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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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This post was shared anonymously via CopBlock.org’s submit page. In Woodstock, Illinois, a 24 year veteran of the police force has been given a slap on the wrist for texting a 12 year old girl...

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Despite claims by Anita Alvarez, the Cook County state attorney, who tried to maintain that the First Amendment doesn’t protect those recording police officers in public places, juries, courts, and the court of public opinion...

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When in Chicago – the 7th stop of the Police Accountability Tour – Al Phillips, the owner of Colonel, a dog shot by Greg Pettigrew of the Chicago police outfit, gave a recount of the...

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This post was shared by Dan via CopBlock.org’s submit page. A Chicago woman is suing a nearby village and one of its police officers, claiming she suffered serious injuries after being violently thrown into a jail cell...

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This Week’s Corrupt Stories

September 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

A killer Utah narc gets fired, a New Jersey cop goes around the bend, an Illinois deputy gets caught stealing from the cookie jar, an Arizona Border Patrol agent goes away for smuggling weed, and...

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Illegal Traffic Stop in Oregon: UPDATED

August 13, 2013 | 21 Comments

An anonymous submitter shared the following story via CopBlock.org’s submit page. In 2012, SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK), an Illinois-based animal protection organization, video-documented cruel acts of “horse tripping” (where rodeo riders rope horses...

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Police Misconduct ‘Short Stories’

August 7, 2013 | 10 Comments

CopBlock.org’s submit page notes that if you choose to share relevant content posted elsewhere, but do not include one or two paragraphs of your own thoughts with the URL,  your submission will be deleted. As...

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Corey P. shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. I’m a black young man that unfortunately used to live in a poor, crime-ridden neighborhood in the Chicagoland area of Harvey, IL. No matter how many...

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