Non-Terrorist Embarrassment in Boston. The story is almost too funny to write about seriously.
To advertise the Cartoon Network show "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," the network put up 38 blinking signs (kind of like Lite Brites) around the Boston area. The Boston police decided -- with absolutely no supporting evidence -- that these were bombs and shut down parts of the city. Now the police look stupid, but they're trying really not hard not to act humiliated: Governor Deval Patrick told the Associated Press: "It's a hoax -- and it's not funny. " Unfortunately, it is funny. But it's much easier to blame others than to admit that you were wrong: "It is outrageous, in a post 9/11 world, that a company would use this type of marketing scheme," Mayor Thomas Menino said. And: Rep. San Francisco's Police Department Has an 'Instagram Officer'
Over the past several years, there have been a number of arrests that have resulted from photos posted to Instagram.
It seems that oftentimes criminals can’t resist sharing photos of their illegal activities online for everyone (including police investigators) to see. UKCA sur Twitter : "Signs criticising @metpoliceuk appear in South London #police #london #racism... U.C. Officer shoots and kills Sam DuBose. Video Emerges of 26 Cops Beating Unarmed Man Who Was Riding His Bike. A video was captured and uploaded to YouTube recently.
It shows over two dozen Philadelphia police officers beating an unarmed man who was doing nothing other than riding his bike. The video is entitled “Philadelphia Cops Beat and Tase Black Man While He Screams for His Grandma” on the YouTube channel of Jasmyne Cannick. Right now, that video is going viral on social media. The Mass Deception sur Twitter : "US Justice Department Finds That Police Provoked Unrest in Ferguson. Confidence in Police Lowest in 22 Years. Story Highlights 52% confidence in police ties 1993 lowPolice still rate among most trusted institutionsDemocrats show sharp decline in confidence PRINCETON, N.J. -- While a majority of Americans remain confident in the police, 52% currently express "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in that institution, tying the low in Gallup's 22-year trend.
Confidence has ranged fairly narrowly between 52% and 64% since 1993. Prisons Without Walls: We’re All Inmates in the American Police State. Prisons Without Walls: We’re All Inmates in the American Police State By John W.
Whitehead June 15, 2015 “It is perfectly possible for a man to be out of prison and yet not free—to be under no physical constraint and yet be a psychological captive, compelled to think, feel and act as the representatives of the national state, or of some private interest within the nation wants him to think, feel and act. . . . To him the walls of his prison are invisible and he believes himself to be free.” —Aldous Huxley, A Brave New World Revisited “Free worlders” is prison slang for those who are not incarcerated behind prison walls. “As I got closer to retiring from the Federal Bureau of Prisons,” writes former prison employee Marlon Brock, “it began to dawn on me that the security practices we used in the prison system were being implemented outside those walls.”
Police Shut Down Girls' Lemonade Stand for Ridiculous Reason. Andria Green, left, and her sister, Zoey, by the lemonade stand that was shut down by police on Monday for not having a permit.
(Photo: Sandi Evans/Facebook) Sisters who set up a lemonade stand to fund a Father’s Day gift on Monday were shut down by the police due to a lack of permit. Andria Green, 8, and her sister, Zoey, 7, set up the lemonade stand to raise the $105 they needed for tickets to the Texas waterpark Splash Kingdom. Free Speech Takes Huge Hit as Oakland Bans Protests at Night, Implements Anti-Protest Curfew.
Oakland, CA — This week, the mayor of Oakland has decided to use an old and unknown law to impose an anti-protest curfew to keep demonstrators off the streets at night.
This curfew does not apply to everyone in the city, only those who are involved in organized protests. Mayor Libby Schaaf put the order into effect in the midst of this week’s #SayHerName protest where women and children peacefully protested victims of police brutality. During the demonstration, protesters were prevented from marching to the police station and were threatened with arrest if they stepped off of the sidewalk. Police informed protesters through a giant sound system that their march was not permitted, and that they could be arrested under Vehicle Code Section 2800, which makes it illegal to disobey anything a police officer says. Cat Brooks, one of the organizers of the protest says that their right to freely and peacefully assemble was infringed upon. TeleSUR English sur Twitter : "#Peru Minister Says #Police Should Use Lethal Force on #Protestors.
Peru Minister Says Police Should Use Lethal Force on Protestors. Clashes between police and demonstrators have already left several dead.
Peruvian Interior Minister Jose Luis Perez Guadalupe said Tuesday that police “can and should” use lethal force in the face of protests like those unfolding in the country against the Tia Maria mine project. “When (police) go to these types of demonstrations, (police) who are on the front line carry non-lethal weapons, but in recognition of their duties and in the name of the protection of the citizenry, police of course can and should use their guns, this is not unusual,” said Perez. Gen. Jorge Flores Goicochea, head of the Peruvian National Police, reiterated the comments made the interior minister, stating that there is a second line of police who are authorized to carry lethal weapons, which can be used “when there is an imminent risk to their lives.”
Ory sur Twitter : "#PoliceStateUSA this is America this morning... VIP paedophile inquiry detectives struggling to cope with sheer volume of investigation. LA Cops Shoot & Kill Homeless Man 3/1/15. SHOCK PHOTO: UNREAL PHOTO OF POLICE IN CALIFORNIA FOUND IN LA TIMES. EXCLUSIVE: Inside Chicago PD’s 'Illegal' Shadow Site. (updated 13:12 26.02.2015) MOSCOW (Sputnik), Daria Chernyshova — The shadow compound of the Chicago police department in Homan Square is a coercive place where arrestees are held incommunicado and forced to give false confessions, an attorney specializing in criminal defense matters in the State and Federal courts in Illinois told Sputnik news agency Wednesday.
“It is a very coercive atmosphere there,” Anthony Hill told Sputnik, underlining that the facility itself forces arrestees to give false confessions, while at the same time they cannot contact a lawyer or family to inform them of their whereabouts. Shocking Video: Undercover Cop Beats Teenager, Threatens Witnesses With Gun. News (updated 00:27 20.02.2015) It all happened last Friday night when 17-year-old Brady Becker was with some friends at the mall in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie.
Apparently some words were exchanged with a group of Jefferson Parish Sheriff deputies, and several of the teens took off, but Becker was grabbed by a deputy, thrown to the ground and beaten up. The whole thing was captured on video and it shows the deputy holding Becker by the throat with one arm and using the other arm to hold the teen down on the ground. Becker’s hand went up to defend himself, and the deputy punches him at least four times in the face. Onlookers approached the officer but he grabbed his gun and uses an expletive to tell everyone to back off, yelling “back the f**k up!” Drew Galloway's post on Vine. Alabama police paralyze Indian man out for walk. Shock Video: Police Execute Man With His Hands Up. Physics Student Owns Cop In Math.
NJ cops shoot 9 times, kill black man who had his hands up — RT USA. The NYPD's 'Work Stoppage' Is Surreal. By Matt Taibbi | Brace yourselves for a weird night. There might be a little extra drama when the ball drops in Times Square, thanks to one of the more confusing political protests in recent memory. On a night when more than a million potentially lawbreaking, probably tipsy revelers will be crowding the most densely-populated city blocks in America, all eyes will be on the city cops stuck with holiday duty. New York City Cops Seek Federal Court Approval to Mass Arrest Protesters Without Warning.
Photo Credit: Daryl Lang, via YouTube December 19, 2014 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. As New York Mayor Bill de Blasio takes high-profile steps to try to curtail abusive policing— sympathizing with protesters over Eric Garner’s death and vowing to reform the notorious Rikers Island prison—the city’s Law Department is going back to federal court to seek new authority to make mass arrests at protests. Off Duty Officer Tries to Flex his Muscle on Female Law Student … Doesn’t Work Out So Much For H. Sandusky Police over stepping their bounds. This Traffic Stop Video Epitomizes Everything that is Wrong With Police Today. Sandusky, OH — A mother and father were on their way home with their 2 week old baby when they were stopped by Sandusky police officers.
Andre Stockett, the father and the passenger in the vehicle, and the man who took the video, has a good understanding of his rights when dealing with police. Despite the police pulling over the vehicle, for an alleged “traffic violation,” they do nothing to the driver. Her license is run and it comes back valid so they have nothing on them, yet like bullies on the playground they begin ganging up on Stockett.
Stockett has committed no crime and has not been suspected of committing a crime, so he lawfully refuses to identify himself. This assertion of his rights does not go over well with the bullies on the playground, so Officer Denny throws a temper tantrum. The K-9 unit is brought in. As several media outlets have reported, K-9’s are not only often poorly trained, they are frequently wrong. Unfortunately in Illinois v. “We’ll get CPS to take your baby!”
I Cant Breathe. Samuel L. Jackson Challenges Celebrities to Sing Out Against Police Brutality. Miami Cops Cover Up Death of Graffiti Artist During Art Basel. Miami artist Delbert Rodriguez was 21 years old. I use the word “was” because Delbert – a Miami based artist known as ‘Demz’ – was chased down and run over by a Miami police officer with a history of violence last week for painting the side of a building during an international art festival where almost everybody was painting on the side of buildings. Delbert died Tuesday after fighting for his life in a Miami hospital. He was in critical condition with a severe brain injury for days. The official police statement claimed it was an accident, “due to darkness, black clothing, and his low position near the pavement, the officers were unable to see him as they turned the corner.” Police also said parked cars blocked the cop’s visibility as he cruised the street at 15 mph.
And they claimed there was no audio or video evidence in the case. There’s only one problem with the police statement – the evidence has told a completely different story. Advertisement – Story continues below. FBI Report Accidentally Exposes Severity Of America's Police State. A recently published FBI report accidentally proves that while the police claim cops face growing threats from rowdy populations–like in Ferguson–the opposite is true. (TheAntiMedia) A recently published FBI report accidentally proves that while the police claim cops face growing threats from rowdy populations–like in Ferguson–the opposite is true.
The report presents law enforcement deaths in 2013. The report found that across the entire country, only 76 LEOs were killed in “line-of-duty” incidents. 27 died as a result of “felonious” acts and 49 officers died in accidents–namely, automobile (ironically, of the 23 killed in car accidents, 14 were not wearing seat belts–a violation for which cops routinely ticket drivers). More officers die from accidents than actual murders on the job. Police face legal action for snooping on journalists. Meet Jack. Or, What The Government Could Do With That Location Data. Clouds of tear gas rain down on protesters during anti-police brutality rally in France. Here’s one more reason not to use your iPhone’s fingerprint scanner. By Nathaniel Mott On October 31, 2014. » Overzealous NYPD Officer Mistakes Fellow Cop for Suspect, Proceeds to Kick Him in the Head Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!
Video shows NYPD officer taking $1,300 from man, then pepper-spraying him — RT USA. Police SWAT Raid Over Twitter Account Making Fun of Mayor Perfectly Appropriate, Judge Rules. The police hadn’t even come for him. » New Police “Compliance Weapon” Blinds Targets Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! FergusonUnity : Reality of a brutal #PoliceState ...
Melanie Shaw, Beechwood Child Abuse Witness, Held in Peterborough Prison. On Friday, 11th July, the UK Column reported that a "key whistleblowing witness and victim of child abuse at Nottingham Beechwood Children’s Home is effectively missing after sending a text to the UKColumn starting 'pls ring urgent, something has happened n I don’t trust the police and I may be locked up tomorrow.' What The Court Didn’t Say in <em>Riley</em> May be the Most Important Thing of All. The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Riley v. Major terrorism trial could be held in secret for first time in UK legal history. A major terrorism trial is set to be held entirely in secret for the first time in British legal history in an unprecedented departure from the principles of open justice, the court of appeal has heard. China: "Violent Government Thugs" Beaten To Death By Angry Crowds After They Killed A Man Documenting Their Brutality.
DOJ Investigation Confirms: Albuquerque Police 'Executing' Citizens. Petercoles44 : It's time to end the... How the scandal of Scotland Yard's secret spy unit emerged. It was a commander called Conrad Dixon who first had the ingenious idea of creating a top-secret unit of police spies to monitor enemies of the state. It was 1968, and Downing Street was alarmed at the anti-Vietnam protests sweeping London. "Give me £1m and 10 men," Dixon told his bosses at Scotland Yard. "And I can deal with the problem for you. " Officers Who Shot a Homeless Man 11 Times Over a Stolen Cup of Coffee Won’t be Charged. Saginaw, Michigan police officers who shot a man 11 times, and fired a total of 47 bullets, have been given the all clear by the U.S.
Police Shoots Homeless Man (Milton Hall) 46 time in 5 Seconds(Raw Video) GRAPHIC: Raw video of Oklahoma man's arrest before he died in custody. From Occupation to “Occupy”: The Israelification of American Domestic Security. Why it’s everyone’s civic duty to fundamentally distrust the police. From Occupation to “Occupy”: The Israelification of American Domestic Security. Cops raid wrong address looking for drugs – machinegun 80 year old man in his bed.