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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Update: KC Activist Warns Drivers of Checkpoints

November 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

In September, I told you the story of KC activist, Michael Mikkelson, and his mission to warn Kansas City drivers of the checkpoints that he viewed as intrusive and a violation of an individuals right...

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The Blue Wall of Silence

March 3, 2011 | 8 Comments

Dallas Police Officer, Quaitemes Williams, has been fired and charged with misdemeanor official oppression for kicking and macing a handcuffed suspect. Williams and another officer, Edward Cruz-Done struggled to take Rodarick Dasean Lyles into custody...

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When a city pays out large amounts of money to settle lawsuits against the police department the money does not come out of the pockets of the thugs who perpetrated the crimes or the chief...

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