Breaking Ground on the New PINAC

We were hoping to spruce this up before introducing it, but we were forced to republish the entire site on our new WordPress theme after an emergency breakdown where we were offline for more than 24 hours. We need to completely rebuild, so this will be a work in progress. You can already see the difference. But the design will ...

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Man “Banned” from Tuscon Police Department Building for Requesting Public Records

Earlier this month, PINAC correspondent Raymond Rodden submitted a public records request to the Tucson Police Department. He then received a voicemail from the public records department stating he could inspect the records he requested as they were now available, so Rodden went down to the police station. But as soon as he entered, he was informed he was banned from the ...

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FSU Football Staff Yells at Photographers in Public Park, Tells Them Not to Take Pictures

Adam Himmelsbach of the The Courier-Journal was walking near Waterfront Park in Louisville when he heard that the Florida State football team was practicing in the park. Himmelsbach walked towards the grass where the team was practicing and saw Florida State staff members guarding the perimeter. When he took out his phone to take a picture, the staff members freaked out. ...

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Antonio Buehler Found Not Guilty After Austin Cop Breaks Blue Code of Silence, Testifying on his Behalf

  Deliberations in the trial of Peaceful Streets Project founder Antonio Buehler lasted five hours before a Texas jury returned with a not guilty verdict Wednesday after an Austin police officer surprisingly testified on Buehler’s behalf – most likely losing his job in the process. Buehler was on trial for an incident that occured on New Years Eve of 2012 where ...

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California Cops Caught Stealing and Sharing Naked Pictures of Women Reveal Larger Network of Disgusting Behavior

Five days after being detained in Martinez County jail for driving drunk through a San Francisco Bay area suburb, a 23-year old woman was flipping through her iPad when she came to a terrible realization. Nude photographs of her had been forwarded to an unknown number while she was locked up. California Highway Patrolman Sam Harrington later admitted to searching ...

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PINAC Interviews Florida Attorney General Candidate on Right to Record/Public Records Issue

“The right to photograph is the same as free speech. Somtimes that freedom is inconvenient, but it is a fundamental right.” – George Sheldon, Esq. and Florida Attorney General Candidate Florida Attorney General candidate George Sheldon is an old-school Florida political candidate in the mold of Bob Butterworth or Bill McCollum. They’re gentlemen who respected the law; agree or disagree with their ...

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NYPD Officers Strip-Search, Assault, Arrest and Charge Man with Jaywalking for Recording Cops

In case you thought tales of the NYPD couldn’t get any worse, here comes the story of Jose LaSalle. Exactly one month ago, LaSalle, 44, was recording NYPD officers to protect against police abuse, when he himself became the target of police abuse. Oh, the irony. The painful, humiliating irony, as cops grabbed LaSalle’s camera, threw him against a fence, ...

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