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Oct 16

PA Lawmakers Approve Ban on Naming Officers in Incidents

UPDATE 2: The call campaign was sucessful! Governor Tom Wolf vetoed this bill! UPDATE: Pennsylvania’s Governor, Tom Wolf, is tallying the number of calls received in which citizens request him to veto this bill. Call him & voice your concerns ASAP: (717) 787-2500 HARRISBURG-  The PA State House and Senate voted in bipartisan fashion to pass […]

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Oct 16

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Lawsuit: Allentown Officer Breaks Suspect's Jaw

Allentown Police officers Joseph Iannetta and Patrick Bull, along with former chief Joel Fitzgerald, Allentown’s mayor Ed Pawlowski, & the city itself, have been named in a lawsuit filed on Thursday by Hector Medina-Pena. The suit alleges use of excessive force, failure to properly train officers, turning a blind eye to misconduct & failing to intervene. It also […]

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Oct 16

PA Makes Police Video Exempt From Public Records Requests

On Wednesday, 10/19/2016, the PA Senate passed a bill which would exempt recordings from law enforcement’s body cameras and dashboard cameras from public records requests. The bill would make it nearly impossible to obtain footage of police misconduct, or anything that is in the public interest, even if the person requesting it appears in the video. […]

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Oct 16

City of Bethlehem Cop Charged With Public Masturbation

“This is always a sad day for law enforcement when these kinds of things occur.” This was said by Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin during a news conference. The conference was held to announce charges against Glenn Woolard, Badge #413 of the City of Bethlehem’s Police force. Woolard was caught twice exposing himself while off-duty and […]

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Oct 16

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Speaking At Adam Kokesh's tour

As an early activist I watched a lot of Youtube videos. I was not sure of my rights or even what Freedom meant fully but I knew the videos I had seen of veteran activists making a stand was what spoke to me on some level. One of the activists that stood out to me […]

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Oct 16

Newly Released Footage Reveals Avoidable Death of Six Year Old

On November 3, 2015, Officer Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Lt. Derrick Stafford fired 18 shots into a vehicle they had been pursuing. Six-year-old Jeremy Mardis was hit five times, and was pronounced dead at the scene. His father, Christopher Few, was wounded, but survived. Just short of a year later, the officers have been charged with second-degree […]

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Sep 16

Trenton NJ Police Vs New Jersey Weedman

Trenton Police have always had one of the worst reputations when it comes to allegations of abuse. The Department is no stranger to lawsuits and complaints.  Recently though they have jumped to the center of a lot of people’s attention by targeting a well known, and even loved marijuana activist. Edward Forchion is better known […]

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Sep 16

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Freedom Paradox Founder Takes A Police Chief To School

Date of incident: 8-24-15 Recently we shared the story-  Freedom Paradox Founder Crushes A Checkpoint I promised to take a film crew to the police department to hold the officers accountable for refusing to identify themselves at the checkpoint and threatening to tow my car if I didn’t leave. When I arrived at the station […]

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Sep 16

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Is There Hope For Allentown Police Department?

Over the last year Allentown, Pennsylvania became a hot news topic, between multiple lawsuits for police brutality, corruption and the mayor’s office is being raided by the FBI, it would seem that from a reporter’s standpoint all you would have to do is stand in that town to get a story. I have a unique perspective […]

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Sep 16

Open Letter To Bethlehem City Police Chief

A few days ago, the chief of police in my town decided to cover up the identity of an off duty officer involved in a car accident. This was no ordinary accident though. The off duty officer involved hit two pedestrians, causing one to collapse, and both to need medical care in the hospital. Why does […]