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Filming Cops was started in 2010 as a conglomerative blogging service documenting police abuse. The aim isn’t to demonize the natural concept of security provision as such, but to highlight specific cases of State-monopolized police brutality that are otherwise ignored by traditional media outlets.

Police Union Sues Chicago to Prevent Investigation of Officers Involved in Killing Teen: Report

Lisa Klein | Courthouse News Service CHICAGO (CN) – Chicago’s police union sued the city this week to stop its inspector general from questioning officers that were on the scene

Police Violated Free Speech of Citizens Who Protested Killing of Eric Garner: Lawsuit

Nicholas Iovino | Courthouse News Service SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss claims that Berkeley and Hayward police violated the First Amendment rights of

Sheriff Threatens Lawmaker with Violence for Supporting Medical Cannabis Legislation

Justin Gardner | The Free Thought Project Oakland County, MI — The battle over medical cannabis is heating up in Michigan, and some law enforcement figures are getting desperate to

Chaos in the Streets as Thousands Interrupt Trump Rally

Dan McCue | Courthouse News Service (CN) – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said Saturday morning organized “thugs” violated his First Amendment right to free speech by causing the cancellation of

Family Wants Justice After Cops Taser Their Son to Death then ‘High Five’ Over Body

via  RT Coweta County, GA — (RT) Family members who called 911 over a relative’s drug-induced attack on his girlfriend have accused Coweta County, Georgia police deputies of tasering the man

Sheriff Publicly Says He’s ‘Ready for War,’ He’ll ‘Lock Up’ Apple’s CEO if they Don’t Unlock iPhone

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Polk County, FL — As the Free Thought Project reported last month, there is a queue of police departments around the country who

Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Hospitalized after Cops Brutally Beat Him for Entering His Own Home

Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project Colorado Springs, CO — Colorado Springs Police are in hot water with a possible lawsuit over the brutal beating in July of a

Jury Rules Cops Did Not Use Excessive Force When They Shot at Citizen 59 Times, Killing Him

Nicholas Iovino | Courthouse News Service SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – After less than a day of deliberations, an eight-member jury on Thursday found four San Francisco police officers did not

Spring Break in a Police State — Cop Drones Spy on Partying Kids to Bust them for Victimless Crime

John Vibes | The Free Thought Project South Padre Island, TX — It was recently reported that spring break celebrations will be monitored by police drones. For generations, college students have

Homeless Man Owes Government Over $110,000 In Fines For Being Homeless

John Vibes | The recent case of a homeless man racking up massive fines has exposed the widespread police practice of fining homeless people for being homeless. Émilie Guimond-Bélanger,

Cop Facing Charges for Assaulting Four People, False Reporting, and Lying in Court

Rose Bouboushian | Courthouse News Service MINNEAPOLIS (CN) – A Minneapolis police officer accused of assaulting four people while off duty, falsifying reports and lying under oath cannot dismiss perjury

The Pentagon Just Admitted It’s Been Deploying Military Drones Over the US to Spy on Americans

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Washington D.C. — Under a Freedom of Information Act request, a Pentagon inspector general made public a report last week, admitting to the