Two Pictures of the Police in Ferguson

Here are two pictures that tell a troubling story about modern “Law Enforcement” as demonstrated by the police in Ferguson. They drive in like wannabe Rambos, then stand around, appearing as consummate cowards, and watch as criminals run riot, looting and destroying. Here is a Fox News report: “’There are no police’: Ferguson store owners guard businesses; cite lack of police response.” Looters in Ferguson, Mo., were met with little police resistance Friday night and store owners Read more […]

If Police Gear Up, Let Them Actually Protect Property

On the military police gear, I got some good pushback on the use of body armor in general. I think my original point stands (and I’ve made it over and over again) that we have far too many late night/early morning raids in this country with far too much firepower for situations that don’t call for it. But I do want cops to be protected from real threats, and I should have been more specific. Using a headline about Ferguson was probably not the best way to rehash the argument about SWAT raids. Also, Read more […]

Small Town Cops Steal Millions From Innocent Motorists

If you’re black or Latino, don’t go anywhere near Tenaha, Texas in Shelby County. You might get pulled over for “failing to maintain lanes” or “following too closely” only to have the traffic cop seize your cash, jewelry, vehicle and other possessions in order for you to escape prosecution from money laundering charges even if you’re completely innocent. For years, Tehana cops had been targeting minorities under their drug enforcement programs and would confiscate any possessions Read more […]