VA State Trooper McKenney Sues VA Cop Block Founder Nathan Cox for $1.35 Million

Nathan Cox & Tom Roberts after the $10,000 VCU Settlement

This article was written by Nathan Cox and originally published at In March of 2014, local Richmond media (along with Virginia Cop Block) reported that I was being sued by Virginia State Trooper Melanie McKenney as a result from a traffic stop that transpired on Memorial Day weekend 2012, nearly two years prior, in which I later wrote an […]

R.I.P. James “Jimmy” Higgins of Virginia Cop Block – By Nathan Cox

Jimmy Higgins

Note: This is a crosspost, which was originally published at, about the tragic and untimely death of James “Jimmy” Higgins, a longtime member of Virginia Cop Block. Toward the bottom, there is information for a vigil being held in his honor, which is scheduled for March 23. In addition, there is also a link […]

New Groups – Forsyth County, GA; Charlottesville, Fredericksburg & Hampton Roads, VA


The groups below are now listed and included on the map at If you’re nearby the areas where these new groups were established, reach out and get involved! In Virginia: Cop Block Charlottesville – Facebook Fredericksburg Cop Block – Facebook Hampton Roads Cop Block – Facebook Thanks to everyone involved in getting those groups […]

Cop Block is Decentralized

Cop Block is Decentralized

Editors Note: Much love to Nate Cox, founder of Virginia Cop Block, for taking the time to construct this video and weigh-in on what is one of the most important attributes of Cop Block as an idea – it’s decentralization.  RELATED LINKS VIRGINIA COP BLOCK Virginia Cop Block – website […]

VA Cop Block Founder Nate Cox Sued for “Defamation” by VA Trooper Melanie McKenney


On March 17, 2014 I was served a “Warrant in Debt”. As you will see in the attached image, I’m being sued for $5,000 by Virginia State Police Trooper Melanie McKenney. Some of you readers may recall that two years ago I was pulled over by Trooper Melanie McKenney during Memorial Day Weekend when the Virginia […]

How to Beat a Photo-Enforced Speeding Ticket (or Red Light Ticket)


by Nate Cox Last year I received a letter in the mail from the Washington D.C DMV claiming I was speeding. As you can see it was one of those Photo-Enforced Speeding Tickets and they had multiple pictures of my CAR. I knew better to just submit and pay a fine like the majority of […]

Police View – My Opinion


Virginia State Police – Trooper’s Pledge Humbly recognizing the responsibilities entrusted to me as a member of the Department of State Police, an organization dedicated to the preservation of human life and property, I pledge myself to perform my duties honestly and faithfully to the best of my ability and without fear, favor, or prejudice. I […]

Whenever Speech is Silenced, Tyranny is Fueled

Video thumbnail for youtube video Whenever Speech is Silenced, Tyranny is Fueled | Cop Block

“A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.” – Granville Hicks Can an individual be justified in using aggression against someone who hasn’t caused any actual harm? Consider these incidents: ____________________ Rapper Antavio Johnson wrote a song Johnson felt bullied by those involved with the local criminal outfit so […]

The Cop Block Tour visits Richmond

Video thumbnail for youtube video The Cop Block Tour visits Richmond | Cop Block

On Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2013 I met-up with some good folks at a Richmond diner to discuss ideas and tactics on how we can together help to bring-about a world free from the coercive monopoly of policing. It was a good crew – some folks present were already active with Virginia Cop Block, including Nate […]

Constitutional Law Attorney Weighs-in on Richmond PD Suit Against VA Copblock & Others

Interview with Constitutional Law Attorney Andrew Bodoh

Video interview: Attorney Andrew Borah presents the facts concerning the Richmond Police Department’s lawsuit against Virginia CopBlock, Virginia CopWatch, Nathan Cox, Moriah Karn, and ten unnamed defendants. Please re-post, re-blog, and spread the word about this issue. The City of Richmond has chosen to sue residents for writing articles that they do not like. If […]