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Postby fruhmenschen » Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:25 pm ... ensic-lab/

Defense lawyer alleges ‘systemic failures’ at Maine State Police forensic lab


FBI Agents Association Encouraged by Senators Calling for More FBI Funding ... vealed.cnn

Misconduct revealed within FBI
An internal FBI report revealed employees were cited for check fraud, sexting on FBI phones and ... index.html

CNN exclusive: FBI misconduct reveals sex, lies and videotape

By Scott Zamost and Kyra Phillips, CNN

An FBI employee shared confidential information with his girlfriend, who was a news reporter, then later threatened to release a sex tape the two had made.
A supervisor watched pornographic videos in his office during work hours while "satisfying himself."
And an employee in a "leadership position" misused a government database to check on two friends who were exotic dancers and allowed them into an FBI office after hours.
These are among confidential summari ... im-1573335

Cop Admits to Arresting Woman in Bar Because She Made 'No Eye Contact' With Him
BY DANIEL VILLARREAL ON 3/2/21 AT 10:16 PM EST ... ui-raritan

Bridgewater Man, Retired Cop Charged Again With DUI In Raritan
Kevin Betyeman, who was charged in the fatal DUI crash of a runner in September, was recently charged with DUI again in February in Raritan.

* Posted Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 11:00 am ... ing-it-all

I’m an abolitionist. My sister's a cop. And rethinking 'family' is how I am reconciling it all ... ice-reform

Boston councilors met to talk over progress on following new police reform measures. City police did not attend.
"It shows a lack of care for our constituents, and we need answers to critical questions." ... me-figure/

Homeland Security Special Agent Charged with Bribery for Allegedly Helping Organized Crime Figure

A former Homeland Security special agent is accused of accepting at least $122,000 and other gifts to help an organized crime figure evade authorities ... _test=1_04

Leaked Video Shows Alex Jones Ranting That He's So 'F**king' Sick Of Trump ... ds-to.html

Monday, March 1, 2021
Welcome to Snitch Nation: From kids to parents, it’s a race to rat out your (former) loved ones before they get you first/ RT

Opinion by Helen Buyniski on RT

"In the grand tradition of divide and conquer, the ruling class has set in motion a fool-proof way to keep us from uniting against the Great Reset and attendant restrictions on human freedoms – dupe us into snitching on each other! In order to achieve the proper level of blanket obedience, it’s important that ordinary people trust the government unquestioningly – and fear and hate those who don’t. This is best accomplished by discrediting and distancing the target population from all non-approved information sources, whether that’s Grandma down in Florida or their favorite alt-media YouTube channel. The target must be informed in no uncertain terms that they’re in the midst of an ‘infodemic’ – a deadly (if invisible and intangible) swarm of ideas that must be resisted at all costs by keeping one’s eyes and ears firmly fixed on the news networks, lest one fail to keep up with the ever-shifting New Normal. 

One of the first stateside images of the Covid-19 pandemic to outline that ‘normal’ in New York City showed a group of people walking innocently down the street while their neighbors, standing o ... ternatives

Can't Afford The New Chevy Bolt? Here Are Seven Cheaper Electric car Alternatives ... tionalist/

GOP Congressman Skipped the Stimulus Vote to Appear at a White Nationalist Event

Two Weeks After Winter Storms, Thousands of Black Mississippians Still Can’t Get Clean Water
Pipes in majority-Black Jackson are a century old. The money to fix them is hiding in the suburbs.
* ANDREA GUZMAN ... es-court-d
Quarantine procedures at LA County jails have led likely thousands of people to miss court dates, and with that, opportunities for release.
Chris Gelardi
March 2 2021, 1:42 p.m. ... er-murder/

Why Did Police Never Solve the Murder of a Prominent Portland Anti-Fascist?

Laura Kealiher holds a childhood photo of her son, Sean Kealiher, at her home in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 30, 2021. Sean was a Portland activist killed in 2019, when he was 23 years old. Photo: Brooke Herbert for The Intercept

Alice Speri
March 3 2021, 6:00 a.m ... ld-office/

Dennis Rice Tapped to Lead FBI’s Salt Lake City Field Office

Dennis W. Rice has been named the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Salt Lake City Field Office. 
Before the appointment, Rice was serving as deputy assistant director for the Enterprise Cybersecurity Office at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
His career with the FBI began in 1997 in the St. Louis Field Office, where he investigated violent crime, organized crime, counterintelligence and cyber cases. In 2005, Rice was promoted to chief security officer and was the information systems security officer. Then in 2012, Rice became supervisory ... on-torture

The CIA’s Secret Global War Against the Left
BRANKO MARCETIC ... story.html

‘I was frustrated’: D.C. National Guard general ‘stunned’ that Pentagon leaders delayed approving reinforcements to Capitol for over three hours

MAR 03, 2021 AT 11:29 AM ... story.html

Two Long Island cops suspended for kicking handcuffed car thief after chase and crash

MAR 03, 2021 AT 11:18 AM ... story.html

No charges for Kansas City cop who fatally shot unarmed Black man Donnie Sanders

MAR 03, 2021 AT 11:51 AM ... -division/

New division is reimagining policing in Orono Maine ... e-at-jail/

Hancock MAINE County sued over inmate’s 2018 suicide at jail

On March 8, 1971, a group of anti-war activists calling themselves the Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into the FBI’s Media, Pennsylvania office. The documents they liberated changed the course of U.S. history and exposed the FBI's notorious & illegal COINTELPRO.
On March 8, 2021 at 3pm ET - the 50th anniversary of the break-in - join DRAD for an event featuring:
• Bonnie Raines, one of the burglars who liberated the FBI documents in 1971;
• Betty Medsger, the journalist who helped expose COINTELPRO and author of The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI;
• Johanna Hamilton, director of 1971, the film about the break-in
• Paul Coates, founder and director of Black Classic Press and former member of the Baltimore Black Panthers;
• Michael German, a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program, author of Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy,  and former FBI agent. 
With COINTELPRO, the FBI went beyond spying on dissent, engaging in a series of illegal covert actions to stifle the domestic exercise of First Amendment rights. Decades later it remains a shocking abuse of power that has become synonymous with repression of domestic political dissent. The panelists will recount the history of the break-in, explore the legacy of COINTELPRO, and discuss what has and hasn’t changed with the current FBI.

P.S. On February 25, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) re-introduced the 2019 NO BAN Act - an important step towards undoing the devastating and unconstitutional immigration policies of the Trump administration - in particular, ending the racist Muslim & African ban and preventing future presidents from enacting similar policies. 
Take action today and tell Congress to pass the NO BAN Act now!
Stay Loud & Stay Strong,
Sue, Chip, Mehdi, and Quentin

Oscar De Priest: Black Congressional Pioneer
In becoming the first Black American elected to Congress during the 20th century — and the son of former slaves, no less—Illinois Representative Oscar De Priest faced challenges and threats on multiple fronts.. First, it was his erstwhile House colleagues, specifically long-time racists like John Rankin (D-MS) and Thomas Jefferson Busby (D-MS).
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Our Story: Frank Wilkinson, the FBI, and the Origins of Defending Rights & Dissent
In the final episode of the Still Spying Podcast, we explore the Defending Rights & Dissent’s own origins. Frank Wilkinson was a public housing advocate who was working on an integrated public housing project in Chavez Ravine, The FBI and HUAC working together, hounded him out of a job and Chavez Ravine became Dodgers Stadium as opposed to public housing. Frank went on to found an anti-HUAC, pro-civil liberties organization that would eventually become Defending Rights & Dissent. To recount this history, host Chip Gibbons is joined by Kit Gage, the former director of the organization Frank founded and to which Defending Rights & Dissent traces its origins. ... n-florida/

Former Maine DA hopeful arrested on sex crime charges in Florida ... story.html

Video shows K-9 handler slamming dog into car, prompting investigation in North Carolina

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More than 400 convictions involving suspected racist cop in Virginia could be overturned

APR 17, 2021 AT 10:38 PM ... story.html

Murder-for-hire cop Valerie Cincinelli, accused in plot to kill husband and teen, makes plea deal and faces five years prison

APR 16, 2021 AT 1:07 PM ... story.html

FedEx gunman was 19-year-old former employee whose mom warned FBI about him last year

APR 16, 2021 AT 2:37 P ... story.html

Manhattan federal prosecutors confirm decision to not pursue Jeffrey Epstein in 2016

APR 16, 2021 AT 5:45 PM ... story.html

NYPD detective allowed to retire after he is accused of chokehold in noise complaint bust retires, loses accrued OT and vacation hours

APR 16, 2021 AT 6:35 PM ... d-vaccine/

Russian scientists plan to launch world’s first EDIBLE Covid-19 vaccine… and promise it will taste like fermented milky yogurt
16 Apr, 2021 12:45 ... of-prison/

Maine Voices: The oldest inmates should be moved out of prison
We could support 12 Maine students for a year with what it takes to provide nursing home-type care inside prison walls.

From: Charlie Sullivan <>
Date: April 17, 2021 at 3:36:25 AM EDT
To: Charlie Sullivan <>

Dear friends, Chesa Boudin is now the elected District Attorney in San Francisco. When he was in college, he and a few others did a research project on the visiting rules of the prisons in the country. He sent CURE a copy. Charlie & Pauline

Friday, April 16, 2021
Aloha e Justice Advocates!
          I hope this finds you safe and well this Aloha Friday! I was on a webinar on Wednesday with writer Sylvia Harvey and Chesa Boudin (SF District Attorney) about parenting from prison. It was AWESOME!
          Below is an article written by Chesa Boudin and that is followed by a recording of the webinar.
          To hear Mr. Boudin talk about incarcerated persons as human beings is so heartening. He ʻgets itʻ that the criminal legal system is not equipped to address social challenges and makes some suggestions at the end of the almost one hour interview.
Across Prison Walls, I Felt My Parents’ Love
For Chesa Boudin, his mother and father were radical not for their politics but for the extraordinary lengths they took to parent him while incarcerated.
By Chesa Boudin
MARCH 8, 2021





Maine Police show support for bill to expand their overseer’s discipline authority ... s-of-mail/

Maine DOC revokes policy that kept prisoners from receiving hundreds of pieces of mail ... of-prison/

Maine Voices: The oldest inmates should be moved out of prison
We could support 12 Maine students for a year with what it takes to provide nursing home-type care inside prison walls. ... story.html

The horrific murder of a NYC patrolman’s wife was nearly buried by a likely police coverup

APR 18, 2021 AT 8:10 AM ... rk-letters

J. Edgar Hoover’s role in the killing of two Black Panthers demands a reckoning
Hoover’s name should be removed from the FBI Headquarters Building in Washington D.C.

Feb 1, 2021, 2:00pm CST ... es/553598/

The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores
At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.

FEBRUARY 19, 2021 ... overs-fbi/

Just Being Black Was Enough to Get Yourself Spied on by J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI
The files obtained during the break-in in Media, Pennsylvania, revealed that African-Americans didn’t have to have radical ideas, or engage in violence, to merit surveillance.

Was J.Edgar Hoover Black? ... 270731269/
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Friday, April 30, 2021
Do you want to hear a very brave doctor (Tess Lawrie) start out talking about corrupt data , and finally beg her colleagues to remember their oath and end their complicity with an evil system? Don't miss this. 8 minutes ... ed-to.html

Monday, May 3, 2021
International Criminal Court asked to hear a case against government of Finland for lockdown measures that intentionally caused harm and violated fundamental rights

A Scandinavian correspondent pointed out that a group of attorneys and scientists in Finland have filed a case against their government on April 30 with the International Criminal Court, and asked to join a related case filed by Israeli attorneys. Here is a summary.  The entire file can be viewed as a pdf at ... eyand.html

Sunday, May 2, 2021
Just how much COVID-19 vaccine money (and how many doses per person) is on the table? A whopping $157 Billion through 2025, report says (and 8 doses apiece)/ Fierce Pharma

It is hard for me to fathom what is going on.  The article below indicates that the Pharma industry does not think Covid will be going away; instead it will switch from pandemic to endemic, with outbreaks here and there--apparently justifying lots of vaccine boosters.  
Moderna says it will produce up to1 billion doses of vaccine in 2021, but it is expanding and expects to produce 3 billion doses/year starting next year. ... story.html

NYC special narcotics chief moves to dismiss more drug convictions tied to disgraced ex-NYPD detective

MAY 03, 2021 AT 6:19 PM ... ankruptcy/

The Secret Footage of NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre’s Botched Elephant Hunt ... -industry/

The ‘Warrior Cop’ Is a Toxic Mentality. And a Lucrative Industry. ... -msab-cbp/

A “vehicle forensics kit” can reveal where you’ve driven, what doors you opened, and who your friends are.
Sam Biddle
May 3 2021, 2:21 p.m. ... -military/

Citing threats from drug cartels to migrants, CBP’s interest dovetails with a $487 million effort by the U.S. government to counter small drones.
Ken Klippenstein, Alex Emmons

May 3 2021 ... rutes-hbo/

The fact that Raoul Peck’s new HBO film on white supremacy exists shows that something profound about the world is changing.
Jon Schwarz
May 2 2021, 7:00 a.m. ... stigation/

A new commission is investigating Jair Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic — and political foes are gathering strength.
Andrew Fishman
May 1 2021, 7:00 a.m ... 1846797936

Montana Is About to Become the Most Dangerous Place in America to Protest Fossil Fuels ... 1846811012

Siberia Is on Fire—and It’s Only May ... y-77468510

Cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist's death
A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb has resigned, and so has the city’s police chief ... se/808211/

NYPD Cop From Suffolk Sentenced In Connection To Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

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DC police release body camera video from cop drag race
WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE DC police on Monday released body camera video from an alleged drag racing incident that left two patrol vehicles totaled. ... story.html

NYC special narcotics chief moves to dismiss more drug convictions tied to disgraced ex-NYPD detective

MAY 03, 2021 AT 6:19 PM ... gLQUfD_BwE

Trump-loving cop repeatedly punched 4-foot-11-inch woman in the face during ‘horrendous’ beating: lawsuit

Sky Palma
May 03, 2021

WATCH: Angry white man attacks Black Lives Matter protesters -- and cop lets him walk away

David Edwards
May 03, 2021 ... 021-05-03/

EXCLUSIVE Senate pushes FBI on intelligence “fail” on the Proud Boys

Aram Roston

Welcome to our website about the murder of Vince Foster, Deputy White House Counsel under President Clinton.  Brett Kavanaugh was in charge of the Foster death investigation and led the cover-up inside the Office of the Independent Counsel.  A federal court ordered Independent Counsel Ken Starr to include evidence, found in government records, of an FBI cover-up, to the final Report.

FBI director J Edgar Hoover says FBI won't protect civil rights workers

Secrets of J Edgar Hoover
FBI Blackmailing Congress ... 21-068.pdf

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a then United States Marshal for Misuse of Government-Issued Computer Devices and False Statements ... 21-066.pdf

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an Assistant United States Attorney for Illegal Possession and Attempted Smuggling of a Controlled Substance (Xanax) Without a Prescription, False Statements, Attempted Obstruction, and Related Misconduct ... 21-062.pdf

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by former FBI Special Agent in Charge for Making Two False Statements ... formation/

Meet Christiane Northrup, doctor of disinformation ... -disaster/

MAY 3, 2021
Modi is Singularly Responsible for India’s Pandemic Disaster
BY SONALI KOLHATKAR ... beaudreau/

Biden’s No. 2 Pick for Interior Has Troubling Energy Industry Ties
“This is a massive amount of conflict,” notes one critic. ... questions/

Maine Capitol police chief’s quiet exit leaves too many questions
After spreading extremist views on social media, Russell Gauvin is allowed to retire with no finding of wrongdoing. ... -in-maine/

The argument for a simpler, universal ranked-choice voting system in Maine ... ce-agency/

Portland Maine city councilors back effort to defund police intelligence agency
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Cop nabbed for 2 murders; 10 more bodies found
May 14, 2021 ... irlfriend/

Deputy U.S. Marshal Indicted Following ‘Rape Fantasy’ Plot Against Ex-Girlfriend ... ct-in-2020

A rapist sheriff, a thieving ex-cop: 44 Idaho police disciplined for misconduct in 2020 ... t-of-home/

NJ cop busted for running meth lab out of home
By Mark Lungariello
May 16, 2021 | 9:25pm

Art and the CIA ... 0031-9.pdf

The Future of Israel

https://www.americanswhotellthetruth.or ... rge-seldes

George Seldes ... story.html


Is Anybody There?

Alien Ink: The FBI's War on Freedom of Expression

by Natalie Robins

Alien Ink is the most comprehensive book written on how the FBI warred against American writers & readers. Robins reveals assaults on freedom of expression began before J. Edgar Hoover joined the Justice Department & made his name synonymous with that of the FBI for over 40 years. The war carried over into the 80s, when librarians, as part of a Library Awareness Program, ... d-himself/

Police didn’t confiscate his gun when a relative asked them to. Three weeks later, he shot someone else and then himself
The law requires that there be an imminent threat of danger, which limits what steps police can take ... story.html

‘From drug lord to doctor’: Former Harlem kingpin hitting streets to counsel youth after 38 years in prison where he earned a PhD

MAY 16, 2021 AT 8:00 AM ... story.html

Retired Black judge, 81, wrongly detained by Vancouver police after being mistaken for suspect estimated to be 40-50 years old

MAY 15, 2021 AT 6:39 PM ... story.html

Mississippi mayor apologizes for ‘sins of our past’ in 1970 shootings by cops

MAY 15, 2021 AT 8:01 PM ... t-use.html

Sunday, May 16, 2021
As pediatricians, we say please don’t use precious coronavirus vaccines on healthy children/ WaPo
This is a hugely important article, because it makes the point that vaccinating children will not protect others.  Since the evidence shows that children don't spread Covid (or they do at very low rates) they do not contribute to herd immunity.  Unlike the meme that says we all need to get vaccinated to protect each other (i.e., take the biological loyalty oath that says we trust FDA and CDC to tell us the truth, despite enormous evidence to the contrary) children should not be included in this calculation.
So, if vaccinating children does not help the children (vaccine risk exceeds vaccine benefit) and it doesn't help the adults, why are we vaccinating them????
Opinion by Adam Finn and Richard Malley May 12

Adam Finn is a senior clinician in pediatric immunology and infectious diseases at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children in Britain and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Bristol. Richard Malley is a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases and a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
In March, three months after its coronavirus vaccine was authorized in the United States and Europe, Pfizer and BioNTech reported the successful results of a trial in adolescents. The companies also initiated studies in children as young as 6 months old. Vaccine maker Moderna has also performed studies in adolescents and younger children.

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration granted authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for 12- to 15-year-o ... slip-away/

Don’t let the moment for police reform slip away
Activists would be wise to accept substantive changes in law enforcement that are possible now — before rising crime could close the window of opportunity.
By Michael Javen FortnerUpdated May 16, 2021, ... ntentQuery

City of Boston releases scathing review of police commissioner; Dennis White files injunction to stop his removal
By Andrew Ryan and Elizabeth Koh Globe Staff,Updated May 14, 2021, 4:53 p.m ... nis-white/

11 disturbing revelations in the investigative report on suspended Boston Police commissioner Dennis White
By Stephanie Ebbert and Sahar Fatima Globe Staff,Updated ... revolution

Inside George Gascon’s justice revolution, a debate over what it is to be a crime victim

Sunday, May 16, 2021
Frontiers in Pharmacology rejected Ivermectin paper after accepting it, then publishes nonsensical paper on hydroxychloroquine

This looks like an HCQ paper that was written a year ago, then sloppily updated.  While the authors are from India, they had international editors, including one from Harvard.  The penultimate paragraph says HCQ works for Covid, and the final Conclusions paragraph says it doesn't work.
Interestingly, this journal is the same one that accepted but then inexplicably rejected the Pierre Kory/FLCCC review of ivermectin treatment for Covid, weeks before. Kory said several editors quit the journal due to the controversy.
The paper below has 3 authors and 3 listed editors, yet concludes nonsensically. You have to ask, how was this meaningless paper selected for publication in Frontiers, while the Kory FLCCC paper got rejected?" ... 84940/full
Front. Pharmacol., 06 May 2021 | ... story.html

A Hallandale cop taunted a city commissioner about getting a kiss. Now he’s getting written up.

MAY 16, 2021 AT 7:18 PM ... ded-253307

Cop caught on camera stealing eggs, suspended

Decarceration, prison abolition and Covid in Canadian prisons - Guest Dr. Justin Piché ... -in-maine/

Bill would decriminalize prostitution in Maine
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Instead of bad faith, a new report finds a broken system.
Trevor Aaronson
June 29 2021, 6:00 a.m. ... 1847193494

Arkansas Teenager Who Was Trying To Fix His Truck Shot Dead By Cop Who Pulled Him Over
A routine traffic stop ended in the death of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain ... e-n1272555

Police reform negotiations in Congress are teetering on collapse. Cops may be to blame.
A split between two factions of law enforcement has imperiled a tenuous bipartisan agreement. ... estic-call

NBC 10 I-Team: Johnston cop arrested in SWAT response to domestic call

by PARKER GAVIGAN, NBC 10 NEWSTuesday, June 29th 2021 ... em-report/

4 men hospitalized for ODs on park bench after cops ignore them: report ... ty-camera/

‘Can they seriously do this?’: Video shows cop covering up security camera before knocking on TikToker’s front door
'There was no reason for him to put tape on my camera.'

Cecilia Lenzen IRL Published Jun 29, 2021   Updated Jun 29, 2021, 5:35 pm CDT ... -elevator/

Video shows police employee groping 13-year-old girl in elevator
The video begins with the man chasing the minor before fondling and attempting to kiss her. ... eo-release

Organizations Call For Firing Of Paterson Cop After Video Release
Spencer Finch, of Mahwah, faces charges stemming back to a May incident where he struck a victim with a flashlight, the prosecutor said. ... n-suspect/

Colorado Cop Charged With Felony Assault After Fellow Officers Reported Him For Using Chokehold on Suspect

JERRY LAMBEJun 29th, 2021, 1:52 pm 1 ... 789754002/

'You can't cheat': Ex-chief stands firm on firing cop who took out Breonna Taylor warrant
Louisville Courier Journal ... s-to-work/

Kentucky Cop Placed on Leave for Praying at Abortion Clinic Returns to Work ... mendation/

Cop Who Shot Anthony Alvarez Stripped Of Police Powers Months After Oversight Agency Recommendation
Despite facing two separate investigations for killing a young father in Portage Park and pulling his weapon on a driver in Logan Square, Officer Evan Solano was still carrying his gun and badge until recently. ... 0m-1605254

Family of Cameron Lamb, Black Man Killed in Backyard By White Cop, Sues Police for $10M
BY LAUREN GIELLA ON 6/29/21 AT 12:16 PM EDT ... ned-a74366

Russian Journalists Investigating Top Cop’s Wealth Raided, Detained ... story.html

Grand jury suggests no indictment for Georgia trooper who fatally shot Black driver over busted tail light

JUN 30, 2021 AT 8:57 AM ... stigation/

Family of slain Vinalhaven man wants AG’s office to be more transparent about investigation ... gets-real/

Massachusetts police reform law gets real ... al-poison/

Democrats discover that ‘defund the police’ is political poison ... ion-force/

What do Bostonians think of police? About half of those polled had a generally positive perception of the force
The poll of 500 Boston voters by Suffolk University and the Globe indicates many likely voters appear to harbor more moderate views on issues of policing than some local progressive political candidates and advocates who are calling for a continued overhaul of the department. ... ed_Results

Rhode Island lawmakers promised police reform. They didn’t deliver
House Speaker Joseph Shekarchi said there’s a chance that lawmakers will take it up during a special legislative session in the fall, but they've been unable to reach a deal. ... s-victims/

Janet Mills vetoes bill to decriminalize prostitution
The governor this week vetoed a bill that sought to increase penalties for buying sex and drop them for selling sex.

Over 100 die suddenly in Vancouver area in 4 days, police say, as heat wave batters Western Canada
30 Jun, 2021 04:14 / Updated 10 hours ago ... w-license/

FBI Attorney Clinesmith Agrees to 1-Year Suspension of Law License
Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith, who was sentenced to probation earlier this year for altering an email in connection with the surveillance of former Trump aide Carter Page, has agreed to a one-year suspension of his law license, Reuters reports.
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FBI Document detailing FBI Misconduct ... 01397.html

The FBI Allegedly Used At Least 12 Informants In The Michigan Kidnapping Case

It's Hidden in Plain Sight | David Icke
Jul 6, 2021 ... 312547.php

The FBI secretly recorded Martin Luther King Jr. for years. Those tapes should never see the light of day ... 02540.html

Emails Reveal Cops Fanned Flames as FBI Debunked Antifa Hoax ... NewsSearch

Detroit cop gets 6.5 years in prison for taking bribes from collision shops ... 88463.html

Missouri cop sentenced in beating of a Black, undercover officer at a protest

Read more here: ... rylink=cpy ... ons-death/

NYPD cop charged with son’s death wants judge to toss video evidence at trial ... NewsSearch

Black woman awarded $300,000 for cop assault in 2015 speeding stop ... g/3151158/

Cop seen Assaulting Man Is Back on Payroll Despite Imminent Firing
Published July 13, 2021 • Updated on July 13, 2021 at 3:42 am ... story.html

Florida cop gets 12 years in prison for planting drugs ... -them.html

go: Fugitive cop met John Ogweno, Peter Ndwiga in club before killing them
Corporal Caroline Kangogo is the main suspect behind the killings of constable John Ogweno and Juja businessman Peter Njiru ... ... de-by-cop/

Baltimore Police Officer Charged In Teen Stepson’s Murder; Attorney Says He Wanted ‘Suicide By Cop’ ... nte-Wright

Cop Kimberly Potter fights move to livestream her trial in the killing of Daunte Wright
MINNEAPOLIS -- The former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer charged with killing a Black man during a traffic stop says ... ... 900173002/

Hearing tabled for Lafayette cop seeking job fired after punching, pushing handcuffed man ... 4824002%2F

LMPD cop who hit kneeling protester has history of using force - even after protest incident
A Courier Journal review of Cory Evans' personnel file and use-of-force incidents shows at least 27 reports of documented ... ... l-workers/

31 in NJ charged in child-sex bust: Retired cop, mailman, retail workers

David Matthau
Published: July 14, 2021 ... e-12030481

Photos Show Elderly Man Was Unarmed When Cop Tased Him
MICHAEL ROBERTS | JULY 14, 2021 | 9:17AM ... with-minor

West Valley City cop arrested for having sex with minor ... 00160.html

Additional accusers come forward in Sanger cop rape misconduct case, more expected ... -contract/

Emails reveal that the auditor shielded potentially compromising evidence from the public.
Sara Sirota
July 13 2021, 6:17 p.m ... neral-says

How the FBI Let Larry Nassar Sexually Abuse Dozens of Girls

The Justice Department’s Inspector General blamed the FBI for a delay in investigating Nassar during which he allegedly molested more than 70 girls. ... NewsSearch

Amid delayed Larry Nassar sex abuse probe, FBI agent sought Olympics job, inspector general says
Former FBI Indianapolis head W. Jay Abbott was blasted in a new report for his handling of allegations against USA Gymnastic ...

At least 40 girls and women said they were molested over a 14-month period while the agency was aware of other sexual allegations involving the team doctor.
July 14;2021 ... ver-stone/

Not a lone wolf killing: New documentary on JFK assassination reveals ‘organized black op,’ director Oliver Stone tells RT
14 Jul, 2021 12:19

He said that a careful examination of the original evidence used to blame Lee Harvey Oswald for the assassination, including ballistic tests and autopsy reports, shows that the “lone wolf” theory is a “sham.” For example, he claimed that evidence shows that Oswald had been a CIA “asset” for years and that the man who later killed him, Jack Ruby, had been an FBI informant. Even once seemingly uncontested claims, such as the belief that Oswald had been on the sixth floor of the Dallas book depository at the time of Kennedy’s death, have been debunked by newly-revealed information and witness testimonies. ... ostpopular

How Wakefield police used a sonic blast and other tactics to apprehend Rise of the Moors group
The "very high pitch audible alarm" helped authorities take nine suspects into custody, officials said. ... aturestack

Nearly half of Mass. beaches tested had at least one potentially ‘unsafe day’ due to fecal bacteria, report shows
"We are particularly concerned about the situation at King's Beach, where filthy, bacteria laden discharges from both Lynn and Swampscott at Stacey Brook continue to threaten public health." ... dibly-low/

79 fully vaccinated Mass. residents have died, 303 hospitalized in very rare COVID ‘breakthrough’ cases, officials say
By Martin Finucane Globe Staff,Updated July 14, 2021, 12:18 p.m. ... -syndrome/

Watch: What Ashish Jha said about FDA warning of rare neurological disorder linked to Johnson & Johnson vaccine
“This is a pretty rare condition, but it happens.”

By Dialynn Dwyer
July 13, 2021 ... 600067633/

The big UFO report, in context
Demand more accountability of the message and the messengers. 
By Martin Keller JUNE 12, 2021 — 6:00PM

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Emergent BioSolutions (EBS) updates

The July 6 NYT updated us on shareholder lawsuits against EBS, including the lucrative stock trades of Board chair and founder el Hibri ($42 million recently), President Kramer ($10 million) and even board member Louis Sullivan MD, the first black person to be Secretary of the DHHS ($3 million). 
The Biden administration just exercised a contract to buy another $182 Million dollars' worth of smallpox vaccine for the civilian stockpile.  But I must remind readers, the USG had an old stockpile it destroyed shortly before 2001.  Then the Bush2 administration bought a shot for every American.  Old vaccine has been shown to retain activity for many years.  One wonders how much "lobbying " this contract cost EBS.  Because it seems this purchase will be enough to shut up Democratic Government Reform House members from their vendetta against the company, which was focused on crony contracts during the Trump administration.
But there is even more cringe-worthy material.  Vaccine is being shipped, even though it is adulterated.  That is what can be done under an EUA:  waive the requirement for manufacturing approval.  Read it and weep:  "No corners were cut."
The agency has since allowed about 40 million Johnson & Johnson doses manufactured at the factory to be distributed for use — but with a warning that regulators couldn’t guarantee that Emergent had followed good manufacturing practices. Even with the latest batch cleared for release on Friday, Johnson & Johnson remains nearly 40 million doses short of the 100 million doses called for in its federal contract.

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Some of the voluminous evidence that prior infection confers good immunity while (Israel's Pfizer) vaccination does not

Readers are demanding citations proving natural immunity is far better than vaccine-induced immunity for Covid.  As my readers know I scan large amouns of material and cannot recall all the epi stats on this subject, but below are 4 references I just found, 2 on waning vaccine immunity, one on the rarity of repeat covid infections in healthcare workers, one on repeat infections in Indians.
The other type of evidence is the persistence of T cell immunity after vaccination.  A convincing report on this came out in the past 2 weeks by the La Jolla team of immunologists that includes Shane Crotty. ... 1624624326
About half of adults infected in an outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in Israel were fully inoculated with the Pfizer vaccine, according to a clarification by Prof. Balicer of an earlier statement. An earlier version of this article incorrectly said about half of people infected in the outbreak were fully inoculated.
"As seen in real world data released from the Israel Ministry of Health, vaccine efficacy in preventing both infection and symptomatic disease has declined six months post-vaccination, although efficacy in preventing serious illnesses remains high," the statement said, according to multiple news outlets.
Israeli officials are reporting a 30% decrease in the effectiveness of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to prevent infection and mild to moderate cases. At the same time, however, protection against hospitalization and severe illness remains robust.
The country's Ministry of Health data shows high levels of circulating Delta variant and a relaxation of public health measures in early June led to a drop in the vaccine's prevention of "breakthrough" cases from 94% to 64% in recent weeks.
The data suggest that repeat infections are rare — they occurred in fewer than 1% of about 6,600 participants who had already been ill with COVID-19. ... une-study/
New Delhi: Reinfection among people who have recovered from COVID-19 is rare and natural immunity after illness lasts around nine months, a study involving long term follows up of more than 1,000 people in Pune has found.

According to the Times of India, a study conducted by epidemiologists and community medicine experts from the DY Patil Medical College and Hospital in the city tracked 1,081 people who showed SARS-CoV-2 antibodies during a serosurvey in September last year until this past June. During the nine months of observation, just 13 participants – just 1.2% – were reinfected. The study, which is still in pre-print, also found that all those who were reinfected only had mild cases of COVID-19 and made a full recovery.

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2017 article in a Nature journal discusses ivermectin effects (even against cancer) and mechanisms of action.
Someone wrote this in 2017.  Some people thus knew ivermectin had antiviral properties.  In fact, the drug has all kinds of possibly miraculous effects.  It is just missing the important one:  patentability.  (It was patented but the patent expired.) 
Recent research has confounded the belief, held for most of the past 40 years, that ivermectin was devoid of any antiviral characteristics. Ivermectin has been found to potently inhibit replication of the yellow fever virus, with EC50 values in the sub-nanomolar range. It also inhibits replication in several other flaviviruses, including dengue, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis, probably by targeting non-structural 3 helicase activity.97 Ivermectin inhibits dengue viruses and interrupts virus replication, bestowing protection against infection with all distinct virus serotypes, and has unexplored potential as a dengue antiviral.98 Ivermectin has also been demonstrated to be a potent broadspectrum specific inhibitor of importin α/β-mediated nuclear transport and demonstrates antiviral activity against several RNA viruses by blocking the nuclear trafficking of viral proteins. It has been shown to have potent antiviral action against HIV-1 and dengue viruses, both of which are dependent on the importin protein superfamily for several key cellular processes. Ivermectin may be of import in disrupting HIV-1 integrase in HIV-1 as well as NS-5 (non-structural protein 5) polymerase in dengue viruses.99,100...
There is a continuously accumulating body of evidence that ivermectin may have substantial value in the treatment of a variety of cancers. The avermectins are known to possess pronounced antitumor activity,107 as well as the ability to potentiate the antitumor action of vincristine on Ehrlich carcinoma, melanoma B16 and P388 lymphoid leukemia, including the vincristine-resistant strain P388.108 Over the past few years, there have been steadily increasing reports that ivermectin may have varying uses as an anti-cancer agent, as it has been shown to exhibit both anti-cancer and anti-cancer stem cell properties. An in silico chemical genomics approach designed to predict whether any existing drugs might be useful in tackling glioblastoma, lung and breast cancer, indicated that ivermectin may be a useful compound in this respect.109 In human ovarian cancer and NF2 tumor cell lines, high-dose ivermectin inactivates protein kinase PAK1 and blocks PAK1- dependent growth. PAK proteins are essential for cytoskeletal reorganization and nuclear signaling, PAK1 being implicated in tumor genesis while inhibiting PAK1 signals induces tumor cell apoptosis (cell death). PAK1 is essential for the growth of more than 70% of all human cancers, including breast, prostate, pancreatic, colon, gastric, lung, cervical and thyroid cancers, as well as hepatoma, glioma, melanoma, multiple myeloma and for neurofibromatosis tumors.110 Globally, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women but treatment options are few. Ivermectin suppresses breast cancer by activating cytostatic autophagy, disrupting cellular signaling in the process, probably by reducing PAK1 expression...

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Spain’s top court rules pandemic lockdown ‘unconstitutional’/ The Independent ... 84038.html
Last year’s stay-at-home lockdown order by the government under a state of emergency was unconstitutional, Spain’s constitutional court has ruled on Wednesday.
The court ruling was in response to a suit filed by the far-right Vox party.
It was a split decision according to a brief statement issued by the court. State broadcaster TVE said six magistrates voted in favour and five against.

According to the Spanish broadcaster, the ruling said that the limitations on movement violated citizens’ basic rights and therefore the state of emergency was insufficient to give them constitutional backing.
Spain’s government declared a state of emergency on March 14, 2020, ordering people to stay indoors and leave their homes only for basic shopping for several weeks.

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Tennessee's top vaccination official fired amidst anger over vaccinating children without parental consent/STAT ... 928699002/
On Monday, the state health department also abruptly fired Michelle Fiscus, who served as the state's top vaccination official. Although her termination letter provided no details, Fiscus believed she was fired to appease state lawmakers, who were angered by efforts to vaccinate teens as young as 14 using a legal mechanism that removed the need for parental consent...

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Berkeley Copwatch is excited to announce that the People’s Database is finally ready to be downloaded and used by Copwatch groups and other organizations working to track police misconduct.
This free tool could be a game-changer for organizers who want to ensure that the everyday abuses committed by police officers are recorded, archived and able to be used to alert our communities when particular officers or police practices threaten the pubic safety. ... index.html

FBI selects first Black woman to join a bureau SWAT team: 'She has what it takes'
By Alaa Elassar, CNN

Updated 1411 GMT (2211 HKT) August 8, 2021 ... er/5544005

The Plot to Kill Martin Luther King: Survived Shooting, Was Murdered in Hospital
Martin Luther King was murdered in a conspiracy that was instigated by then FBI director J. Edgar Hoover. Review of William Pepper's Book ... rison.html

FBI agent, Thomas W. W. Ward, 49, the bureau's former chief of pepper-spray testing and research, was sentenced to two months in ...

Portland Copwatch : Cool Link ... al-mining/

AUGUST 6, 2021
Team Biden Quietly Approved a Fat Subsidy for One of America’s Top Coal Suppliers
“Somebody’s asleep at the switch here.” ... on-prison/

Bureau of Prisons uses ‘Constitution as toilet paper’ & must be held accountable for barring hacktivist’s legal calls – wife to RT
7 Aug, 2021 14:04 ... y-snowden/

Snowden joins battle against iPhone photo-scanning plan as Apple insults privacy activists as ‘screeching voices of the minority’
6 Aug, 2021 23:18 / Updated 10 hours ago ... s-humvees/

WATCH: Taliban fighters ride in Humvees after capturing Nimroz provincial capital & seizing more US-made weaponry
7 Aug, 2021 01:24 / ... c-records/

The state’s fusion center, which coordinates police intelligence-sharing, enacted the policy after critical stories in the news media.
Will Parrish
August 7 2021, 11:04 a.m. ... nsylvania/

The Pennsylvania representative cast himself as an advocate for Democrats and an anathema to Trump. His voting record says otherwise.
Akela Lacy
August 6 2021, 3:46 p.m. ... veillance/

Privacy advocates caution against giving the government another tool to monitor its citizens.
Sara Sirota
August 6 2021, 4:03 p.m. ... witch-hunt

Ex-Cop Caught Wearing Proud Boy Kilt Swears He Only Used to Be a Proud Boy

The former Fresno cop protested alongside the far-right street-fighting gang, and was photographed wearing their kilt. He was fired earlier this year. ... id-spread/

Hundreds of Thousands Are Expected at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Starting Today—Last Year’s COVID Spread Be Damned ... est-spread

Dixie fire: eight missing and 10,000 buildings threatened by largest US wildfire
Northern California blaze spans 679 square miles and is just 21% contained, with smoke spreading across region ... ate-crisis

Second western Canada town destroyed by ‘exceedingly aggressive’ wildfire
Residents of Monte Lake, British Columbia, told to evacuate
Village of Lytton devastated by wildfire last month ... ate-crisis

Study reveals effects of extreme heat on tens of millions of Americans
Research shows more than a quarter of US population suffered ill health last summer, and it’s likely to get worse ... anna-sacks

The woman who rifles through New York’s garbage – exposing the city’s excesses ... gic-dating

‘Sales funnels’ and high-value men: the rise of strategic dating

Busted Pencils ... story.html

NYC’s aspiring Black doctors ages 8 to 18 learn their way around a transplant in mentoring program

AUG 07, 2021 AT 3:50 PM ... five-times

He had a BB gun. A cop had a semiautomatic rifle. Without warning, the officer fired five times.

BY Olivia Paschal ON August 8, 20214:18 pm ... mia-death/

‘House of horror’ murder case: Ex-NYPD cop, former fiancee fight for separate trials in boy’s hypothermia death ... force.html

FBI probes OT issues in Lordsburg police force
Published: Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at 10:50pm
Updated: Sunday, August 8th, 2021 at 10:20am ... p_js_v=0.1

Santa Fe police lieutenant and husband quit after bizarre late-night incident

Office Of Inspector General Releases Report On Unauthorized Contacts By FBI Employees With Media ... la-duncan/

FBI Boston presents 2020 Director’s Community Leadership Award to Sheila Duncan ... nformants/

Proud Boys or FBI informants?
Some arrested on Jan. 6th, who remain in jail without bail, had close ties with the FBI ... 021/08/05/

Disband the FBI ... tists-warn

Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet
Report warns temperatures likely to rise by more than 1.5C bringing widespread extreme weather
* IPCC’s verdict on climate crimes of humanity: guilty as hell
* ‘Not too late’: Australian scientists call for urgent action to avoid worst of climate crisis
* Climate crisis ‘unequivocally’ caused by humans, says IPCC
* Download the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing ... s-cdc.html

Monday, August 9, 2021
Green Zones or Concentration Camps? CDC has a plan to stick the "high risk" in special camps, which will most likely enhance transmission of Covid

For people who still think that public health dictates are intended for our benefit, will you still think so when the public health police decide to remove granny from her home to a high risk camp, where latrines will be provided?  And hopefully food and medical care, all based on the refugee model? This was updated a year ago, so it has probably changed in the interim. ... arian.html
The purpose of this document is to highlight potential implementation challenges of the shielding approach from CDC’s perspective and guide thinking around implementation in the absence of empirical data. Considerations are based on current evidence known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and may need to be revised as more information becomes available. Please check the CDC website periodically for updates.
What is the Shie ... rk-at.html

Sunday, August 8, 2021
Dr. Ryan Cole knocks it out of the park at AFLDS Summit. 17 minutes. Don't miss this.

WEIRD: Bill Gates 'Smiles' When Suggesting the Nonvaccinated Should Be Withheld Their Social Security Benefits! ... -benefits/
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FBI Lawyer Clinesmith Gets One-Year Law License Suspension ... story.html

Black female cop who blew whistle after demotion says she was scolded

SEP 06, 2021 AT 12:32 PM ... ty-estate/

Corrupt cop hounds club owners in posh city estate
Officer is said to lock premises by 6pm if owners fail to heed to his demands for bribes. ... NewsSearch

NYPD cop arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Queens ... b8ce2.html

Cop gets 10 year sentence for stalking ... 55345.html

Cop in Custody-Torture Case May Be Tried Outside Home Jurisdiction ... NewsSearch

Cop arrested for opening fire, smashing window panes of relative’s car ... NewsSearch

Lawyer gave cop iPhone and cash ... ce-cruiser

Prince George’s County cop suspended after hit-and-run involving unmarked police cruiser ... 1d511.html

Cop, Dunkirk resident, indicted in federal court ... hild-porn/

Bossier cop accepts deal, pleads guilty to sexual abuse of animal, child porn ... f-justice/

Cop arrested for allegedly perverting the course of justice

September 6, 2021 ... ar-hoover/


For nearly 50 years, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover amassed secret files on America’s most prominent figures, files he used to smear and control presidents and politicians. Frontline reveals how Hoover’s own secret life left him open to blackmail by the Mafia and offers a startling new explanation why the FBI allowed the mob to operate unchallenged for over two decaes.

This film is currently not available for streaming.
Consider watching one of our recent films below or explore our full catalogue of streaming films. ... story.html

J. Edgar Hoover Was Homosexual, Blackmailed by Mob, Book Says

Here's a hopeful interview of Reiner Fuellmich by Mike Adams. Can the legal system end the scam-demic?
September 6, 2021 at 9:49 PM ... es-on.html

Monday, September 6, 2021
The Vaccine Liability Issue Hinges on Whether the Vaccine is a Covered Countermeasure

Only companies and individuals dealing with "Covered Countermeasures" have their liability waived.  Below is the definition of a covered countermeasure. For a drug or vaccine to be a covered countermeasure, it has to be designated as an Emergency Use Authorized product.  Licensed products, being used for their licensed indication, are not permitted to be authorized for emergency use, since they have a license to be used for that purpose.
This is the conundrum that Pfizer, FDA, DOD and the rest of the agencies that overplayed their hand, including my Governor, Janet Mills, find themsel ... media.html

Sunday, September 5, 2021
The Mess Media are a disgrace, but it is the feds that are feeding them the false ivermectin narrative

Someone just wrote me that local media were reporting that the hospital morgue where they work had run out of room due to Covid victims.  But what the local media were not reporting was that the morgue only had 2 spaces!
Did you see the amazing Rolling Stone magazine story (repeated by Rachel Maddow) about how hospitals are delaying treatment for gunshot wounds due to having so many ivermectin overdoses?  They quoted a real doctor saying this.  Then one of the hospitals where he works made a stink about it, putting it on the front page of their website.  Turns out they have never seen a single ivermectin overdose. The doc was confabulating. Bet no med board goes after his license.
Rolling Stone was forced to print a correction, but they managed to frame it in yet a second hit piece on ivermectin.  Where are all these fake news journalists going to work after we shut down the Ministry of Truth and its minions?  Perhaps a chain gang or re-educcation camp, hopefully.  Where did so many fake journalists sprout from?  A skunk cabbage patch?
So many of these articles refer to ivermectin as a "horse dewormer." This cannot be coincidental. 
I wish I could show you the photo that Rolling Stone tweeted out, but my computer (or google, which hosts anthraxvaccine) will not allow me to post a photo.  It showed a line of people standing outside, presumably trying to get care in an ER! 
From SanFrancisoGate we learn of another fake news report, this one from the Associated Press:

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In an article published Aug. 23, 2021, about people taking livestock medicine to try to treat coronavirus, The Associated Press erroneously reported based on information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health that 70% of recent calls to the Mississippi Poison Control Center were from people who had ingested ivermectin to try to treat COVID-19. State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers said Wednesday the number of calls to poison control about ivermectin was about 2%. He said of the calls that were about ivermectin, 70% were by people who had ingested the veterinary version of the medicine.

I have a new name for these fake news media:  the MESS MEDIA.  At least they are good for a laugh. 
But they don't come up with this stuff by themselves.  The ivermectin press onslaught began around August 25 ... ant-2021-1

Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio has a history of being an FBI informant in criminal investigations ... story.html

NYC Council, convicts seek background check ban in fight against ex-prisoner homelessness

SEP 06, 2021 AT 10:22 AM ... t-charges/

Border Patrol Agent Arrested Again on Sexual Assault Charges

Border Patrol Agent Steven Charles Holmes, via Tucson Police Department.
By Steve Neavlin ... story.html

Black FDNY firefighter’s lawsuit alleges discrimination for opposing order to use water hoses on George Floyd protesters

SEP 07, 2021 AT 7:00 AM ... ass-review

I learned how to negotiate a higher salary from former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss, who emphasizes collaboration and active listening

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NYPD cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah
September 19, 2021 ... da924.html

Cop charged with sexually abusing women does not have to register as sex offender, court rules ... s-testing/

EPA Exposed
Sharon Lerner ... s-corrupt/

Tara Reade: ‘He told me to remove my swimsuit, I complied because he was a policeman. I was only 13 and scared frozen’
18 Sep, 2021 14:56 ... -pentagon/

That no one will resign for killing Kabul children shows American empire’s true face ... o-reforms/

Nick Pinto
Two years of fearmongering over criminal justice reform led to a humanitarian crisis at the notorious New York City jails. ... 5#cxrecs_s

Arizona cops blow $130K in marijuana money on muscle cars — to 'reduce impaired driving': report

Bob Brigham
September 18, 2021

On Painting Daniel Hale: His Exquisite Burden

Submitted by editor on 10 August 2021 - 01:32pm
 "Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace."
                                                                  —Amelia Earhart

National Bird

NATIONAL BIRD follows three U.S. military veteran whistleblowers determined to break the silence on America’s secret drone war. These veterans offer an unprecedented look inside the secret program to reveal the cost of America’s global drone strikes. ... of-the-fbi

Jesse Watters calls for an audit of the FBI
Watters says the FBI failed Americans, and you can't trust the agency

FBI Director Wray faces 'new scrutiny' over Kavanaugh investigation: report

Alex Henderson, AlterNet
September 19, 2021

"The FBI closed its extended background check of Kavanaugh after four days and did not interview either Blasey Ford or Kavanaugh," Kirchgaessner notes. "The FBI also disclosed to the Senate this June — two years after questions were initially asked — that it had received 4500 tips from the public during the background check and that it had shared all 'relevant tips' with the White House counsel at that time. It is not clear whether those tips were ever investigated." ... 663692001/

FBI agent who investigated sex crimes against children is charged for sex crimes against children
Jeff Burlew
Tallahassee Democrat ... f-all-ages

FBI warns sextortionists targeting children as young as seven, adults of all ages ... 2/73/71565

J. William Rivers named special agent in charge of FBI Cincinnati Field Office ... c41b9.html

Cop reaches for his gun, it was gone ... -squad-car

Call of Booty: Madison Cop Sidelined After Video of Squad Car Sex
Alaina Demopoulos ... 240249002/

A bad cop sexually assaulted me. Qualified immunity protected him and his boss.
A sheriff in Georgia is protected by qualified immunity after letting an abusive deputy stay on the streets. The deputy later sexually assaulted me.
Lynette Christmas ... ies-2021-9

Smoothies range with 'all cops are bastards' acronym on the bottles are removed from shelves after police unions react with fury, reports say ... ffic-stop/

‘I Never Felt So Violated’: Florida Cop Charged With Sexual Battery For Allegedly Forcing His Finger into Man’s Anal Cavity During Traffic Stop

JERRY LAMBESep 18th, 2021, 2:45 pm ... killed-pal

Homicide rap for cop who 'jokingly' drew gun, actually killed pal
September 19, 2021 | 4:12pm ... in-isabela

Cop nabbed for 300,000 extortion try in Isabela

Read more:
Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook ... xist-posts ... 337243.cms

With bribe cuffs on second cop

Read more at: ... aign=cppst

9 Oakland Cops in Hot Water After Probe Into ‘Racist and Sexist’ Posts
Blake Montgomery
Published Sep. 18, 2021 7:56PM ET ... e-7518283/

High Court grants pre-arrest bail to cop booked for rape
As per the prosecution, the woman was allegedly harassed and sexually assaulted multiple times since January by Wagh.

* GUIDES ... -they.html

Saturday, September 18, 2021
72% of unvaccinated workers say they will quit if not given an exemption/ WaPo ... story.html
...Currently, just under 2 in 10 American workers say their employer requires people who come into work be vaccinated (18 percent). Among workers whose employer lacks a mandate, about 3 in 10 are unvaccinated. Asked what they would likely do if their employer imposed a mandate, 16 percent of that group say they would get vaccinated while 35 percent would ask for a medical or religious exemption and 42 percent would quit. If no exemption was given, 72 percent of unvaccinated workers say they would quit their job rather than get vaccinated...
The Post-ABC poll was conducted by telephone Aug. 29-Sept. 1 among a random national sample of 1,006 adults, with 75 percent reached on cellphone and 25 percent on landline. Overall results have a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. The error margin is 5.5 points for results among the sample of 474 workers who are not self-employed and 7.5 points among the sample of 229 public school parents.
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Oct 1,2021 ... ial-killer

Cop Leaves Suicide Note Unmasking Himself as Notorious ‘Grele’ Serial Killer

The serial killer known as “Grele” eluded police for decades after terrorizing Paris in the 1980s and ‘90s.

Published Sep. 30, 2021 9:47AM ET ... NewsSearch

Philly’s top cop says she and DA Krasner ‘just don’t agree’ on how to reduce shootings ... story.html

Cop falsely arrested Sarah Everard for violating COVID restrictions before raping, murdering her

SEP 29, 2021 AT 1:00 PM ... w-extinct/

U.S. says 23 birds, fish, other species are now extinct
Government scientists warn climate change could make such disappearances more common as a warming planet adds to the dangers facing imperiled plants and wildlife. ... index.html

House lawmakers seek explanation from FBI's Wray over ransomware response

By Sean Lyngaas, CNN

Updated 2:20 PM ET, Wed September 29, 2021 ... story.html

Recent documentary details FBI Blackmailing Congress

J. Edgar Hoover Was Homosexual, Blackmailed by Mob, Book ... ... m%2004.pdf

— A new book contends that former FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover was a homosexual who ... Author Anthony Summers writes in his book, “Official and ... ... 633006980/

SEPT. 30, 2021 / 9:42 AM
London cop Wayne Couzens gets life in prison for luring woman to her murder ... 00146.html

Mark Meadows on FBI informant in Capitol riot crowd: 'There is a whole lot that needs to come out' ... nson-book/

JANUARY 11, 2013
Inside the Terror Factory
Award-winning journalist Trevor Aaronson digs deep into the FBI’s massive efforts to create fake terrorist plots. ... ne&f=false

Not in Your Lifetime: The Defining Book on the J.F.K. Assassination
By Anthony Summers

Charlie Sullivan ... ly-no.html

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Israeli TV: Vaccine offers virtually no protection from infection; it may prevent more serious disease

In the Israeli TV news report below, the ugly truth comes out: The Vax'd can get and spread  COVID to others JUST AS BADLY AS UN-VAXXED. And the reporter asks why are we not checking the vaccinated for infection when we know they are just as likely to be infected and just as likely to spread the infection, maybe even more so, than the unvaccinated.
It seems to be a big experiment:  will the vaccines put enough pressure on the virus to generate escape mutants that are vaccine resistant? (There is some evidence this has happened with the Mu variant.)
Will recipients of more doses have more side effects, as would be expected?
Will Americans have to get their top-up vaccinations or monoclonal antibodies the way we change the oil in our cars? ... ms-useless ... NewsSearch

Inspector general finds ‘widespread’ problems in FBI’s FISA applications ... 29719.html

FBI effort aims to shine a light on police suicides

Wed, September 29, 2021, 7:45 PM ... NewsSearch

Donald Trump Jr. Has 'More Faith in Dog the Bounty Hunter' Than FBI Finding Brian Laundrie ... NewsSearch

2 Columbus drug-enforcement officers accused of trafficking fentanyl ... NewsSearch

Bipartisan criticism grows over the FBI delaying aid to ransom ware victims ... 08429.html

Justice Department inspector general finds 'widespread' failures in FBI surveillance requests ... psychology

Richard Bentall: the man who lost his brother – then revolutionised psychology ... -only.html

Thursday, September 30, 2021
It's clear it came from a lab. The only question is whether it was a leak or an intentional release. New DRASTIC document release.

I have been remiss by not reporting much on the significant leak of data that was shared with the DRASTIC team, and written about elsewhere.  I just didn't (and don't) have time to review a lot of it, but it is very important material.  
Here is a link to the collection: ... documents/
Below is a link to an unfunded proposal to DARPA by EcoHealth Alliance.  Remember:
a) EHA and collaborators in 31 countries are the prime collectors of dangerous viruses, sharing them with "Biodefense" organizations in an unknown number of countries, 
b) they are a $ pass-through organization to give Fauci etc. cover when he wants to fund research he should not be funding at WIV and elsewhere, and 
c) they masquerade as an ecology charity. 
https://drasticresearch.files.wordpress ... liance.pdf
Important new pieces of information are the deliberate, explicit creation of human pathogens via passage in humanized mice; the idea of spraying a "vaccine" into bats; and the clear performance of GOF research, which did not go through the GOF committee at HHS and is arguably banned by the Biological Weapons Convention.

Posted by Meryl Nass, M.D. ... on-in.html

CDC urges Covid-19 vaccination in pregnancy; FDA wants infants to be jabbed

If you did not know that CDC is a criminal agency by now, this ought to get you going.  Remember, Covid vaccines are associated with high rates of miscarriages. Thank goodness most women have too much sense to follow these recommendations for vaccines that have not been approved in pregnancy and are very dangerous.

Low Covid-19 vaccination rates among pregnant people have sparked an urgent CDC health advisory targeting people who are now pregnant, trying to become pregnant, and breastfeeding. Covid-19 doubles the risk of ICU admission and increases the risk of death by 70% while also elevating the chances of preterm birth, stillbirth, and NICU admission for newborns. According to CDC data, 31% of pregnant people have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Rates vary by race and ethnicity: They are highest among Asian people (46%), lower among Hispanic or Latino people (25%), and lowest among Black people (16%). Through Sept. 27, there were more than 125,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases in pregnant people, including more than 22,000 hospitalizations and 161 deaths.
And let's not forget FDA.  In August, FDA wrrote to BioNTech regarding testing of its Covid vaccine in babies, and is having Pfizer conduct a trial in babies under 6 months old.  The trial for kids 6 months to 12 years had its final protocol submitted to FDA by Feb. 8, 2021 and the final protocol for babies under 6 months must be submitted by January 31, 2022.  FDA has required Pfizer to conduct these studies.  Whose babies will be targeted? 

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
YouTube Bans All ‘Harmful Vaccine Content’ From Its Platform

YouTube Bans All ‘Harmful Vaccine Content’ From Its Platform
 September 29, 2021 Updated: September 29, 2021
Google-owned YouTube said on Sept. 29 that it will ban all “harmful vaccine content” from its platform, including claims that vaccines are ineffective at reducing transmission of disease, prompting concerns that the firm will escalate censorship of dissenting viewpoints.
“We’ve steadily seen false claims about the coronavirus vaccines spill over into misinformation about vaccines in general, and we’re now at a point where it’s more important than ever to expand the work we started with COVID-19 to other vaccines,” YouTube wrote in a blog post.
So far, the Bay Area-based company said it has removed 130,000 videos for violating its policies that it claims were created in tandem with various “experts” to deal with alleged “COVID-19 and medical misinformation.”
Now, videos that allege “approved vaccines are dangerous and cause chronic health effects, claims that vaccines do not reduce transmission or contraction of disease, or contains misinformation on the substances contained in vaccines,” YouTube stated on its blog, saying that its policy will now apply to content that questions the efficacy of all vaccines, not just COVID-19 ones.
“These policy changes will go into effect today, and as with any significant update, it will take time for our systems to fully ramp up enforcement,” the company also wrote, adding: “Personal testimonials relating to vaccines will also be allowed, so long as the video doesn’t violate other Community Guidelines, or the channel doesn’t show a pattern of promoting vaccine hesitancy.”

A spokesperson for the company confirmed to news outlets that accounts operated by Joseph Mercola and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who have frequently raised questions about vaccines over the years, were banned from the platform.
Russian state-backed broadcaster RT’s German-language channels were also deleted from YouTube, the broadcaster announced. YouTube told Reuters that the channels violated its COVID-19 policies, while Russian officials threatened to block YouTube.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said the YouTube ban on RT’s channel may have broken Russian law.
“In fact, it has been broken very brazenly,” he told reporters on Sept. 29. “Because of this, it is a case of censorship, and of obstructing the dissemination of information by the media, and so on.” ... NewsSearch

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FBI investigating corruption at San Quentin, now the second California state prison under federal investigation
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Watchdog Faults FBI for 'Widespread' Errors Handling Surveillance Warrants
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St. Louis cop to plead guilty to charge tied to undercover colleague's beating ... met-police

Judges criticise Met police after woman wins spy cop case
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Wichita cop accused of helping wanted woman avoid capture pleads guilty ahead of trial
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Police officer calls out school's 'absurd' ban on pro-cop flag

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F.B.I. Agents Became C.I.A. Operatives in Secret Overseas Prisons
Lawyers disclosed the unusual arrangement in evidentiary hearings to prepare for the Sept. 11 trial at Guantánamo Bay.

Apologies for the previous link that only had a couple of minutes of the show.  Here is the full hour interview with Mick Harrison of the Lawyer's Committee for 9/11 Inquiry:  PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY

SHOW BLURB: Premiere whistleblower lawyer Harrison talks about his David vs. Goliath career representing whistleblowers against government and corporations and his unprecedented work as Litigation Director for the Lawyers Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, a non-profit organization investigating 9/11 crimes that the U.S. government has ignored and submitting their findings to courts and Congress for justice and accountability.  Harrison talks about how dangerous uncaught perpetrators are still out there and could strike again at any time.


FULL DISCLOSURE: I consider Mick Harrison a friend and work with him on the Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry.

Kindest regards, 
Kristina ... story.html

NYPD forced out commander who detailed sex crimes unit’s woes: suit

NOV 19, 2021 AT 12:21 PM ... story.html

NYPD faces fees for delayed release of body camera video in fatal shooting of Kawaski Trawick

NOV 19, 2021 AT 2:46 PM ... s-history/

Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter receives largest private donation in its history
The nonprofit based in Waterville announced this week that it received the grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund, which was established by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. ... -disaster/

Scientists mystified as Africa avoids COVID disaster
Fewer than 6% of people in Africa are vaccinated but WHO has described Africa as 'one of the least affected regions in the world.' ... 1637091882

The FBI’s Raid on James O’Keefe
Justice had better have good reason for seizing a journalist’s recor ... story.html

The Washington Post
.Attempted breach of Ohio county election network draws FBI and state scrutiny
.The incident, in which a private laptop was plugged into the government computer network inside the office of a Lake County commissioner,... ... story.html

Police, Phone Company Implicated : Alleged Wiretap Scheme Investigated in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Bell security supervisors ordered wire taps installed on county computers before elections in the late 1970s and early 1980s that could have allowed vote totals to be altered, a former Bell employee says in a sworn court documents
Leonard Gates, a 23-year Cincinnati Bell employee until he was fired in 1986, claims in a deposition filed Thursday in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court to have installed the wire taps.
Cincinnati Bell officials denied Gates' allegations tha are part of a six-year-old civil suit that contends the elections computer is subject to manipulation and fraud.
Gates claims a security supervisor for the telephone company told him in 1979 that the firm had obtained a computer program through the FBI that gave it access to the county computer used to count votes. ... ed-1651474

White Cop Convicted of Fatally Shooting Black Man After Prosecutors Say Evidence Was Planted
BY ERIN BRADY ON 11/19/21 AT 5:13 PM EST ... use-trial/

Fired Ferguson cop parades rifle in front of Kyle Rittenhouse trial
The man has become known yelling about how Black Lives Matter is a "terrorist organization"
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Pennsylvania Teen Had Hands Up for 14 Seconds Before Cops Killed Him
Kana Ruhalter
Breaking News Intern
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3 N.J. cops seen on video stomping handcuffed Black teen are indicted, feds say
Updated: Nov. 19, 2021, 12:21 p.m. | Published: Nov. 19, 2021, 9:33 a.m ... oids-nypd/

Cop busted in Ozone Park for selling steroids in under cover sting: DA

Police Can’t Demand You Reveal Your Phone Passcode and Then Tell a Jury You Refused
The Utah Supreme Court is the latest stop in EFF’s roving campaign to establish your Fifth Amendment right to refuse to provide your password to law enforcement. Along with the ACLU, we filed an amicus brief in State v. Valdez, arguing that the constitutional privilege against self-incrimination prevents the police from forcing suspects to reveal the contents of their minds. That includes revealing a memorized passcode or directly entering the passcode to unlock a device. As we write in the brief: The State cannot compel a suspect to recall and share information that exists only in his mind. ... rm-police/

Police cadets in Nazi uniforms catch Colombian president's eye
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Rotterdam police open fire as Covid protest turns into ‘orgy of violence’ ... 3f267.html

FBI is recruiting students and recent grads at SCC ... A6CE4BEB2E

Sigmund Diamond. Compromised Campus: The Collaboration of Universities with the Intelligence Community, 1945–1955. New York: Oxford
History of Education Quarterly , Volume 33 , Issue 3 , Fall 1993 , pp. 442 - 444 ... -says.html

More than HALF of NYPD cops wish they had never joined force, internal memo says, as NYC faces historic crime surge and woke politics that are 'destroying' Big Applev ... ublic.html

FDA says it wants 55 YEARS to process FOIA requests about COVID-19 vaccines - meaning data may not be available to the public until 2076 

The FDA is requesting a court to give them 55 years worth of time to provide more than 300,000 pages worth of information on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after a FOIA request for them.
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How America allowed the FBI to assassinate President Kennedy

Blue by Day White by Night

Organized White Supremacist Groups in Law Enforcement Agencies and the Military A Background Research Report by Michael Novick for People Against Racist Terror (PART) Third printing; Updated 1994       The bright light that was shined on police ... the-police

The Invention of the Police
Why did American policing get so big, so fast? The answer, mainly, is slavery.

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I used to work for Acoustic Research building their turntables
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Washington’s Iron Curtain in Ukraine

COPWATCH ATLANTA ... matches=15

FBI Secrets: An Agents Expose
FBI Secrets: An Agents Expose
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Latest release of Maine police discipline records shows how misconduct is hidden
in 2022 ... rol-teams/

Congressional Democrats Call for Investigation into Secretive Border Patrol Teams

The State of the World (and A Few Predictions) ... 09928.html

Cop who said lieutenant attacked him with chopsticks wins $120K from Palisades Park ... 9e033.html

Alorton cop gets prison, house arrest for lying on timesheets ... ar-AATadzx

Cop who killed doctor leaves monkhood with dad ... ber-9-2021

Copwatch Presentation to Reimagining Public Safety Task Force - September 9, 2021

Co-founder, Andrea Prichett, gives an in depth presentation on Berkeley Copwatch's findings and analysis over the last 30+ years of our work.

This presentation...

* Outlines historic examples of unlawful conduct by the Berkeley Police and the impacts of their lack of accountability and transparency.
* Discusses Berkeley Police deeply troubling response to mental health crises and their proven history of violence and racism.
* Presents alternatives and ways forward for public safety.
Content warning: Police violence and killing is discussed and videos of police abuse are shown in the presentation. ... ber-9-2021


Copwatch Presentation to Reimagining Public Safety Task Force - September 9, 2021 ... -us-safer/

The obsessive pursuit of woke domestic-terror laws isn’t making us safer
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BET Shines a Light on Police Brutality with Copwatch America ... -division/

Nicholas Dimos Named Assistant Director of FBI’s Finance And Facilities Division ... st-public/

New Hampshire begins making secret police list public
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire began making public Wednesday its long-secret list of police officers with possible credibility issues. ... story.html

Illinois state trooper, teacher wife dead in murder-suicide ... te-police/

Judge to decide on newspapers’ lawsuit against Maine State Police ... assin.html

FBI informant claimed Dallas police officer J.D Tippit was the REAL JFK assassin - not Lee Harvey Oswald, secret files reveal
* The patrolman was killed by Lee Harvey Oswald 45 minutes after he shot JFK
* An informant claimed to the FBI that Tippit actually carried out the assassination
* It was claimed officer met with Oswald and Jack Ruby a week before JFK's killing
* Oswald shot J.D Tippit through head at point blank range after assassination ... racks-you/

Bill Binney How the NSA tracks you

Stew Webb
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Police State America: U.S. Military "Civil Disturbance" Planning
by Ron Ridenhour, Douglas Valentine, Mitzi Waltz,
In shocking detail, the meticulously researched articles in this anthology expose the national security state's sinister blueprint for destroying democracy and crushing dissent. Deploying 'civil disturbance' strategies as part of a comprehensive doctrine of 'homeland defense', police, national guard and elite Army counterinsurgency unites are gearing up for 'operations other than war' in US cities. Contributors ... -bill/7120

Passed House (06/25/2020)
George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020
This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data collection, and establishes best practices and training requirements.
The bill enhances existing enforcement mechanisms to remedy violations by law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:
* lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
* limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer, and
* grants administrative subpoena power to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in pattern-or-practice investigations.
It establishes a framework to prevent and remedy racial profiling by law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels. It also limits the unnecessary use of force and restricts the use of no-knock warrants, chokeholds, and carotid holds.
The bill creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct. It also establishes new reporting requirements, including on the use of force, officer misconduct, and routine policing practices (e.g., stops and searches).
Finally, it directs DOJ to create uniform accreditation standards for law enforcement agencies and requires law enforcement officers to complete training on racial profiling, implicit bias, and the duty to intervene when another officer uses excessive force. ... ke-action/

Police Violence in Colombia is Unacceptable, U.S. Policymakers Must Take Action ... story.html

Former LAPD Spy Donald Rochon Is Now Point Man in the ... › archives › la-xpm-1988-08-... › archives › la-xpm-1988-08-...

As the FBI scandal has unfolded, Rochon, 38, has seen his gruesome story and handsome face splashed on the pages of major publications.
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Let’s talk Dirty in Hawaiian

Six Philly cops charged with robbery, kidnapping - Twenty plus years after NYPD officers Ken Eurell and Mike Dowd, now members of the Philadelphia Police Dept.'s narcotics unit have been federally indicted.
[ 8/27/14]
Houston Police officer Jasmine Renee Bonner - was arrested with a kilo of cocaine during a drug deal. Bonner had her 6 year old son with her at the time.
[ 8/21/14]
Oklahoma City police officer Holtzclaw - is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty. 
[NY POST 8/22/14]
Fla. cop arrested for murder-for-hire plot, aiding drug traffickers - Ralph Mata, an internal affairs officer known as "The Milk Man," was arrested in Miami Gardens on Tuesday after authorities say they uncovered his role in trafficking cocaine from the Dominican Republic to New Jersey. 
[NY DAILY NEWS 4/9/14]
San Francisco police officers - and a former cop were handed federal indictments 2/27/14 on a slew of charges in two different cases alleging they stole money, dealt drugs and extorted people. 
[NY DAILY NEWS 2/28/14]
NYPD Rex Maralit cop charged with gun smuggling - Federal agents raiding Maralit’s discovered numerous weapons inside, including an AK-47 assault. Authorities stated he used his badge to score discounts on military-grade firearms that he and his brothers bought and re-sold to contacts in the Philippines.
[NY DAILY NEWS 9/6/13]
Officer Jose Tejada pleaded not guilty to pulling three robberies of drug dealers while on-duty and wearing his NYPD uniform. - Tejada, 45, is accused of supplying his bandit buddies with NYPD uniforms, handcuffs and other police swag so they could pose as cops in more than 100 robberies.
[NY DAILY NEWS 4/5/13]
Officer Lester Sanchez of the 75th Precinct was arrested and suspended from duty without pay - he fired his gun in the air after a bar fight and then apparently involved his girlfriend — a fellow officer, Janice Caban, assigned to the same precinct, was also suspended without pay.
[NY DAILY NEWS 3/20/13]
Junkie cop Nicholas Mina sentenced to 15-1/2 years in prison- Mina so hooked on prescription pills that he stole guns from his East Village precinct stationhouse and sold them to his dealer 
[NY DAILY NEWS 11/30/12]
NYPD detective caught red-handed by FBI and cops breaking into Long Island home and is eyed in other NYC capers- Rafael (Ray) Astacio was caught red-handed after a break-in at a Long Island home earlier this month, and authorities think he works with a team that pulled off other capers in New York City. The FBI is also probing whether the 14-year veteran committed any crimes or was involved in corruption during his years as a vice cop and sex-crimes investigator. 
[NY DAILY NEWS 6/28/12]
NYPD officer convicted of transporting cocaine gets 15 years in prison- retired NYPD cop Alfredo Rivera was convicted of transporting 10 kilos of cocaine from Long Island to the Bronx for $12,000.
[NY DAILY NEWS 6/28/12]
NYPD cop busted for doing dirty deeds for drug dealer-A Queens cop has been busted on federal charges for a violent heroin dealer.
[NY DAILY NEWS 5/15/12]
Ex cop busted in heroin ring- Federal authorities yesterday smashed a multimillion-dollar heroin ring that sold Long Islanders dope with the help of an ex-Suffolk County cop, his daughter, a Hofstra honors student — and the husband of an NYPD police officer.
[NY DAILY NEWS 3/15/12]

 If the demand for sex workers "causes" sex trafficking, then the demand for marriage "causes" domestic violence.

2010 NYPD NY Det. Wayne Taylor- pimped out 13- year-old girl and forced her to have sex with "as many as eight or nine men" in a single night. The girl says Det. Wayne Taylor threatened to arrest her for prostitution if she didn't follow his orders. Received a 3 year sentence. ... 32587.html

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Aroostook County native is making international waves with his poetry

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NYPD officer indicted on hate crime assault charges for anti-Muslim tirade during road rage incident

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FBI: Most Wanted’ Star Julian McMahon to Exit After Three Seasons

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‘The Rookie’: FBI Spinoff With Niecy Nash in the Works at ABC

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Met Police cop who Tasered 10-year-old girl 'threatening woman with garden shears and hammer' should face gross misconduct proceedings, watchdog rules after force review cleared him of wrongdoing ... ug-charges

Columbus Cop Pleads Guilty On Federal Drug Charges
The details of former Columbus police officer Marco Merino's plea deal were not disclosed in public court documents.

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Goshen cop sentenced for domestic battery
Jordan Fouts, The Elkhart Truth, Ind.
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Solar project proposed for Kennebec County could power 30,000 homes ... -industry/

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How a Cooperative Run by the Formerly Incarcerated is Reshaping Chicago’s Food Industry
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Genocide Denier? Not Me, Pal. Try the White House Instead
I became a journalist because of a photograph by Bill Foley (AP) on the front page of an Indian newspaper in 1982. It was taken in Sabra and Shatila (Beirut, Lebanon) a few days after the mass slaughter of Palestinians engineered by the Israeli army and a Lebanese Christian militia. The photograph showed two grieving More ... -up-speed/

Battery-Powered Trains Are Picking Up Speed
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Canadian truckers block main bridge to US as Trudeau demands end to protest
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Matt Gaetz, subject of FBI sex trafficking probe, condemns sexual predators
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FEBRUARY 8, 2022 3:40PM ET

FBI Investigating Meeting of Oath Keepers and Proud Boys on Eve of Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Leaders from the two right-wing militia groups met in a D.C. hotel the day before rioters engaged in a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol. The FBI would like answers to a few questions ... d-1296391/

Cops on the Amir Locke Raid Were Already Facing a Lawsuit over Alleged ‘Hunting’ of BLM Protesters
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Pleasant Hills cop under fire for social media posts that some say could put judge in danger ... r-training

George Floyd death: Police trainer says cops did not perform CPR despite training
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Israel's top Arab cop lied about fleeing site of murder, probe ... › israel-news › › israel-news ›

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For some, report on Mass. traffic stops shows stubborn racial biases persist in policing
The report determined Black and Latino drivers were more likely than white drivers to be subjected to searches during stops and had a higher chance of receiving a criminal citation or being
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The hidden billion- dollar cost of repeated police misconduct
More than $1.5 billion has been spent to settle claims of police misconduct involving thousands of officers repeatedly accused of wrongdoing. Taxpayers are often in the dark.

About 8:30 one Thursday evening in Detroit, Tony Murray was getting ready for bed ahead of his 6 a.m. shift at a potato chip factory. As he turned off the final light in the living room, he glanced out of his window and saw a half-dozen uniformed police officers with guns drawn approach his home.

As the officers banged on the door, Murray ordered Keno, his black Labrador retriever, to the basement. As Murray let the officers in, one quickly pushed him to the floor and at least two others ran to the cellar, he said. “Don’t kill my dog. He won’t bite you,” Murray pleaded. The sound of gunshots filled the house. Keno’s barking, the 56-year-old recalled, morphed into the sound of “a girl screaming.”

Officers searched Murray’s home for nearly an hour, flipping his sofa and emptying drawers. Outside, Murray approached the officers standing by their vehicles. One handed him a copy of the search warrant, which stated they were looking for illegal drugs. Murray noticed something else: The address listed wasn’t his. It was his neighbor’s.

Tony Murray, 56, sits on his porch. In 2014, police raided Murray’s house and fatally shot his dog, Keno.
Tony Murray, 56, sits on his porch. In 2014, police raided Murray’s house and fatally shot his dog, Keno. (Nick Hagen for The Washington Post)
Months after the 2014 raid, Murray, who was not charged with any crimes, sued Detroit police for gross negligence and civil rights violations, naming Officer Lynn Christopher Moore, who filled out the search warrant, and the other five officers who raided his home. The city eventually paid Murray $87,500 to settle his claim, but admitted no error by police.

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That settlement was not the first or last time that Detroit would resolve allegations against Moore with a check: Between 2010 and 2020, the city settled 10 claims involving Moore’s police work, paying more than $665,000 to individuals who alleged the officer used excessive force, made an illegal arrest or wrongfully searched a home.

Moore is among the more than 7,600 officers — from Portland, Ore., to Milwaukee to Baltimore — whose alleged misconduct has more than once led to payouts to resolve lawsuits and claims of wrongdoing, according to a Washington Post investigation. The Post collected data on nearly 40,000 payments at 25 of the nation’s largest police and sheriff’s departments within the past decade, documenting more than $3.2 billion spent to settle claims.

The investigation for the first time identifies the officers behind the payments. Data were assembled from public records filed with the financial and police departments in each city or county and excluded payments less than $1,000. Court records were gathered for the claims that led to federal or local lawsuits. The total amounts further confirm the broad costs associated with police misconduct, as reported last year by FiveThirtyEight and the Marshall Project.

The Post found that more than 1,200 officers in the departments surveyed had been the subject of at least five payments. More than 200 had 10 or more.

The repetition is the hidden cost of alleged misconduct: Officers whose conduct was at issue in more than one payment accounted for more than $1.5 billion, or nearly half of the money spent by the departments to resolve allegations, The Post found. In some cities, officers repeatedly named in misconduct claims accounted for an even larger share. For example, in Chicago, officers who were subject to more than one paid claim accounted for more than $380 million of the nearly $528 million in payments.

Explore the data

The Post documented nearly 40,000 payments involving allegations of police misconduct in 25 departments, totaling over $3 billion. Departments usually deny wrongdoing when resolving claims.

View a department:
Total paid in Boston (2010 - 2020)$17 million38% by officers named in multiple payments

Top officers by number of payments in Boston

Payments for claims involving Officer Paul Murphy


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

April 5, 2014


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

Oct. 16, 2020


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

May 24, 2016


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

No date provided

“I tried to do the best I could while I was out there. But sometimes, things happened,” said Paul Murphy.

Payments for claims involving Officer Gerald Cofield


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

May 2, 2013


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

Oct. 28, 2011


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

July 18, 2012

“We are not the bad guys these lawsuits paint us to be,” said Gerald Cofield.

Payments for claims involving Officer Richard Walsh


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

April 5, 2014


Unclassified allegations of misconduct

No date provided

Richard Walsh is deceased.

Response from the police department: The Boston Police Department did not respond to requests for comment.

The Post analysis found that the typical payout for cases involving officers with multiple claims — ranging from illegal search and seizure to use of excessive force — was $10,000 higher than those involving other officers.

Despite the repetition and cost, few cities or counties track claims by the names of the officers involved — meaning that officials may be unaware of officers whose alleged misconduct is repeatedly costing taxpayers. In 2020, the 25 departments employed 103,000 officers combined, records show.

“Transparency is what needs to be in place,” said Frank Straub, director of the National Police Foundation’s Center for Mass Violence Response Studies, adding that his organization has called for departments nationwide to publicize cases with settlements. “When you have officers who have repeated allegations … it calls for extremely close examination of both the individual cases and the totality of the cases to figure out what’s driving this behavior and these reactions and to see if there is a pattern in an officer’s behavior that triggers these cases.”

Defenders of police have a different view.

City officials and attorneys representing the police departments said settling claims is often more cost-efficient than fighting them in court. And settlements rarely involve an admission or finding of wrongdoing. Because of this there is no reason to hold officers accountable for them, said Jim Pasco, executive director of the National Fraternal Order of Police, the nation’s largest police labor union with more than 364,000 members.

“If there’s never been a finding of guilt or anyone’s fault, why put that in an officer’s record?” Pasco said. “That would be such a glaring omission of due process where in the legal system in the United States, a person is innocent until proven guilty.”

The Post reached out to scores of officers named in claims that led to payments. Some were no longer working for the departments. Most had no comment or, like Moore, did not return phone calls.

Lynn Christopher Moore, right, now an officer at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, takes notes during roll call at the Pontiac, Mich., substation in June 2020.
Lynn Christopher Moore, right, now an officer at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, takes notes during roll call at the Pontiac, Mich., substation in June 2020. (Clarence Tabb Jr./ Detroit News)
Payments for claims involving Officer Lynn Christopher Moore, 2010 - 2020


Other civil rights claims

June 29, 2020


Other civil rights claims

Feb. 3, 2012


Other civil rights claims

April 27, 2018


Other civil rights claims

Oct. 11, 2012


Other civil rights claims

June 14, 2016


Excessive force, False arrest

Dec. 10, 2013


Other civil rights claims

July 26, 2017


Other civil rights claims

Oct. 14, 2015


Other civil rights claims

June 30, 2020


Other civil rights claims

Sept. 15, 2015

Source: Detroit Law Department

Two officers in Boston who had the highest number of claims settled have since retired. But both said the allegations — ranging from excessive force to wrongful arrest — did not accurately portray their work while on the force.

Paul Murphy, who was named in four lawsuits totaling about $5.2 million in payments, said he “tried to do the best he could” as an officer. But he added, “sometimes things happened.” He declined to elaborate.

Gerald Cofield was named in three lawsuits that totaled about $306,000 in payments. Cofield said he wished the city had fought the claims instead of settling because he believed city attorneys would have won, and his name and reputation would have been cleared. “We are not the bad guys these lawsuits paint us to be,” he said.

One Detroit officer said he wished the city had fought the lawsuits because he believed the cases had no credibility and those making the allegations had been armed or resisting arrest. “It’s called the Detroit lottery,” said the officer, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he had not received permission to speak publicly. “People have been convicted and are in prison filing lawsuits knowing they can get paid.”

Multimillion-dollar settlements regarding allegations of police misconduct often generate headlines. Minneapolis paid $27 million to the family of George Floyd, and Louisville paid $12 million to Breonna Taylor’s family.

Philonise Floyd, center, is embraced by his brother Terrence Floyd, left, and attorney Benjamin Crump during a prayer vigil for George Floyd’s family in Minneapolis last March.
Philonise Floyd, center, is embraced by his brother Terrence Floyd, left, and attorney Benjamin Crump during a prayer vigil for George Floyd’s family in Minneapolis last March. (Joshua Lott/The Washington Post)
Those cases are the exception: The median amount of the payments tracked by The Post was $17,500, and most cases were resolved with little or no publicity.

Many of the officers who had the highest number of claims against them were participating in task forces targeting gangs, drugs or guns, records show.

Pasco said he is not surprised that these officers would be the subject of multiple lawsuits, given the assignments. And given, he said, that the nation has become a “litigious society.”

“It’s the cost of policing,” he said. “That’s the reason crime, until recently, has declined.”

New York, Chicago and Los Angeles alone accounted for the bulk of the overall payments documented by The Post — more than $2.5 billion. In New York, more than 5,000 officers were named in two or more claims, accounting for 45 percent of the money the city spent on misconduct cases. In New York, four attorneys who have secured the highest number of payments for clients separately said the high rate of claims is because of poor training, questionable arrests and a legal department overwhelmed by lawsuits.

In Philadelphia, six officers in a narcotics unit generated 173 lawsuits, costing a total of $6.5 million. In 2014, those officers were federally charged with theft, wrongful arrest and other crimes but eventually acquitted at trial. Some 50 additional lawsuits are pending, many alleging misconduct dating back more than a decade, said Andrew Richman, a spokesman for the city’s legal department.

In Palm Beach County, Fla., officials paid out $25.6 million in the past decade: One-third of that was generated by 54 deputies who were the subject of repeated claims.

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The data provided by cities included no demographic information about the people who filed the claims. But Chicago attorney Mark Parts, who has handled scores of lawsuits against police, said most of his clients have been Black or Hispanic.

“The folks who are aggressively policed and confronted by officers in the course of their daily lives are people of color,” Parts said. “I have found the majority of those whose rights are repeatedly violated are African Americans and Hispanics.”

In the D.C. region, more than 100 officers have been named in multiple claims that led to payments.

In Prince George’s County, Md., 47 officers had their conduct challenged more than once, resulting in at least two payments each accounting for $7.1 million out of $54 million paid within the decade. Two in five payments involved an officer named in more than one claim. The totals are skewed by a $20 million payment to the family of 43-year-old William Green, who was fatally shot while his hands were cuffed behind his back in the front seat of a police cruiser.

Cpl. Clarence Black was the subject of four settled cases, the most in the department. In 2010, the county paid $125,000 to a husband and wife who alleged Black assaulted them. In 2013, a Temple Hills family received $60,000 after alleging Black and four other officers illegally entered their home. In 2014, a woman got $10,000 after alleging Black punched her shoulder. And in 2019, a man collected $190,000 after alleging that Black illegally handcuffed him as he retrieved a bottle of water.

Cpl. Clarence Black was named police officer of the year by the Police Chiefs’ Association of Prince George’s County in 2015.
Cpl. Clarence Black was named police officer of the year by the Police Chiefs’ Association of Prince George’s County in 2015. (Prince George’s County Police Department)
Black, a former officer of the year who joined the force in 2002, was indicted in August on two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of misconduct in office after being accused of assaulting a driver during a traffic stop in Temple Hills. Black’s attorney did not return calls requesting comment. He has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to go to trial in July.

In the District, 65 officers have been named in repeated claims, accounting for $7.6 million of the more than $90 million in claims paid — the fifth-highest overall of the 25 cities surveyed. That total includes $54 million paid on four claims involving officers who were named in no other cases.

Officer Fredrick Onoja was the subject of five cases that led to payments from 2014 to 2019 totaling $116,000, the most of any officer on the force. Five Black men separately sued Onoja accusing him of wrongful arrests and harassment. They alleged that the 44-year-old Onoja — who has been on the force since 2011 — fabricated evidence against them in the 5th District neighborhood he patrolled.

Dustin Sternbeck, a D.C. police spokesperson, said Onoja had been “disciplined” for his actions, but declined to elaborate. Onoja, through the department, declined to comment. In a statement, Sternbeck said the department investigates allegations against officers made in lawsuits. “If the investigation sustains misconduct, the department takes appropriate action, ranging from retraining to termination, depending on the nature of the misconduct sustained,” he wrote.

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In Fairfax, the county settled seven cases, totaling $6.1 million. Two of the cases involved five officers and led to $5 million in payments. Only one officer was named in more than one claim.

Officer Hyun Chang, who has been with the department since 2010, was the subject of a claim that resulted in a $750,000 settlement in 2018 with the family of a 45-year-old autistic man who died in 2016 as he was subdued by Chang and another officer. According to police, the victim, Paul A. Gianelos, of ­Annandale, Va., became combative as the officers tried to return Gianelos to his caretakers. A Virginia medical examiner determined Gianelos died as a result of a heart attack related to the restraint.

In 2014, Chang was one of a dozen officers named in a $190,000 settlement after a Hispanic woman charged the officers with excessive force, false arrest, unreasonable search of her home and racial profiling. He did not return requests for comment through a Fairfax police spokesperson.

In general, the government officials in many of the cities who were interviewed said the decisions to settle claims are made on a case-by-case basis.

In Chicago, officials “evaluate cases for potential risk and liability, and to take appropriate steps to minimize financial exposure to the city,” said Kristen Cabanban, spokesperson for the city’s Law Department.

It is often cheaper to settle a case than pay attorneys’ fees “that in many cases dwarf the actual damages award,” said Casper Hill, a spokesman for the city of Minneapolis.

Even when payments are covered by insurance claims, taxpayers ultimately still pay as those claims drive up the cost of the insurance.

The Post found that few cities publicize their payments or make it easy for the public to identify the officers involved. Of the 25 cities surveyed, four reported tracking payment information. The others declined to answer or said they were unaware of any city department that did such tracking.

Minneapolis, Palm Beach County, Fairfax County and Detroit were among the few places that recorded payments by officers’ names in the records provided to The Post. Portland organized cases by the officers’ badge numbers.

Most cities reported payments by the name of the person who filed the claim or, if the case led to a lawsuit, the number assigned in court. The Post identified the officers involved in tens of thousands of cases by reviewing individual claim summaries and court records.

There are disincentives to such tracking, legal and policing experts said.

“If an officer has multiple lawsuits, then the city is in jeopardy of negligent retention,” says Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief with the Los Angeles Police Department and current adviser with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a criminal justice reform group. “Few cities want to risk retaining that information to avoid being part of an even more costly lawsuit.”

Policing experts also noted that prosecutors rely on officers to testify in criminal cases; settlement tracking could be used by defense attorneys to challenge an officer’s credibility.

The $10,000 air freshener

Marqueeta Clark, pictured at her home in Houston last year, sued a Portland, Ore., police officer after an arrest in 2014. (Callaghan O’Hare for The Washington Post)
In Portland, Officer Charles B. Asheim, 40, was the subject of three payments costing the city $40,001. The city spent more than $90,000 in legal fees fighting those three claims and $250,000 defending three other claims involving Asheim that resulted in no payments, according to Heather Hafer, a spokeswoman with the city’s Office of Management and Finance.

Officer Charles B. Asheim, left, and other police officers watch for gang members at a 2013 high school football game in Portland, Ore. (Jamie Valdez/Portland Tribune)
Payments for claims involving Officer Charles B. Asheim, 2010 - 2020


False Arrest

Aug. 31, 2017


Other Alleged Misconduct

June 28, 2017


Other Alleged Misconduct

Jan. 3, 2017

Source: Portland Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

In 2014, Marqueeta Clark and her then-boyfriend, Jahmarciay Barr, were leaving Barr’s aunt’s house on their way to the movies in Barr’s blue 1991 Chevrolet Caprice. At the time, Clark was a 19-year-old early-childhood education major at Western Oregon University, and Barr was a 20-year-old community college student and UPS employee.

As the couple drove along the highway, they saw a police cruiser heading in the opposite direction.

Seconds later, Clark said, they noticed the cruiser make a U-turn and begin to follow them. Barr stopped at a traffic light with the cruiser behind them. When the light turned green, as they pulled away, the cruiser’s lights came on and police pulled them over.

Asheim, an officer with the gang unit, told the couple they were stopped because Barr had changed lanes without using his turn signal, Clark said. She said she disputed the claim, telling police she could hear the blinker’s ticking.

Then Asheim, she said, one of three officers at the scene, told the couple that police had pulled over the car because there was a green, pine-tree air freshener dangling from the car’s rearview mirror. The air freshener, Asheim told them, obstructed the driver’s line of sight and created a driving hazard, she said.

Barr, still seated in the car, grew angry and refused to cooperate with Asheim when the officer asked for his driver’s license and registration, she said.

Sitting in the passenger seat, Clark said she begged the officers to allow her to reach into the glove compartment to pull out Barr’s documents. But Asheim refused and continued to argue with her boyfriend, she said. “In my head, I was thinking these gang task forces are going to treat us as gang members. … I was terrified,” she said.

Asheim then pulled Barr through the driver’s side window and placed him in handcuffs, she said.

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In his official report, Asheim gave a different account: He wrote that he and his colleagues unhooked the driver’s seat belt, opened the door and forced Barr to stand up outside the vehicle. Asheim added that Barr accused police of stopping him because “he was Black.” The officers, according to Asheim’s report, “calmly and simply” explained the reason for the stop, but the boyfriend “continued screaming.”

Asheim also noted that Barr was becoming more “threatening and unpredictable,” and that he threatened to “kick our f---ing ass.”

Clark denied that Barr threatened the officers. “I remember watching Asheim laughing at us. It was really humiliating, embarrassing and frustrating.”

The officers searched the car and found nothing illegal, according to the police report.

Police arrested the couple. Clark was charged with interfering with a police officer and disorderly conduct. Barr, who could not be reached for comment, was charged with failure to carry and present his license, disobeying an officer and disorderly conduct. He pleaded guilty to failure to carry and present a license and was ordered to pay $250 in fines. Prosecutors dismissed the other charges against him.

Clark chose to fight her charges. Eventually, the judge dismissed the case.

Still, Clark remained furious. She and Barr sued the city, alleging that the stop by Asheim — who is White — and his two colleagues was part of a pattern of racially discriminatory police tactics. “I really wanted people to know how the majority of the Black community was being treated by police,” she said. “It was never about the money for me.”

Growing up in Portland, Clark said being stopped by police and having guns drawn was “the norm for us.” She said that she and her boyfriend were stopped by police about a half-dozen times in a four-year period.

Clark prepares sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving last year. In 2017, the city agreed to settle her claim before it went to trial. (Callaghan O’Hare for The Washington Post)
In 2017, the city agreed to settle their claims, eventually paying Clark and Barr $5,000 each. Officials did not apologize or admit wrongdoing.

They were among the city’s 89 payments for alleged police misconduct during the past decade. Of the more than $7.5 million spent, nearly half of it has involved officers named in more than one claim.

“What Asheim did, stopping people for having an air freshener hanging from the rearview mirror, was the practice of the gang enforcement team,” said Gregory Kafoury, Clark’s attorney. “These officers were driving around and obviously looking for Black faces.”

Kafoury said he has represented dozens of people in lawsuits against Portland officers, the majority of his clients people of color.

“Historically, officers who are sued are never penalized, even when the city has to pay large settlements or verdicts for their misconduct,” Kafoury said. “The officers who are the most brutal and the most dishonest tend to move up in the ranks because they are seen as trustworthy and they are admired for their physicality. And that culture gets strengthened as these types of bullies move up and control the culture of the police department.”

Sgt. Kevin Allen, a Portland police spokesman, denied Kafoury’s assertions. “Our promotions process is extremely competitive and thorough and includes a 360-review in most ranks, taking in the candidate’s discipline record, commendations, community engagement and more,” Allen said.

Asheim has been with the force for 13 years and is a detective, Allen confirmed. He declined to answer questions about Asheim or the cases that led to settlements. Allen said he forwarded The Post’s request for comment to Asheim, who has not responded.

‘I’ll never forget him’

Gregory Williams, 34, gestures having a gun held to his head by a plainclothes police officer during an interview at Hamilton Law Office in Chicago on Sept. 21. (Taylor Glascock for The Washington Post)
Early one evening in March 2014, Gregory Williams, 34, was walking to buy cigarettes at a gas station on the west side of Chicago. A man rushed up behind him, hit him on the head with a gun and pushed him against a fence, Williams said. He thought he was being robbed.

The man, however, was a Chicago police officer in plain clothes.

An unmarked police car pulled up. Inside was Officer Armando Ugarte — who from 2010 through 2020 would be a subject of 16 payments totaling more than $5 million for claims that included excessive force and wrongful arrests.

The gas station at the intersection of West Madison Street and North Kilbourn Avenue where Gregory Williams, 34, bought cigarettes before he was arrested nearby. (Taylor Glascock for The Washington Post)
That night, Ugarte and two other officers told Williams, a father of two and student at Strayer University, that they were arresting him for distributing a controlled substance: heroin. They drove Williams to a precinct called Homan Square, a former Sears and Roebuck warehouse that police used as an interrogation site.

While he was handcuffed, Williams said, Ugarte and the other officers pressed him to identify heroin dealers. When he said he could not, he alleges that they grabbed him by his neck, put him in a chokehold, threw him to the floor and punched and kicked him.

“I’ll never forget him,” Williams said about Ugarte.

In the arrest report, Ugarte wrote he had purchased drugs from Williams as part of a “controlled buy” that night while working undercover. Williams was charged with two counts of felony manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance.

Officer Armando Ugarte was a subject of 16 payments totaling more than $5 million for claims that included excessive force and wrongful arrests from 2010 through 2020. (Mark Parts)
Payments for claims involving Officer Armando Ugarte, 2010 - 2020


Excessive force

Jan. 30, 2013


Excessive force

Feb. 14, 2014


Illegal search and seizure

Nov. 6, 2019


Illegal search and seizure

Aug. 10, 2017


Excessive force

Dec. 10, 2018


Illegal search and seizure

Nov. 5, 2014


Excessive force

Sept. 24, 2018


False arrest

Oct. 1, 2014


Illegal search and seizure

Sept. 7, 2017


Illegal search and seizure

June 26, 2018


Excessive force

May 18, 2011


Illegal search and seizure

Dec. 10, 2018


Excessive force

Nov. 25, 2014


False arrest

Feb. 8, 2013


False arrest

July 17, 2012


False arrest

Feb. 8, 2013

Sources: Chicago Reporter, Post reporting and court cases

At the time, Williams had been on parole for less than a year following a conviction for heroin possession. He said he believes this is why the officers targeted him to be an informant or face a return to prison.

After a year in jail, Williams went to trial. In court, Ugarte and two other officers testified that they had purchased heroin from Williams. But there were no other witnesses or evidence, according to the lawsuit. The jury acquitted Williams.

While in jail, Williams lost his personal assistant job with the Chicago Department of Human Services and dropped out of Strayer University, where he was pursuing a degree in business administration. “They took all that away from me because I wouldn’t work for them. I wouldn’t be a snitch,” he said.

In 2018, he filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that Ugarte and the five other officers and their supervisor had violated his civil rights through unlawful search and seizure, excessive force and malicious prosecution. “I don’t think they really understand how hard it is coming from that place, coming out of prison,” he said.

After more than two years of hearings and lengthy court filings, the city settled the case in 2020 for $85,000, but denied any wrongdoing.

In records provided to The Post, Chicago officials had not recorded Ugarte’s name with Williams’s settlement. The Post identified him as an officer involved in the case through Williams’s attorney, the amount and date of the payment and court records.

Williams and his attorney, Torreya L. Hamilton, outside a courthouse in Chicago in September. (Taylor Glascock for The Washington Post)
Williams’s attorney, Torreya L. Hamilton, said the case was the second one she had handled involving Ugarte. In 2017, the city paid $88,500 to a man she represented who also alleged that Ugarte wrongfully arrested him and was part of a team of officers that fatally shot a dog in front of a 12-year-old child.

“This same team of officers was busting into people’s homes and killing dogs. In front of kids,” said Hamilton, who began her career as a prosecutor and now focuses on police misconduct and whistleblower cases. In the past five years, Hamilton said 95 percent of her clients who have sued Chicago police for excessive force or wrongful arrests have been Black or Hispanic.

“Why are they still working?” Williams asked. “There’s no punishment. They can do what they want. There are no repercussions behind it.”

The Post’s analysis found Chicago had the highest rate of misconduct claims involving officers named in multiple cases. More than 70 percent of the city’s roughly 1,500 payments over the decade involved at least one officer with repeated claims.

Ugarte, 47, was “relieved of police powers” in October and reassigned to the department’s alternative response section, according to Anthony Spicuzza, a police spokesman. The division handles non-emergency calls. Spicuzza declined to answer questions about Ugarte’s work or the payments involving him. Ugarte joined the force in 2005, according to the Citizens Police Data Project, a Chicago-based nonprofit that tracks information about officers, including use of force, complaints and awards.

Ugarte did not return a Post reporter’s calls. Spicuzza did not respond to requests for a response from Ugarte. “Due to a pending investigation, we will not comment further,” Spicuzza said.

Poor communication

Tony Murray pets his dog, Keno II. (Nick Hagen for The Washington Post)
In Detroit, after receiving questions from The Post about the repeated payments involving Officer Moore and the raid at Murray’s home, police officials said they have begun to use the city’s claims data to monitor which officers are repeatedly named in lawsuits, to determine if they need additional training or should be reassigned or removed from the force.

Christopher Graveline, director of the professional standards unit for Detroit police, said his department as of September is working closely with the city’s legal department to identify officers with more than two lawsuits or claims and make sure they are “flagged” in the department’s risk management system.

Since The Post started asking the city about its repeat officers in September, 13 officers have been “flagged” for being sued multiple times and have been subject to “risk assessments,” according to a department spokesman.

“There wasn’t a good communication between the city law and police department. We weren’t being aware of settlements and potential judicial findings touching upon our officers,” Graveline said.

Graveline, who oversees internal affairs, said the department was often unaware of findings in civil cases, including determinations that officers had withheld evidence.

From 2010 to 2020, Detroit made 491 payments on behalf of officers, totaling nearly $48 million, records show. More than half were on behalf of officers with more than one claim.

In addition to the 10 payments on claims involving Moore in that time, The Post also documented three before 2010 and one in 2021. During Moore’s 23 years on the force, Detroit paid 14 claims arising from his police work.

Payments by category in Detroit

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Other civil rights claims$38,594,426

Payments under $100,000

Excessive force$8,159,050

Categories not labeled above:
Other alleged misconduct — $273,950
Illegal search and seizure — $2,000
Note: Payments that are classified in multiple categories will appear in both categories in this graphic. Category totals may not add up to city totals.
Moore was part of the city’s narcotics unit, a division that conducts many search warrants, Graveline said.

Graveline declined to comment on Moore’s lawsuits but acknowledged other officers in the unit were not named in as many lawsuits. “That’s one of the reasons we are taking steps to actively identify officers with similar patterns with multiple lawsuits,” he said.

During a deposition in the lawsuit following the search of Murray’s home, Moore testified that he had always intended to raid that residence. He said the wrong address on the warrant was a typo.

Moore said an informant told him about drug dealing at Murray’s home. Moore also noted in his report that police found two tiny bags of marijuana during their search, which Murray disputes.

In a separate report, one of Moore’s colleagues wrote that he shot Murray’s Labrador because the dog charged them and was “showing teeth and growling.” Also in the report, the officer misidentified Murray’s dog as a “grey pit bull.”

“We are not just going into these houses killing people’s dogs for no reason. That would be ridiculous and absurd,” said Moore, who was in the house when his fellow officers killed Keno. “Unfortunately, I’ve killed quite a few dogs. I would say I’ve killed over 10, 15 animals in the course of my career.”

When police began banging on his door, Murray sent his dog, Keno, to the basement to stay out of the way. (Nick Hagen for The Washington Post)
In response to questions from Murray’s attorney, Kenneth Finegood, Moore testified that while he was with the drug unit, he had been the subject of internal investigations “once or twice a month.” Moore, 49, also said he had never been found guilty of the accusations, which he said happened “constantly” when he was in narcotics.

Personnel records obtained through a public records request show Moore joined the department in 1996 and has received seven awards or commendations.

The records also show that Moore was reprimanded for failing to fill out a use-of-force report during a 2010 arrest and was suspended for five days for “willful disobedience of rules or orders” during a 2015 police chase. An investigation determined that Moore failed to notify the dispatcher of the initial traffic stop and then failed to broadcast the speed of the vehicle being pursued. The suspension was later overturned in arbitration.

Moore left Detroit in 2019 and is now an officer at the nearby Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, according to Detroit police and the sheriff’s department. The sheriff’s department did not answer follow-up questions.

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Since Moore’s departure from Detroit, allegations about his conduct when he was an officer have continued to cost the city financially.

Last year, Detroit officials settled a man’s claim that Moore and three other officers tackled and injured him in 2016 as he stood on his front porch. Police said they were searching for a shooter who allegedly fit his description, according to the lawsuit. The city settled for $150,000.

Detroit reached a second settlement concerning Moore in 2020 when the city paid $10,000 to resolve a claim by two men who alleged that Moore and other officers illegally handcuffed and searched them in 2016.

During the encounter, Moore and his colleagues confiscated $579 from one of the men, according to the complaint.

Moore wrote he searched the man and found six Baggies of a “leaflike substance.” Police arrested the man on drug-related charges and towed his friend’s car.

The car’s owner had to pay $350 to retrieve his vehicle from the impound lot, the suit alleged.

In addition to the drug charge — which was later dropped — Moore gave the man a citation for loitering, a misdemeanor offense. Moore wrote the man was in a “known narcotics location.”

The man, according to the lawsuit, was standing in the driveway of his home.

Alice Crites, Nate Jones, Jennifer Jenkins and Monika Mathur contributed to this report.

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To investigate how often payments were made on claims of misconduct repeatedly involving the same officers, The Washington Post filed public records requests with 50 of the largest city and county law enforcement agencies in the nation. The Post sought information on civil lawsuits and liability claims that resulted in payments between 2010 and 2020 and requested the names of the officers involved in those claims.

The Post obtained data for 25 of these departments from multiple sources: in some cases, financial departments; in others, law departments, legal counsel or the police department itself. Reporters then standardized and cleaned the data, identifying gaps in what was provided. Seventeen of the cities or counties did not provide the names of officers involved. New York City provided officer names in only a small percentage of cases.

Claims that did not result in lawsuits represent a very small portion of those documented. The Post relied on city and county agencies to provide officer names in those cases and most provided those names.

The Post also supplemented its data with other sources.

For Chicago, reporters used data compiled by the Chicago Reporter on police settlements from 2011 through 2017 to find officers named in the claims data the city provided to The Post, and then retrieved names in additional cases from 2010 and 2018 through 2020.

In Baltimore, officials directed The Post to the city's Board of Estimates website, where reporters downloaded the text of all meeting minutes that mentioned police settlements. The Post compiled a database of cases from that, and looked up cases in the court system to find officers’ names.

In New York City, officials did not provide the names of officers involved in more than 30,000 cases; reporters used payment data since 2013 provided on the law department’s website to identify officers, and then retrieved names from pre-2013 claims from court cases.

Phoenix was the only city for which The Post was unable to identify the officers involved. Officials there did not provide officer data or enough information for reporters to confidently match claim amounts with court records.

In thousands of cases, the city, county or court records identified officers only as “John Doe,” “Jane Doe” or unknown, and The Post was unable to determine those identities. For the analysis of officers who were the subject of repeated payments, The Post did not count those claims. However, claims involving the unknown officers were included in the total claim amounts and counts for each department.

For the analysis, The Post also excluded the names of most senior officials at the departments. Most of the people removed were police chiefs, but a supervisor in the District was omitted from the analysis because he was named in 19 cases related to his police unit but the complaints did not directly involve him.

The Post excluded payments of less than $1,000, which helped to standardize data across departments based on variations in what was provided. Reporters also sought to remove internal legal fees from the analysis in the few places, including Portland, Ore., that provided them.

All claims were grouped into broader categories for analysis and presentation using the information provided by cities and counties. In cases for which they did not provide categorization, those claims were categorized as “Unclassified Allegations of Misconduct.”

The Post reached out to every department and city or county officials who provided the data multiple times for comment. At each department, the three officers or deputies involved in the most settlements were also asked for comment. The Post incorporated any comment from departments and officers on its published interactive.

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