Tag: corruption

(115 posts)
August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Pot Arrests Generate Bank for Law Enforcement, Have Racial Bias

Pot Arrests Generate Bank for Law Enforcement, Have Racial Bias

Latino and Black people are over 3 times more likely to suffer harsh judicial consequences for cannabis possession than Caucasians, even though the rate of consumption is...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

The biggest opponents of legal weed are pharmaceutical, alcohol and beer companies, private prison corporations and police unions. Among the largest donors to Partnership for Drug-Free Kids,...
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
Alabama Takes Steps Towards Sensible Cannabis Laws

Alabama Takes Steps Towards Sensible Cannabis Laws

Marijuana proponents in the State of Alabama are working towards the port of legalization, but are currently tied at anchor by the resistance of marijuana prohibitionists. Efforts...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
Pasadena Police Refuse Court Order to Return Medical Marijuana

Pasadena Police Refuse Court Order to Return Medical Marijuana

Pasadena, California police have refused a judge’s order to return over $8,000 of medical marijuana seized from a local resident, erroneously claiming that he might be prosecuted under federal...
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May 29, 2014
05/29/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cop Stories (2014.05.28)

This Week’s Corrupt Cop Stories (2014.05.28)

Hoo-boy. The Dallas city council pays out for another brutal drug raid, a New Jersey narc has some issues at a local Starbucks, and a Florida narc...
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May 22, 2014
05/22/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.21)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.21)

Jail guards break bad in Mississippi and Delaware, a Missouri cop gets in trouble for protecting his snitch, and a Georgia cop gets ready to go to...
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May 15, 2014
05/15/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.14)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.14)

Strange goings on in Phoenix, some Philly narcs get their hands slapped, another prison guard gets in trouble, and a couple of crooked cops head for prison....
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May 9, 2014
05/09/2014
Officer’s Record May Help Rapper He Arrested

Officer’s Record May Help Rapper He Arrested

A cop accused of falsely arresting rapper Meek Mill over a supposed pot odor cannot exclude evidence of prior unwarranted searches based on similar “smells,” a federal...
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May 8, 2014
05/08/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.07)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.07)

More jail guards gone bad, a Florida cop slinging steroids heads for prison, a California cop stealing pain pills from the elderly does too, and so does...
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May 1, 2014
05/01/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.30)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.30)

It’s a veritable cornucopia of corrupt cops this week. Major corruption scandals wind down in the Chicago suburbs and the Rio Grande Valley, LA deputies get popped...
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April 25, 2014
04/25/2014
Two More Los Angeles Deputies in the Soup

Two More Los Angeles Deputies in the Soup

Two former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were charged with planting guns at a medical marijuana dispensary to support the arrest of two men in 2011, prosecutors...
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April 24, 2014
04/24/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.23)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.23)

An Alabama deputy gets stung, a Baltimore cop gets jail for beating on a drug suspect, and a Texas jail guard gets to see the other side...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

Another jail guard dope smuggler, another cop with a pain pill problem, another cop brought down by a sting, another cop selling cocaine, and yet another cop...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

More jail guards gone bad, evidence has gone missing in Alaska, a Georgia cop sells pot from his patrol car, a North Carolina detective working prescription pill...
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March 28, 2014
03/28/2014
Troopers ‘License Plate Profiling’ in Idaho for Marijuana

Troopers ‘License Plate Profiling’ in Idaho for Marijuana

An Idaho state trooper arrested and searched a 70-year-old Washington man solely because of his license plate from Colorado, where marijuana is legal, the man claims in...
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.25)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.25)

More jail guards gone wild! Smuggling dope, smuggling meth, cooking marijuana butter. Plus, a Customs officer winks at semis full of weed blowing through his lane, a...
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.19)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.19)

Two more prison guards go down, so does a Tulsa cop and a former San Antonio cop. Let’s get to it; In Tulsa, Oklahoma, a Tulsa police officer...
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
How Racist Is Your State’s War on Weed? Compare!

How Racist Is Your State’s War on Weed? Compare!

A new interactive website from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) highlights how many lives are derailed and billions of dollars wasted fighting a racially-biased war on...
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March 13, 2014
03/13/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.12)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.12)

More prison guards gone bad, another Philadelphia cop gets in trouble, a Kentucky narc has problems, and a DC-area cop gets her hand slapped. Let’s get to...
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