Boston, MA — A cyclist in Boston filmed an interaction that confirms what many people already know. The duty of the police is not to protect society, but to enforce the law. In fact, there is an oft-cited DC Court of Appeals case that legally set this precedent; cops do not protect citizens. Warren v. District of Columbia held that […]
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“The tickets that you write do add to the revenue on which the P.D. budget is established and will directly affect pay adjustments at budget time.”
A Brooklyn detective was caught on surveillance video pocketing around $3,000 in cash from a bodega he and his fellow cops were raiding for selling loose cigarettes, cops said. Twelve year NYPD veteran Ian Cyrus, was suspended without pay after the store’s owner noticed the money was missing from a cigar box stashed beneath the counter and reported the incident […]
Chief Hamilton acknowledges officers’ actions nationwide have been questionable.
The pursuit came to an end outside nearby Continental Ranch Self Storage at 5650 W. Coca Cola Place, where Rapiejko hit the suspect with his cruiser
The video, from an unidentified officer’s body camera at the scene, starts just before Eric Harris was shot during the April 2 incident. Harris was purportedly killed by Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, 73, who mistakenly fired his weapon instead of a taser, according to reports. “I shot him, I’m sorry,” a voice says in the recording after a single shot […]