St. Paul to offer $95,000 to settle police brutality claim
Police leave man with a fractured skull and eye socket and a broken nose.
by Mara H. Gottfried
Time For Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws To Meet The Same Fate As Jim Crow
Police forces across the country exploit civil asset forfeiture laws to deprive hapless, innocent people of cash and other property.
by George Leef

Disturbing Discovery Leads To Re-Arrest Of Retired Cop
Detectives say they found computer files this week allegedly showing him molesting a little girl.
by CBS Miami
Former Cop, Infamous for Killing Family's Dog, Has Epiphany About Broken Police System
“I don’t believe I can put the badge and uniform back on, and go out and fight for something I really wholeheartedly don’t believe in at this time.”
by John Vibes

Innocent grandmother shot during violent DEA drug raid in New Hampshire
“She went to pick up the baby. They thought she was reaching for something, and they shot her.”
by Police State USA
Feds Swarm Plane, Interrogate Passengers Over Travel Group Logo That Resembled 'ISIS'
DHS unconcerned about border threat, but luggage motif prompts panic.
by Paul Joseph Watson

Secret Service Mulls Security Checkpoints Around White House
The U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas.
by Julie Pace
Illinois judge rules police entitled to Swat raid over parody Twitter account
Swat team burst into Peoria house looking for source of parody Twitter account that upset town’s mayor.
by Ed Pilkington


The War on Drugs Simply Doesn’t Work
U.S. has spent roughly $1 trillion on drug prohibition since 1971.
by Casey Given
Retrial Begins for Detroit Cop who Killed 7-Year-Old in ‘Reality Show Shooting’
“I replay this every day in my head… There’s nothing else I could have done differently.”
by RT

How Cops Became Robbers
Three features of civil forfeiture law and five Supreme Court decisions make it easy for police to take money from motorists.
by Jacob Sullum
Police seizures of cash rise, fueled by private training firms
Thousands of people have been forced to fight legal battles that can last more than a year to get their money back
by Michael Sallah and Robert O’Harrow Jr.

Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old's death
Attorney concerned “media frenzy” following police shooting in Missouri could harm client’s right to impartial jury.
by Associated Press
Off-Duty State Cop Who Shot Pals Was Allegedly On Weeklong Bender
Neighbor: “Last week, he started to drink. I saw him drunk on Wednesday.”
by Ben Yakas

Police Det. faces restraining order over alleged relationship with 17-year-old girl
The mother caught detective, 43, naked on the floor with her daughter when she came home early one day.
by Stephanie Barry
4 Pennsylvania Cops suspended indefinitely for an alleged joy ride gone awry
Tossed firework at on-duty officer’s cruiser as a joke, sparking a chase.
by Eric Scicchitano