Author Archives: Police State Daily

Cop Convicted After Robbing Seasonal Charity To Help Disadvantaged Kids

An Ohio cop has been convicted following accusations that he stole upwards of $26,000 from a joint law enforcement agency fundraiser in Summit County last Christmas. According to a release by prosecutors, Richfield police officer Michael Simmons was hired by the department in 1999 and started overseeing the department’s participation in the seasonal “Shop With A Cop” program when it was launched in ...

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Feds Making Thousands Of Augmented Reality Surveillance Flights Across US

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have been running thousands of surveillance missions employing cellphone tracking and augmented reality technologies over US cities. According to an investigation by BuzzFeed News that collected flight data logged by planes registered with the two agencies from the public tracking service, FlightRadar24, over 3,500 surveillance flights took place between mid-August and December of 2015. Augmented ...

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Secret Spy Court Denied Zero Federal Requests For Surveillance In 2015

Proving that the secretive U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court is nothing more than a rubber stamp for the government’s spying apparatus, a new Justice Dept. document shows that every single federal request for surveillance made in 2015 was approved. Lauded by officials as an adequate check on snooping powers, the FISA court is a U.S. federal court established and authorized under ...

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Records Supervisor Claims Albuquerque Cops Illegally Altered, Deleted Shooting Videos

The former records supervisor of the Albuquerque police department is claiming in a sworn affidavit that officers illegally deleted and altered videos of shootings and other controversial incidents. According to the nine page affidavit, created by Reynaldo Chavez, one of the incidents in question involved the deadly April 2014 shooting of 19-year-old Mary Hawkes, who was suspected of stealing a car. Chavez ...

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Woman Says Baby Died In Jail Cell After Guards Refused Her Medical Care For Labor

A Wisconsin woman is claiming that her requests for medical help were ignored when she went into labor while she was an inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail in July. According to a notice of claim filed against the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Shadé Swayzer was almost nine months pregnant when serving a sentence for a probation violation in a special ...

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Woman Dies Serving 30 Day Jail Sentence After Medical Requests Ignored Lawsuit Says

A young Michigan woman serving a 30 day sentence at the Macomb County jail died after guards and medical staff ignored her repeated requests for help, a federal lawsuit says. Thirty-seven-year-old Jennifer Meyers was sent to jail because she was behind on child support and died 12 days latter of sepsis from a virus that left her immobilized inside her cell unable to ...

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Split Verdict For Cop Accussed Of Having Sex With Underage Informant

A former Pennsylvania cop alleged to have had sex with an underage, confidential informant faces only nine months in jail after a jury returned a split verdict on Wednesday. Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese, was accused last year of accepting sexual favors from a girl in exchange for him not filing drug charges against her. She was 15-years-old when she first met the officer during a ...

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Inmate That Impregnated Prison Counselor Claims She Turned Him Into Sex Slave

A Grand Rapids, Michigan man is claiming that a prison counselor he impregnated while incarcerated at Parnall Correctional Facility forced him to be her sex slave. Steven Moerman, 44, was serving time for a drug charge in 2014 when he began receiving counseling for mental illness from Susan Lee Clingerman. According to a lawsuit filed in Jackson County Circuit Court, Moerman says Clingerman, who is ...

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Cops Take Life Savings, Teens’ College Fund After Medical Marijuana Business Raid

In yet another case outlining the absurdity and out right theft involved in civil asset forfeiture cases, a San Diego family is fighting to get it’s life savings back after their legal medical marijuana business was raided by police. According to the Institute for Justice, a joint narcotics task force of at least 30 DEA agents and San Diego police officers busted ...

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Denver Cop Arrested After Body-Cam Records Him Stealing $1200 From Suspect

A Denver police officer has been arrested after he unwittingly filmed himself stealing $1,200 from a suspect with his body camera. Julian Archuleta was taken into custody on a felony charge of suspicion of tampering with physical evidence and misdemeanor first-degree official misconduct and theft charges, according to police documents. He was booked into the Downtown Detention Center on Thursday and has been suspended without ...

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