Follow me The following post was shared with the CopBlock Network anonymously, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. They stated along with the submission: “From a supporter for Tommy McClain and all police shootings by Humboldt County police.” Date of Incident: September 17, 2014 Officer Involved: Officer Stephen Linfoot Department Involved:
Follow me Last week a lawsuit was filed against Sonoma County alleging police brutality by one of its deputies against a female, who was 18 and weighed 115 pounds at the time. According to the lawsuit, Deputy Marcus Holton assaulted then arrested Gabbi Lemos after she verbally objected to him
Follow me In Pittsburgh, a SWAT team went to the wrong apartment (something that happens all too often these days) and, after smashing their door down and abusing a couple and their four small children, informed them that it was all their fault, because they didn’t have an apartment number
Follow me According to Justin Holloway’s ex-boss, he had recently quit his job and was making statements about being depressed over his brother dying. He also made suicidal statements and discussed “taking people out” because he was blaming “everyone for his problems.” Concerned about his mental state, the (unnamed) boss
Follow me On Wednesday, laws enacted earlier in the year in Montana and New Mexico went into effect, limiting the ability of police and other law enforcement agencies to use civil asset seizure laws within those states. Civil asset seizures, also commonly known as forfeiture laws, have been some of
Follow me Patti Silliman shared a link via CopBlock.org/Submit to a piece authored by Matthew Harwood, which opened by outlining the needless killing of Jason Westcott. Harwood’s entire write-up seemed worth sharing with readers of CopBlock.org, thus he was contacted via Twitter and asked if it could be cross-posted. Harwood agreed.