempt Ferguson inspired demonstration.
by Steve Watson
Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline — Get Killed by a SWAT Team
Eyewitness Ron Smith told the Standard-Examiner that he heard “one shot, and then a pause, and then four or five shots after that, that were very rapid.”
by William Norman Grigg

How Asset Forfeiture Allows Cops to Steal from Citizens
Police repeatedly caught stealing property.
by A. Barton Hinkle
Video: Busker's Unlawful Arrest Prompts Protests On NY Subway
“There are crack dealers in New York City, and you’re arresting this man for playing guitar!”
by Steve Watson


How Chicago's red light ticketing turned yellow lights into cash
City got nearly $8 million from 77,000 tickets issued with yellow lights shorter than the city standard.
by David Kidwell
Tennessee Courts Crack Down On Cops Taking Blood From Drivers
“…we hold that the privilege of driving does not alone create consent for a forcible blood draw.”
by The Newspaper.com

Police Departments Using Private Foundations To Obtain Controversial Surveillance Technology
From the what-the-public-doesn’t-know-will-probably-irritate-them-to-no-end dept
by Tim Cushing
Video Captures Police Tasering Suspected Shoplifter Near Lakeside Wal-Mart
Officers accused of using too much force to subdue 60-year-old man.
by CBS Denver

Miami Beach cops to overhaul vehicle shooting rules
Officers won’t be allowed to shoot at moving cars unless someone inside displays a weapon or opens fire first.
by Charles Rabin and Joey Flechas-Crabin
Caught On Tape: Six Hong Kong Cops Maul Protester
Cops seen repeatedly kicking and punching alleged victim Ken Tsang Kin-Chiu.
by Zero Hedge

Violent Police 'Home Invasion' Leads to $66K Bill for Victims
Halifax officer keeps his job, isn’t charged after illegal entry and assault on resident.
by Kathy Tomlinson
Snowden: NSA carrying out 'human intel' ops in China
NSA has been operating a project known as Sentry Eagle.
by Want China Times