From the Orange County Register “Special license plates shield officials from traffic tickets”:

Vehicles registered to motorists who are affiliated with 1,800 state and local agencies and who are allowed to shield their addresses under the Confidential Records Program.

An Orange County Register investigation has found that the program, designed 30 years ago to protect

Via To The People comes this story out of the UK:

A policeman alerted hundreds of families to the danger-drug Strawberry Meth – despite the fact it does not exist.

Pupils and parents at 80 schools in Oxfordshire were warned of the possible risks of the fruit-flavoured drug, also known as Strawberry Quick, by the

When an Austin police officer’s dashboard camera showed the tasering of a 5-miles-an-hour-over-the-speed-limit driver from Thanksgiving weekend 2006 it (fortunately) made the news. Eventually, the officer was suspended for three days. The official explanation of the suspension?

[The officer] did not display an attitude consistent with Department policy and did not comply with the Department’s policy regarding

Midnight and I’m not asleep yet. Go out to the living room, flip through some channels. A movie on HBO called 8MM is on.

Joaquin Phoenix to Nicholas Cage:

“You’re not a cop, are you? If I ask you and you are, you gotta tell me…”

“I’m not a cop.”

Of course this is nonsense.

Here’s what

Kiran Chetry interviewed a Sheriff’s Deputy on CNN’s American Morning news program about the new methamphetamine detection ‘gun’ being tested in Arizona and Missouri.

First citing the National Association of Counties survey that found meth the ‘number one drug problem,’ Chetry defines the device as “[helping] police detect trace amounts of meth on any surface

From Bob Herbert’s New York Times Op-Ed piece today “Arrested While Grieving”:

No one is paying much attention, but parts of New York City are like a police state for young men, women and children who happen to be black or Hispanic. They are routinely stopped, searched, harassed, intimidated, humiliated and, in many cases, arrested