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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Chicago Police

March 1, 2014 | 21 Comments

Victor Taglia shared this post for the second portion of the Bitcoin-Fueled Content Contest. The Chicago Police department has decided to stop responding to select 911 calls. Apparently, they will not be responding to calls such...

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Man Alleging Police Torture Released From Prison

December 16, 2013 | 28 Comments

This article was written by Don Babwin of Associated Press and published on MSN.com on December 11,  2013. Stanley Wrice’s release from the prison came a day after Judge Richard Walsh overturned his conviction, saying officers lied about how...

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Rick Pandolfi writes, via CopBlock.org’s submit page: On April 2, 2010 Chicago Police Officers Lisa Eitel and David Syfczak broke into a home on the north side of Chicago with the declared intention of robbing...

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Some poor Joe Citizen, getting ticketed for being outside in the dark, or some similar offense, ‘snatched’ his ID back from the thug-in-blue. Joe then found himself slammed into the shuttered storefront and handcuffed on...

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Turning the tables on the cops

July 11, 2012 | 9 Comments

I am happy to see a pro 2nd amendment group was able to fund a great event with the help of gun buy back program. The name itself gunbuyback is a misnomer. The guns neevr belonged to...

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By Radley Balko via Huffington PostCHICAGO — As Jessica Shaver and I chat at a coffee shop in Chicago’s north-side Andersonville neighborhood, a police car pulls into the parking lot across the street. Then another....

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