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    Hawaii Cop Admits to Making Homeless Man Lick Toilet

    On December 16 Honolulu Police Officer John Rabago admitted that he instructed a homeless man to lick a public urinal if he wanted to avoid being arrested. The homeless man has been identified as 37-year-old Samual Ingall.

    Rabago originally lied and denied the accusations, but admitted Monday in court that he told Ingall that he would not be arrested if he licked the urinal. Ingall complied stating that he would do anything to stay out of jail.

    U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi said Rabago’s threat wasn’t a mistake or miscommunication. Kobayashi stated in court: “You knowingly and willfully forced Ingall to lick the urinal."

    KTAR News reports that on the day of the incident officers were responding to a nuisance complaint when they found Ingall in a public restroom. Rabago and Officer Reginald Ramones were in the bathroom with Ingall when Rabago repeatedly instructed Ingall to lick the urinal, then told Ramones to close the door so that a camera would not catch what happened next.

    Once defendant Ramones closed the bathroom door, co-defendant Rabago again instructed Ingall to lick the urinal. The victim then reluctantly knelt down before the urinal and licked the urinal. Co-defendant Rabago then allowed Ingall to gather his possessions and leave the bathroom.

    Rabago followed Ingall out of the bathroom, and laughed as he told officers outside about what had just happened.

    Rabago said "the incident was 'just like what happened at Cartwright Field'" when he had told a "man that he would avoid arrest only if he stuck his head in a toilet," according to court documents.

    Later, Rabago and Ramones learned that the department and the FBI were investigating what had happened. Rabago told Ramones to delete text messages about the incident and tell investigators that he was joking when he told Ingall to lick the urinal.

    Ramones was also charged with conspiring to deprive Ingall of his civil rights, but pleaded guilty to lesser charges after agreeing to cooperate with investigators.

    Rabago has been on restrictive duty, and is expected to be fired. He could be sentenced to 30 months in prison.


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    Cop Receives Unprecedented 4-Year Sentence for Forcing Homeless Man to Lick a Urinal

    Honolulu, HI — As TFTP reported in December, officer John Rabago pleaded guilty to depriving a homeless man of his civil rights. This week, that sadistic Honolulu was sentenced to four years in prison — an unprecedented sentence — for forcing a homeless man to lick a public urinal to avoid being kidnapped and thrown in a cage. What this case illustrates is the power-tripping barbarous behavior of many men and women who claim to ‘protect and serve.’

    “You took from him his only possession: his dignity as a human being,” .S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi said, noting that the homeless man was just as defenseless as Rabago’s own children.

    An attorney for the victim, who filed a lawsuit this year, said he was expecting a slap on the wrist but was surprised to see this sentence handed down.

    “He’s pleasantly surprised that the court punished him appropriately,” his lawyer, Myles Breiner, said. “He was under the impression that they would coddle him and give him a minimum term, a very low sentence.”

    TFTP thought the same. However, the climate appears to be shifting, at least in the short term.

    The incident unfolded last year when Honolulu police officer Rabago and another officer responded to a nuisance complaint of a homeless man in a public bathroom. When officers arrived on scene, they found the homeless man in a stall.

    When police began questioning him, he refused to cooperate and then gave officers a fake name, according to police. Rabago explained in court that the homeless man told he and his partner that he “would do anything not to get arrested.” That’s when this cop’s sadistic gears in his head started grinding.

    “To be homeless, not knowing where your next meal is going to be, to be forced to lick … a dirty urinal by a uniformed police officer. There’s only one word that comes to mind: hopelessness,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Tom Brady said.

    For his sadistic actions, Rabago would be charged in 2019 with one count of conspiring to deprive a person of his civil rights and another count of acting under color of law to deprive that person of his civil rights.

    Despite initially pleading not guilty, Rabago admitted in court in December that he told the man, Samuel Ingalls, that he wouldn’t arrest him if he licked the urinal. The man knelt down and put his head in the urinal, Rabago said.

    Rabago and the other officer, Reginald Ramones, then allowed Ingalls to gather his belongings and leave the bathroom.

    The victim’s sisters, Mary and Melody Ingalls say that he actually suffered far more abuse than what was reported. They say Ingalls told them that cops forced him to sit in urine and then pushed his head into the toilet, holding it under water. They also said Ingalls had a big bruise on his arm where police had hit him with a stick.

    “We know our brother. We know when he lies. We know when he’s being dishonest,” Mary Ingalls said. “And he was very sincere and very detailed and it never changed, what he said.”

    Despite being charged for this horrific act of depriving a homeless man of his civil rights, Rabago was not immediately fired and was merely placed on restricted duty.

    Rabago attempted to claim that the order to lick the urinal was a mistake but U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi didn’t buy it, saying, “You knowingly and willfully forced S.I. to lick the urinal.”

    What’s more, this sadistic cop admitted to similar actions in the past. According to the report, had previously threatened another man he was questioning by saying he wouldn’t be arrested if he stuck his head in a toilet, court documents said.

    Ramones previously said in court that Rabago persuaded him not to tell authorities what happened in the public bathroom and to delete their text messages about it.

    In fact, Rabago bragged about that incident as S.I. walked out of the bathroom, laughing at his victim and telling other officers about what he had just done. Rabago said “the incident was ‘just like what happened at Cartwright Field'” when he had told a “man that he would avoid arrest only if he stuck his head in a toilet,” according to court documents.

    Rabago originally only face 30 months in prison. However, given the current climate, his defense attorney, Megan Kau, said the judge is making an example. Which she should do.

    “I think she’s taking the national environment and making him an example,” Kau said about the judge and the protests against racial injustice and police misconduct across the nation.

    “This is not the same,” Kau said, noting that Rabago is Filipino American and the victim is white.

    However, as TFTP has reported at length, while the system as a whole certainly shows disparity toward the poor and minorities, anyone and everyone, including all races, social status, income, and education levels are potential victims of the police state.

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    Another instance of the blue line privilege. An off duty pig driving 134 mph gets pulled over and flashes his badge while copsplaining and pleading with the oath breaker that stopped him. Of course the pig gets only gets tickets for speeding and tag violation and avoids the reckless driving charge because he's a member of the blue line gang.


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    Cop Charged for Opening Fire on 3 Journalists With Rubber Bullets for No Reason

    Multiple times throughout the 20th century, the United States along with 195 other countries ratified the Geneva Convention to afford protections to civilians in places of violence and conflict. In 1977, the US and these countries added Protocols I which specifically increased protections for journalists.

    Journalists are protected under this international humanitarian agreement against direct attacks unless and for such time as they take a direct part in hostilities. Intentionally directing an attack against a civilian journalist – whether in an international or in a non-international armed conflict – amounts to a war crime under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court as well as a violation of the Geneva Convention.

    As we have watched over the last several months however, American cops apparently did not get the memo.

    After the onset of protests from the death of George Floyd, there were countless instances in which police officers were recorded on video targeting journalists. Some of these attacks made international headlines as they occurred on live television. Despite the numerous attacks of journalists captured on video, very few of the offending officers have been held accountable.

    The actions of one cop in Detroit, however, were so egregious that he was finally charged this week — nearly two months after he attacked three journalists who work for MLive.

    On May 31, Cpl. Daniel Debono with the Detroit police department targeted MLive photojournalist Nicole Hester and independent photographers Seth Herald and Matthew Hatcher. All three of the journalists were wearing press credentials and doing nothing other than practicing their first amendment right to the press.

    According to the prosecutor’s office of Kym Worthy, the three journalists identified themselves as press to police. They had their hands in the air and were attempting to cross an empty street when Debono — dressed in riot gear and armed with a weapon that fired rubber bullets and his department issued firearm — began shooting them with the “less than lethal” projectiles.

    “Journalists have a right and an obligation to be on the scene of breaking news, without being targeted. These journalists had credentials, identified themselves and were not posing any threat,” John Hiner, vice president of content for MLive Media Group, said, adding it is “outrageous that a police officer fired on working journalists who were doing their jobs.”

    All three of the journalists were struck with the bullets.

    “The evidence shows that these three journalists were leaving the protest area and that there was almost no one else on the street where they were. The shooting was unprovoked. At no time did the three complainants do anything to cause the defendant to shoot at them,” Worthy’s statement’s read. “They were a threat to no one. There are simply no explicable reasons why the alleged actions of this officer were taken.”

    All three of the journalists sustained injuries with Hester sustaining the most serious injuries to her face, neck, arms and legs, according to the release.

    Detroit Police Chief James Craig responded to Debono’s charges on Monday, saying “our officers have responded very appropriately, so this should not reflect, as an agency, that this one incident defines how we manage our protests.” Debono has been suspended, according to Craig.

    This is clearly not the case, however, as TFTP reported on multiple officers who were seen beating the hell out of a woman around the same time, for doing nothing other than filming police.

    According to the release, Debono’s charges of felonious assault carries a maximum penalty of four years in prison.

    Given the nature of his attack — an unprovoked rubber bullet melee on journalists — Debono should receive the maximum punishment. He needs to be made into an example for future cops to show them what happens when you attack peaceful people who are doing nothing other than exercising their constitutionally protected rights.

    Unfortunately, this case was one of many and the mainstream media, like Reuters, along with countless independent journalists, learned just how sadistic many of these police officers are.


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    Internal Investigation Shows The Houston PD's Narcotics Units Was An Unsupervised Mess

    The Houston PD decided to take a look at itself after a botched drug raid ended with two people killed by officers. The raid was predicated on pure bullshit. Officer Gerald Goines turned two Houston residents into dangerous drug traffickers by using a nonexistent confidential informant, drugs Goines had stashed in his squad car, and a narrative unsupported by any actual facts. Claims of heroin trafficking by a violent drug dealer were undercut by the raid itself, which turned up no heroin or the gun the (fake) informant claimed he saw.

    Officer Goines is now former officer Goines. He's facing multiple state and federal charges, including two counts of felony murder. This sort of thing doesn't just happen. It's not an anomaly formed in a pristine environment. The almost-nonexistent oversight of the Houston PD's drug warriors led directly to Goines' deadly concoctions. An internal review of the drug unit by the Houston PD shows officers operated with indifference, carelessness, and negligence. Officer Goines may have been the worst of the 175 officers, but he was far from the only one abusing the system to engage in unsupervised drug warrior freelancing.

    The report’s authors wrote that while reviewing Goines and Bryant’s casework from 2016 to 2019, they found 404 errors and a “high level of administrative errors and overall lack of attention to detail” while completing required paperwork.

    Auditors found that in the 84 casefiles they reviewed, Goines submitted evidence late 48 percent of the time (40 times) and made unauthorized informant payments 18 times. A quarter of the cases he filed -- 21 -- did not have tactical plans, the critical documents that officers create showing how they plan to carry out a search warrant raid.

    Four times, investigators found cases with no search warrant on file. Three cases included problems where there was inadequate documentation about the case’s informant. Two dozen cases lacked case review sheets. Auditors found discrepancies in Goines’ expenses 23 times. In two cases, there were discrepancies in evidence, and another two cases, evidence submission slips were missing.

    The full report breaks this down by officer. It appears Officers Goines and Bryant had developed a working relationship that made bending/breaking rules easier. When working together, they relied heavily on "controlled buys." This made it easier to obtain cash from supervisors who seemed unwilling to ask questions -- even when the officers failed to submit paperwork or justify expenditures. In some cases, it appears payments to CIs were broken up into smaller chunks to avoid mandated supervisory reviews. In other cases, Goines and Bryant did not get approval for payments or paid well above the going rate for information leading to very small drug busts.

    The sloppiness of officers' work was indirectly encouraged by the indifference of their supervisors.

    The audit also found “overwhelmingly” the need to improve administrative procedures, specifically, supervisory review of case files and case tracking. About 25 percent of the time, supervisors failed to sign case file review sheets, and auditors found many cases were turned in six months to a year late -- far longer than the 10 working days allotted by policy.

    And the problems go all the way to the top. Police Chief Art Acevedo has been holding onto this report for weeks, refusing to allow the public to see just how corrupt and unrestrained his narcotics division is. Acevedo finally released the report (via Twitter) after the Houston Chronicle released a series of articles discussing the department's lack of transparency. This unconventional release may have been additionally prompted by another set of criminal charges being brought against police officers by the Houston DA.

    Prosecutors probing a Houston police narcotics unit announced charges against six former officers tied to a fatal 2019 drug raid. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg accused the former officers of lying on police reports and other documents as part of a scheme to enrich themselves.

    Besides the new charges Goines and Bryant face, Ogg announced charges against former HPD Lt. Robert Gonzales, Sgts. Clemente Reyna and Thomas Wood and Goines’ old partner.

    It appears several officers and supervisors in the Houston Police Department feel this isn't going to end well for them. They're getting out before the department gets to them.

    In the months after the raid, Goines retired from HPD. Bryant also retired, along with Goines’ other former partner, Hodgie Armstrong. Three supervisors — Sgt. Clemente Reyna, Sgt. Tommy Woods and Lt. Robert Gonzales also retired. Former Narcotics Commander Paul Follis was transferred to a different post, the Hobby Airport Division.

    There's some good news at the end of all of this. Some reforms are now in place to reduce the likelihood of this sort of tragedy repeating itself. A supervisor is now required to be on the scene during warrant deployment. No-knock warrants have to be approved by the chief himself (or his "designee"). Officers can no longer use municipal court judges for warrant approval. And, finally, body cameras are mandatory for all drug warrant service. They must be activated before officers leave their vehicles and cannot be shut off until the scene and all suspects are secured. All evidence collected must be logged and photographed. All interactions with informants must be documented and, more importantly, all informants will be subject to periodic background checks and random face-to-face interviews with PD supervisors.

    This may fix some things going forward. But a more permanent solution would be to dismantle the current unit and reform it using other officers -- officers who've proven worthy of trust. Officers who've been in a system this devoid of oversight and accountability are pretty much ruined. They need to be given the shortest leash and the least amount of responsibility until they've proven they can handle more. Without a major overhaul, the next horrendous abuse of power is still an inevitability.


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    ‘Mommy Why Is He Touching You Like That?’ Cop Rapes Woman in Front of 7yo Daughter

    Houston, TX — As frequent readers of the Free Thought Project know, police sexual misconduct is a serious problem in the land of the free. Second only to complaints of brutality, sexual assaults among the ranks of cops is disgustingly uncommon. As the following case illustrates, many of these sexual assaults happen while the predators are on duty and often involve children.

    A 23-year veteran deputy from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a young mother in front of her 7-year-old daughter. Deputy Kenneth Wayne Reed, 45, of Montgomery, who has worked for the sheriff since 1997, faces a criminal felony charge of sexual assault.

    The incident is alleged to have happened in March yet Reed remains employed. After the alleged assault took place, Reed was put on desk duty but could face termination in the near future.

    According to the Houston Chronicle the incident unfolded as follows:

    "A uniformed Reed approached the woman in the 15700 block of Bammel Village Drive and struck up a conversation, according a statement from the sheriff’s office. He told her to put her daughter into her truck, her lawyer said. She said he then called her over to his patrol car, parked a short distance away, and made lewd comments about her body. He then sexually assaulted the woman with his hands, according to the sheriff’s office. Her lawyer said the woman’s daughter used a pad of paper in the car to write a note to her mother, which she held to the window.

    Lewis said the girl’s note said something along the lines of, Mommy why is he touching you like that?

    The deputy also called himself from the woman’s phone, Lewis said. Later that day, after she left the area, the deputy used the woman’s cell number to send her a lewd photograph and a sexually explicit video of himself, her lawyer said."

    After the initial assault, the woman told investigators that she was scared to report it because the man who had just raped her could be the one tasked with investigating it. She got over the fear, however, and did report it, turning in overwhelming evidence in her case.

    According to investigators, police verified the photograph on the woman’s phone and gained permission to question her daughter. Reed also programmed in his personal cellphone number under “Officer Kenny Reed” into the woman’s phone.

    The woman also submitted to a rape test kit and her daughter’s note was turned in as evidence as well. According to the Chronicle, the sheriff’s sexual assault unit concluded its investigation and handed the case to District Attorney’s Office on April 28. However, he was not charged until nearly three months later.

    According to prosecutors, Reed’s attorney attempted to make a plea deal prior to being charged, saying he would plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of official oppression in exchange for two years’ probation.

    The evidence was apparently so overwhelming, however, that the DA is pursuing a charge of felony sexual assault, which carries a sentence of 20 years.

    Since Reed was on duty at the time of the alleged assault, the woman is also filing a civil lawsuit against the department, claiming that Reed engaged in an Fourth Amendment violation of the woman’s privacy.

    Sadly, as TFTP reports on a regular basis, this woman’s case is anything but isolated. What’s more, despite the massive number of officers accused, charged, and convicted of sexual misconduct, very few spend time behind bars. Many of the officers even admit to the conduct but beat the charges based on ridiculous loopholes.

    In a sample of 158 police officers who’ve been charged with sexual assault, sexual battery, or unlawful sexual contact with somebody under their control, at least 26 have been acquitted or had charges dropped based on the consent defense, according to a Buzzfeed review of a Buffalo News database of more than 700 law enforcement officers accused of sexual misconduct.

    These numbers are indeed startling.

    “Cultural shifts happen, but what we need to see is a policy shift,” said Terra Burns, an advocate in Alaska who has worked to expand police sexual assault laws. “There’s a long entrenched history of institutionalized rape culture that has to change.”

    Indeed, one need only browse through our archives to see the brutal reality that is police sexual misconduct. Arguably, the reason it is so pervasive is the fact that they can get away with it with little to no consequences.

    Unfortunately, while the actual laws written in the United States against rape appear harsh, at first glance, in reality the cops, the prosecutors, the judges, and eventually juries go soft on sexual predators, especially predators who wear a badge.


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    The largest domestic terrorist gang in the USA is back at it again. These pigs lie to a homeowner telling him that they have a warrant to search his home and when the homeowner requests to see the warrant one of the oath breakers admits that he lied and they have no warrant. This gang of costumed and badged thugs think they are above the law and violate this man's rights all for the opportunity to impose their unlawful search and possibly generate some revenue.


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    More jackboots policing with their feelings and opinions rather than the law that they took an oath to uphold. Poor little officer Pissy Pants became the butt of a joke and had to exert his unlawful authority and show the prankster who's boss.

    WATCH: Cops Attack Teen, Falsely Charge Him for Offering Them a Donut

    Everett, WA — Hanging a donut from a string and dangling it in front of people while on public property may be in poor taste — but it is most definitely not illegal. However, cops in Everett, Washington appear unconcerned with legality all together. In a video posted to Facebook this week, cops are seen attacking an innocent teenager and then falsely charging him with assault over their violence.

    During the pro-police “Back the Blue” rally in Everett over the weekend, an 18-year-old man made a joke by tying a donut to a string and dangling it in front of the cops.

    As the video shows, the teen skates over to the officers who are standing around after the rally, organized by the Snohomish County Republican Party. Judging from his BLM and ACAB skateboard, the teen was obviously a counter protester at the Blue rally.

    As the young man rolls up, he asks the officers if they want a donut and everyone standing around starts laughing and playing along.

    “I wanted to know if any of you guys wanted a bite?” he asks two Snohomish County sheriff’s marshals in the video, dangling the donut in front of them as they laughed. One young man in the group even laughed and said he’d already eaten “like 10 donuts” already that day.

    However, there was one plain-clothes lieutenant who didn’t find the teen’s shenanigans too pleasing.

    “Get that f**king thing out of my face, or I will whoop your a**! Get the f**k away from me,” the unidentified cop says before his boys in uniform jumped in, seemingly smelling the blood in the water. An officer identified as marshal James Simoneschi quickly attacks the teen, shoving him backward — an actual assault.

    “Back off! Back off! He assaulted a lieutenant,” that marshal shouts. “You back off or you’ll go to jail.”

    While shoving the teen backwards and threatening to arrest him over his donut prank, the cops placed him under arrest and then charged with assault.

    The teen was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of fourth-degree assault and released the next day after making bail of $1,000.

    “I thought, ‘Oh, it’s just a kid pulling a prank,’” Olushola Bolonduro, 26, one of the organizers of the counter-protest, said, according to the Everett Herald. He said he would understand if the deputies were annoyed, or if they gave him a warning, but arresting him seemed petty.

    Indeed, it not only seemed petty, but it also seems illegal. When watching the video below, it is clear that no assault took place and both the teen and the donut touched nothing.

    The Herald obtained a copy of the arrest report in which Simoneschi wrote that the man had pushed the stick toward the plain clothes lieutenant’s face. The lieutenant was standing on a set of concrete stairs with a retaining wall and hand rail behind him, unable to back away, according to the report.

    That’s when Simoneschi pushed the man away, he wrote.

    “I observed (the man) move closer to (the lieutenant’s) face and that (the lieutenant) could not retreat any more or move out of (the man’s) way,” Simoneschi wrote. “I pushed (the man’s) arm and (the man) away from” the lieutenant, his report said.

    After, the young man “asked another protester, ‘did you get it’ and she stated, ‘yes I did,’” Simoneschi added.

    Even according to the marshal’s own report, literally no assault took place. Clearly, this arrest was over contempt of cop and not an issue of public safety.

    This teen will likely retain an attorney now and sue the department for civil rights violations all because cops threw a temper tantrum over a donut.


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    Assault on Officer Charges Dropped for 2 Men As Video Showed it was Self-Defense, Cop Arrested Instead

    Self-defense is a natural right; when laws are in place that protect incompetent police by removing one’s ability to protect one’s self, simply because the aggressor has a badge and a uniform, this is a human rights violation. All too often, entirely innocent people spend years in prison because they resisted an officer who was unlawfully arresting them. On the rare occasion, however, as the following case illustrates, sometimes justice is served.

    Two innocent men were arrested in January after Sgt. Welton Simpson Jr. attacked, arrested, and falsely charged them with assault. When news of the alleged assault on an officer went public in January, the community was outraged. However, now that the men were proven innocent and the cop is now facing charges, there is no outrage.

    “There was a lot of outrage in January. Where is the outrage now?” defense attorney Hunter Pruette said.

    WBAL reports that attorneys Natalie Finegar and Hunter Pruette are relieved but disturbed that it took six months to get the Baltimore City state’s attorney to drop the charges.

    “I’m relieved the case has been dismissed and is officially over with,” Finegar said. “We’re grateful to Marilyn Mosby for dismissing the case today, but it should have happened in January. He should have never been charged.”

    Luckily for Zayne Abdullah and Donnell Burgess — who were the victims of Simpson’s rage — video showed that the cop was the aggressor, not them.

    In January, Abdullah was charged with pushing and spitting on Simpson. However, his defense attorney pointed out that Simpson’s own body camera showed that was not true. Multiple eye-witnesses also disputed the official story.

    As the video shows, Simpson attacked Abdullah for no reason and took him to the ground. As Simpson pressed his weight onto his victim, Abdullah began to struggle to breathe, so Burgess jumped in to save his friend. He was then arrested for being a hero.

    “It’s not that hard to come out and see he’s being a hero, and why is it the defense bar that’s asking these questions and police and prosecutors should have done this a long time ago?” Pruette said.

    Thanks to the hard work of the attorneys, these two men are now free and Simpson was indicted last week. He was charged with giving a false statement to police and misconduct in office. Baltimore police suspended his police powers and placed him on administrative duties as their internal investigation continues.

    If convicted, Simpson faces the possibility of six months in prison — hardly a just sentence for falsely charging two men who would have spent a decade behind bars for Simpson’s lies.

    “And now in July, we get to the point the sergeant was not truthful in what happened that evening,” Finegar said.

    Defending yourself against an unlawful arrest is always just but not always viewed that way in the eyes of the state.

    The long-standing precedent set in State v. Mulvihill notes:

    “If in effectuating the arrest or the temporary detention the officers employs excessive and unnecessary force, the citizen may respond or counter with the use of reasonable force to protect himself, and if in doing so the officer is injured no criminal offense has been committed.”

    This case is used by many to claim you can resist any unlawful arrest. However, as the court noted, a citizen “loses his privilege of self-defense if he knows that if he submits to the officer, the officer’s excessive use of force will cease.”




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    High Level Cop Arrested for Using City Network, Google to Run Child Porn Ring While On Duty

    Dallas, TX — The taxpayers of Dallas, Texas may want to request a refund this week after finding out that they have been paying for a pedophile to distribute child porn to other disgusting pedophiles online. This high level cop’s entire operation was conducted on duty, on official government computers, and also on Google.

    According to federal court documents, Sr. Cpl. Daniel Lee Collins allegedly uploaded sexual photos of underage girls to various Google accounts using the City of Dallas internet network, according to the Department of Justice.

    According to the federal criminal complaint, Collins, a 35-year-old senior corporal assigned to Dallas Police Department’s Auto Theft Unit, was charged via criminal complaint with transportation of child pornography.

    “Law enforcement officers take an oath to protect and serve,” said U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox. “This defendant allegedly undermined that vow, preying upon our most vulnerable. The Department of Justice will not tolerate the exploitation of children – especially by our public servants.”

    The investigation began with a tip to the the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in May and another in June. The images were being uploaded from multiple accounts held by Collins. Google flagged the images – one uploaded on May 13 to an account tagged “Dan Collins” and two more uploaded on June 29 to an account tagged “John Smith.”

    An IT expert in Dallas later traced the IP addresses for the uploads and found them to be coming from the City of Dallas internet network. Investigators determined that the same Google accounts were also accessed from Collin’s residence, according to the federal complaint.

    In an interview with federal agents, Collins allegedly admitted to accessing the Google accounts and saving child pornography, according to court documents.

    Despite admitting to the heinous acts of exploiting children through the uploading of child pornography, Collin is still on the job. He has only been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

    But his blue privilege didn’t stop there.

    Likely due to his police officer status, Magistrate Judge David L. Horan denied the government’s motion for detention and granted Collins’ release on a personal recognizance bond. Imagine that. While people are paying thousands to bail themselves out over an arrest for possessing an arbitrary substance deemed illegal by the state, this child predator is allowed to walk out — bail free.

    WFAA reports that Collins has been released pending trial and must comply with conditions, which include no unsupervised contact with minors, no possession of pornographic material or any internet-capable devices.

    He also had been placed on a house curfew and is not allowed to travel outside the Northern District of Texas without permission from pretrial services, according to federal documents.

    If convicted of the crimes — which he already admitted to doing — Collins faces 20 years behind bars of which he should do every single one of them. Not only was this monster preying on society’s most vulnerable but he was doing so on the taxpayers’ dime, while on duty, and held a position in which society placed their trust in him.

    For betraying that trust, this pedophile should face far harsher consequences than a regular citizen. Unfortunately, however, this is actually the opposite of what normally happens. Most cops who abuse and prey on children get off with wrist slaps with many of them doing no jail at all.

    Trafficking in child porn is also quite common among cops.

    Only a week ago, TFTP reported on Sgt. James Robert Wissmann IV, 35, of the Baltimore Police Department who has been collecting a six figure annual salary over the years, on the taxpayer’s dime, all the while he’s been running a sophisticated child porn network. He was sentenced to just 4 years last week despite facing 5 times that sentence.


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