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Lawsuit: Creepy Judge Sexually Harassed, Then Fired, Court Clerk

Justice of the Peace Russ CaseyAccording to a federal lawsuit filed in Tarrant County Texas, a North Texas judge forced a court clerk into performing sexual acts between 2009 and 2014. It’s also alleged in the suit that Justice of the Peace Russ Casey sometimes wore his judge’s robes while sexually harassing Martha Kibler and even forced her to have sex with him shortly after her son died in 2013. She also claims to have a semen stained dress and shirt to substantiate her claims.

According to MySanAntonio.com:

Kibler, who has worked as a county employee for 22 years, began working for the court in 2007, the lawsuit states.

About two years later, she entered his office to repay a personal loan.

“Judge Casey informed Kibler that he was not interested in her money and instead he grabbed his penis and told Kibler to perform oral sex,” the lawsuit alleges.

“After Kibler said ‘no’ and that she could not do that for Judge Casey, Judge Casey responded that he was good to her, had loaned her money and kept her employed and thus she had better return the favor. Kibler complied and performed oral sex on Judge Casey,” according to the lawsuit.

Casey then routinely coerced Kibler into sexual acts, which twice included intercourse, and threatened to fire her if she refused, the lawsuit says.

Eventually, Judge Casey, who had previously been investigated for sexual harassment, but not indicted, by a grand jury fired Kibler. Casey claimed that Kibler was fired for stealing money, while she claims it was for refusing to have sex with him.

Kibler had also complained twice to the Tarrant County human resources department, but was reportedly told that there was nothing they could do, since he was an elected official. After she was fired by Judge Casey, the human resources dept. put her on paid administrative leave, then transferred her to a different department. The lawsuit also claims they told her they would investigate the judge, but never did.

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The TSA – Keeping You Safe Five Percent of the Time

TSA Failed to Find Fake Weapons 95 Percent

Three out of seventy ain’t bad…

Although they tend to be pretty good at finding oversized contact solution containers and mothers with unauthorized breast milk, the Transportation Security Administration has once again shown that they pretty much can’t find any actual weapons. In the latest series of tests where undercover Homeland Security Agents took realistic looking weapons through airport checkpoints to test the TSA screeners, they failed to find those “weapons” 67 times out of 70 attempts. That boils down to 95% of the time that had someone actually been walking through with a hand grenade and shiny pistol like the one to the left, they would have made their flight with time to spare.

Via the Huffington Post:

As thorough as the Transportation Security Administration screeners may be as they rifle through your belongings, the agency isn’t performing where it counts.

In a series of trials, the Department of Homeland Security was able to smuggle fake explosives, weapons and other contraband past airport screeners in major cities across the country, according to ABC News. Officials briefed on the Homeland Security Inspector General’s investigation told the station that the TSA failed 67 out of 70 tests conducted by the department’s Red Teams — undercover passengers tasked with identifying weaknesses in the screening process, NJ.com reports.

During the tests, DHS agents each tried to bring a banned item past TSA screeners. They succeeded 95 percent of the time…

In one test an undercover agent was stopped after setting off an alarm at a magnetometer, but TSA screeners failed to detect a fake explosive device that was taped to his back during a follow-on pat down.

TSA Fail

A TSA screener displays stuff they didn’t actually find in people’s luggage

This isn’t actually something that should be particularly shocking since the TSA has a long history of failing these types of tests. This dates all the way back to 2006, when screeners in Newark (where one of the planes hijacked on September 11th departed from) missed 20 out of 22 guns and bombs that were sent through security, but also include incidents in 2007 in Albany, NY, and 2010 in Houston, TX. So while the TSA employees tend to be really good at finding stuff to steal, using the screenings as a pretense to grope people they are attracted to or expose the breasts of underage girls publicly, and humiliating innocent cancer survivors; they have a pretty solidly bad track record of not finding stuff they should actually be looking for. In fact, in spite of claims of enhanced techniques and the acquisition of even more evasive equipment since the last time they failed miserably at these type of tests, they’ve only gotten worse and have still yet to capture a single terrorist attempting to board a plane.

In the wake of the most recent massive failure, the head of the TSA has been re-assigned (but not fired obviously, because he works in a government job and that just doesn’t happen, even if the agency you run has a .050 batting average on the one thing they are actually supposed to do.) Also, they’re going to enhance those techniques again and look for some more expensive and faulty equipment to buy.

Once again, via the Huffington Post:

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country.

TSA Trading Liberty for SecurityThe TSA’s acting administrator, Melvin Carraway, is being reassigned to a different job in the Department of Homeland Security. Acting Deputy Director Mark Hatfield will lead the agency until a new administrator is appointed.

The directives come after the agency’s inspector general briefed Johnson on a report analyzing vulnerabilities in airport security — specifically, the ability to bring prohibited items through TSA checkpoints.

 Johnson would not describe the results of the classified report, but said he takes the findings “very seriously.”

So there you have it, some incompetent people have been moved around and things are being taken very seriously. Since the truth behind the TSA is that they are designed more to control people (they officially refer to those lines you wait in as “corrals“) and to give the appearance of safety by making it look like they are doing something, that’s gotta be pretty reassuring (said nobody ever).

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Las Vegas Metro Cop Joins the Growing List of Police Pedophiles/Rapists

Patrick Taylor Facing Child Porn Charges

Patrick Taylor Facing Child Porn Charges

On Wednesday (May 27, 2015), Patrick Taylor turned himself in on charges involving child pornography, stemming from a March 19th raid on his house after investigations by the LVMPD’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Internal Affairs Bureau. According to Metro, he is being charged with a single count of possession of child pornography and two counts of distribution of child pornography. In spite of the seriousness of those charges, he has been released without bail after his initial court appearance at the Regional Injustice Center in Las Vegas, which took place Wednesday morning. The only conditions being that he promise not to contact his victim or to access the internet or social media.

Anybody that has been paying attention in recent times undoubtedly has noticed that one of the many crimes on the rise within the ranks of police officers are sex crimes. It’s getting rare when even a week goes by that CopBlock.org isn’t posting a story about a cop being caught using their position to rape or in some other way sexually exploit someone. In fact, this isn’t even the only time in recent history that a Las Vegas cop has been caught, as the LVRJ’s article about this case points out.

Via the Las Vegas Review Journal:

Taylor isn’t the first Metro officer to face child porn allegations in recent months. Metro officer James Henry, 37, pleaded guilty in December to one count of possessing a visual presentation depicting sexual conduct of a child. He was sentenced to four years on probation in April. Henry was originally charged with 10 counts of child pornography possession. Prosecutors said several images were found on an online storage account that belonged to him.

The 12-year department veteran was arrested in October after an investigation into child pornography on his Google cloud account. Henry worked as a patrol officer in Metro’s Convention Center Area Command, which includes the Strip.

Michael Kitchen LVMPD Detective Who Assaulted Prostitute

Michael Kitchen LVMPD Detective Who Assaulted Prostitute

In addition, there is the case of the woman, who was sexually assaulted by a Las Vegas court marshal (see video below) and then arrested for reporting it to a judge (that ignored her complaints), a detective, who assaulted the hooker he was visiting (while on duty and driving his police vehicle) after she increased the price on him, and that’s just within Las Vegas in recent times. As you can also see by the quoted LVRJ article above, Taylor’s child porn predecessor, James Henry, only received probabtion for his crimes and exploitation against children. Yet another example of the lack of accountability that these cops have come to expect from the “Justice System” and, no doubt, one of the explanations for this influx of criminals in general within the police departments nationwide.

Sexually assaulted by a Las Vegas Court Martial; then arrested for reporting it:

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Police Sergeant Rapes Woman in Guayama, Puerto Rico *Updated*

Javy Rodriguez shared the content below via the CopBlock.org/Submit page, which documents an allegation of rape against his mother by a Puerto Rican policeman. The Puerto Rican Police Department has an especially bad reputation in regards to crimes committed by employees of that outfit and a lack of accountability for those crimes, after the fact.

Island of Impunity: Puerto Rico’s Outlaw Police Force” a June 2012 report by the ACLU states: “The Puerto Rico Police Department is the second-largest police department in the United States. It has been plagued by pervasive corruption, domestic violence, and other crime within the police force. The high incidence of criminal conduct among the PRPD’s ranks is symptomatic of a larger institutional dysfunction of the police department’s policing and disciplinary systems.”

*This post has now been updated with new information received from Javy Rodriguez on December 24, 2014. See below the original post for that update.*

Date of Incident: 04/03/2011
Individuals Responsible: Sgt. Javier Gerardo Figueroa Montanez, LT. Madeline Velazquez, Ofc. Gelly, District Attorney Radames Vega, Judge Mary Del Pilar Moreno, César R. Miranda Rodriguez (Secretary of justice in Puerto Rico), and several other unidentified employees of the Puerto Rican Police Department (PRPD)
Outfits Involved: Puerto Rican Police Department (PRPD), Región Judicial de Guayama, Puerto Rico (Guayama Regional Court)
Phone: 787-866-2020
Area Cop Block Affiliate: Currently, there are not any known Cop Block Affiliates in Puerto Rico. To find out how to help advocate for police accountability by starting a local group in your area, consult the Cop Block “Start a Group” page.

Link to Story (In Spanish)http://www.primerahora.com/noticias/policia-tribunales/nota/mujeracusaapoliciadeviolarla-522346/

Puerto Rico: Island of ImpunityOn April 3rd, 2011 at approx. 3 AM, My mother Lillian Rodriguez was walking home from a bar. She decided to walk home since she lived approx. 10 minutes walking distance away from her home. To avoid drinking and driving, she left her vehicle at her mother’s house. While on her way home, she was offered a ride by Sergeant Javier Figueroa, a 22 year veteran of the police force in Puerto Rico, who was on duty at the time, in full uniform, and driving a police vehicle . With all the trust in the world since he was a cop, my mother Lillian boarded his vehicle to get home safe.

Once she showed Javier where she lived, he pulled up in front of my mother’s house, let her out, and followed her to the door. My mother stated to him “There is no need to escort me to the door. I am fine” The cop insisted he would escort her to the door. Once my mother opened the door she went in and he followed her inside aggressively while knocking a hand mirror that was on the table next to the door to the floor. (Which he picked back up and placed back on the table, first DNA evidence, finger prints) He than locked the door behind him and approached my mother aggressively.

Lillian began to ask why is he in her house and why did he lock the door, while telling him to leave immediately. He continued to walk towards her and told her to take off her pants (while holding his gun) Lillian began to cry and asked him “Why are you doing this?” He replied by telling her to shut up and do what he says that “if you scream no one will believe you” “Do not make this harder than it has to be for yourself” He then committed rape and sodomized her in a brutal way with no mercy. After he was done he asked my mother where is the kitchen she pointed to the direction of the kitchen he went and cleaned his penis with a napkin and threw it in the kitchen trash can (second DNA evidence, sperm, fluids).

He quickly left the house and my mother called 911. She then called a friend to tell her what happened and to take her to the hospital. Police arrived at the hospital to take a statement from Lillian, but one of the officers, named LT. Madeline Velazquez, is related to the sergeant who committed the crime. This was unknown at the time that my mother gave the statement. In total, four officers where involved in the cover up for the accused sergeant. Each officer committed perjury and lied four times on official statements. Because each officer could not get their made up stories together, they were given four chances to rewrite their statements so that all four statements/stories would add up, make sense, and be presented in court to make my mother seem like a liar and justify charging her with false accusations.

One of the officers, named Gelly, a veteran of 29 years, was suppose to be the sergeant’s on duty partner for that night, but he was dropped off somewhere else. He lied multiple times on a statement, stating that the sergeant was with him at all times. Three months later the DNA evidence of the mirror and napkin the sergeant used finally came back from forensics and confirmed that it was positive that it matched Sergeant Javier Figueroa. The DA quickly made a deal with four officers, including Javier’s partner, that if they testified against the sergeant that they would keep their jobs and not be charged with perjury.

The trial has been going on for two years already. The DA, Radames Vega from Tribunal of Guayama, Puerto Rico, has been manipulating my mother’s case, tampering with the officers and my mother’s statement to try and clear the sergeant of any wrong doing, so he can get his job back. Javier is on paid administrative leave for over three years and six months now (since 4/8/2011). My mother’s case is being carried out with an unfair bias, even the judge, Mary Del Pilar Moreno, is leaning towards the sergeant’s favor in this case. I have contacted FBI to investigate this case over and over again for the corruption that is happening but I get no answers.

This case needs media and/or public attention again so this pig and the other four pigs, along with him, get exposed, Puerto Rican Police Department Rape Allegationtaken off the streets, and sent to prison; before it’s too late and this trial is over. Next court date is November 6, 2014 (updated below) to interview the last three witnesses’. The case number is GDP2012-0104. I have posted a link (in Spanish) of a popular Puerto Rican news paper that covered this case when it first came to light and interviewed my mother. She was also on two major TV shows in PR about this case. I have also uploaded a picture of the pig Javier Gerardo Figueroa Montanez who’s Facebook profile can also be found with that name. The profile pic is him on a motorcycle. Just adding that as you may well know PR Police dept run on US government funds and the same constitutional rights apply in Puerto Rico, as here in the U.S.

UPDATE:

Puerto Rican Police Department Rape ClaimAfter posting the original submission, I contacted Javy Rodriguez for an update, since the original court date mentioned was in November. This is his response concerning the current state of the case:

The case was delayed yet again. My mother wrote a letter to the secretary of justice in Puerto Rico he started to investigate the case but the DA in charge of my mother’s case has now refused to continue the case therefore delaying the case and it has been suspended to January but no exact date, the secretary of Puerto Rico is now involved but those officers that committed perjury are still on duty and as far as the rapist sergeant he is still on the street. Attached is a picture of a recent article in the news paper of Puerto Rico. (In Spanish unfortunately). Also, the secretary of Puerto Rico is more involved in the case but we can not put in any trust in his words either. His name is César R. Miranda Rodriguez (Secretary of justice in Puerto Rico).

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Aren’t They Supposed To Protect and Serve? (Updated: Video)

Protect and Serve?This post was submitted via the CopBlock.org Submission page by Anna Cure.

***Updated*** This post has been updated at the bottom of the original post to include a dash cam video Anna Cure submitted of three Grand Island PD police at the time of her arrest, as well as some additional details, concerning prior incidents involving area police.

Date of Incident ~ 07/19/2014
Employees Involved ~ Officer Jason Allen, Investigator Darren Lindgreen, Officer J. Wood, Officer Arrends
DepartmentGrand Island (NE) Police Department
Department Contact ~ 308-385-5400/Grand Island Police FB Page
Area Cop Block Affiliate:  Eastern Nebraska CopBlock on Facebook. To find the appropriate local group in your area, consult the Cop Block Groups page.

In July I was charged with a DUI in Hall County. I was found in my car at 730am, right next to a heavily traveled road in Grand Island and an extremely busy parking lot, with my feet outside my car door, no jeans and no underwear either. It was called in as a welfare check at 730am. It took 3 police officers to walk around my car for almost 3 and a half minutes with me in that condition and talk with one another before ever knocking on my window to wake me up at all. I know this from the tape my lawyer finally received last week from the county attorney’s office. It’s on the tape. The officers never asked me how I got there at all, just asked me to put my pants on and get out of the car. Nobody bothered to ask anything at all. I even asked for my lawyer on more than one occasion loud and clear as day on the video. I was even told the second time by a police officer that I didn’t have the right to an attorney and they didn’t have to grant me one either. I invoked my Miranda rights at that very point and was granted nothing at all.

I was taken to the jail, booked and, while waiting for someone to come and get me, I was in so much pain because obviously something had happened the night before. I asked to see the nurse at the jail and even her and the morning guard who worked there said I should never have been taken to the jail, I should’ve been in the emergency room for the condition I was in. They even went so far as to tell me flat out that, as soon as I was bailed out, I did not need to shower whatsoever.  I was not to go home or anywhere else except the emergency room, that if they had the choice or the power they would’ve taken me in, but they weren’t allowed to.

Now, Hall County is a strict jail in many aspects, but it hurt so much to sit or lay on the concrete beds that they even allowed me to have one of the mats for a bed before the time they were handed out, and allowed me to make over 30 phone calls trying to find someone to come and get me. When I finally did get bailed out, at around 130am the next morning, the guard who walked me out even told me, my mother, and my sister that he wanted us to know that he wanted to go on record of saying he did not agree with how I was treated or the fact that I was not taken to the hospital before then and he would go on record for it because he even said if he’d worked during the day when I was originally brought in he would’ve taken me in.

After all of this, I did go to the emergency room and asked for a rape kit to be done because I didn’t remember anything from the night before except that I had asked two different people to come and get me and that I wanted to go home, and setting my beer down on a table at the bar and going to the bathroom and walking back from the bathroom to find my beer on the opposite end of the table and sitting all by itself and then nothing whats so ever except waking up in my car to cops knocking on my window. I walked into the emergency room around 2am. I even asked to be tested for GHB and they said it would’ve been too long since I’d have gotten it to even be tested at all for it, but they could do the rape kit to test for semen or anything like that. They sent a police officer to take the report and I told him everything that happened and he did take it, but when it came time for me to give them my clothes for the rape kit and so they could test my jeans especially for any DNA or anything they had me undress and place them on the floor, not in a bag or anything, just straight on the floor. The officer picked them up and carried them out, no bag, no nothing. They never even placed anything under me to try and catch any skin or anything that might have been there.

I sat and waited and waited for a sane nurse as they are the ones who are supposed to conduct a rape kit. I waited until 7am before I was told they couldn’t find an available sane nurse to do the exam. I was told to just go home and they would have one contact me on Monday morning and this was at 7am on Sunday morning!!! I was never contacted by them at all and when I contacted them on Monday afternoon I was told that someone would call me on Tuesday to go in. Tuesday came and went. On Wednesday, I went to the crisis center and was told it was too late to do anything, I had waited to long.

I did get to meet with an investigator from the police department to file an official report and here’s the real odd part. The investigator turned out to be the same police officer that was dispatched to the hospital about 5 years prior to this when my niece broke her arm playing in my sisters front yard. I had been there, so of course they had to take a statement from everyone there and make sure it was under normal type circumstances that she had broken her arm. It was the same officer that had contacted me on Facebook after the day my niece broke her arm and told me how pretty I was and how he wanted to get to know me. We did text back and forth for a few weeks until I decided he was creepy, because he wouldn’t stop texting me. So, I finally deleted him from my Facebook and changed my number.

Now, you can imagine how awkward this was especially when he even mentioned our “history” as he called it in our meeting over my sexual assault case. I do have the video of this also. I told him who I was around the night before my DUI and he told me he would look into it and see what he could find out. This was the Wednesday after my DUI. In July, the investigator went on maternity leave with his wife and was gone for 6 weeks. In all this time, they never so much as talked to any individual who was there that night at all, not a single one of them, period.

On October 1st, I began receiving Facebook messages from a guy and his girlfriend asking me why he was being investigated for a sexual assault against me, that’s how I found out they had finally talked to someone. Naturally, I called the investigator and asked how it was going with my case, you can imagine my shock at hearing he talked to one guy who had said yes we had sex, and that it was consensual, and that there was no more case to be had. They were satisfied with the fact that what the guy said was just so.

I was so incredibly frustrated that I did talk to the investigator and asked why, from the time I spoke to him to the time they contacted the one person that they did,  it took them 73 days, yes 73 days!! I even asked why, if he went on maternity leave, he didn’t give the case to another investigator? His reply was he didn’t feel it warranted that attention. Now, to me and to any normal person at all this would be infuriating to say the least. During our last meeting, I was told that it was partially my fault it took so long because I didn’t have screenshots or copies of messages from the one guy’s girlfriend asking me why he came home with scratches and bleeding. I report a sexual assault and get told its my own fault and they are the ones that sat for 73 days without doing anything!!!! It’s all on tape along with emails from the investigator stating that even after all of this my clothes from that night and my rape kit were never even sent in!! They never even so much as sent them in to be tested! They completely shoved it under the rug, they never even cared enough to send it in at all!!!

Someone somewhere has to listen to me please, please, please. This is all so wrong!. The Grand Island Police Department and the county attorney’s office are getting away with everything here, all led by the man who wants to become the new district judge. Someone has got to help me. What they did with my daughter and with me now has got to stop. If they’ve done it to one family, a mother and daughter both regarding sexual assault, what else are they doing and who else are they doing it to?? These three officers even took the special time to take pictures of me without my jeans or anything in my car before they ever tried to wake me up!!! It’s gross and wrong and shows just how misguided the police officers from that morning were!!

Anna Cure

This won’t stop unless attention is brought to them.

***Update***

This is the video from the welfare check incident. As can clearly be seen, along with the great care they showed, they wanted nothing more than a DUI:

I have video of me asking for my lawyer on both occasions in this incident. Also, Officer Arrends is the resources officer at my daughters elementary school!!! I have a daughter, who is 7 now, but was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a cops step son in the same police department as in the video. And the story where a second set of DNA was found from the night she was taken and that was lost after they realized the second set of DNA and was never found again. And now this happens to me…this is wrong!!!!

Anna Cure

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