Police raid wrong home, throw innocent woman into yard half-naked

June 21, 2014 Site Staff 0

SAN BRUNO, CA — An innocent couple and a 93-year-old grandmother were terrorized when masked, gun-wielding police officers performed a surprise pre-dawn raid on their home. The younger woman was flung into the front yard unclothed and the elder woman was so badly traumatized that she had to be hospitalized.

Supreme Court: Police can stop vehicles based on anonymous tips

May 25, 2014 O.D. 1

The circumstances involving how Navarette came to be stopped and his truck subsequently searched provided the basis for a Fourth Amendment case that ultimately went before the highest court in the nation. At issue is whether the Fourth Amendment allows police to stop a vehicle based on an anonymous tip of reckless driving without first witnessing the alleged behavior.

Man drank urine to survive 5 days of solitary confinement

April 24, 2014 Site Staff 1

SAN DIEGO, CA — Federal agents raided a college party and rounded up several attendees. One student was told he was going to be released, but was instead locked in a tiny closet-sized dungeon, where he spent 5 days locked in blackness in a without food or water. The “forgotten” prisoner was ignored for days as he screamed for help, drifting into delirium and recycling his own urine to survive. No one responsible for his torture was ever punished.

Recording equipment went missing in half of LAPD cars examined

April 9, 2014 Site Staff 1

LOS ANGELES, CA — A scandal has been discovered inside LAPD, in which nearly half of the squad cars in one division had their recording equipment tampered with, making accountability more difficult for the dozens of officers involved. The troubling discovery was exacerbated by the fact that police supervisors made little effort to keep the oversight commission informed.

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