All police employees - no matter how well-intentioned some individually may be - operate according to claimed double-standards. The "right" to steal money from others in their community to protect them. Justice can never be arrived at through that institution - not through more oversight boards, different personnel, or police-worn cameras. Incentives matter. A norm that positions some as "rulers" and others as "ruled" is not conducive to liberty. We can do better.

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One in 25 Americans Was Arrested in 2011

August 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

This post by Radley Balko was originally published at www.HuffingtonPost.com. We’ve heard a lot of talk lately about mass incarceration, the stop-and-frisk policies in New York, reforming the drug laws, and mandatory minimum sentencing. There’s...

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In the past couple of years, CopBlock has covered a wide range of stories involving police murder.  John Williams, a half-deaf, disabled, hobbling Native American man was basically executed in the streets of Seattle by...

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