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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

Jailers smuggling drugs in burritos, cops planting drugs, cops doing security for drug deals, and evidence walking out of the evidence room. It's just another week of police misconduct in the drug war. Let's get to it:

In Asheville, North Carolina, drugs are missing from the police department evidence room. The word comes after an audit done after 380 pills were found missing in April. Now, it appears more drugs are missing and criminal cases are being dismissed. Local authorities said they are putting new procedures in place. Meanwhile, evidence pertaining to the missing drugs has been sent to the FBI, and authorities are vowing to arrest whoever did it if they can figure out just who that was.

In Costa Mesa, California, the city of Costa Mesa will pay a $150,000 settlement to a man who alleged that a former Costa Mesa police officer planted drugs on him and that prosecutors did not inform him that a drug test on the substance would have exonerated him. Tim Slappy was arrested and pleaded guilty to cocaine possession charges, only to learn months later that the substance wasn't cocaine at all. Slappy was arrested in March 2009 by former officer Robert Harris after Harris produced a white substance on the ground while searching him. It was only because he was subpoenaed for a hearing about other complaints lodged against Harris in Newport Beach that Slappy learned from Costa Mesa detectives that the substance found near him was not cocaine. The city does not admit any guilt.

In Los Angeles, an LA County sheriff's deputy was arrested January 11 on charges he smuggled heroin stuffed inside a burrito into a courthouse jail. Deputy Henry Marin, 27, is charged with bringing contraband into the jail and conspiracy to commit a crime. Martin was booked and released pending trial. Three LA County sheriff's guards have been convicted and a fourth fired in recent years for smuggling or attempting to smuggle narcotics into jail for inmates.

In Atlanta, a former Clayton County police officer was sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for taking bribes to protect drug transactions and stealing personal property from a driver during a traffic stop. Jonathan Callahan, 28, was sentenced to five years and two months for accepting $1,000 in cash to be present during a drug deal in a sting conducted by the FBI. He came to investigators' attention after a motorist he had stopped for a traffic violation complained Callahan had stolen two firearms from him. That netted him a civil rights violation conviction for violating the driver's right to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.

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Corrupt cop stories

Like I've always said,its time to drug test politicians,elected officials and law enforcement.Use polygraph testing also.The govt. is getting to big and greedy.The govt.works for the well being of the government and the taxpayers mean nothing but payola.Its time to let old politics go and let the will of the people rule for the better of the people.

Can Americans Survive Police Corruption Without Due Process?

Can Americans Survive Police Corruption Without Due Process?

Reports of Police Corruption proliferate the Media—Police taking bribes, planting evident, smuggling, selling drugs—falsifying reports; providing perjured testimony—to send innocent Americans to prison. Americans have reason to Fear the Police.

Corrupt Police could potentially have a field day with the Dec. 2011 passage of The National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012 (NDAA). Under (NDAA) U.S. Government (does not need probable cause or evidence to Indefinitely Detain Americans without charges, no right to an attorney, trial or Habeas Corpus if suspected of being involved in terrorism.) Corrupt Police and Government Agents that plant evidence, falsify reports—provide perjured testimony can now cause innocent Americans to be dragged from their homes and (indefinitely incarcerated) for being a (suspected) terrorist or supporting Terrorism: Note no violent act is required to be charged with involvement in terrorism under (NDAA). Importantly Note: The National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA)—mandates holding Americans’ (Indefinitely) in Military Custody. That would appear to include “Belligerents." The term “Belligerent” in (NDAA) is so expansive and vague U.S. Government could deem anyone a “Belligerent”; even for exercising First Amendment Rights—speaking out for or against any issue; protesting a U.S. Government Policy; agency or coalition Partner. Under (NDAA) some observers believe U.S. Government will threaten Americans with Indefinite Detention that refuse to act as informants. U.S. Citizens should EXPECT such heavy-handed tactics by local police under (NDAA) as U.S. Government continues—to militarize local police departments? The East German Stasi Police used the threat of Indefinite Detention to create an army of neighborhood and other informants. After the East Berlin Wall came down it was discovered (Stasi Police Informant Files) if lined up back to back would extend 12-miles. Huge numbers of East Germans informed on their friends, neighbors, even love one to please their government handler; out of spite, because of mental problems and or to receive—government perks.

Under the passed(NDAA) The National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012, corrupt police and false informant perjury are a serious threat to Americans’ Freedom because under the National Defense Authorization ACT there is no Due Process for Indefinitely Detained Americans. In effect Americans lost in Dec. 2011 their Constitution and Country To Fascist Legislation. It should be expected Indefinitely Detained U.S. Citizens not involved in terrorism or hostile activities, not given Miranda Warnings when interrogated or allowed legal counsel or a trial—will be prosecuted for non-terrorist (ordinary crimes) because of their (alleged admissions) while held in Indefinite Detention:Government can circumvent a U.S. Citizen Detainee’s right to assert the protections of the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment among others.

If that isn’t scary,Congress is now considering HR 3166 and S. 1698 also known as the “Enemy Expatriation Act” sponsored by Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Charles Dent (R-PA) that would let Government Strip Your Citizenship Without a Conviction. Once an American’s Citizenship is stripped they have no rights whatsoever. Imagine the worst! To read article Re: this bill, search: New Bill Known As Enemy Expatriation Act Would Allow Government To Strip Citizenship Without Conviction. To read the full text of the bill, go here:

 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h112-3166

Importantly note: After the (Enemy Expatriation Act) is passed by Congress it will JOIN with the National Defense Authorization of 2012 (NDAA). If there was any doubt whether (NDAA) gave U.S. Government the power to Indefinitely Detain Americans on U.S. Soil including mere “Belligerents” that appears confirmed in the Enemy Expatriation Act. (The (Enemy Expatriation Act) grants U.S. Government the power to disappear U.S. Citizens (suspected of having or likely to provoke, engage in or support violent acts or hostilities against U.S. Government; U.S. Civilians; a U.S. Coalition Partner or threatens National Security.)

Is the passed National Authorization Act of 2012 or recently introduced Enemy Expatriation Act (retroactive)? American activists should be concerned. Most U.S. activists and protestors don’t know what other activists and groups they networked or associated did in the past—perhaps illegal under (NDAA) or the (Enemy Expatriation Act).Both the National Authorization Act of 2012; and USA Patriot Act that NDAA refers are expansive and vague—what constitutes (1) supporting or aiding terrorists, (2) a terrorist act; (3) when someone is a “Combatant” or (4) “a Belligerent.” For example,Americans advocating, attending or supporting a meeting or protest demonstration against a U.S. Government Agency; Policy or U.S. Military Action—could be charged with (1) (2) (3) and (4)under NDAAand the Patriot Act.

Some U.S. writers might be subject to Indefinite Detention under (NDAA) and introduced (Enemy Expatriation Act.It appears “Americans” who write on the Internet express an opinion against any entity of U.S. Government or its coalition partners—may under the broad and vague provisions of The Defense Authorization Act and Patriot Act be deemed by U.S. Government someone likely to provoke, engage in or support violent acts or hostilities against U.S. Government; U.S. Civilians; a U.S. Coalition Partner; or threaten National Security.

When other countries passed Police State Laws like The Defense Authorization Act of 2012 or Enemy Expatriation Act, Citizens increasingly abstained from politically speaking out; visiting activist websites or posting comments that might be deemed inappropriate by their Police State Government, e.g. cause someone to lose their job; be investigated; disappeared and or detained in Police/Military Custody.

If U.S. Government abuses it new powers granted by The National Defense Authorization ACT and perhaps soon—The Enemy Expatriation Act, it is foreseeable Americans wills revolt at the polls, move to recall large numbers of Congressman; want to change their Government through the voting process. It is doubtful the political and financial interests behind passing The Defense Authorization Act of 2012 and now The Enemy Expatriation Act would give up easily their entrenched power and influence over Congress: to keep their power, they would have to suspend or terminate U.S. Citizens’ Right to Vote. While that is hard to imagine in America, one can’t help recall history—how Hitler in 1933 got the German Parliament to pass legislation (similar to America’s National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012; USA Patriot Act, and pending Enemy Expatriation Act) Hitler shortly thereafter suspended elections; suspended Provisions in the German Constitution that protected Civil Liberties; told Parliament and the Supreme Court to go home: Suddenly German Citizens lost all voice in Government. Could that be the direction America is headed?

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I was going to post a comment on here but then I read that stuff about NDAA and decided it was better to just shut my mouth and be a good citizen.
you know, the "proud nail gets the hammer" and all.
So questioning your government is now a crime in itself.

Who is going to say anything now and risk their freedom in attempt to save their freedoms?

Heil! Comrade.

just

Just imagine what would happen if they were required to wear cameras at all times. Currently dealing with a similar issue where after being pulled over for simply having a black person in my car and speaking out because I know my rights, I was searched for 2 hours and when nothing was found the officer planted it. It went from being a "blunt" to a "joint" to a "roach" and I never even saw what it was they found. Cops are just legal criminals. I will never support local police as long as I live. tania

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