Infiltration And Intense Law Enforcement At Standing Rock Camp

By Will Parrish, -

AS LAW ENFORCEMENT officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in the pipeline’s path, two sheriff’s [...]

Disturbing Trend Of Police Wanting Drones For Routine Infractions

By Nicholas West, -

After lulling the public into believing that using drones in the U.S. would be confined to border patrol or for counter-terrorism in the event of an imminent threat, we are beginning to see [...]

Why Are Police In The USA So Terrified?

By Robert J. Burrowes, -

By Robert J. Burrowes for TRANSCEND Media Service - 15 Nov 2017 – In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in [...]

Neighborhood Lockdown After Officer’s Shooting Is Troubling

By Fern Shen, -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - Two women walking down Franklin Street to get to their cars, parked blocks away because of the lockdown, complained that they had been harassed by officers. [...]

Our Ever-Deadlier Police State

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - None of the reforms, increased training, diversity programs, community outreach and gimmicks such as body cameras have blunted America’s deadly police assault, [...]

US Government Declares ‘Black Identity Extremists’ A Threat

By Sam Levin, -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian - The US government has declared “black identity extremists” a violent threat, according to a leaked report from the FBI’s counter-terrorism division. The [...]

Federal Employees Ordered To Attend Anti-Leaking Classes

By Michael Biesecker, -

By Michael Biesecker for Mint Press News - WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance [...]

Chicago’s ‘Green Zone’: Plans For Massive Police Compound

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola for Mint Press News - The city of Chicago plans to build a massive multi-million dollar training center for police and firefighters in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. But a [...]

Police Chant: ‘Whose Streets Our Streets’ After Mass Arrests

By Jamiles Lartey, -

Police officers watch demonstrators as they continue to protest in St Louis Police officers watch demonstrators on Sunday night after Jason Stockley, a former St Louis police officer, was found [...]

Alternatives To Dialing 9-1-1

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy - Calling the cops is an almost knee-jerk reaction. We’re programmed from childhood to call the cops whenever something goes “wrong” in our homes or neighborhoods. [...]

Comply Or Die: Police State’s Answer To Free Speech Is Brute Force

By John W. Whitehead, -

By John W. Whitehead for Counter Punch - Unfortunately, this is how the government at all levels—federal, state and local—now responds to those who choose to exercise their First Amendment right [...]

What Would An American Police State Look Like?

By William Boardman, -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - country doesn't need a monolithic totalitarian government to have an effectively working police state. The United States has had a partial police [...]

“Know Where You Stand, And Stand There”

By Leonard Eiger, -

By Leonard Eiger for Ground Zero Center for Nonviolence - The Trident Three were found guilty in Federal Court on charges of “trespassing” on a U.S. nuclear submarine/weapons base last May. Larry [...]

Nighttime Raids: Police Wage War On Black And Brown Families

By Ashoka Jegroo, -

By Ashoka Jegroo for Truthout - This story is the fourth in a new Truthout series, Severed Ties: The Human Toll of Prisons. This series will dive deeply into the impact of incarceration on [...]

Seeking ‘To Create A Police State,’ AG Sessions Threatens Sanctuary Cities

By Andrea Germanos, -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday took aim at sanctuary cities, saying such communities must end and that his Department of Justice would [...]

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