Archive for the 'Police' Category

You’re Never In More Danger Than When The Cops Are Around

BY Herschel Smith
7 hours, 18 minutes ago

The follow-on remarks over Twitter show that this cop apparently thought this guy was someone who ran from him on a previous occasion, and that was an error.

There is no possible world where this isn’t attempted murder.  But the problem is that this isn’t a bad cop.  This is a normal, everyday, average cop.

Via Wisco.

Cops Casually Walk Into Unarmed Man’s Home, Wake Him Up, Execute Him

3 weeks, 3 days ago

Video at The Free Thought Project:

Columbus, OH — Last week, TFTP reported on disturbing body camera footage out of Columbus, Ohio, released as part of a push for transparency in the city. The footage showed police enter the apartment of 20-year-old Donovan Lewis who was undressed, in bed, and was attempting to raise his hands when he received a fatal, taxpayer-funded 9mm round to the chest.

The video went underreported in the media for several days and now, new video has been released showing the complete and callous disregard for life by officer Ricky Anderson as he casually executed Lewis in his own bed.

Despite the warrant for his arrest, Lewis was innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, he was denied that right.

For some reason, Columbus police thought it was a good idea to serve an arrest warrant at 2:30 a.m. at Lewis’ apartment. Footage shows multiple officers outside Lewis’ door knocking for several minutes before one of the man’s roommates opens the door. Moments later, officers would open the door to Lewis’ bedroom and execute him.


“Put your hands behind your back, now!” an officer screams at the dying man.

Lewis, unable to comply as he bleeds out in his bed, is then told to “stop resisting,” as his executioners force his body into handcuffs.

Nobody will be held to account.

Washington Is Running on Empty

1 month ago

Empty Suites with resumes.

The Biden administration is a program of de-nationalization: an apparatus of political hygiene designed to cleanse American society.


Since white Americans have been the dominant racial group in the history of the United States, the removal or vandalization of historic monuments and markers that memorialize America’s history and ascent to greatness in the months before the 2020 presidential election was viewed by many on the so-called conservative right as a panacea for an aggrieved black minority’s anger. Others thought the determination to redefine America’s past was simply a temporary groundswell of Marxist-inspired, anti-Western, anti-white, and anti-Christian forces, old hatreds that sank deep roots in the Democratic Party of the 1960s.

These observers are wrong. The redefinition of U.S. national identity, culture, and history is national policy, not just the reaction of parts of the American electorate. In service to this policy, the Biden Administration holds unchallenged command of the Department of Justice, the U.S. Armed Forces, and the surveillance state, in combination with enormous support from the mainstream media, Hollywood, and funding from U.S. and foreign billionaire oligarchs facilitates the demonization of any person or organization that objects to this de-nationalization.

While the author claims “some observers are wrong,” he too is still living under the delusion that the military and police aren’t wholly captured corporate subsidiaries of the woke revolution. Many are still doing it, admitting, as the author does, that there is a surveillance state yet retaining a mental block as to who is running this surveillance state and enforcing it at the local level. They’re victims of their own propaganda. Insistence upon hanging onto the police as supposed allies will get millions of Americans killed. Police will tell you to get on the bus for your own safety, and you’ll believe it. The police can’t be funded, equipped, and trained by Washington while running a surveillance state and still be on your side. The author actually says we should advocate for Police. Please wake up!


“You can’t walk down the street with a gun in your hand…I’m not going to allow you to do it”

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 1 week ago


CLEVELAND, Ohio— A community activist sued Cleveland and police officials on Monday, saying officers wrongfully arrested him for openly carrying a shotgun and a handgun in the city’s Glenville neighborhood, which is legal under Ohio law.

Antoine Tolbert’s federal lawsuit said Cleveland police Sgt. Lance Henderson knew Tolbert wasn’t breaking any laws, yet he still ordered Tolbert’s arrest. A Cuyahoga County grand jury later rejected charges in the case.

Tolbert is the president of New Era Cleveland, a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing resources to communities and conducting safety patrols with trained and armed citizens.

Tolbert has in the past spoken to Cleveland police recruits about how to have proper interactions with residents.

After a spate of gun violence in Cleveland on May 23, including the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl who was lying in her bed in Glenville and a quintuple shooting at a memorial service in Collinwood, Tolbert set out to conduct a community safety patrol.

He hoped to establish his organization’s presence in the community to deter future violence, the lawsuit said. Tolbert carried a 12-gauge shotgun and a handgun.

Officers arrived and questioned Tolbert about the guns. Tolbert said it was his right to do so. The officers said he was not under arrest and acknowledged the state’s law that allows people to carry guns openly.

Tolbert walked away before Henderson arrived. The sergeant told officers Tolbert couldn’t walk down the street with a gun.

Officers again drove up and surrounded Tolbert. Henderson got out of his cruiser with his gun drawn and pointed at Tolbert. He ordered Tolbert to put his guns on the ground, according to the lawsuit and body camera footage of the incident.

Tolbert asked why he was being detained and told Henderson he wasn’t breaking any laws.

Henderson, according to the lawsuit and the body camera video of the incident, said “You can’t walk down the street with a gun in your hand…I’m not going to allow you to do it.”

Henderson ordered the officers to arrest Tolbert on charges of carrying a concealed weapon. The officers initially laughed, and Henderson later said to arrest Tolbert on a charge of improperly handling a firearm. That charge only applies to the requirements of transporting a gun in a car.

The officers arrested Tolbert, who spent 36 hours in jail before he was released without formal charges.

Cuyahoga County prosecutors later presented the case to a grand jury, which declined to indict Tolbert on a single count of carrying a concealed weapon.

There are so many failures here that it’s difficult to know where to begin.  First, the officers stopped him.  They had no right – Ohio is an open carry state.

Next, the idiot sergeant came along and the other officer showed unthinking obedience towards him, failing to clarify to their management that he couldn’t be stopped because he wasn’t violating any laws.

Next up, they laughed when the idea of a false charge was floated.

Then to top it all off, the idiot sergeant told him he could do what he was doing because … wait for it … “I’m not going to allow you to do it.”  As if he can just make up law out of whole cloth because he feels like it.

I hope he gets the entire lot of them fired.  They’re worthless.

The Three I’s of a Police State Education: Indoctrination, Intimidation & Intolerance

1 month, 3 weeks ago

At the Rutherford Institute:

Roped into the government’s profit-driven campaign to keep the nation “safe” from drugs, disease, and weapons, the schools have transformed themselves into quasi-prisons, complete with surveillance cameras, metal detectors, police patrols, zero tolerance policies, lock downs, drug sniffing dogs, strip searches and active shooter drills.

Young people in America are now first in line to be searched, surveilled, spied on, threatened, tied up, locked down, treated like criminals for non-criminal behavior, tasered and in some cases shot.

Students are not only punished for minor transgressions such as playing cops and robbers on the playground, bringing LEGOs to school, or having a food fight, but the punishments have become far more severe, shifting from detention and visits to the principal’s office into misdemeanor tickets, juvenile court, handcuffs, tasers and even prison terms.

Having police in the schools only adds to the danger.

You’re never in more danger than when the police are around. Why are folks still putting their children in these gulags? Ah, yes, the American religion is convenience, comfort, and ease.

Because It’s What SWAT Does

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 4 weeks ago


According to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, its investigators and the U.S. Marshals working with them got a tip that Toney Brown was at his parents’ home and went to the residence to look for him. According to deputies, U.S. Marshals requested help from the Madison County SWAT Team and the Limestone County Special Response Team.

“Me and my husband both told them we will go in there with you and take you through it,” Brenda Brown said. “We didn’t care because he wasn’t here. If he had been here he would have turned himself in. He would have never wanted us to go through this.”

Still, Brenda Brown said the authorities on the scene deployed tear gas, broke windows and damaged her home.

Why not just surround the home to make sure he didn’t escape through a window, knock on the door, and walk through the home like civilized people?

Where we stand depends upon who has the guns

2 months ago


This essay is excellent. It lays out the current state of the Fundamental Transformation of America. If you don’t read and understand this information, you might as well turn in your firearms and report to the tribunal.

The writing in places is taught; you will have to slow down to see the totality of the points. The part about guns is elementary for the readers at TCJ, so don’t stop reading with those few paragraphs.

We don’t want war, you don’t want war, and even the Left doesn’t want war; they want you not to fight back. America is in the midst of a genuine full-blown Communist Revolution. The busyness and information overload are features keeping you distracted.

We do disagree about how solid the local police are. The Left wants total police power, of course. They are well on their way to getting it.

Read the whole thing.

ATF Invasion Of Missouri And Response By AG and Sheriffs

BY Herschel Smith
2 months, 2 weeks ago

The ATF wants to perform an audit in the show-me state.  From reader Wes, the Missouri AG told the ATF to stay away from Missouri.  This is a good letter, but misses one important aspect.  More on that in a moment.

Here’s an update from Sheriff Bryan Whitney.

“As the sheriff of Scotland County, I want all my citizens to know that I will not allow, cooperate or release any CCW information to the FBI, ‘even at the threat of a federal arrest,’” Republican Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney wrote to residents of his community on Monday.

“Point Blank, ‘I will go down with the ship if need be,’” the letter, which was reviewed by Fox News Digital on Tuesday, said.

Whitney said he was prompted to send the letter to his community in northeastern Missouri after he was alerted to the FBI audit set to be carried out in 24 counties in Missouri next month. It’s unclear which counties will be included in the audit.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt also demanded that the FBI “cease their attempts to illegally obtain information from local sheriffs on Missourians who have concealed carry permits,” and sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray on the matter last week.

“The FBI has absolutely no business poking around in the private information of those who have obtained a concealed carry permit in Missouri,” Schmitt said, according to a press release. “The Second Amendment rights of Missourians will absolutely not be infringed on my watch. I will use the full power of my Office to stop the FBI, which has become relentlessly politicized and has virtually no credibility, from illegally prying around in the personal information of Missouri gun owners.”

Schmitt outlined to Wray that under Missouri law it is illegal to share the confidential list with the federal government. The law was passed after “it became known that the Obama Administration wanted to know which Missourians had firearms, supposedly to establish who was entitled to federal benefits.”

No, no, no, no, no, and a thousand times no.  NO!

Don’t go “down with the ship.”  Do your job and keep the ship from sinking to begin with.

Send your deputies to arrest agents of the FedGov as soon as they cross the county line and throw them in prison.  Only release them at the county line, sending them packing on their way back to whatever rock they crawled out from under.

Do the right thing, Sheriff.  Protect the citizens of your county.  This is what the AG should have said.  They will be arrested if they try to do this.

I cannot locate any email address for the Sheriff or I would send this to him for encouragement to do the right thing.

Illegal ATF Bullying Of Innocent Gun Owner

BY Herschel Smith
2 months, 2 weeks ago

He should have said “I do not allow law enforcement on my property without a warrant.  I’m calling 911 now about your trespassing, and if you return, you must have a warrant.

This is just an idiotic fishing expedition.  That cop who’s with the ATF agents should be ashamed of himself.

Photo of Smiling Uvalde Cop During School Shooting

BY Herschel Smith
2 months, 3 weeks ago

Hey, it’s only kids being murdered.  What’s not to smile about?

Home school your children.

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