Woman Alleges Illegal Strip Search By Male Officer In Federal Suit

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In a lawsuit filed in federal court, a Wisconsin woman is claiming a male Mequon police officer illegally strip-searched her while being booked into jail after a traffic stop in 2011. Lauren Howie Laur alleges in the suit, which began being heard in U.S. District Court Monday, that Officer Michael Kranz broke Wisconsin law by […]

Police Departments Around Country Launch Summer Ticketing Blitzkriegs

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Operation Border to Border, Operation Seeing Red, Operation Thunder – These are the names of just a few of the mass ticketing blitzkriegs being unveiled by police departments across the country just in time for summer. Predictably, as the fiscal year nears its end in September, wasteful and corrupt local governments seek to pad their balance […]

Colorado Cop Earns 93 Percent of Towns Budget Writing Tickets

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We have claimed on many occasions that the duty of police is rarely to serve and protect average citizens as much as it is to create fear, protect the rich and collect revenue. The going-ons of one small town in Colorado, where a single cop has written tickets earning 93% of the towns revenue, illustrate […]

What Do College Kids Think Of Police?

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*Chris Monko shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. In this video, Chris gets the scoop on local college students’ views of the police.* I went around campus at West Chester University in West Chester, PA with a camera asking students how they felt about police and whether they really keep them safe or are up […]

CopBlocking the Indianapolis Police (VIDEOS)

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Last weekend – March 21st & 22nd – I traveled from Cleveland, OH to Indianapolis, IN for a CopBlock focused weekend. However before we get into that, let me explain how I met Pete Sandage, who manages Bulletproof and the Fool (Chris Johnson and Keith Ellerbee), a popular hip-hop group in Indianapolis. It starts with this video that Pete sent via CopBlock.org’s […]

Government Sanctioned Drug Dealing

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This post was shared anonymously via CopBlock.org’s submit page. This isn’t about a personal interaction with police, but I really feel that this song/video touches on one of the biggest issues when dealing with police. The song is called, “Who’s the Pusher Now?” It talks about how the government sanctions, and in many cases sells, […]

Teacher Appreciation Day

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Blythe Cooper shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Date of Interaction: May 7, 2014 Police Employees Involved: Mission Police number 870 (on ticket- illegible name) and Overland Park Police (both Kansas) Police Employee Contact Information: Mission Police (913) 676-8300, Overland Park Police (913) 895-6300 I teach elementary school and called in a substitute for the […]

Finally Got Them

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Patrick Bradley shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Now this isn’t a beating case or anything like that, but just simple basic rights being violated. Hudson, New Hampshire Police are notorious for harassing people. From what I understand, it’s called a “training town,” meaning lots of rookies end up there to get street experience and […]

Probable Cause?

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The following was posted via CopBlock.org’s submit page. Thank you so much for this resource. As a concerned civilian and academic, I feel actions such as those portrayed on this website are crucial to gaining transparency and involving the public in a check on the powers and authority of law enforcement officials. I have a […]

We Have Been Looking Through Jaded Glasses

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Scott Gregory shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page for the Bitcoin-Fueled Content Contest. We have been looking through jaded glasses. For the last couple of decades, we have been unknowingly desensitizing the populous through shows like Cops and other LEO glamorizing shows like CSI and a host of others. At the same time, the mainstream […]