That’s right, Law Enforcement Officers should not be paying taxes – at all! Yet, any time I’ve asked an LEO why they have to pay taxes on taxed money, they simply say something to the effect of: “That’s just how it is.” Which echoes the simplistic mindset of an LEO and something that should concern […]
By the time you read this, I’ll have been locked in a cage (for 19 hours a day) for over a month. In that time, I’ve seen others arrested and brought into this jail for crimes with real victims, like assault and robbery. Many of them either have a lower bond or have already been […]
This is the fourth and final article in a series on how the “War on Drugs” is state-sanctioned theft, rape, murder, and class warfare. Read Part ONE, “Theft“, Part TWO “Rape” and Part THREE “Murder”. State-Sanctioned Class Warfare I’ve already discussed how civil asset forfeiture funnels resources from the poor to law enforcement, but the War on […]
Below is an Op-Ed, written Raeford Davis, he recalls the violence he and other officers perpetuated against the small South Carolina town of North Charleston. In a personal recount of his actions while serving as a cop, Davis paints a picture of the damage done to the communities by the violence police enact on a daily basis. The […]
John Amabile was a prosecutor in Boston and saw the effects of the War on Drugs first-hand. What he saw confirmed that current policies aren’t working. This is part of the SafeKeepers video series produced by the Beyond Bars campaign and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP).
Neill Franklin was a commander for the Maryland State Police Department. He saw the War on Drugs turn his hometown of Baltimore into a desolate place and take the life of his friend Ed. Watch to see why he believes enough is enough.
While members of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) generally support legalization of marijuana, former Copblock writer Brad Jardis took this idea a step further. Jardis encouraged police officers to cease enforcement of marijuana laws when he was a part of LEAP. As a result, LEAP removed him from the organization (more here). In this video, LEAP […]
In the last few weeks Cop Block has taken some huge leaps; with the first ever Friday’s Finest Video Contest, tweeked web site, added Quick Hits feature (see side bar), and just a few days ago Brett Perry introduced himself to Cop Block. Now I have the privilege of introducing Brad Jardis as the newest […]