Posts Tagged ‘SWAT teams’

SWATs Gone Wild

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Swat team wikimedia

  A couple of days ago in this article I debated come commentators about cop SWAT teams. I pointed out how they commonly were abused, and we'd be better off without them. This new story comes from Charlottesville, Virginia, the home of the University of Virginia, which was established by ...

Police shouldn’t act like invaders

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

April 23, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -- A Sacramento area family is mourning the death of their mentally disabled son, who was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy after the family had called the sheriff's department for help in restraining him. Newspaper accounts suggest the deputy ordered...

Stockton SWAT Raid Over Student Loans

Friday, June 10th, 2011

JUNE 10, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Editor's note: This article was rewritten to reflect more recent information, which corrected some of what was reported. The evidence that America now is a full-blown police state keeps pouring in. Governments short of revenue even are assaulting those with alleged sc...