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Police Using Cessna Airplanes to Track Speeders

In what can only be seen as a sustained act of predation, numerous states around the nation have been deploying aircraft to enforce speed limits and other traffic laws, for years. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, for example, has 13 Cessna airplanes that track speeding cars, then radio the information to troopers in squad cars […]
July 20, 2014 0
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“We Have a War on Veterans” – Three Tennessee Cops Kill Iraq War Vet

Justin Davis, 25, was shot and killed by three Germantown police officers while sitting in his car at a local park, Tuesday. A war veteran suffering from PTSD, Davis had recently lost his father and was going through a divorce, relatives say. He had a 2-year-old daughter. Police say when they arrived at Cameron Brown […]
July 19, 2014 0
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Video: NYPD Kill Man After He Breaks Up Fight Outside Store

A man was killed Thursday by New York police officers after he broke up a fight between two other men, witnesses say. “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” the 400 pound asthmatic can be heard repeatedly yelling after officers took him down in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply store. Eric Garner, 43, was placed […]
July 18, 2014 2
PICTURED LEFT: Frame taken from video showing Betancourt being struck with baton,
PICTURED RIGHT: Betancourt and attorney Mario Blanch outside court,
CREDIT: NJ Star-Ledger

Sopranos Actor to File Brutality Suit Against West New York Police (Arrest Video)

Model and “Sopranos” actor Steven Betancourt, 32, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a officer during a June 28 altercation after police towed his friends illegally parked vehicle. Betancourt, son of West New York mayoral candidate Carlos “Chuck” Betancourt, intends to file a police brutality lawsuit against the department, his attorney says. Mario […]
July 16, 2014 0
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States Fight Police Cell Phone Tracking Amid Contradictory Court Decisions

Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling affirming that warrantless cellphone searches are unconstitutional, warrantless location tracking of mobile technology remains in a legal grey area. This is how some states are addressing the issue: South Carolina A bill banning law enforcement from tracking cellphone location information without a warrant passed the South Carolina House back […]
July 10, 2014 1
Credit: WSBTV

Georgia Man Beaten After Police Chief Put “Steak Dinner” Bounty on His Head

Recovered text messages obtained by WSBTV-Atlanta reveal that a Grantville, Georgia man was beaten by an officer after the towns Police Chief put a bounty on his head. The events occurred back in 2013 when Leon Buchannan ended up in the hospital after Grantville Police Officer Demetrius Henry assaulted him at his residence while he […]
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