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County Refuses to Pay Medical Bills For Toddler Burned in No-Knock Raid Flash Bang Explosion

[ssba] Habersham County officials in Georgia say they will not pay for the medical expenses of a toddler seriously injured by a flash-bang grenade, during a no-knock police raid back in May. 19-month-old Bounkham Phonesavah (Baby Boo Boo) spent weeks in a burn unit after deputies with a Cornelia Police Department SWAT team threw a flash bang grenade directly into ...

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The Police State is Uniting Groups Across the Political Spectrum

[ssba] Groups from both the left and right ends of the mainstream political spectrum are uniting behind calls to end what they say is the rise of a “militarized” police state in the United States. They say the controversial police tactics seen this week in Ferguson, Mo., are not isolated to the St. Louis County Police Department and warn the ...

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Lithuanian Troops To Conduct Operations In Pennsylvania With National Guard

[ssba] Unbeknownst to most Americas, foreign troops regularly train and are stationed in the United States. Police State Daily recently came across a story about Lithuanian dignitaries and other dignitaries visiting Fort Indiantown Gap and the Pennsylvania State Capitol as part of an apparent partnership between Lithuania and the Pennsylvania National Guard. Evidently, Lithuania and Pennsylvania have worked together for ...

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Alaskan Tribal Leaders Address Police Brutality Concerns Against Indigenous

[ssba] Alaskan Tribal leaders in Bethel are addressing police brutality allegations against indigenous Alaska Natives. The Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC) is urging people to come forward regarding such allegations. In a press release, ONC president Gloria Simeon says the council is very disturbed by recent allegations of brutality by a City of Bethel Police Officer towards an inebriated “Indian” male. ...

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Utah Police Brutality Victim Running for State Rep. on Anti-Police State Platform Arrested, Charged With Multiple Felonies

[ssba] PSD readers are no doubt informed about the plight of Utah resident Mark Byrge. Mark used to own a courier company until, twenty seven months ago, his life was changed forever. On April 18th, 2012, Mark had a minor traffic accident in American Fork, Utah where he scraped the box of his delivery truck against a tree. Within minutes ...

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Memphis Mayor Considers Bringing in National Guard As 675 Officers Refuse to Work After City Reduces Health Care Subsidies

[ssba] Memphis police officers have been calling in sick with “blue flu” since June 30. Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said 554 officers called in sick on Tuesday alone. Other sources put the over all number at 675, over a fourth of the 2,280 member department. The sick calls are to protest a City Council vote reducing health care subsidies for ...

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Complaints Fall 88 Percent After City Implements Cop Cameras

[ssba] According to The Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2002, there were over 26,000 official police brutality complaints across the nation. That’s a rate of 6.6 complaints for every 100 full-time officers. Of those complaints, eight percent resulted in disciplinary action. That means that only about one in every 200 police officers accused of excessive force were actually punished. Measures ...

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Georgia Gun Bill Prohibits Police From Demanding Permits, Putting Gun Owners in Databases

[ssba] The Safe Carry Protection Act, signed in late April by Gov. Nathan Deal after passing the Georgia House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support, will take effect Tuesday, July 1. It’s been dubbed the “guns everywhere bill” by establishment dupes the nation over which have been left wringing their hands at the prospect of actually being held quasi-accountable to ...

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