Tag: Florida

Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead Police Department (HPD), in South Florida, has myriad problems respecting the First Amendment. I went to HPD this week to serve some officers in a civil rights suit, the story was covered earlier. While entering I discovered that HPD still has not learned that photography is no ...
Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
WATCH: Surveillance Video of Florida Cop Shooting Retired Librarian during “Shoot/Don’t Shoot” Training Exercise Released

WATCH: Surveillance Video of Florida Cop Shooting Retired Librarian during “Shoot/Don’t Shoot” Training Exercise Released

The surveillance video showing Punta Gorda police officer Lee Coel shooting and killing a retired librarian during a "shoot/don't shoot" citizen's academy training exercise last year was obtained by a local television news station, showing the cop dressed in a hoodie and playing the role ...
WATCH: Florida Mom Outraged After 10-Year-Old Autistic Son Arrested at School Trying to Take Test

WATCH: Florida Mom Outraged After 10-Year-Old Autistic Son Arrested at School Trying to Take Test

A 10-year-old autistic Florida boy who had been expelled from school last year returned to the same school last week after receiving an invitation to take a standard assessment test. But he was promptly arrested for a warrant neither he or his mother were aware even existed. His mo ...
The Florida Cop who Feared a Toy Truck was a Loaded Gun was Charged with a Felony

The Florida Cop who Feared a Toy Truck was a Loaded Gun was Charged with a Felony

Despite the usual twisting of the truth from the Police PR Spin Machine, the North Miami cop who opened fire on an unarmed man with his hands in the air last year was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony attempted manslaughter. North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda was also ...