Police in the U.S. killed "at least 1,134" people last year, a significant rise on 2020. Nearly half the killings were mental health/welfare checks. Black and latino people were killed in disproportionate numbers. Only a handful of officers were prosecuted. Only a third of the killings involved police being called to a violent crime. Cops want you to know they too died in record numbers, but the entire excess death margin is accounted for by Covid deaths so maybe they should just put their fucking masks on.
In Columbia County, Florida police arrested James Hodges, 61, for resisting an officer after they stopped him for jaywalking and noticed he was carrying a "gun." But it turned out Hodges is legally blind and the "gun" was actually his foldable cane that he uses as a navigation aid. The arresting officers, deputies Jayme Gohde… READ THE REST
Texas's Department of Public Safety has apologized to Emilia Marin for falsely accusing her of propping open a door and enabling the mass shooting which killed 19 children and two adults earlier this year. But it has refused to explain why it did so, why Col. Steve McCraw lied about her in a press conference,… READ THE REST
A gentleman who determined that license plates are optional attempted to evade the Arkansas State Police on his motorcycle, and then on foot. After an entertaining chase, officers employed a taser and unknowingly turned the fugitive's backpack into a raging fireball. The fugitive is expected to recover. Image: Screen grab READ THE REST
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