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SWAT Raids Strip Club for “Random Inspection,” Photograph Strippers for “Investigative Purposes”

SAN DIEGO – A manager at Cheetahs strip club says his dancers felt violated by police who photographed them almost nude. The mood at the strip club in Kearny Mesa quickly turned intense Thursday night when 10 officers swarmed the building with guns and bulletproof vests, interrupting business for a …

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Mass. Man Charged With Wiretapping For Filming Police In Public

Cell phone footage mysteriously deleted in police custody Mikael Thalen March 7, 2014 A man in Fall River, Mass. has been charged with unlawful wiretapping for recording a police officer shouting profanities in public. During the Jan. 6 encounter, 51-year-old George Thompson overheard officer Thomas Barboza swearing profusely while …

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