July 27, 2012
The Peaceful Streets Project has proven it’s here to stay, much to the dismay of police officers across Austin, TX. The group is furious at police abuse of authority and has been holding Know Your Rights trainings in efforts to keep public servants in check.
Their trainings primarily consist of teaching what and what not to do or say in the presence of officers in order to survive encounters while [...]
Fourth Amendment violation caught on tape
Paul Joseph Watson
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
San Jose police who violated the Fourth Amendment in attempting to interfere in a garage sale held on private property were kicked to the curb by informed citizens who stood up for their rights.
The incident occurred this past weekend at a garage sale where the family involved were selling replica BB guns.
The clip shows a police officer walk [...]
A 34-year-old Iraqi War veteran is facing ten years behind bars after photographing police officers in Austin, Texas that he says were mistreating a woman during a routine arrest on New Year’s Eve.
Antonio Buehler was pumping gas on December 31, 2011 when he witnessed officers with the Austin Police Department attempt to detain a woman under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at a fueling station. By the [...]
A New York judge got his comeuppance after he happened upon an “unruly crowd” of citizens outraged over a team of police officers engaged in apparent police abuse.
The judge thought the crowd was out of control and the “officers may need help,” so he called 911 and told them the cops needed backup.
A few minutes later, one of the cops reportedly “became enraged — and the judge became his target.”
April 2, 2012
On January 23, 2012 the United States Supreme Court decided unanimously that Antoine Jones’ 4th Amendment right to be secure against unreasonable search was violated. The court ruled planting a Global-Positioning-Systems (GPS) on Mr. Jones wife’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, for the purpose of obtaining information constitutes a search. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia approved the warrant, allowing ten days for the placement [...]
by John Cobin of Sovereign Man
Where the cops actually treat you like a human being…
When is the last time you shook a policeman’s hand, appreciative of the good work he had done for you? I live in Chile and I just did so.
In North America, I would never think of doing the same thing. Cops are to be feared there. They are not helpful allies [...]
A story in today’s Philadelphia Daily News shows why it’s so important that citizens be allowed to videotape cops – it can be citizens’ only way to fight back against police abuse of power.
This incident happened several weeks ago in Philadelphia to Mark Fiorino, a 25-year-old IT worker who carries a gun on his hip at all times for self defense. He got the gun after several friends [...]