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Police State

Ex-VP aide, FBI Analyst Admits Spying
CNN - Wed May 3, 2006
NEWARK, New Jersey - A former vice presidential military aide and FBI analyst pleaded guilty Thursday to supplying documents to unnamed individuals in the Philippines on how to orchestrate a coup attempt against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. More»

Whistle-Blower Outs NSA Spy Room
Wired News - Tue Apr 11, 2006
AT&T provided National Security Agency eavesdroppers with full access to its customers' phone calls, and shunted its customers' internet traffic to data-mining equipment installed in a secret room in its San Francisco switching center, according to a former AT&T worker cooperating in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's lawsuit against the company. More»

Fabric Repels Taser Attacks - Tue Apr 4, 2006
Just what law enforcement needs: another headache. More»

The CIA's 'Black Sites'
Village Voice - Tue Feb 28, 2006
The CIA's top counterterrorism official [Robert Grenier] was fired last week because he opposed detaining Al Qaeda suspects in secret prisons abroad, sending them to other countries for interrogation, and using forms of torture such as "waterboarding," [making a prisoner believe he is about to be drowned] intelligence sources have claimed. More»

UN inquiry demands immediate closure of Guantanamo
Telegraph UK - Sat Feb 11, 2006
A United Nations inquiry has called for the immediate closure of America's Guantanamo Bay detention centre and the prosecution of officers and politicians "up to the highest level" who are accused of torturing detainees. More»

Photo: Cindy Sheehan: What Really Happened Cindy Sheehan: What Really Happened
Cindy Sheehan - Tue Jan 31, 2006
As most of you have probably heard, I was arrested before the State of the Union address last night. More»

Photo: Europe 'complicit over CIA jails' Europe 'complicit over CIA jails'
BBC - Sun Jan 15, 2006
A Swiss senator carrying out an inquiry into claims the CIA has run illegal secret detention centres in Europe has said he has no doubt they exist. More»

New Claims of Guantanamo Torture
BBC - Tue Jan 10, 2006
Fresh claims of torture and abuse at Guantanamo Bay have been published by Amnesty International to mark the US detention centre's fourth anniversary. More»

Annoy someone online - two years in jail?
ZDNet - Sun Jan 8, 2006
It's no joke - Last Thursday, President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting annoying Web messages or sending annoying e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity. More»

Try to report a crime, and you can feel like a criminal
Village Voice - Thu Dec 29, 2005
So there I am on the 4 train minding my own business, packed in with hundreds of other folks after the Fourth of July fireworks, when the door opens at 138th Street. More»

Photo: Man Sues CIA Over Torture Claims Man Sues CIA Over Torture Claims
BBC - Tue Dec 6, 2005
A man who says he was a victim of the CIA's alleged secret prisons is suing its former chief over torture claims. More»

Photo: Feds to library record-keeper: Tell no-one we told you to tell us everything Feds to library record-keeper: Tell no-one we told you to tell us everything
Washington Post - Tue Nov 8, 2005
The FBI came calling in Windsor, Connecticut, this summer with a document marked for delivery by hand. More»

Man Bursts into Flames after Police Use Taser
WTVD-TV - Thu Oct 20, 2005
A Fayetteville man suspected of stealing concrete from construction sites is in the hospital after bursting into flames during his arrest. More»

Man dies after shock from taser at Florida mental health center
WTSP-TV Tampa Bay - Thu Oct 13, 2005
Fort Myers, Florida - Authorities say a man struggling with staff at a Lee County mental health center died after police shocked him with a Taser stun gun. More»

Taser Manufacturer Removes "Non-Lethal" Classification
WMTV Madison - Thu Sep 29, 2005
The makers of a stun gun used by many Wisconsin law enforcement departments, is taking their non-lethal description off their weapon. More»

Fourth Taser death since June in Sacramento
Sacramento Bee - Fri Sep 23, 2005
SACRAMENTO, California - For the fourth time since June, a Sacramento-area man has died after being shocked by a law enforcement officer with a Taser stun gun. More»

Police Fortify Numbers for War Protests
Washington Post - Sun Sep 18, 2005
DC police have canceled days off and are planning to deploy several hundred officers during an antiwar demonstration next weekend that will include a march near the White House, but officials said they expect no trouble. More»

Officers file lawsuit against Taser International
AP - Sat Aug 20, 2005
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Lawsuits have been filed against Scottsdale-based Taser International by police officers in five states. More»

Illinois Medical Examiner Confirms Electrocution by Taser
New Standard News - Mon Aug 1, 2005
An Illinois coroner became the first to determine that shocks from a Taser weapon were the primary cause of death of a human being, though the controversial devices have been implicated in scores of fatalities across the country. More»

Photo: Police Arrest 11 Year Old Girl with Felony Assault for Throwing a Stone Police Arrest 11 Year Old Girl with Felony Assault for Throwing a Stone
BBC - Sat Jul 16, 2005
An 11-year-old girl who threw a stone at a group of boys pelting her with water balloons is being prosecuted on serious assault charges in California. More»

Dog Dead After Multiple Taser Strikes: Cops Claim it Died of "Over Excitement"
Portland News Weekly - Tue Jul 12, 2005
A healthy 50-pound male pit bull died last month after Portland cops shot it repeatedly with taser stun-guns, the city's first canine fatality involving the weapons. More»

Photo: Las Vegas Coroner Says Police Justified in Taser Death Las Vegas Coroner Says Police Justified in Taser Death
KLAS-TV - Fri Jul 8, 2005
A Las Vegas man died last month after being hit three times by Metro Police tasers. More»

Tasers: A Non-Lethal Alternative?
KLAS-TV - Wed Jul 6, 2005
In the last 18 months, three Las Vegas men have died after Metro officers used tasers on them. More»

Another Death by Taser: Woman Says Officers' Action Killed Son
WIBW-TV - Wed Jun 22, 2005
A Kansas City woman says Independence police caused the death of her teenage son. More»

Torture by Taser: Fort Worth Man Dead Because He Was Too Terrified to Come Out of a Closet
Fort Worth Weekly - Wed Jun 22, 2005
Robert Guerrero may have died because he wouldn't come out of a closet. More»

FBI Investigates: Police Tasered 82 Year Old Handicapped Man
WTOV-TV - Wed Jun 22, 2005
MARTINS FERRY, OHio - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into accusations of police brutality in one local community. More»

Grand Jurors Clear Halliburton Protesters
KPRC-TV - Wed Jun 22, 2005
HOUSTON - Three men who were arrested during a protest at Halliburton's shareholders meeting were cleared by a Harris County grand jury Wednesday, Local 2 reported. More»

Police: "It's Taser time" to 105-lb Woman
WTHR-TV - Sun Jun 5, 2005
Hamilton County, Indiana - Police car video of a traffic stop late one night in November of 2003 shows two officers questioning a suspected drunk driver at a gas station at 116th Street and Brooks School Road. More»

Photo: Bartender Tasered in Breast for Raising Her Voice Bartender Tasered in Breast for Raising Her Voice
Palm Beach Post - Mon May 30, 2005
As the music thumped at Club Prestige one night in September, a man stepped from the crowd and asked the bartender for a cup of water. More»

Photo: Teen Tasered After Complaining that Father's Ambulance was Late Teen Tasered After Complaining that Father's Ambulance was Late
Palm Beach Post - Fri May 27, 2005
Josh Welch is no teen angel. More»

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