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Under Trump, Brags Mike Pompeo, CIA Will Be 'Much More Vicious Agency'

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: It Helps Them Consolidate Memories

The Fall of Civilizations

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Dressing as a clown could get you killed at Halloween, warns Florida sheriff who says people have a right to defend themselves
Post Date: 2017-10-18 09:06:47 by cranky
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According to a statement from Volusia County Sheriff's Office, in Florida, officers 'will not be there to save you if your intended target defends himself or herself' In their 'warning to evil clowns and anyone considering creepy clown activity,' they added that people dressed as creepy clowns could also face penaltiesSpokesman went on describe a terrifying incident on Monday when an 11-year-old boy cycling to school was startled by a clown who jumped out from a bushPennsylvanian police said they are worried about a resurgence of 'creepy clown' phenomenon that swept the globe last year because of the movie 'It'A sheriff's office has warned that ...

Maricopa County's Tent City jail officially shut down
Post Date: 2017-10-11 09:03:40 by Willie Green
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A jail that for more than two decades drew international attention for its gimmicks and the camera-ready sheriff had no such fanfare in its twilight hours.   Tent City, Maricopa County’s infamous outdoor jail, quietly closed for business this weekend. Its remaining inmates were taken from the 7-acre compound in southwest Phoenix late Saturday night and checked into the county's Durango Jail a few blocks away.  Tent City was the brainchild of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who opened it in 1993 to combat overcrowding in brick-and-mortar facilities.The tents have drawn controversy since their inception. Critics alleged cruel conditions, especially ...

Utah police officer who handcuffed nurse is fired, supervising officer is demoted [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2017-10-10 21:33:17 by Tooconservative
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Detective Jeff Payne, the man who arrested nurse Alex Wubbels at a Salt Lake City hospital after she refused to perform a drug test on an unconscious patient, has been fired. From the Associated Press: Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown made the decision after an internal investigation found evidence Detective Jeff Payne violated department policies when he arrested nurse Alex Wubbels and dragged her out of the hospital as she screamed on July 26, said Sgt. Brandon Shearer, a spokesman for the department. Attorney Greg Skordas has said Payne served the department well for nearly three decades and questioned whether his behavior warranted termination. He couldn’t immediately be ...

MTA Quiet on Purpose of Mysterious Metal Towers Being Built in NYC
Post Date: 2017-09-30 11:52:39 by Willie Green
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Mysterious metal towers have been popping up in New York City, and no one seems to know what they’re for, CBS New York reports. They’ve been put up near the city’s tunnels and bridges, and soon 18 of them will be completed. The towers are expected to cost $100 million. The president of the Metro Transit Authority’s (MTA) bridges and tunnels, Cedrick Fulton, declined to comment on them. Polly Trottenberg, the city’s transportation commissioner and a board member of the MTA, says even board members don’t know exactly what they’re for. “A lot of the board members felt they didn’t have all the details they would have wanted, myself included,” ...

Officer pictured having tea party with girl he helped deliver dies: 'He blessed so many people'
Post Date: 2017-09-12 13:16:06 by Stoner
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Officer pictured having tea party with girl he helped deliver dies: 'He blessed so many people' The Texas police officer who rose to internet fame after having a tea party with a toddler he helped deliver has died, officials said. Tarrant County Deputy Constable Mark Diebold died Thursday, loved ones said. He was 48. Though the official cause of death is unknown, those who knew him wrote on social media that he had suffered a heart attack and was in the ICU before he passed away. Diebold, who leaves behind a wife and two daughters, had worked in law enforcement since 1994 and in the constable’s office since 2008. Slideshow preview image 7 PHOTOS Officer who had tea with ...

Utah detective who dragged nurse fired from paramedic job
Post Date: 2017-09-05 23:40:09 by Pinguinite
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The Salt Lake City detective who handcuffed and dragged a Utah nurse who refused to take blood from an unconscious patient has been fired from his part-time paramedic job. Gold Cross Ambulance, an emergency response service, announced Tuesday that Payne has been fired “effective immediately,” Fox 13 Salt Lake City reported. In a statement, Gold Cross said while Payne was not working for the ambulance company during the incident, the company takes “his inappropriate remarks regarding patient transports seriously.” Payne was filmed on July 26 handcuffing University Hospital Nurse Alex Wubbels after she refused to draw blood from an unconscious patient, citing hospital ...

Arrested Utah Nurse Had It Coming [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2017-09-04 18:49:15 by misterwhite
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The near-universal outrage surrounding the arrest of Alex Wubbels, the Salt Lake City nurse who was arrested July 26 for refusing to let police officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim, empowered Wubbels and her attorney to threaten legal action against the police on CNN’s “New Day” on Monday. At the very least, Wubbels says, she’d like to “re-educate” the police department on proper procedure. Prospective students are advised to steer clear of Wubbels’ courses. Despite reams of inaccurate reporting on the incident, Wubbels was likely legally wrong to obstruct the police officer. The case is a much closer one than it appears. In a widely-seen ...

Nurse: “Scared to death … really betrayed” by arrest [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2017-09-04 14:33:27 by Tooconservative
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“Any nurse I think would have done exactly what I did,” Alex Wubbels told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on New Day this morning. Wubbels got arrested by a Salt Lake City police officer for refusing to withdraw blood from a patient without a search warrant at the end of July. The video of the arrest went viral after Wubbels released it late last week, as John noted on Friday, and Salt Lake City has been dealing with the fallout ever since. Wubbels tells Camerota that she feels “really betrayed,” and not just by the SLCPD either: “I was scared to death… I feel betrayed,” says nurse arrested for refusing to allow a patient’s blood to be drawn ...

2nd Utah police officer put on administrative duty over nurse arrest
Post Date: 2017-09-02 16:23:51 by Pinguinite
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Another cop was placed on administrative leave with pay in the handcuffing of a Utah hospital nurse who refused to take blood from an unconscious patient. Salt Lake City’s mayor and police chief apologized Friday to Utah Hospital nurse, Alex Wubbels, who is seen in body cam video screaming “help me” after Detective Jeff Payne handcuffed and dragged her out of the hospital over her refusal to take the blood sample from the patient, a car-crash victim, on July 26. Alex Wubbels was dragged out of the hospital in handcuffs after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. (AP) The video has caused outrage since it was released Thursday. Payne was ...

Video shows Utah nurse screaming, being dragged into police car after refusing to let officer take blood from unconscious victim
Post Date: 2017-09-01 10:16:28 by Willie Green
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A nurse says she was assaulted and illegally arrested by a Salt Lake City police detective for following a hospital policy that does not allow blood draws from unconscious patients. Footage from University Hospital and officer body cameras shows Detective Jeff Payne and nurse Alex Wubbels in a standoff over whether the policeman should be allowed to get a blood sample from a patient who had been injured in a July 26 collision in northern Utah that left another driver dead. Wubbels says blood cannot be taken from an unconscious patient unless the patient is under arrest, unless there is a warrant allowing the draw or unless the patient consents. The detective acknowledges in the footage ...

No joke: Robbers walk into bar full of off-duty cops
Post Date: 2017-08-31 22:00:18 by Tooconservative
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This duo picked the wrong pub to knock off. Joseph McInnis III, 21, and 22-year-old Tyree McCoy robbed a Maryland bar filled with dozens of off-duty officers there for a cop retirement party, WBAL-TV reported. The armed crooks entered the take-out portion of Monaghan’s Pub in Woodlawn on Tuesday night and held up an employee at gunpoint before running off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said, according to the news outlet. “At that time, the person who had been behind the counter knew that there was a retirement party for a police officer happening, so they went into the other portion and alerted the officers to the fact that they had just been involved in an armed ...

No, the feds shouldn’t give war machines to the police
Post Date: 2017-08-29 23:08:54 by hondo68
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions EPA Speaking to the Fraternal Order of Police in Tennessee on Monday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced that the Trump administration will restart giving surplus military weapons and equipment to state and local law enforcement. That’s a mistake. What kind of equipment are we talking about? Well, Haverhill, Mass., a town of fewer than 65,000, got a nearly 20-ton Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle. Keene, NH, a town of fewer than 30,000, got an 8-ton armored BearCat. Over 10,000 bayonets have been handed out. Yes, bayonets. Police work is unquestionably difficult — and often thankless. I have nothing but the utmost ...

Boston Counter-Protesters Aim To “Make White Supremacists Hide Again”
Post Date: 2017-08-20 09:20:43 by Willie Green
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Editors note: This coverage of the Boston protest provided by our Media Consortium partners at the Boston Institute for Nonprofit JournalismHours before cops in riot gear escalated protest and counter-protest activities into a raucous scene in which marchers including many people of color were trampled, bound, and shoved to the ground, Saturday in Boston started off on a positive note.With thousands of demonstrators waiting on Boston Common for participants in the contemptible “Free Speech” rally to surface their hideous heads, thousands more—led by local and national Black Lives Matter fronts, along with the group Violence in Boston—gathered two-and-a-half miles ...

Stunning Body Cam Footage Shows Officer's Life-Threatening Interaction With Criminal
Post Date: 2017-08-12 11:30:11 by Tooconservative
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"Dispatch, please tell my family I love them." On January 1, 2016, Police Officer Quincy Smith “responded to a suspicious persons call at the Charles Party Shop” in Estill, South Carolina, reports the Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office. Smith was wearing glasses embedded with a camera; the footage was released Thursday. When a woman at the shop tells Smith that “a man wearing camouflage and a red bandana tried snatching groceries from customers,” the officer leaves the store, gets in his vehicle, and pulls up behind a man matching the clerk’s description a few hundred yards away from the alleged incident. The man has since been identified as ...

Burglar doesn't flush toilet, leaves DNA for police
Post Date: 2017-08-09 15:02:43 by Willie Green
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VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of burglarizing a Southern California home took a bathroom break and left DNA evidence in the toilet that led to his arrest, an investigator said Tuesday. The suspect "did his business and didn't flush it" during the October break-in in the city of Thousand Oaks, said Detective Tim Lohman of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. That allowed investigators to collect evidence to conduct a DNA profile. It matched another profile in a national database and detectives tracked down the suspect at his home in the nearby city of Ventura. Andrew David Jensen was arrested July 28 on suspicion of first-degree residential burglary, a ...

Police departments are often forced to rehire bad officers because of union contracts
Post Date: 2017-08-03 18:53:19 by Tooconservative
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The Washington Post has an interesting story today about how police departments around the country are often forced to rehire police officers who have been fired for misbehavior thanks to union contract rules. Since there is no central database of information on police firings, the Post sent records requests to the 55 largest police departments in the country. Thirty-seven departments responded to the requests. Since 2006, those 37 departments had fired 1,881 officers. But in 451 cases, 24% of the time, the departments were later forced to rehire those same officers. From the Post: Most of the officers regained their jobs when police chiefs were overruled by arbitrators, typically lawyers ...

Alien Gear Holsters Bashes Police For Shooting Man Who Was Shooting At Them
Post Date: 2017-07-27 16:15:48 by misterwhite
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Alien Gear Holsters made a post to their Facebook page Thursday morning which was critical of the officer-involved shooting of Antoquan Watson, suggesting that officers shouldn’t have shot him so many times. Antoquan Watson was high on PCP when he opened fire on officers during a vehicle pursuit and then exited his vehicle and started shooting at officers. In the post to Facebook, Alien Gear Holsters said: “A reasonable and prudent person follows a police officer’s orders; Angry people sometimes show reluctance, but is it ever okay to shoot someone 45 times?” After getting hammered with criticism for almost 2 hours from pissed-off customers, Alien Gear Holsters ...

Australian woman shot dead by US police
Post Date: 2017-07-16 23:35:17 by Anthem
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Ms Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, was killed in Minneapolis about 11.30pm local time on Saturday after two officers responded to a report of a possible assault.The 40-year-old, who was originally from Sydney, was a trained veterinarian who worked as a spiritual healer and meditation teacher.She was engaged to marry her 50-year-old partner Don Damond in August. Australian woman, Justine Domand, was a trained veterinarian who worked as a spiritual healer and meditation teacher. Source: YouTube/ Justine Damond Aussie woman, Justine Damond, shot dead by US police Ms Damond ran her meditation workshops at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, which paid tribut in a Facebook ...

Connecticut Just Banned Civil Forfeiture Without A Criminal Conviction
Post Date: 2017-07-15 06:50:53 by Tooconservative
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed HB 7146 on Monday, which curbs the state’s civil forfeiture laws. Not only did the bill earn endorsements from the Yankee Institute for the Public Policy and the state chapter of the ACLU, HB 7146 even passed both the House and the Senate without a single no vote. Under the new law, in order to permanently confiscate property with civil forfeiture, the property must be first seized in connection to either a lawful arrest or a lawful search that results in an arrest. If prosecutors do not secure a guilty verdict, a plea bargain or a dismissal from finishing a pretrial diversion program, the government must return the property to its rightful ...

Two cops are accused of racially profiling Florida's only black state attorney as they struggle to explain why they pulled her over in awkward video, simply saying 'the windows are really dark'
Post Date: 2017-07-12 07:24:44 by cranky
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The two police officers pulled over State Attorney Aramis Ayala on June 19 Video captured the moment one of the officers tried to explain the traffic stop After first telling Ayala they ran her plate number and it 'did not come back', the cop then explained they pulled the attorney over because of the window tint Throughout the video, Ayala could be seen getting noticeably annoyed at cops Footage has emerged showing two white police officers struggling to explain why they pulled over Florida's only black state attorney. Video posted online by the Orlando Police Department shows two officers approaching the car of State Attorney Aramis Ayala after the pulled her over on June 19 ...

Teacher playing ‘perpetrator’ in school safety drill got roughed up by cops: suit
Post Date: 2017-07-03 16:13:14 by cranky
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East Quogue Elementary SchoolThe perp was only pretending, but no one told the cop who handcuffed her. A Long Island teacher playing the role of “pretend perpetrator” in her school’s annual lock-down safety drill was hurt after she was thrown to the ground by a Southampton Town Police officer during the activity, according to a lawsuit. Christine Capozzola, an elementary school teacher in East Quogue, volunteered to be the security threat in last year’s drill: a mom in the midst of a custody battle, desperate to see her kids. Capozzola, playing the character, stormed into East Quogue Elementary School demanding to see her “kids,” banging on classroom doors ...

Police are searching far fewer cars in states that have legalized marijuana
Post Date: 2017-06-29 20:32:05 by hondo68
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AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File The legalization of marijuana in Washington state and Colorado had at least one unanticipated effect on the streets: a sharp decline in the number of traffic stops resulting in searches by state police, a new analysis shows. The drop means fewer interactions between police and drivers, potentially limiting dangerous clashes. But even though the number of searches fell significantly for all racial groups, black and Hispanic drivers are still searched at higher rates than white motorists, the analysis found. Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting in partnership with The Marshall Project reviewed stop and searches conducted by Washington and ...

Man Jailed After Drywall Powder Mistaken For Cocaine
Post Date: 2017-06-27 19:00:17 by cranky
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A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine. But Karlos Cashe walked out of jail last week after lab results determined the powder in the handyman’s car was actually drywall. Cashe tells WFTV he repeatedly told officers in Oviedo the substance was drywall. But after running a check they found he was on probation for marijuana and cocaine charges in 2015. Cashe says a K-9 alerted on his vehicle and an officer’s field test was positive for cocaine. Court records show he was denied bond because he was accused of violating probation. It took nearly three months for lab test ...

Off-duty officer wounded by fellow cop in north St. Louis shootout
Post Date: 2017-06-24 00:20:51 by hondo68
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ST. LOUIS - An off-duty police officer was shot by a by a fellow cop overnight in St. Louis' North Pointe neighborhood. One suspect was also injured. The incident began around 10 p.m. when a police license recognition system spotted a car stolen from Maryland Heights last week. Authorities used spike strips to stop the vehicle. Three people in the car fired shot at officers. A short time later, the car stopped at Park Lane and Astra Avenue where additional shots were fired. One suspect, a 17-year-old male, was shot in the ankle. Two guns were reportedly recovered. A second suspect, who ran a short distance, was taken into custody. He was not injured. Officials say the off-duty officer, ...

The Philando Castile shooting: Why was it reasonable for the cop to be nervous but not for Castile to be?
Post Date: 2017-06-21 20:34:19 by Tooconservative
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An excellent point by Julian Sanchez that deserves wider exposure. …while the conduct of the victim is held to an oddly higher standard: "Oh, he should have known NOT to keep pulling out his wallet…" — Julian Sanchez (@normative) June 21, 2017 Which seems rather backwards. Civilians get nervous when they're stopped by police. Especially when the police are shouting! — Julian Sanchez (@normative) June 21, 2017 Yanez, the cop, had police training and years of experience to guide him in a situation like that. Castile, the civilian, had nothing except his wits. Go watch the dashcam video and you’ll see it’s Castile who’s clearly the more ...

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