Posts Tagged ‘policing’

McMichaels, Bryan Get Life Sentences For Policing Their Community At Cop’s Request, Shooting Suspect Who Tried to Take Their Gun

By Chris Menahan Former Glynn County police officer Gregory McMichael along with his son Travis and their neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan, were all given life sentences on Friday for policing their community at the request of local law enforcement and shooting a suspect with a long criminal history who tried to take their gun. Superior […]

UK Policing Bill: “Disease” Is Added as A “Public Nuisance Offence”

The Government’s Policing Bill creates a new “public nuisance offence”. The offence includes where individual risks causing another person to suffer “disease”. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill has been sponsored by Baroness Williams of Trafford and Dominic Raab MP.  It has been passed by the House of Commons and read twice in the House of […]

‘Business Improvement Districts’ Privatize Policing Of Public Space

Above Photo: A “Safety Ambassador” with the Downtown Ventura Partners Improvement District hands out a free face mask on August 11, 2020, in Los Angeles, CA. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times Via Getty Images. Woven into the municipal fabric of the U.S. is a little-known mechanism of privatization and corporate control: the Business Improvement […]

New Report On Predictive Policing Shows How New Tech Is Giving Us Little More Than The Same Old Racism

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has just released an in-depth examination of predictive policing. Titled “Garbage In, Gospel Out,” it details the many ways bad data based on biased policing has been allowed to generate even more bad data, allowing officers to engage in more biased policing but with the blessing of algorithms. […]

Policing bill: A step towards authoritarianism

By Sam Grant Monday 12 Jul 2021 CIVIL LIBERTIES / FREE SPEECH / POLICING Last Monday night, 5 July, as the government preached liberty in the name of freeing us from facemasks and working from home, a majority of MPs voted to rush the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill (the policing bill) through the latest stage in the parliamentary […]

Anti-Policing Bills

“Beware Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing Hunting Our Sheepdogs” [by Christopher C. Hull, published in the June 9–15 edition] was an interesting, informative, and alarming reflection on the plight of most police departments that are losing officers every day in the current attacks by the various “wolves.” I say “most” since the article, unfortunately, in my […]

States passed 243 policing bills — and left activists wanting

Police unions from state to state flexed their political influence to stamp out or weaken legislation, like in California where moderate Democrats nearly blocked an officer decertification bill in a committee hearing last month over language that would have altered California’s civil rights law to make it easier for people to sue cops. Last week, […]

How Biden’s Justice Department is trying to root out racist policing

Back in 2009, policing in America was not the hot-button issue it is today. Obama’s first attorney general, Eric Holder, launched his first pattern-or-practice investigation in March of that year. It was a probe into Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff’s office for reports of discriminating against Latinos and violating federal immigration laws. It would be several […]

More DHS “pre-crime” policing, but still no real “precogs”

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the formation and rebranding of new and existing DHS components into what it is now calling the DHS Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (“C3P” in milspeak). C3P is explicitly intended to be a “precrime” crime prevention agency, and to teach and promote “precrime” techniques for predicting future crimes and identifying […]

Democrat Rep Rashida Tlaib Calls for ‘No More Policing, Incarceration’

Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) reacted to the police-involved shooting death of Daunte Wright, calling for an end to “policing, incarceration, and militarization.’ “It wasn’t an accident,” Tlaib wrote in a tweet regarding the death of Wright that ignited the destruction and looting of several businesses in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, late Sunday night. “Policing in our […]

Policing Driverless, Undermining Russia, Spraying Colombia – New World Next Week

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee / YouTube This week on the New World Next Week: police are plotting to hijack your driverless car; UK gov and MSM mouthpieces caught in operation to undermine Russia; and the Biden regime pressures Colombia to begin […]

Govt abuse of power – Instagram Announces Policing of Private Direct Messages

Instagram Announces Policing of Private Direct Messages, Law Enforcement Team-Up in Latest ‘Hate Speech’ Crackdown The Daily Wire reported: Instagram announced last week that they will begin policing private messages in their latest crackdown on so-called “hate speech.” Citing “targeted footballers in the UK,” the platform announced Wednesday that they will be taking “more steps” […]

Is policing pandemics different than maintaining law and order?

Among the first responders in times of emergencies or crises is often expected to be the police. This was no different when Covid-19 pandemic brought the world to a grinding halt. The public health emergency arising due to the pandemic, as well as cascading humanitarian crises in several countries and communities, only made the job […]

Florida lawmakers introduce several bills to address fair policing

Legislative goals: The caucus has filed legislation that would maintain a police misconduct registry and penalize those who make false criminal accusations — dubbed the “Amy Cooper law.” They have also crafted bills aimed at reviewing policies such as police “Bill of Rights,” the use of no-knock warrants, and standards for using body cameras. “We […]

Cop’s Chilling Suicide Note Calls for Ending Drug War, Racist Policing, & Unity Between Left & Right

(Support Free Thought) – Lafayette, LA — For the last two decades, Deputy Clyde Kerr III has spent his life serving others in law enforcement and the military. He is not your run of the mill officer as Kerr obtained a degree in criminal justice before entering service and has received multiple commendations over the years. […]

TikTok to start policing vaccine misinformation

TikTok has announced that it will begin policing its platform for vaccine misinformation.”At a time when the world is advancing to the next stage of the pandemic — vaccination, there exists a true need for information management,” the company stated in a press release on Tuesday. With about 800 million users worldwide, the TikTok application […]

New Zealand Is Infusing Policing With A Social Work Philosophy

Above photo: Chen Kehan/Flickr. Nimble, culturally nuanced and collaborative, this Māori-led response gets to the roots of family violence. A call for help from domestic or family violence is made on average every four minutes in New Zealand, whose high statistics regularly top global lists. And South Auckland is the country’s ground zero, where 23,000 calls come in yearly for family […]

Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black

The idea that we can resolve racism by integrating a fundamentally anti-Black institution is the most absurd notion of all. “The integration of police forces does nothing to alter their basic function as the primary enforcers of structural racism on a daily basis.” Amid recent growing calls for defunding police this summer, a set of […]

Seattle pays ex-pimp $150,000 to offer ‘alternatives to policing’

Seattle is paying a black pimp to come up with insane ideas on how to reduce the role of police in the city. NYPOST: Seattle now has on its payroll a convicted pimp who once vowed to “go to war” with the city — a $150,000 “street czar” whose mission is to come up with […]

Kaepernick: ‘White Supremacist Institution of Policing…Must Be Abolished’

Former NFL quarterback and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick, took to Twitter on Wednesday to call modern policing a “white supremacist institution” that needs to be “abolished.” As protests spread across the country in the wake of a Grand Jury indictment in the Breonna Taylor case which saw one officer with wanton endangerment, and none […]

Seattle Is Paying Former Pimp Gorgeous Dre $150,000 to Find ‘Alternatives to Policing’

Seattle is paying a former pimp a whopping $150,000 a year to find an alternative to policing. An ordinary police officer in Seattle makes just $67,000 per year. Thegatewaypundit.com reports: There are several videos of Gorgeous Dre discussing his former profession. [embedded content] The New York Post reported: Seattle now has on its payroll a convicted […]

Donald Trump: Minorities Suffer the Most from Weaker Policing

President Donald Trump argued Tuesday that minority Americans suffer the most from reduced policing. “They want more police, they want protection, they suffer more than anybody else by bad police protection,” Trump said. The president discussed issues of race during an ABC News town hall on Tuesday with moderator George Stephanopolous. Trump cited a poll […]

Backlash After UK Policing Minister Encourages People To Spy On Neighbours For ‘Covid Contraventions’

Nwo Report “Calling on people to spy on each other is not a particularly good situation to be in” Source: Steve Watson | Infowars.com British citizens made their feelings known after the Policing Minister suggested that people should spy on their friends and neighbours and report them to the authorities if they see them breaking […]

The Truth About Crime, Race, and Policing in America

Heather MacDonald presents her findings on policing in America, which shows that police are actually more likely to kill a White criminal, while Blacks are much more likely to commit violent crimes. [embedded content]

Seeing the Tree But Not the Forest: Systemic Racism in American and Israeli Policing

July 31, 2020 By Benay Blend Since the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police, his name has (or should have) become a household word. When Mawusi Ture, an activist with the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), asked if I would write about a similar incident, I was embarrassed that I had to look up the particulars of the case. […]

Popular Movements Can Overcome Authoritarian Policing

Popular Movements Can Overcome Authoritarian Policing Above photo: Portland protests say Go Home Feds as protests grow. By Noah Berger, AP. Today is the 60th day of protests since the murder of George Floyd. This weekend, people marched in cities across the country in solidarity with Portland and in opposition to the US becoming a police state. […]

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing Above Photo: An undocumented immigrant is frisked by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer at an ICE processing center on April 11, 2018, at the US Federal Building in lower Manhattan, New York City.JOHN MOORE / GETTY IMAGES Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary […]

Out of control policing; ‘It’s open season on Americans by US police forces’

 According to an article in Techdirt, Congress has passed a bill making it a hate crime to attack police. Why do we need this law? We don’t. But don’t let that stop the bill’s sponsors from arguing otherwise.“In rural and urban areas alike, law enforcement officers face heightened risk every time they put on their uniforms,” Heitkamp […]

Artificial Intelligence for Policing Stirs Ethics Concerns

A leading vendor of police body cameras and other law enforcement technology announced Thursday it would convene a panel of experts to serve as an “artificial intelligence ethics board.” The company, Axon, formerly known as Taser, says its ultimate goal in developing artificial intelligence technology is to remove the need for police officers to do […]

Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology

Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology February 28th, 2018 Via: The Verge: The program began in 2012 as a partnership between New Orleans Police and Palantir Technologies, a data-mining firm founded with seed money from the CIA’s […]

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