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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Justice For Mah-hi-vist

March 24, 2014 | 56 Comments

Around 8pm on December 21, 2013 18-year-old Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket was unjustly slain, shot seven times by two Custer County Sheriff employees – Dillon Mach* and a still-unnamed second shooter. Present were also two Oklahoma Highway...

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Why Cops Pull The Trigger by Nicole Flatow

March 11, 2014 | 61 Comments

The post below by Nicole Flatow was originally posted to ThinkProgress.org on December 20, 2013. I saw it on the Facebook cause for Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket and I thought it worthwhile to repost here. Below the...

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Submitted by Station 6 Underground AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) – One year after being accidentally shot in the face, Britteney Miles shares her story. On May 5, 2012, the Agawam resident called 911 after she thought...

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When Will It End?

December 31, 2012 | 8 Comments

I know it seems like I’m totally being unfair but the truth has got to get out there. It’s never pretty and the gang-like “bully” alpha dog mentality is everything we are spending millions of...

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I just found your website and I’m very interested in connecting with you, your events and sharing information about what is happening in Downey, CA. Michael Nida was a close friend of my husband and...

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