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When Did You Get Artillery?

September 2, 2014

I have yet to hear anyone explain cogently what is meant by "militarization of police." I guess it means you shouldn't have any weapons other than nightsticks and revolvers.

"Unarmed" Suspects and Un-brained Media

September 2, 2014
Few if any pseudo-journalists or pseudo-pundits on the nightly news have bothered to mention Graham v. Connor, which for a full quarter century has been the law of the land regarding how to evaluate a police use of force.

Bills for Extra LE Response for Ferguson, Mo., Coming Due

August 29, 2014
Now that the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., apparently has subsided, the bills soon will come due. No one doubts the cost is well into the millions, and every agency is looking to the state to pay for it.

Missouri Police Sued for $40 Million Over Actions in Ferguson Protests

August 29, 2014
A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas.

Police Scale Back in Ferguson, But Issues Not Resolved

August 28, 2014
Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Mo. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

The Aftermath of Police Encounters with “Unarmed” Individuals--57 Murders

August 27, 2014
According to the FBI’s online database of officers feloniously killed, as well as the Officer Down Memorial Page, since 2000, there have been at least 57 occurrences where the suspects have taken officers’ weapons and murdered the police officer with it.

Maryland Officers Oppose Local Union's Donation to Darren Wilson's Defense

August 26, 2014
"While we appreciate the support that the union offers to officers in need, there comes a time where leaders must take a step back and look at the totality of their decisions," wrote Cpl. Kam Cooke, a bike patrol officer and acting president of Anne Arundel's Black Police Officers Association.

Video: Officer Suspended for Pointing Rifle and Threatening Ferguson Protester

August 21, 2014
A police officer who pointed a rifle at people in Ferguson on Tuesday night and threatened to kill them has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely, authorities said.

Grand Jury Could Need Weeks to Hear Evidence in Ferguson OIS

August 21, 2014
Members of the current St. Louis County grand jury took on a new assignment Wednesday: the Michael Brown shooting case. The twelve member grand jury heard the first evidence to be presented in the investigation.

National Guard Pulling Out of Ferguson

August 21, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon is withdrawing the Missouri National Guard from Ferguson, his office announced this afternoon.

Video: Tactical Team in Ferguson Comes Under Fire, Responds with Tear Gas

August 21, 2014
The video, which was shot with a head-mounted GoPro camera capture an incident at about 2:45 a.m. when shots were fired by the demonstrators and officers responded with tear gas.

Grand Jury Could Take Weeks to Hear Evidence in Ferguson OIS

August 21, 2014

Members of the current St. Louis County grand jury took on a new assignment Wednesday: the Michael Brown shooting case. The twelve member grand jury heard the first evidence to be presented in the investigation. More Here.

Tactical Team in Ferguson Comes Under Fire, Responds with Tear Gas

August 21, 2014

St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographer David Carson shot this footage of the St. Louis County Police tactical team Monday night. The video, which was shot with a head-mounted GoPro camera, captured an incident at about 2:45 a.m. when shots were fired by the demonstrators and officers responded with tear gas. More Here.

Support Growing for Officer in Ferguson Shooting

August 19, 2014
Supporters also created a GoFundMe.com group aimed at raising $100,000 for Wilson's family. "We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson and his family during this trying time in their lives," a statement on the site said.

Ferguson Lawsuits May Rage for Years

August 19, 2014
The first matter will be the potential criminal and civil actions related to Brown’s death. But legal experts also predict possible litigation stemming from the actions taken by police in Ferguson, lawsuits brought by store owners against the police related to looting, and even the imposition of a curfew.

Woman Calls St. Louis Radio Show with Officer's Side of Ferguson Shooting

August 19, 2014
According to the version on KFTK, phoned in by the woman who identified herself as "Josie" and said she was a friend of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's significant other, the altercation began after Wilson rolled down his window to tell Brown and a friend to stop walking in the street.

"This is Not the Time for Peace," Outside Militants in Ferguson Say

August 19, 2014
Some of the men are from the area; many others -- it is hard to quantify the percentage -- have arrived by bus and by car from Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn and elsewhere.

Video: Officers Take "Heavy Gunfire" in Ferguson

August 19, 2014
Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said early Tuesday that 31 people were arrested, four police officers were injured by thrown rocks and bottles, at least two people were shot, and two fires were set during a night of clashes between police and protesters.

Woman Calls St. Louis Radio Show with Officer's Side of Ferguson Shooting

August 19, 2014

According to the version on KFTK, phoned in by the woman who identified herself as "Josie" and said she was a friend of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's significant other,  the altercation began after Wilson rolled down his window to tell Brown and a friend to stop walking in the street. More Here.

Officers Take "Heavy Gunfire" in Ferguson

August 19, 2014

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said early Tuesday that 31 people were arrested, four police officers were injured by thrown rocks and bottles, at least two people were shot, and two fires were set during a night of clashes between police and protesters.

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