Video Shows Officer’s Son Assault Man Filming Arrest

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Video has surfaced showing an Indiana police officers son, who was participating in a ‘ride-along,’ attack a man filming an arrest during an incident last month. The footage shows Evansville police struggling with a handcuffed man in the back of a police cruiser on June 28, outside a Southside gas station, before a loud pop […]

Macomb County Harassment and Illegal Traffic Stop (Video)

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Officers Involved: Deputy Kato, Deputy Reed, Deputy Jankowski. Macomb County Sheriff Department Phone:  586-469-5151. In the latest video uploaded to YouTube by LibertyisForEveryone, Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies wasted at least 10 man hours of time stalking and harassing a couple of photographers that were simply filming the Sheriff’s Department building.  In the video the deputies never […]

Game Over for Insert Coins’ and Their Abusive Bouncers (Update)

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Apparently, Downtown Las Vegas bar-hoppers aren’t quite as quick to back abusive bouncers as Chris LaPorte, the owner of Insert Coins, was after a video (embedded below) of a man being beaten out front of his Fremont Street bar became public. Citing “a rapidly changing DTLV business environment” and the tough economy, it was announced […]

Blinded by the Light

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It seems the police have found a new way to interfere with photographers that are legally filming police activity.  We have seen it before in videos, but there seems to be a growing problem in which police officers are shining their lights into the face of the photographer and the camera.  This is a clear violation […]

Update on Mike Skidmore Arrest: Assault, Felony Charges, and Gunshots Fired

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Earlier today, we reported that Mike Skidmore, a CopBlocker from Ohio, had been arrested in Mansfield after what had been described as a “scuffle” at a County Commision meeting. Since that time, new information has become available that indicates this was not some minor scuffle. In fact, Mike was physically assaulted by security guards, during […]

Cameras For Tucson Police Accountability

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This post was shared by Raymond via CopBlock.org’s submit page. My name is Raymond Rodden III, I am a citizen photographer rights activist, investigative journalist and “Cop Watcher” in Arizona that seeks to promote integrity, transparency, and accountability in government and fidelity to the rule of law. Photography is not a crime; it is a means […]

Draconian Speech Crack Down Labels Criticism Of Police “Terrorism”

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In whats being hailed as a “reform” by the government of Spain, citizens will now face draconian restrictions on speech and assembly. Passed in parliament last December on behest of the conservative Partido Popular (Peoples Party), the Spanish Citizens’ Security Law went into effect July 1, criminalizing among other things, criticism of government and police […]

Breaking: Addison TX Officer Assaults Brett Sanders for Legally Filming

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In a video uploaded to the YouTube channel run by Brett Sanders, an officer from the Addison Police Department can be seen aggressively crossing the street to confront Brett for filming the police department.  Brett was open carrying and videotaping from a public sidewalk.  He was violating no laws. The officer begins by asking, “Can […]

Police Stop Man For Recording, Arrest Him After Mistaking Cracker Crumbs For Crack

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A Wenonah, New Jersey man has settled a lawsuit with Deptford-Township police in Gloucester County, alleging he was stopped for recording and arrested when an officer mistook his cracker crumbs in wax paper for crack-cocaine. It took four years for police to settle for $35,000 of tax payer money with John Cokos, who was stopped when […]

ACLU Launches ‘Mobile Justice’ Police Accountability App In California

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The California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union launched a mobile application, Thursday, that will allow individuals to record cell phone videos of police misconduct and automatically save the footage to the organization’s computer network. The group said the app will send the video to the organization and preserve it even if a phone […]