Author Archives: Police State Daily

Lawsuit Says Cops Beat Man After Raiding Wrong Home For Pot, Found Nothing

[ssba] Last year, an officer with the Richmond sheriff’s department claimed he had smelled marijuana near a W. Bacon St. apartment complex before spending about a month watching the area and obtaining a search warrant. Virginia Union University student Maurice Neblett, now 25, lived at 531 W. Bacon St., building two, apartment 2120. The warrant was secured for 601 W. ...

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Off-Duty Officer Filmed Terrorizing Community At Gunpoint

[ssba] Video has emerged showing a New York cop holding a New Jersey man at gunpoint before ordering him to the ground and stomping him. Officials say after investigating a surveillance video posted to social media, they have determined that the armed man is an officer with the Paterson police department and the incident occurred on September 24, on Main ...

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NYPD Cop Thrown In Psych Ward For Exposing Arrest Quotas Wins $600K

NYPD officer Adrian Schoolcraft sued his city in 2010 for $50 million after he said he was thrown in to a psych ward at Jamaica Hospital for exposing a quota system being run by the department. Schoolcraft said he was unlawfully detained after fellow officers launched a campaign of harassment against him when he blew the whistle on cops changing ...

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U.S. Police Arrest Someone For Marijuana Possession Every Minute

According to the latest national data released by the FBI, at least 620,000 people were arrested for simple marijuana possession alone in 2014 –  a rate of 1,700 people per day, or more than 1 per minute. The numbers, which are under-counted as some states don’t report arrest stats to the FBI, or do so on a limited basis – illustrate that ...

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Iowa Cops Confiscate Mans Gun, Permit After He Fires At Burglar

[ssba] In an unbelievable show of disregard for gun and property rights, an Iowa man had his firearm and permit to carry seized by police after he fired at a burglar. Joshua Lyne, of Des Moines, was trying to protect his home when he fired six rounds into the shadows where he thought a burglar was crouched along his garage ...

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Florida Woman Arrested For Felony Over Photo Of Her Riding Sea Turtle

[ssba] A Melbourne, Florida woman was arrested on Saturday after photographs of her sitting on a sea turtle in July went viral online. According to the Florida-based Sea Turtle Conservancy, Melbourne is part of a 20-mile stretch of beach along Florida’s east-central coast that “is home to the most important sea turtle nesting habitat in the United States.” Melbourne police ...

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Video Shows Baltimore County Officer Kill Unarmed Man

[ssba] Video has been released showing a Baltimore County, MD police officer fatally shooting a man during an altercation in Reisterstown on Wednesday. 19-year-old Keith McLeod was not armed when he was shot three times after police said he “whipped his hand around and pointing it toward the officer, as if with a weapon.” McLeod, of Washington, D.C., was suspected ...

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New Snowden Docs: Surveillance Program Mapping Every Website You Visit

[ssba] Newly released Snowden documents reveal that the British government has been running a secret web surveillance program far more intrusive than anything the NSA could imagine. According to The Intercept, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) launched a program in 2007 that pulls web data from intercontinental data cables designed to map every single user on the internet. The program, named ...

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Mississippi Deputy Charged, Suspended After Pee Wee Football Fight

[ssba] A Mississippi deputy was charged with assault and disorderly conduct after participating in a fight at a pee-wee football game in which he was coach, police say. The Monroe County sheriff’s department responded to a call of a fight at the Houston Charger peewee football game on Saturday to confront and arrest one of their own officers. “We initially ...

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