These Are the Alarming Charts Police Don’t Want You to See After Ferguson. Tear gas.
Armored transports. Military-grade weaponry. These are the images burned into our minds in the wake of the chaos in Ferguson earlier this month. Just one of the many disturbing revelations coming out of Ferguson is the militarization of local police departments across the U.S. This statistic captures the trend: Despite a global recession that crippled city finances, the total spending on police per American increased by 28% between 2001 and 2010, according to figures from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The story gets more interesting when examining police spending at the city level.
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Excessive police power. Land of the Free? 5,000 Americans Killed by Cops Since 9/11. By Paul Craig RobertsPaulCraigRoberts.org There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year.
Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police. Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. & a bag of chips. Not Spongebob! Public safety. Lol ! The police arrived. Book of knowledge. Your ignorance is their power. End police state. Medic. Us vs ger. Academy. Thought police. Fire. Yes! Domestic terrorist. Stopped by cops. Art. Wtf. Spain protesters. Man Cited and Threatened With Arrest for Raising His Middle Finger. Paramilitary police: Cops or soldiers? FROM the way police entered the house—helmeted and masked, guns drawn and shields in front, knocking down the door with a battering ram and rushing inside—you might think they were raiding a den of armed criminals.
In fact they were looking for $1,000-worth of clothes and electronics allegedly bought with a stolen credit card. They found none of these things, but arrested two people in the house on unrelated charges. They narrowly avoided tragedy. On hearing intruders break in, the homeowner’s son, a disabled ex-serviceman, reached for his (legal) gun. Luckily, he heard the police announce themselves and holstered it; otherwise, “they probably would have shot me,” he says. RISE Of The WARRIOR COP: The Militarization Of America's Police Forces. Molotov. Paul manganelli. Motorcycle. Spd_findletter_12-16-11. Dear police. Fight back. Brutality. Not a single fuck. 'Burn it Down' – Dorner's hideout deliberately torched by LAPD as dramatic manhunt ends. Donuts. Irony. Bird repellant. What I actually do.
Little justice. Crap. Wtf. Fail. Andy Lopez. Bats. Freedom. Ftp. Your... protection. Rex. Msigi. Public servant. It's a trap. Police release the names of nearly all officers involved in shootings since 1990. Click to enlarge Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photo San Francisco police investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting.
Ninety-seven such incidents have occurred in The City since 2000. In the past 24 years, 375 San Francisco police officers have fired their weapons in shooting incidents, according to documents obtained by The San Francisco Examiner that publicly name the officers for the first time. In Re Domestic Terrorism: 39 Cops Killed by Civilians, 316* Civilians Killed by Cops in 2013. ImgurThe killing of two police officers and a third person by a couple in Las Vegas has led to renewed interest in demonizing right-wing ideologies based on the actions of isolated extremists.
It’s also being used as evidence in favor of extending the “war on terror” to the domestic front, even though the paucity of both domestic and Islamist terrorism in the U.S. would suggest both can safely be treated as law enforcement issues. As different special interest groups throw out different numbers to push the narrative of an increasingly dangerous America that needs increasingly militarized law enforcement to protect it, here are two numbers to keep in mind: Terrorists. Speeding. King County Sheriff's deputy arrested, live briefing at 1 p.m. Quick Facts: King County Sheriff’s deputy arrested Thursday morning.Several others still being investigated for possible steroid use, knowledge of theftSheriff said he's addressing "police corruption"Download a PDF of charging documents here A King County sheriff's deputy was arrested Thursday for investigation of promoting prostitution, theft and drugs.
But the problems extend far beyond the lone deputy, Sheriff John Urquhart said at a Thursday afternoon news briefing. Checkpoints. Cop Who Killed a Handcuffed Man is Same Cop Who Gave Homeless Man Boots. Earlier this week a video was released through an open-records request by El Paso Newspaper which showed a police officer shooting and killing a handcuffed man.
The disturbing footage shows former Mr. El Paso, Bodybuilder Daniel Saenz, 37, being dragged through the corridors and then outside, after guards refused to admit him because he was harming himself and was bleeding from a head wound. Once outside, the shirtless man struggles against Officer Jose Flores and another civilian guard who lose control of him – causing Flores to reach first for his taser, then stop and instead pull his gun which goes off when the guard apparently knocks his trigger finger.
Here is that graphic video: Earlier that day, Saenz had been arrested for for acting strangely at a local grocery store and got into a scuffle with police during the arrest. Amazing. Riot. Punk. Suspect killed in Sacramento officer-involved shooting. Piss. More likely. Fuck the police. FTP granny. Police Subdue And Beat A Man On A Sports Field. What The Public Does Next Is Incredible. Whoa! D.C. Cop Admits to Pimping Minors From His Apartment. June 21, 2014 Linwood Barnhill Jr., a veteran of the D.C.
Police Department, is the latest scum to hit the Badge Abuse charts. An early morning search warrant issued for his Southeast D.C. apartment in December of 2013, found a 15 year old girl who had previously been reported missing by her parents. Neighbors outraged after teen shot to death during encounter with Charleston police officer - Post and Courier. Residents of a Charleston apartment complex were simmering Saturday after a teenager was shot to death during an encounter with a Charleston police officer Friday night.
Denzel Curnell, 19, of Charleston died of a gunshot wound, Charleston County Deputy Coroner Kimberly Rhoton said. The shooting was reported about 10:30 p.m. at Bridgeview Village, a 300-unit apartment complex near the recycling center on North Romney Street. Attack. Authoritar. FTP 2. FTP 1. Security guard. Pig. Kent State shootings. Memorial to Jeffrey Miller, taken from approximately the same perspective as John Filo's famous 1970 photograph as it appears today.
The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre) occurred at Kent State University in the U.S. city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis. Some of the students who were shot had been protesting against the Cambodian Campaign, which President Richard Nixon announced during a television address on April 30.
Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights. The Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights (LEOBR or LEOBoR) is intended to protect American law enforcement personnel from unreasonable investigation and persecution caused by extraordinary circumstances in the official performance of their duties, and provides them with special privileges not enjoyed by other Americans accused of crimes.
It was first set forth in 1974, following Supreme Court rulings in the cases of Garrity v. New Jersey (1967) and Gardner v. Broderick (1968). Most states have different versions of the Bill written into their statutes. Details Deputy's shooting of teenager prompts protests. Cop Slams 70 Year Old, Handcuffed Woman, Face First to the Cement. Harasses the Man Filming It.
A Youtube video has surfaced from a DUI arrest on a 70 year old women that turns bad when Kevin Jones (badge #149) of the Glynn County police is trying to cuff the woman. She was taken down, and did not have her arms to break the force that Jones decided to use on her. The sound is unsettling to say the least. The simple act of filming this atrocity has led to the story being covered by the local news. Who know how many of these incidents happen that aren’t caught on camera? One week after the incident, The Florida Times Union covered the story. Chief Matt Doering said he had taken officer Kevin Jones off patrol until the investigation is complete. David Silva Cell Phone Video Released, But Questions Remain About Police Beating. Cell phone video of an incident in which police beat a man who died a short while later has been released after being confiscated by law enforcement officers. However, questions remain about the possible existence of a second video. Individuals who were leaving Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, Calif., late at night on May 7, say they witnessed a group of officers deliver a brutal beating to a man who lay on the ground, according to multiple reports.
Ato Universal Player. How Did Victor White III Die in the Backseat of a Cop Car in New Iberia, Louisiana? Photos courtesy of the White family. Americans Killed by Cops Now Outnumber Americans Killed in Iraq War. The increase in police brutality in this country is a frightening reality. Grisly Video of Police Shooting Homeless Man Sparks New Mexico Protests.
Busted for drinking Arizona Ice Tea: New Outlaw Tea by Rapper Xstrav. Vaginal & Anal Cavity Searches, Forced Bowel Movements at Border. The F.B.I. Deemed Agents Faultless in 150 Shootings. Cops Shoot Unarmed Man In The Chest, Then Kick Him Multiple Times While Restrained Outside Walmart. NOGALES, Mexico: Questions still unanswered about U.S. Border Patrol’s killing of 16-year-old. Autopsy shows Texas cop fired fatal shot from close range into sarcastic student’s back. By Travis GettysFriday, March 21, 2014 7:21 EDT. Video: Camper turning from officers when shot. Helmet Cam Footage Shows Cops Murder a Man for “Illegally Camping” NYPD Cop Attacks Man for Video Recording Him, Deleting his Footage, but Man Recovers Footage (Updated)