Police State Horseshit
Bill Quick

Assaulted Alabama detective feared being labeled a racist « Hot Air Was there anyone with two working brain cells to rub together who was really surprised by this story? Is there anybody with two working brain cells who actually believes … Continue reading

That Waco Cop Massacre Still Stinks to High Heaven
Bill Quick

Texas court halts ruling to vacate gag order in biker case WACO, Texas (AP) — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals halted proceedings involving a gag order issued by a district judge in the case of a biker arrested following … Continue reading

Michael Brown Click Bait At Reason.com
Bill Quick

The Missing Footage of Michael Brown’s Shooting – Hit & Run : Reason.com A combination of physical evidence and reports from the most credible eyewitnesses confirms that Brown, whom Wilson stopped because he (correctly) suspected him of involvement in a … Continue reading

There Are Good and Bad Police Killings. This Would Have Been a Good One.
Bill Quick

And So It Begins – White Police Officer Reluctant To Defend Himself Beaten Unconscious By Black Male Suspect…. | The Last Refuge You knew it was only a matter of time before stories like this began to surface.  A white … Continue reading

Another Day, Another Cop Thug
Bill Quick

Man films cop, who quickly unholsters his weapon for no apparent reason | Ars Technica Shortly after, McComas asks if the officer suspects him of a crime. The officer, gun still unholstered, next says, “If I did, I would arrest you, … Continue reading

Police State Thug Life Takes a Beating From the Courts
Bill Quick

Deputy Wants Immunity After Breaking Bones, Tearing Ligaments Of Suspect During Arrest; Appeals Court Quickly Shuts Him Down | Techdirt Deputy Wants Immunity After Breaking Bones, Tearing Ligaments Of Suspect During Arrest; Appeals Court Quickly Shuts Him Down from the … Continue reading

Freddie Gray – Cops Claim Mosby All Wrong – Again
Bill Quick

Baltimore Cops’ Attorneys Just Made Two Explosive Claims | The Daily Caller One witness has given a statement that he believed Gray was trying to harm himself in the back of the police van. Donta Allen was arrested shortly after … Continue reading

Oh, Dear: Cop License to Steal Under Attack In Oklahoma
Bill Quick

Outrage over Forfeiture Reform Is Unjustified | Cato Institute Despite the relative modesty of the reform, the response from Oklahoma law enforcement has ranged from hostile to apoplectic. Well, sure.  When you tell the armed bandits of the police state … Continue reading

Waco: Told You So
Bill Quick

Waco, Texas, and the Biker Gang Shootout – The Atlantic Why is Waco, Texas, fighting to suppress multiple videos of the shootout that killed nine bikers at the Twin Peaks restaurant on May 17? Why are some attorneys in the … Continue reading

Understanding Your Proper Role In the Police State
Bill Quick

Texas releases the dashcam video of the Sandra Bland arrest « Hot Air This doesn’t necessarily absolve Bland of guilt because she shouldn’t have mouthed off to him. How dare you “mouth off” to an officer of the police state? … Continue reading

Police State Waving Hands, Stamping Jackboots In Frustrated Rage
Bill Quick

Manhattan DA: iPhone Crypto Locked Out Cops 74 Times | WIRED The debate over encryption and backdoors for law enforcement has long had a surplus of opinions and a deficit of data. On Wednesday, however, New York district attorney Cyrus … Continue reading

Jizz: Give Me Some More of That Sweet, Sweet Police State
Bill Quick

Untested Virginia rape kits hide some unpleasant criminal (and political) numbers « Hot Air I understand that libertarians scream about DNA record tracking, but if you’re convicted of a crime we get to keep tabs on you. So be it. … Continue reading

Just a Hunch
Bill Quick

Michigan Woman Frisked, Jailed, For Not Renewing Dog License « CBS Detroit KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan woman heads to court Tuesday after being arrested for failing to renew her dog’s license. Becky Rehr says she drove to the … Continue reading

The Massacre at Waco Is Looking More and More Like a Cop Massacre
Bill Quick

What Really Happened in the Waco Motorcycle Gang Massacre? – Hit & Run : Reason.com But the Waco police and the county court system have it within their power to settle most lingering doubts about whether the police did the … Continue reading

No, the Medical Examiner’s Report Doesn’t Call Freddie Gray’s Killing an Accident, Nor Does It Say It Wasn’t A Murder
Bill Quick

BREAKING: Freddie Gray Autopsy Released => Death Was ‘Accident’ Not Murder – The Gateway Pundit Now this… The Freddie Gray autopsy was leaked today to the media and shows the young Baltimore man’s death was an accident – not murder. … Continue reading

Keeping Those Boys Under Control
SteveF

Every Mass Shooting Shares One Thing In Common & It’s NOT Weapons Nearly every mass shooting incident in the last twenty years, and multiple other instances of suicide and isolated shootings all share one thing in common, and it’s not … Continue reading

Bet This Police Story Isn’t Getting Much Play….
Bill Quick

Secret Service agent who stole $820K from Silk Road pleads guilty | Ars Technica The Silk Road saga had a stunning coda in April, when two of the federal agents who investigated the site were charged with stealing from it … Continue reading

Latest News From the Police State
Bill Quick

Cops Raid Marijuana Dispensary In Order To Play Darts, Sample Edibles And Offer To Kick Amputee Owner ‘In The Nub’ | Techdirt If we accept the premise that law enforcement and intelligence agencies encroach on personal freedoms and rights in … Continue reading

The High Blue Line
SteveF

Hidden Footage Shows Cops Eating Marijuana Goods, Making Amputee Jokes During Raid On Thursday, KTLA-5 reported on hidden camera footage that showed some objectionable behavior from police officers during a raid on an unlicensed marijuana dispensary. The cops were recorded … Continue reading

Cop Fanboys Peddling Weak Tea In Freddie Gray Case
Bill Quick

Things go from bad to worse for Marilyn Mosby | Power Line Here’s where her directive to target the location of the arrest for ramped up narcotics patrols comes into play. As Megyn Kelly and Trace Gallagher pointed out last … Continue reading

Well, Somebody Needs to Mess With Texas On This One
Bill Quick

McKinney officer resigns due to actions in pool party video – Fox4News.com | Dallas-Fort Worth News, Weather, Sports McKinney Police Corporal Eric Casebolt has resigned after video showed him pushing a 15-year-old girl in a swimsuit to the ground and … Continue reading

So…Here’s The Rest of the Story on That McKinney, TX Pool Party Fiasco
Bill Quick

The Full Story of The McKinney Texas, Pool Mob – Inside The “Craig Ranch” Subdivision… | The Last Refuge Here’s The Story of The McKinney Pool Fiasco The Origin – The woman who organized the event in McKinney, Texas is named Tatiana Rhodes … Continue reading

I Thought the Cops Showed Remarkable Restraint Here
Bill Quick

Video: Texas cop wrestles teen girl to the ground, pulls gun on others « Hot Air So there’s your answer to question one — threats of violence, actual violence in the form of a fight, and the possibility of more … Continue reading

Black (and White) (Civilian) Lives (Don’t) Matter
Bill Quick

The Counted: people killed by police in the United States in 2015 – interactive | US news | The Guardian This is an eye-opening web site. I wonder why it took a lefty Brit paper to put it together?  Maybe … Continue reading

Some Pigs Are More Equal…No, Wait. Some Pigs Are Pigs.
Bill Quick

LAPD officer convicted in videotaped beating of handcuffed suspect | Ars Technica A Los Angeles Police Department officer was convicted Friday in connection to the videotaped beating of a female suspect who was struck in the throat and crotch in … Continue reading

What Really Happened In Waco?
Bill Quick

Waco Police Seeking To Hide Information About Biker Shooting at “Twin Peaks”… | The Last Refuge Several people, ourselves included, have filed public records requests with the Waco Texas police department seeking information about the events of May 17th in the Twin … Continue reading

Thugs of the War On Some Drugs Exploiting System to Tyrannize All of Us
Bill Quick

The DEA Bypasses Federal Oversight to Better Snoop on Us All – Hit & Run : Reason.com Reason has written extensively in our coverage of police asset forfeiture about how local law enforcement agencies bypass state restrictions by turning to … Continue reading

Good Cops, Bad Cops
Bill Quick

America’s Law-Enforcement Problem [CBD] I tweeted to @DrewMTips a few weeks ago that, “The so-called “good” cops almost always turn a blind eye to the crimes of the bad cops. Therefore they too are criminals.” I’ve been saying this for … Continue reading

Bend over and Manspread ’em
Bill Quick

Report: NYC Cops Arrested Men for ‘Manspreading’ on the Subway | National Review Online Of course, even if the train was super crowded, it seems as though simply asking the men to move over might have been a more reasonable … Continue reading

Cops, the State, and Fire
Bill Quick

There is an apocryphal quote that George Washington never said that runs like this: Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; never for a … Continue reading

How Dare Mosby Subject Cops to the Justice System?
Bill Quick

Marilyn Mosby’s Consequences – 27 People Shot Memorial Day Weekend – Deadliest Month In Two Decades… Marilyn Mosby’s Consequences – 27 People Shot Memorial Day Weekend – Deadliest Month In Two Decades… You can bet your bippy Baltimore PD won’t … Continue reading

Annals of the Police State
Bill Quick

New Orleans Cop Shot, Killed While Driving His Squad Car On Sunday morning, a Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) officer was shot and killed while driving his squad car. New Orleans Police Department Supt. Michael Harrison said “the 45-year-old HANO … Continue reading

Why Don’t They Love Us?
Bill Quick

The Cops are Confused… “Why do people hate us…” The cops are upset to learn people hate them: “Cruickshank and other law enforcement advocates worry that what they see as an anti-cop climate is killing morale in police departments of … Continue reading

Oh. Never Mind….
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » DO WE LIVE IN A “RAPE CULTURE?” OR IN A “BREATHLESS HYSTERIA ABOUT RAPE CULTURE?” Sexual Assault Case Against Venice High Schoolers Collapses. “A high-profile LAPD raid on Venice High School that made international headlines … Continue reading

Apparently Some Questions Are Finally Being Raised About That Police Massacre In Waco
Bill Quick

A Narrative Of Convenient Paranoia – Waco Police Claim Threats From Non-Existent Motorcycle Gangs…. | The Last Refuge Alternate Headline = Waco Police Now Claim They Are Being Attacked By Clint Eastwood and an Orangutan Named Clyde. (ie. Waco PD … Continue reading

To Serve (up a volley of shots) and Protect (their own precious hides)
Bill Quick

Video: Cleveland police officer cleared of all charges in deaths of two unarmed people « Hot Air Brelo was the only officer charged with homicide. Prosecutors alleged that Brelo delivered the fatal shots in the parking lot, climbing up on … Continue reading

Grand Jury Indicts Six Cops In Freddy Gray Slaying
Bill Quick

Baltimore officers indicted for the death of Freddie Gray – WFSB 3 Connecticut (RNN) – All six officers charged for the death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury.  Additionally, the state attorney said the charges to … Continue reading

Drug Thugs Roaming Into Private Homes, Looking For Drugs to Steal Under Color of the Law
Bill Quick

“I’ll never ask for another pain pill again”: ? database damage in Utah | Ars Technica At the time, Smithey worked at a thrift store run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A lady donated a video … Continue reading

You Say “Drone,” I Say “Unmanned Aircraft”
Bill Quick

Illinois State Police will fly “unmanned aircraft” not “drones” | Ars Technica The Illinois State Police recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to add “unmanned aircraft” to its list of tools for the next two years. In a … Continue reading

Drug Thugs Roaming Trains, Buses, Planes, And Robbing People Under Color of the Law
Bill Quick

DEA Takes $16,000 From Train Passenger Because It Can | Techdirt As if on cue — and as if the DEA’s Sean Waite is completely unaware of the level of scrutiny and negative public opinion centered on asset forfeiture programs … Continue reading