ACLU Suing Delaware Over Ticketing Man for Flashing Lights to Warn Motorists of Speedtrap


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Smyrna, Delaware sued for civil rights violation after it tickets man who flashed headlights to warn about a speed trap. HeadlightAnthony Jackson is a thoughtful motorist. He noticed a police officer hiding behind a bridge as he drove past the bottom of a hill on Main Street in Smyrna, Delaware on April 19. To ...

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Meet the World’s First Alternative to Dialing 9-1-1


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For every 100 people who call 911, 33 people wait from 11 minutes up to an hour for help to arrive. In poor neighborhoods, in minority neighborhoods, in neighborhoods with high crime, the wait times can be even longer. This is a problem, because the average assault only takes 90 seconds. Even burglaries only last ...

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Cop in Charge of Rape Victim’s Case, Accused of Stalking and Sexually Harrassing the Victim


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “[The victim] felt sickened and disgusted by Fields’ texts, comments and stalking behavior, but because he was the lead investigator on her case, she was afraid to make him angry for fear he would not use his best efforts to put her perpetrator behind bars,” Karl Fields, a police officer from Chattanooga, Tennessee has been ...

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Razor Blade Tootsie Rolls? Poison Apples? Nope, This Year Police Want You to Fear Pot Candy


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The American tradition of Halloween trick-or-treating is rife with urban myths about children being handed poisoned chocolates or razor blade-laced apples. This year, Denver police are worried about a new form of candy corruption: marijuana. To counteract the new fear of cannabis candy in Colorado – which legalized the herb in 2012 – the ...

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Police Department Requesting Facebook Passwords From Gun Permit Applicants


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Request violates Constitution & Facebook’s Terms of Service The Watervliet, N.Y., Police Department is asking pistol permit applicants for access to their Facebook accounts. Kit Daniels | Watervliet, NY Asks Pistol Permit Applicants for Facebook Passwords. #gunsense #2a #nra — Cal A. Feit (@tazcat2011) October 16, 2014 The department recently sent an ...

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High School Student, Forced to the Ground at Gun Point for Not Wearing Seat Belt


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Despite having this negative experience, Merritt has managed to find a light in the darkness. He plans on starting a mentoring program to teach kids of all races to know and understand their rights. Waycross, GA — High school senior and community role model, Montre` Merritt’s life was forever changed the night he was thrown ...

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“Because I got High” Remixed: Afroman Realizes the Atrocity of the War on Drugs


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “No more criminal traps if it’s legalized. I don’t have to buy from gang bangers shooting craps, if it’s legalized” Nearly 15 years ago, Afroman released his classic song “Because I Got High,” and ever since it has been an anthem for marijuana smokers worldwide. Ironically, the lyrics in the song painted a very negative ...

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