War on Drugs

Philly Cops Vow to Arrest You For Pot, Even If New Bill Tells Them Not To

June 22, 2014 In a disgusting show of obstinate idiocy, the Philadelphia Police Department says they won’t stop arresting people for possession of small amounts of marijuana, even if Mayor Michael Nutter signs a bill allowing it. Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the crime is still on the state’s law books, …

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Hero Cops Keeping You Safe By SWAT Raiding Rave Party, “Illegal Mass Gathering”

Rave party raided by SWAT team, helicopter, police dogs A chopper hovered overhead as soldier-wannabes violently shut down the “illegal mass gathering.” June 21, 2014 Eric Peters Auto   SPANISH FORK, UT — Music lovers enjoying a rave party went from dancing and having fun to being tackled by masked, …

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How the Government Bribes Police to Arrest People For Smoking Pot

Police use the number of low-level drug arrests to sustain critical law enforcement funding from the federal government. Alternet.org Aaron Cantú June 14, 2014 Activists have long claimed that cops have quotas for ticketing and arresting people, but evidence to support those claims varies from state to state. However, newly …

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Hackers are Turning Multi-Million Dollar SWAT Teams into their Pawns

Police Militarization meets Hacker Culture: Swatting VICE News June 7, 2014 In recent years, a small amount of hackers and gamers have been anonymously reporting fake hostage situations, shootings, and other violent crimes designed to send elite police units, like SWAT teams, to unsuspecting people at their residences. Swatting is …

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