Unions, Baltimore, Police & Accountability

The Haymarket Affair

America has a strong sense of pride in it’s labor unions and their history. The problem is that key parts of history and the corresponding updates to the cultural ideology of unions are missing. While unions once helped rescue the working class from indentured servitude in the first major century of industrialism and helped pave the […]

Breaking News: Baltimore Grand Jury Indicts Six Police Officers Over Freddy Gray Death

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Six cops in Baltimore have just been indicted for their involvement in the death of Freddy Gray. Via CNN: The six officers face charges that, if they are convicted, could lead to decades in prison, based on their alleged actions that day. Among them: Illegal arrest, misconduct, assault and involuntary manslaughter. Officer Caesar R. Goodson […]

2600 People Arrested Since 2012 Too Injured To Enter Baltimore Jail, Records Show

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Over 2600 people arrested by Baltimore police since 2012 were too injured to enter the city’s detention center, jail records show. The Baltimore Sun reports that according to records, 123 of the detainees who weren’t admitted had visible head injuries, the third-most common ailment cited by officials while others had broken bones, facial trauma and […]

Anne Arundel County Cop Bites Man’s Testicles in Drunken Cinco de Mayo Fight Over Woman

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The following article was published by www.wbaltv.com and shared with us by James M. Ray. An Anne Arundel County police officer faces an assault charge after he bit another man’s testicles in a fight over a woman on Cinco de Mayo, according to charging documents released by police Wednesday. Baltimore City police officers were called to […]

Baltimore Burns – Revolution Is A Messy Business

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The brutal murder by police of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland has led to a cornucopia of craziness. As Baltimore burns in the throes of revolution, the hypocrisy of many Americans begins to show itself in a media blitz of stock responses that echo the canonized sound bites of media pundits. The 3×5 notecards of […]

MEDIA REPORTS BALTIMORE GANGS WILL TARGET POLICE

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The media is becoming a buzz with breaking news that Baltimore gangs will target police, particularly the bloods and crips, citing a “credible threat” against law enforcement in the area. The Baltimore Suns reports that: Police said in a statement that they have received information that members of “various gangs” — including the Black Guerrilla Family, the […]

Man In Coma With Spinal Injuries After Baltimore Police Encounter

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A man is in critical condition after being arrested by Baltimore police officers in a Sunday incident that was partly captured on film. 27-year-old Freddie Gray was placed in an induced coma with at least three broken vertebrae following the incident, which occurred in the Gilmor Homes area of West Baltimore, family say. Cellphone video […]

Police Take ‘Free Range’ Kids To CPS During Walk Home From Nearby Park

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Parents in the Silver Spring, MD suburb of Washington, DC are being trolled again by the government for letting their 6- and 10-year-old children play in a park and walk home alone. After receiving a call from a concerned citizen, Montgomery County Police picked up the children of Danielle and Alexander Meitiv on Sunday as they […]

Philadelphia Police Confiscate 68 Motorcycles – “You’re Not Gonna Get Them Back”

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With air support, Philadelphia Police seized at least 68 ATVs and dirt bikes, and arrested four people Saturday, after riders took to the streets in a show of support for local hip hop entertainer Meek Mill. Police say they noticed the call for a ‘ride out’ in honor of the 27-year-old rapper while monitoring social […]

My Ransomed Soul – Monarch (Anti-Police Brutality Music Video)

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The following was received via an anonymous submission on the Cop Block Submissions page: Maryland metal band My Ransomed Soul released a music video for their new single “Monarch”, which addresses issues of police brutality and excessive government control. The new album, entitled Trilateral, will be released independently on February 24th, 2015. Maryland Cop Block […]