Henry David Thoreau said: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Choose to change that ratio. If you agree that the initiation of force is not acceptable, work to erode the bad ideas that legitimize police institutions, which exist per the claim that those who wear badges have a "legal" right to extort.

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Every Monday, the Angel Clark Show is dedicated to highlighting police abuses. Today we discussed:   New York man choked, killed when suspected of selling cigarettes on sidewalk A man died following a brutal arrest...

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Cop Runs Me Off The Road

July 5, 2014 | 24 Comments

Pete Borchek shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Date of Interaction: June 30, 2014 Police Employees Involved: Hillside, IL Police Police Employee Contact Information: 708-449-6133 I had an issue with a cop, at 10:40 PM...

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Cop Chokes Out Teen

April 15, 2014 | 40 Comments

Lucy Ingalls shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Date of Interaction: March 2012 Police Employees Involved: Chicago Police Police Employee Contact Information: Address – 3510 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60653, Telephone – 312-746-6000...

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Aaron Homer shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Date of Interaction: March 30, 2013 Police Employees Involved: Edward Higginson, Mark Cordes Police Employee Contact Information: 217-788-8311 The YouTube video above is raw footage of the incident....

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This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories

March 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

The content below was originally posted to StopTheDrugWar.org on February 26, 2014 by Phillip Smith _______________________ A drug court probation officer parties down with one of his clients, a Georgia cop goes to prison for...

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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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This essay was first published to ZeroGov.com on February 26th, 2014 by Bill Buppert. It is the fourth in a five-part series that investigates the growing death culture of the American cop and the predator...

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‘Minority Report’ Program Goes Live In Chicago

February 21, 2014 | 43 Comments

Captain Six shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. via Station.6.Underground University professors have teamed up with the Chicago police department to develop a new technology which will allegedly predict violent criminal behavior. Using a computerized...

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Heroism Is Not Contigent on Place of Work

January 25, 2014 | 70 Comments

“Police are heroes.” Such an absolutist statement cannot be truthful, yet it’s one we are confronted with via the corporate media and politicians seeking favor with the “law and order” crowd and perhaps most stridently,...

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Horrifying incidents of police brutality are happening every day, all over the world. At what point will you stand up and refuse to pay for the salaries of state-sanctioned thugs like the ones you are...

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Trying To Do The Right Thing Goes Wrong

January 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

The following post was shared anonymously via CopBlock.org’s submit page. These events transpired on the early morning of January 1st, 2013 at 6101 East Ave in Hodgkins, Illinois. I was one of the last patrons...

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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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