It's a nasty mix of police militarization and civil asset forfeiture.
Militarization of Police
The Illinois boy now suffers from severe PTSD and will walk with a limp for the rest of his life, the lawsuit says.
Police Agree To Pay Woman $750,000 After Raiding Her House and Killing Her Dog Over an Unpaid Gas Bill
The case highlights the dangers of using SWAT teams for anything and everything.
As governments and law enforcement agencies rush to incorporate facial recognition tech, California lawmakers have a chance to slam on the brakes.
The local police union promises to defy him.
Don't ignore the roles militarization and trigger-happy law enforcement tactics play.
"We are allowing our local police to access surplus military equipment, something the previous administration for some reason refused to do," Trump says. Wrong!
The outcome of this case may bring clarity to the property rights of Americans living in the shadow of police militarization.
Rand Paul: "Americans must never sacrifice their liberty for an illusive and dangerous, or false, security."
Gov. Terry McAuliffe says militia members at Saturday's Charlottesville rally had better equipment than state troopers. Not really.
The government doesn't want you to know how much it uses the mass surveillance devices.
2015 militarized raid resulted in "fifth-degree drug possession." That's the lowest drug charge possible.
Authorities want to play "War on Pot"-with helicopters and militarized raids-while they still can.
Donald Trump says he would rescind President Obama's executive order halting the transfer of military equipment to police.
Six Weeks Later, L.A. Sheriff's Department Admits They Killed an Innocent Man in Nighttime SWAT Raid
Donnell Thompson, a 27-year old black man, suffered from mental disabilities. He wasn't armed and had not committed a crime.
The cellphone tracking instrument has had questionable success.
"I don't understand...were you in the war? No, I killed a 107-year-old man"
The president met with police leaders after five officers were killed in Dallas.
Lawsuit alleges "excessive force, physical and verbal abuse, and wrongful arrests."
The first known "death by police robot" in Dallas raises ethical questions.
Blacks and whites are talking past each other instead of connecting. Sadly, there's no reason to think anything will change soon.
Black Lives Matter's DeRay Mckesson and Breitbart News' Lee Stranahan among over 100 journalists and protesters arrested over the weekend.
Despite calls to end the militarization of police, new report says "2014 and 2015 were peak years" for local PDs acquiring weapons, armored vehicles, and more.
City's police union chief says Republican conventions tend to be violent.
The parents of a boy who was nearly killed by a flashbang grenade settle the last of their legal claims.
SWAT team's heroic response to mass shooting leads to calls for more military gear for local cops.
Nikki Autry claimed she lied on a search warrant affidavit by mistake.
Killing Them Safely directors reveal questionable negative reviews.
The increasingly bad image of police around the country is their fault and nobody else's.
Mother Jones reveals hundreds of documents detailing local PDs requests for "combat style weapons, trucks, and armor" from the Pentagon.
Don't let the Left own this issue. They've been terrible.
A cop's indictment casts light on a drug raid that nearly killed a toddler.
It's a good thing no one got hurt.
Grenade launchers are out, but police will still be able to get armored vehicles.
A federal lawsuit argues that the botched raid was "reckless," "plainly incompetent," and "objectively unreasonable."
Arizona legislators make a pretty solid effort to shield cops from public scrutiny