Police State Politics

Hundreds Of Homicides Committed By Police Not Reported In National Stats

[ssba] Hundreds of homicides committed by law-enforcement officers between 2007 and 2012 were not recorded in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, national statistics show. More than 550 homicides committed by police during that period were missing, the Wall Street Journal reports. Local police departments are not required to participate in the FBI’s uniform crime reporting program, which makes accurately tracking ...

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Push For Police State Power Expansion Under Way As Sweeping Anti-Terrorism Legislation Grips Globe

[ssba] Concerted and reactionary measures to expand the powers of law enforcers have commenced around the globe. As war rages with ISIS, governments are struggling on every continent to suppress huge protest movements of popular dissent NOT being reported in the Mainstream Media. Lets take a look at how they are responding to both ISIS and their domestic populations: UK ...

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FBI: Police Deaths At 50-Year Low

[ssba] Despite the narrative that police have an increasingly dangerous job, the FBI reported Monday that of the only 76 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty during 2013 – And of those 76, just 27 were killed as a result of criminal acts, the lowest figure in more than 50 years of FBI reporting. The 27 deaths ...

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Why Are Police Shooting So Many People? Because They Dont Have Stun Guns

[ssba] The aftermath of countless police shootings involving nonviolent, unarmed, or otherwise peaceful individuals has left many families and police brutality critics asking one question: Why aren’t nonviolent measures like stun guns being utilized more by police? Well, the answer might just be that they don’t have access to them. Out of 18,000 local police departments in the nation, (not ...

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Police To Confiscate Firearms From Dead Gun Owners

[ssba] Police in Buffalo, New York, reportedly plan to commence confiscating handguns from the estates of recently deceased gun owners. Kind of gives “from my cold dead hands,” an entirely different meaning, doesn’t it? “We recently started a program where we’re cross referencing all the pistol permit holders with the death records and we’re sending people out to collect the ...

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White House Petition: Classify Police Accountability Group “Cop Block” as Domestic Terrorists

A petition has been filed on the official WhiteHouse.gov petition page calling for the United States government to classify police accountability group Cop Block a domestic terrorist organization. Cop Block is a grassroots organization originally founded in 2010 by Ademo Freeman. Cop Block is a decentralized project supported by a diverse group of individuals united by their shared goal of ...

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New Jersey Senator Proposes Bill Requiring Mandatory Body Cams For Police

[ssba] Reactionary measures against the American police state continue gaining steam around the country after protests in Ferguson, Missouri brought national attention to the controversial issue over one month ago. The latest call for reform comes from New Jersey state Senator Donald Nocross (D), who announced during a press conference Thursday, that he is drafting legislation that would require all ...

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Police Launch Federal Lawsuit, $100k GoFundMe Campaign to Fight Brutality Reforms

[ssba] Seattle police officers have launched a $100,000 GoFundMe fundraising page in order to raise money to help fund a lawsuit filed to fight federal reforms targeting use-of-force policies. The lawsuit, which was filed in May, counts more than 100 officers with the Seattle Police Department as plaintiffs. It alleges that US Department of Justice reforms meant to reduce police ...

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Suit Takes on Civil Forfeiture Laws After Family Loses Home Because Son Sold Drugs in Front of it

[ssba] Civil asset forfeiture is one of the most controversial law enforcement/government practices. Unlike criminal forfeiture, where property is taken after its owner has been found guilty in a court of law, with civil forfeiture, owners need not be charged with a crime let alone be convicted to lose homes, cars, cash or other property. The ACLU says asset forfeiture ...

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Police Dept. Loses Pentagon Issued Humvee and it Apparently Happens All the Time

Last December, the Palestine, Arkansas Police Department noticed something had gone missing – but not until a week after it was gone. In fact, it took seven days for officers to notice the empty parking space. Palestine Police Chief Stanley Barnes said “it never crossed his mind” that anyone could take the department’s 5,000lb pentagon issued Humvee. “It didn’t even ...

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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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