Are You Black, Gay, and Driving a Lincoln? Stay Out of Cohoes, NY

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New York Copblocker, Adam Rupeka of Capitol District Cop Block was out policing the police, and he came across multiple officers who had pulled over a female driver. The lady had just made a quick trip to the store, and when she was returning to her vehicle noticed the police circling the block. She thinks she […]

Fresno Police Turn Neighborhood into Action Cop Movie Scene

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  With a helicopter flying overhead blaring a message to the citizens to remain in their houses, and another message to the “Bad Guy” as the police put it. A large conjunction of uniformed and plain clothes officers with backwards hats glorifying the mafia and wearing body armor, began a house to house search for […]

High Times Article on First Church of Cannabis: “Cop Block is Here”

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On Wednesday (July 1st), everybody in Indianapolis was primed for a big showdown. The First Church of Cannabis had stated that they were preparing to take advantage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which supposedly protects people engaging in activities during religious practice. However, although Indiana accepted the First Church of Cannabis as a recognized […]

Flora Officer, James Alderman, Fired After Arrest for Child Molestation Charges

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James Alderman, 58, was a Flora, Mississippi police officer until this Wednesday, when he was arrested and charged with two counts of gratification of lust. The accusations stem from young children whom Alderman had access to due to his wife’s daycare business – which was ran out of their home according to News 16 in Jackson, […]

Las Vegas Detective Gets Off With Probation for Attacking Prostitute After Price Dispute

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On Thursday (July 2nd), Michael Kitchen, a former detective with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, was sentenced to just three years of probation for assault and attempted robbery against an escort. According to the Las Vegas Review Journal: A Las Vegas police detective accused in an attack on a prostitute was sentenced Thursday to […]

Civil Asset Seizure Restrictions Now in Effect in Montana and New Mexico

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On Wednesday, laws enacted earlier in the year in Montana and New Mexico went into effect, limiting the ability of police and other law enforcement agencies to use civil asset seizure laws within those states. Civil asset seizures, also commonly known as forfeiture laws, have been some of the biggest drivers of police abuses since […]

Cameras For Tucson Police Accountability

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This post was shared by Raymond via CopBlock.org’s submit page. My name is Raymond Rodden III, I am a citizen photographer rights activist, investigative journalist and “Cop Watcher” in Arizona that seeks to promote integrity, transparency, and accountability in government and fidelity to the rule of law. Photography is not a crime; it is a means […]

New Cop Block Chapter Forms in New Jersey

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New Jersey Police are now on notice as the first Cop Block Chapter for NJ has been formed by Topher Freeman.  We have brought you many stories out of New Jersey covering the questionable practices of law enforcement for quite some time.  We can now bring you first hand accounts of the actions of these […]

Nevada Medical Marijuana Patient Freed by Jury Nullification

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After nearly three years of legal limbo, Steven Ficano, a 65 year old medical marijuana patient, was finally set free by an act of jury nullification last month. On May 29, Ficano was found not guilty of two felony counts for possessing too much marijuana. He faced over ten years in prison if he had […]

CopBlocking the Police at “The First Church of Cannabis”

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Yesterday Val (of Columbus CopBlock), Ben (of Beavercreek CopBlock), Micah (of Yellow Springs CopBlock & Counter Current News) and myself headed to Indianapolis to attend an event at The First Church of Cannabis. Though all of us listed above support property rights, where property owners make the decisions – like leaving on or taking off shoes your shoes […]