Disturbing Trend Of Police Wanting Drones For Routine Infractions

By Nicholas West, activistpost.com -

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 [...]

J20 Officer Bizarrely Slanders Black Neighborhood In Testimony

By Alan Pyke, thinkprogress.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Officer Michael Howden was supposed to help federal prosecutors establish that the group of protesters they want jailed for decades were assaulting cops wantonly the day [...]

Massachusetts, Protesters Balk At Pipeline Company’s Payments To Police

By Eoin Higgins, huffingtonpost.com -

By Eoin Higgins for The Huffington Post - SANDISFIELD, Mass. ― When Karla Colon-Aponte arrived at the Otis State Forest on the morning of Oct. 25, she intended to join her fellow protesters [...]

Review Faults Police Response To Charlottesville Far-Right Rally

By Chris Kenning, reuters.com -

By Chris Kenning for Reuters - (Reuters) - Charlottesville authorities failed to protect public safety and free speech during a white nationalist rally over Confederate statues that turned deadly [...]

Protesters Call For Charges Against Officer Who Killed Teen

By Staff, theamericanconservative.com -

By Staff of Associated Press - HARTFORD, Conn. — Protesters on Monday called for criminal charges against a police officer who killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy and for the release of [...]

Police Clear Anti-Fracking Protest Camp From Train Tracks

By Abby Spegman, theolympian.com -

By Abby Spegman for The Olympian - Anti-fracking protesters faced off with dozens of police in tactical gear during a predawn raid Wednesday at an encampment blocking railroad tracks in downtown [...]

Police Aid Immigration Officials In Crackdown

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson, reuters.com -

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson for Reuters - BENSALEM, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Dozens of police departments in the United States have been granted new powers, or are seeking them, to check [...]

Why Are Police In The USA So Terrified?

By Robert J. Burrowes, transcend.org -

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, baltimorebrew.com -

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. [...]

Charges Dropped Against 15 Cases Linked To Corrupt Ex-Cop

By Megan Crepeau, Jason Meisner and Jeremy Gorner, chicagotribune.com -

By Megan Crepeau, Jason Meisner and Jeremy Gorner for Chicago Tribune - In a sudden about-face Thursday night, Chicago police said seven cops once part of an allegedly corrupt crew will be [...]

Non-Intoxicating CBD Is Under Attack: Police Raids & FDA Warnings

By Martin A. Lee, projectcbd.org -

By Martin A. Lee for Project CBD - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which defers to the DEA on cannabis-related matters, considers CBD to be an experimental pharmaceutical undergoing [...]

Group Investigating Police On Inauguration Day Has History Supporting Police

By Sarah Lazare, theintercept.com -

By Sarah Lazare for The Intercept - A CONSULTANT PAID by the Washington, D.C., City Council to investigate the Metropolitan Police Department’s crackdown on Inauguration Day protesters is coming [...]

Protests Against ADL’s Role In US-Israel Deadly Exchange Programs

By Staff, jewishvoiceforpeace.org -

By Staff of JVP - JVP activists demonstrated at Anti-Defamation League offices from New York to Seattle, New Haven to Chicago, and 11 other cities across the country Wednesday as part of a [...]

LA Police Arresting People For Speaking 20 Seconds Over Allotted Time

By Emily C. Bell, www.alternet.org -

By Emily C. Bell for AlterNet - The tweet comes after Melanie Ochoa, a staff attorney at the ACLU of Southern California, who sent a letter Tuesday morning to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and [...]

Police Reportedly Claim A Brooklyn Teen Consented To Sex In Custody

By Natasha Lennard, www.theintercept.com -

By Natasha Lennard for The Intercept - ON SEPTEMBER 28, attorney Michael David filed notice of a claim against the New York Police Department, the City of New York, and two unnamed police [...]