Author Archives: Joe from MassPrivateI

Louisiana man dies after officers put him in choke hold; experts disagree on excessive force or not

The Acadiana Advocate – by Ben Meyers A criminal justice expert says Avoyelles Parish law officers who wrestled a Marksville man off a tractor while serving an arrest warrant last year used too much force, needlessly escalating a confrontation that … Continue reading

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Ohio police chief fatally overdosed on drugs taken from evidence room, investigators say

Fox News An Ohio police chief died from an accidental fentanyl overdose after the drugs were removed from his department’s evidence room, officials said Wednesday. Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes Jr. was found unresponsive in his home May 25 and … Continue reading

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Detroit police chief concerned about video showing officer punching naked woman

Fox 2 News DETROIT (WJBK) – Detroit Police Chief James Craig said on Thursday that he is concerned by video that shows an officer punching a naked woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital, specifically because the woman’s back is turned and the … Continue reading

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Nelson files bill to block publication of 3D-printed gun blueprints

Capitol Soup U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) filed legislation today to block the online publication of blueprints that can be used to make fully functioning 3D-printed guns. “These 3D-printed plastic firearms can evade our detection systems and are a direct … Continue reading

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Waldo Photos claims it is “fun to use facial recognition’ at summer camps

MassPrivateI There is nothing and I mean nothing that can justify using facial recognition to spy on kids at summer camps. But don’t take my word for it. Leave it to the great American police state and Waldo Photos to make it … Continue reading

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L.A. County sheriff announces inquiry into secret societies of deputies and their matching tattoos

LA Times Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell has launched a comprehensive inquiry into secret deputy cliques and is looking into whether gangs that condone illicit behavior are operating within his ranks, he said Thursday. McDonnell’s announcement at a meeting … Continue reading

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The United States Is The Largest Prison Camp In The World

Paul Craig Roberts The Criminal Criminal Justice (sic) System The United States has the highest incarceration rates in the world. The US not only has a far higher percentage of its population in prison than allegedly “authoritarian” governments, but also … Continue reading

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A police run non-profit has created a national tracking program called “Place of Last Drink”

MassPrivateI A non-profit association of law-enforcement personnel is being used to track where people drink and much more. Iowa is preparing to use the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association’s (NLLEA) “Place of Last Drink” or POLD to collect data on businesses and drivers.  

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Blue Lives Matter claims Facebook’s ‘fake news’ rules have halved its audience

RT Blue Lives Matter, a group advocating for greater protections for police in the US, has claimed that Facebook’s new rules to combat fake news has almost halved the number of people it can reach on the platform. The group … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: “I Traced Al-Qaeda Missile Casings In Syria Back To Their Original Sellers”

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden Finally, a journalist for a mainstream UK media outlet is methodically tracking weapons shipment serial numbers and English-language paperwork recovered from al-Qaeda groups in Syria, and he’s literally showing up at arms factories and questioning arms … Continue reading

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UN Bloc of Developing Nations Elects Palestine as Leader in Snub to Israel, US

Mint Press News – by Whitney Webb NEW YORK — The Group of 77, a bloc of developing nations at the UN, has chosen Palestine’s delegation as its chair for 2019, a move that will likely be seen as a diplomatic win for … Continue reading

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Congress Demands Justice Department Return Millions ‘Seized Unfairly’ From Taxpayers

Forbes In the latest salvo against civil forfeiture, 21 Republican Members of Congress sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday that demanded the Justice Department “immediately return” up to $22 million that was “seized unfairly by the government.” Using … Continue reading

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SC County Passes Resolution to Nullify NDAA’s Infamous Indefinite Detention Provisions

Steemit – by Carey Wedler Laurens County, South Carolina, passed a resolution this week urging the state to reject the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)’s indefinite detention provisions, making the county the eight local government in the country to resist the language, which … Continue reading

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Alberta man changes gender on government IDs for cheaper car insurance

CBC News – by Reid Southwick He wanted a brand new car — a Chevrolet Cruze with all the trimmings. As a man in his early 20s, he knew his insurance costs would be high. So he became a woman, … Continue reading

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NC police chief arrested on corruption charges; police department shut down

News & Observer – by Will Doran RALEIGH  The police chief in a small Eastern North Carolina town was arrested Thursday, along with one of his lieutenants, and charged with corruption and other crimes, according to multiple news reports. Southport Police … Continue reading

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Cleveland City Councilman Got Order Requiring Two Citizen Critics to Stay 500 Feet Away from Him

Reason – by Eugene Volokh A few weeks ago, Patrick Kabat (Chandra Law), Carolyn Allen, and I filed an appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court, asking it to agree to review a very interesting — and, in my view, troubling — Ohio Court … Continue reading

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The Government Seized $29K Of Mine When I Did Nothing Wrong

CBS Sacramento YUBA CITY (CBS13) – A Yuba City man says law enforcement confiscated his money but he didn’t commit a crime. Now he’s fighting to get back tens of thousands of dollars. Yuba City resident Josh Gingerich buys and flips … Continue reading

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Evidence is UNDENIABLE: Smart meters cause massive changes to the heart

Natural News – by Ethan Huff An expert in smart meter microwave transmission power has published new research showing that, contrary to the official government narrative, the radiation emitted from smart meters directly interferes with normal heart function. To come to this … Continue reading

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Sergeant Who Charged Mayor, Police Chief, and Former Chief Fired

Fayette Advocate – by Derick Meyers The New Holland Police Department has fired a police sergeant just mere seconds after he served charges on the mayor and police chief.  Sergeant Brad Mick was handed a termination letter — without a … Continue reading

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North Miami Beach Cop Arrested for Beating Eight-Month Pregnant Woman

Miami New Times – by Tim Elfrink Just after 8:30 last night, Miami Beach Police rushed to Española Way to find a woman who was eight months pregnant in distress. The woman told police she was having severe abdominal pain … Continue reading

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