Police shoot and kill unarmed black man holding a cell phone in his backyard

Two Sacramento police officers were placed on administrative leave after shooting an unarmed black man to death in his backyard on March 18, 2018. The officers were responding to a call about car windows being broken nearby. They entered Stephen Clark’s backyard.

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After 5 Years, Ferguson Drops Bogus Charges That Cost Navy Veteran His Job

In its 2015 report on the Ferguson, Missouri, police department’s rights-violating, revenue-maximizing enforcement of the city’s municipal code, the Justice Department described a 32-year-old African-American man who was accosted by a cop while “sitting in his car cooling off after playing basketball” in a local park on a summer afternoon in 2012.

Source: After 5 Years, Ferguson Drops Bogus Charges That Cost Navy Veteran His Job

Sheriff Forced to Pay After Ordering Raid on Blogger Who Criticized Him

Has a bullying Louisiana sheriff learned his lesson about abusing power? The targets of an illegitimate and unconstitutional 2016 raid he ordered think he has. Yet Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter has received no formal discipline for his conduct.

Source: Sheriff Forced to Pay After Ordering Raid on Blogger Who Criticized Him

Federally paid informant lured woman into a romantic relationship and entrapped her in a drug deal

Here’s how the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) uses your tax dollars – to pay a creep to pretend he loves a woman, play with her children, and persuade her to break the law for him so that the agents can swoop in and arrest her.

Source: Federally paid informant lured woman into a romantic relationship and entrapped her in a drug deal

Texas Cops Spent 11 Minutes Searching a Woman’s Vagina, Found No Drugs

Charnesia Corley was a 21-year-old college student with no criminal record when two cops from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office stopped her in June 2015 for running a red light. After searching her car, police claimed to have found .02 ounces of marijuana .

Source: Texas Cops Spent 11 Minutes Searching a Woman’s Vagina, Found No Drugs