Police State Enforcement

Police Using Cessna Airplanes to Track Speeders

[ssba] 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 below. They select areas ...

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Video: NYPD Kill Man After He Breaks Up Fight Outside Store

[ssba] 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 in a chokehold and ...

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

[ssba] 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 Blanch, Betancourt’s attorney, said ...

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Officer On Paid Leave in Connecticut Brutality Case Had Guns Confiscated After Domestic Charges

[ssba] An Enfield, Connecticut police officer placed on paid administrative leave following a brutality complaint brought by a Windsor man in April, has a sorted past. Mark Maher filed the complaint against a K-9 officer and 10-year veteran Matthew Worden, back in April, after he was arrested and charged with assault and resisting arrest by Worden and three other officers. From ...

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You Wont Believe What These Boston Cops Are Doing to Generate Revenue

[ssba] A video has emerged depicting Boston Police Officers engaging in questionable behavior in order to generate revenue for the city. In a video uploaded to YouTube, a bystander records footage of an undercover cop with the the Somerville Police Department walking back and forth across an intersection in order to catch motorists failing to yield. Failure to do so ...

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Evidence Mysteriously Disappears in Arkansas Police Brutality Case: Mother Beaten, Teen Tased Six Times

In Dover, Arkansas on September 13, 2011, a mother and her juvenile son were out walking their dog when things quickly escalated after police showed up and questioned them about drugs.  Now, the very evidence that police are supposed to keep – evidence that would have vindicated them – has mysteriously disappeared. Eva Robinson and her son Matthew, 16, were ...

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Florida Police Kill Unarmed Man in Drug Bust After He “Moved the Wrong Way”

[ssba] Two Florida detectives shot and killed an unarmed man in an undercover drug bust Tuesday. Jerry Dwight Brown, 41, of Lakeland was gunned down outside Big Ben’s Used Tires in Zephyrhills after selling a “large” amount of prescription pills to a plain clothes officer, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a press conference Wednesday. “Detectives ordered Brown to show ...

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Investigators Declare Homicide After Georgia Police Repeatedly Tase Man to Death

[ssba] New details have emerged regarding an investigation involving a man tased multiple times until dead by police. Two East Point, Georgia Police officers are still on paid administrative leave in connection with the April 11 death of local resident Gregory Towns, 24. Police were responding to call for domestic violence when Towns ran after being confronted. A Georgia State ...

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