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On Cop Media

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On June 6, 2020

Alyssa Rosenberg has a very interesting piece noting at how a century of cop films and then television shows has served as propaganda for the fascists running amok in our cities today. Like many other

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The NYPD–that paragon of goodness and morality–is at it again. Tensions are increasingly flaring in black and Hispanic neighborhoods over officers’ enforcement of social-distancing rules, leading some prominent elected officials to charge that the New York Police Department is engaging in a racist double standard as it struggles to shift to a public health role […]

Today in Policing

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On December 8, 2019

It’s a real wonder why more and more people believe the entire structure of policing to be so corrupted that the reject law enforcement’s moral authority entirely: Two Los Angeles police o

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How Many Cops Are Nazis?

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On January 26, 2019
I was recently reading Max Feller-Kantor’s new book Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD. It’s a deeply disturbing history of the Los Angeles Police Department bookended with Watts and the Rodney King beating and post-acquittal riots. It’s hard to read this and come away with any conclusion other than many […]

Peak Belgium

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On December 30, 2015
This really should just be labelled #Belgium: Soldiers and police officers in Brussels held an orgy while the city was in lockdown over fears of a Paris-style attack by Islamist extremists, according to Belgian media reports. Two female police officers and eight soldiers are said to have engaged in group sex at a police station […]

Police Reform

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On November 19, 2015

I found this Frontline/Washington Post report on the effectiveness of police reform a little odd. The report finds that the results of enforced police reform is highly mixed, with some departments imp

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