Police State Enforcement

Tennessee Jailers Threatened, Retaliated Against Inmates Who Exposed Scabies Outbreak, Lawsuit Says

Female inmates in Nashville, Tennessee had their phone privileges revoked, were threatened with solitary confinement and suffered unnecessarily without proper medical treatment during a scabies outbreak, a federal lawsuit alleges. The outbreak occurred at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility, which is ran by CoreCivic, a company that owns and manages private prisons and detention centers across the country. “Inmates attempted to inform ...

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The Future Of The Drug War: Pot Breathalyzers

Among the growing acceptance and legalization of marijuana in states across the country, expect the drug warriors to not go down without a fight. Police are already searching and confiscating food in many states under the auspices of combating THC-infused edibles, but as companies compete to be the first to develop handheld breathalyzers that can detect pot, wide adoption by ...

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Massachusetts Legalizes Cannabis, Cops Keep Arresting People

Cannabis legalization has been a highly contested issue in Massachusetts during the last decade. Possession of less than an ounce of the drug was first decriminalized in 2008. A 2012 law then allowed for 35 outlets to be licensed to sell medical marijuana. Finally, recreational use was legalized at the end of last year. The process has been arduous. After legalizing medical use ...

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Man Found Guilty Of Jury Tampering For Handing Out Jury Nullification Fliers

A Michigan man is facing one year behind bars for handing out jury nullification flyers that inform individuals about their rights as jurors. Keith Wood, 41, was charged with felony obstruction of justice and misdemeanor jury tampering after handing out approximately 50 filers from the Fully Informed Jury Association in front of the Mecosta County courthouse on November 24, 2015. Facing ...

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Political Correctness Gone Mad: Man Faces Year In Prison For Nazi Dog Video

In yet another example confirming that political correctness means an Orwellian police state, a Scottish man facing a year in prison over a controversial YouTube video depicting him training his girlfriend’s dog to give Nazi salutes, is due in court on Monday. You may remember Markus Meechan, whose video, “M8 Yer Dugs A Nazi,” went viral in April of last year leading to his ultimate arrest on hate ...

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#BasedShieldMan Stands Down Socialist Water Cannons In Venezuela, Risks Military Arrest

Following another week of violence against anti-government protesters in Venezuela, the European Union has urged the repressive Socialist government of Nicolás Maduro to stand down. In a statement from Brussels on Monday, EU Foreign Ministers said “violence and the use of force will not resolve the crisis in the country,” and maintained that people’s rights “must be respected, including the right to peacefully ...

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Video Shows Officer Unleash K-9 On Man During Traffic Stop

Video has surfaced showing a Beaver Borough, Pennsylvania police officer unleash a K-9 on a man during a traffic stop after dragging him out of his vehicle. Beaver Patrolman Jeffrey Wijnen-Riems has a long history of alleged abuse. In 2005, six people filed federal lawsuits claiming they were brutalized by the officer in various incidents. Two of those lawsuits were settled for $90,000. In 2011, a ...

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Mom Given Five Citations After Criticizing Cop For Blocking Traffic

A mother from South Florida says she received five citations, including a felony charge, from a police officer who retaliated against her for simply telling him she didn’t appreciated the way he was blocking traffic. According to Kristy Hernandez, she was attempting to drop her son off at Ben Sheppard Elementary School in Hialeah, but had to wait 20 minutes on Miami-Dade ...

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Ammon Bundy Stripped Naked, Beaten, Thrown In Hole For Hanging Shirt On Bed

In a stunning display of disregard for Constitutional protections relating to inmates, federal corrections officers at CCA Nevada Southern Detention Center reportedly stripped Ammon Bundy naked before handcuffing, beating and throwing him in solitary confinement with two dislocated shoulders. Ammon, along with brother Ryan Bundy and five other co-defendants, were found not guilty of conspiring to prevent federal employees from doing their jobs through ...

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15-Year-Old Killed In Car Cops Claim “Drove Aggressively” Toward Them

A Mesquite High School freshman was killed by a Texas police officer who fired a round into a moving vehicle cops claimed was “driving aggressively” toward them. According to Balch Springs police chief Jonathan Haber, officers were responding to a report about intoxicated teenagers at around 11 p.m. Saturday in the 12300 block of Baron Drive when a vehicle carrying 15-year-old Jordan Edwards backed ...

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$5.5M Settlement For Man Beat Mercilessly With Batons By Cops

A man who suffered a concussion, deep head cuts and broken bones in his arms at the hands of Alameda County, California sheriff’s deputies will now receive a $5.5 million lawsuit settlement. Attorneys said Friday that the Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved the settlement for Stanislav Petrov on Tuesday. Petrov had been sitting in a reportedly stolen vehicle in ...

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‘Full-Scale’ Terror Attack Drill Acclimates Public To Police State

Six sites in D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland will play host to a “full-scale” terror drill on Wednesday that will include hundreds of volunteer crisis actors, emergency medical personnel, police and fire officials. According to a press release on Tuesday from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG): Law enforcement officials and other first responders will participate in a full-scale exercise on ...

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