We do not “hate cops.” We believe that no one – not even those with badges – has extra rights. The failure to realize and act on that is to our detriment. By focusing the disinfecting light of transparency on public officials we safeguard not just our rights but those of future generations.

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Oh did that say “Preventing”? Editorial mistake. “Committing” is the word we’re looking for here. That should be, “Recent Instances of Police Committing Sexual Assault.” Obviously. Late last year, San Antonio police officer Jackie Neal...

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Submitted by guest writer, Keith Killian What happens when the law makers become the law breakers? What happens when the protectors become the attackers? Who is to be held responsible? Who is to be trusted?...

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Troy, New York is home to a legally insulated street gang that has drawn increasing attention for their history of violence against the civilians. In early 2014, these issues were brought to a head when...

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Kelly Thomas Verdict Was Just and Proper

January 16, 2014 | 28 Comments

If you are an Average American, that is. If you are a halfway decent human being, you might be crying in despair at humanity, or cursing God/Allah/Yahweh/Vishnu. But if you are the Average American, you...

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Cops 258 – Constitution 0 (Videos in Link)

November 22, 2013 | 8 Comments

  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be stopped and questions 258 times over 4 years while working…at the private property on which you work? Apparently, according to TheRoot.com, one guy...

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  According to HuffPost: Marissa Sargeant admits her 14-year-old son did a bad thing when he allegedly shoplifted, but she doesn’t think he deserved to be roughed up by cops during his arrest. The arrest...

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By Tim – YouTube Channel MilwaukeeCitizenPress Image credit Facebook (Lafavor is man on right) Link to lawsuit information When Waukesha police aren’t busy bar hopping in state vehicles, violating Terry v. Ohio, or running stop...

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Police Accountability Tour Stops in Skokie

November 10, 2013 | 5 Comments

Earlier this week, Pete and Garret took a trip just north of the Police Accountability Tour stop in Chicago to followup on an incident in Skokie, Illinois that occurred this past Spring, but did not...

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On Sunday morning, a black Tahoe with IDEAS ARE BULLETPROOF and NO MASTERS NO SLAVES emblazoned on its sides, and COPBLOCK.ORG on its rear cruised out of Keene, New Hampshire, headed for the Motor City...

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A Few Updates on Recent Police News

October 24, 2013 | 34 Comments

In case you were having too good a day, here’s the latest in police brutality: John Pike, the disgusting excuse for a human being who pepper-sprayed peaceful, protesting, college students at UC Davis has been...

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  According to dallasnews.com Police said poor lighting led officers to the wrong house, where they shot and killed a 72-year-old Fort Worth man, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Waller, a father of four and...

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  According to reports from the Chicago Tribune, WBBM Chicago, and Daily Mail, police determined the best way to deal with an upset 95 year old Chicago area resident of a retirement home was to...

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