Massive Vegas Twist: Report Puts Cops Outside Shooter’s Door BEFORE Attack Started

(TFTP) One month after the Las Vegas shooting, there are a number of remaining questions about what led up to the massacre and how it unfolded, but there are also a several questions about why the timeline continues to change drastically—and the latest change puts law enforcement outside the shooter’s door minutes before the massacre […]

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Non-Lethal? Police Tasers Have Killed Over 1,000—Many of Whom Were Mentally Ill

(TFTP) When a police shooting occurs, people often argue that the officer involved should have used a taser as a less lethal option—but some of the main points that are rarely discussed are how often police misuse tasers, and how many victims die as a result. An investigation conducted by Reuters revealed that more than […]

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WATCH: “We’re Done Here” Power Tripping Cop Tells Harvey Flood Rescuers To Leave

(TFTP) Vidor, Texas — Volunteers aiding the victims of Hurricane Harvey in the flood-ravaged city of Vidor were stopped by police in an encounter that was caught on video. James Hartwell posted the video on Facebook on Saturday, writing: “So this just happened. Jared Kirkendoll and Scott Green was just told that they have to leave […]

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Shocking New Study Shows that Nearly 1/4th of Fired Cops Get Their Jobs Back

(TFTP) While individual reports have told the story of the ongoing trend of police officers returning to work after demonstrating gross misconduct, a new study gives insight into the number of police officers who are fired, and then later rehired—and it revealed that nearly one-fourth of fired officers in the United States end up getting […]

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What Picking Up Trash in a Police State Looks Like: Man Cited by Police for Improperly Cleaning a River

(TFTP) Columbus, GA – Two college students learned the hard way that life in a Police State often includes unnecessary interrogation, false accusations and citations for victimless “crimes,” even when the suspects in question were helping to clean up the community. YouTubers Brandon Jordan and Tristan Yaptengco, both students at Columbus State University, were interrupted […]

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Eyewitnesses Recall Police Shooting American in the Head During London Attacks

(TFTP) An innocent American bystander was reportedly among the victims of a series of attacks in London on Saturday after he was shot in the head—by police. A total of seven people were killed and 48 injured after multiple suspects in a van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge, and then went on a stabbing spree […]

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Veteran Harassed By Police For Paying Parking Ticket With Pennies

  On today’s edition of “The System is Broken,” New Hampshire police called in the SWAT team to deal with a man who was paying a parking ticket in pennies… yes, really. When Billy Spaulding visited City Hall in Manchester, New Hampshire, with a 5-gallon bucket of pennies last week, and attempted to pay the $75 […]

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Five Deputies Disciplined After Video Reveals Inaction During Assault at Trump Rally

Five North Carolina sheriff’s deputies have been disciplined after video footage of their conduct at a Donald Trump campaign rally showed that they ignored one of the attendees who punched a protestor they were escorting out of the rally. John Franklin McGraw, 78, was arrested on March 10 and charged with assault and disorderly conduct […]

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Report: Prosecutors Decline to Charge Police in 96 Percent of Civil Rights Cases

An investigation into the results of civil rights cases in the United States between 1995 and 2015 found that federal prosecutors declined to charge police officers 96 percent of the time. A report from the investigation, which was conducted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, analyzed 3 million federal records from the Justice Department’s 94 U.S. Attorney […]

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Cellphone Footage Details LaVoy Finicum Traffic Stop, Shooting

Following the Department of Justice’s announcement that Oregon State Troopers were justified in shooting and killing Oregon Protestor LaVoy Finicum on Jan. 26, cellphone video was released, which gave insight into the events leading up to the shooting. The video, which was released by The Oregonian on Tuesday, was taken by Shawna Cox, 59, one […]

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FBI Agents Under Criminal Investigation in LaVoy Finicum Shooting

Federal officials announced Tuesday that while they justified the shooting of LaVoy Finicum when a group of protestors was apprehended in January, FBI agents involved in the encounter are being investigated for firing shots that were not reported. Finicum, 54, was part of a group of protestors occupying the Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Burns, […]

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Oregon Standoff: Cliven Bundy Arrested, Occupiers Say They Will Leave Refuge

After the four remaining protesters at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Burns, Oregon, spent Wednesday evening on live stream, while the FBI surrounded the compound, they have reportedly agreed to leave peacefully Thursday morning. The father of two of the group’s leaders, who were taken into FBI custody on Jan. 26, was also arrested […]

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California Police Dept. Using Software to Determine ‘Pre-Crime’ Threat Score

The police department in Fresno, California has begun implementing a new technology that, in addition to looking at arrest reports and property records, uses content from social media postings to calculates an individual’s “threat score.” According to a report from the Washington Post, when Fresno police received a 911 call about a man threatening his […]

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Texas State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland, Indicted for Perjury by Grand Jury

The Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, 28, during a routine traffic stop in July 2015, was indicted for perjury charges by a grand jury on Wednesday, and will be fired by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Trooper Brian Encinia was charged with perjury for lying about his confrontation with Bland when he […]

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Ex-Cop Indicted for Killing Walter Scott Granted Bail, Released from Jail

Michael Slager, the former police officer who was indicted for the murder of Walter Scott during a traffic stop in North Charleston, South Carolina, in April 2015, has been released from jail on a $500,000 bond. Slager, 33, was previously denied bail and was held in solitary confinement at the Charleston County Detention Center after footage […]

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Armed Protesters Occupy Oregon Wildlife Refuge

A group of armed protestors have occupied the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon, in support of two ranchers who are supposed to begin prison sentences on Monday for arson charges. Dwight Hammond, 73, served three months and his son Steven Hammond, 46, served one year in prison, after the two were […]

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Lawyer: Father Had Hands Up When Police Opened Fire, Killing 6-Year-Old

Chris Few posed no direct threat to police and had his hands up when two deputy city marshals opened fire on his vehicle, severely wounding him and killing his son, according to Few’s lawyer. Few’s son, 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by five bullets. Few remains hospitalized and in serious […]

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Report: At Least 1,000 Police Officers Fired for ‘Sexual Misconduct’

An investigation into the number of police officers fired for “sexual misconduct” from 2009 to 2014 found that while about 1,000 officers were fired, federal officers were not included in the data, many departments do not have a statewide system to track officer misconduct, and some departments did not provide accurate reports.

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Baltimore Rioter Faces Higher Bail Than Cops Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death

A Baltimore teenager who turned himself in to the police for smashing the window of a police car during a demonstration following the mysterious death of Freddie Gray, faces a bail of $500,000 and is still in jail, while the six police officers who were charged in the death of Freddie Gray have been released on bonds between $250,000 and $350,000.

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