Police State


Police departments around the country are ineffective at collecting data on their own officers' use-of-force, a DOJ survey has revealed. (Photo: Tony Webster/flickr/cc)

‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 13, 2015   ‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform     As protests continue highlighting the widespread scourge of police brutality and anti-black racism in the U.S., the Department of Justice quietly released a survey on national use-of-force statistics that reveal a twofold dilemma: law enforcement […]


Drivers, Beware: The Costly, Deadly Dangers of Traffic Stops in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 28, 2015   Drivers, Beware: The Costly, Deadly Dangers of Traffic Stops in the American Police State   “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject […]

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