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Texas Cops – One on Paid Leave for Killing Man – Suspended with No Pay for Harassing PINAC Reporter

Texas Cops – One on Paid Leave for Killing Man – Suspended with No Pay for Harassing PINAC Reporter

With that arrogant bravado only a cop can muster, Austin police officer Jamess Maufrais pointed two flashlights into the lenses of two cameras held by PINAC reporter Phillip Turner last November, bragging about how he was "not intimidated" by citizens with cameras, thumbing his nose at h ...
Texas Assistant Police Chief Clocked at 92 MPH Gets Warning, Receives Ticket After Local Newspaper Obtains Dash Cam Footage

Texas Assistant Police Chief Clocked at 92 MPH Gets Warning, Receives Ticket After Local Newspaper Obtains Dash Cam Footage

A Texas assistant police chief received a warning and a chuckle after he was stopped by a fellow officer speeding at 92 mph in a 65-mph-speed zone last month. Now, the interim chief ordered his subordinate to be issued a ticket. But that was more than a month after the incident onl ...
WATCH: Texas TSA Agent Conducts Intrusive and Invasive Search on Young Boy

WATCH: Texas TSA Agent Conducts Intrusive and Invasive Search on Young Boy

A TSA agent in Texas was captured on camera by the mother of a young boy conducting a pat-down that many on social media say amounts to an inappropriate search during a detainment that lasted more than an hour, resulting in the family missing their flight. Grapevine resident Jennifer ...
WATCH: Texas Cops Forcefully Remove and Arrest Activist for Recording Legislative Hearing on Anti-Abortion Bill

WATCH: Texas Cops Forcefully Remove and Arrest Activist for Recording Legislative Hearing on Anti-Abortion Bill

Texas state troopers forcefully dragged an activist out of the State Capital during a public committee hearing on a bill seeking to restrict abortions after a committee chairman announced orders for her stop live streaming footage of her political representatives in action even though Te ...
WATCH: Texas Deputy Respects PINAC Reporter’s Right to Record Naval Base Because it’s not Against the Law

WATCH: Texas Deputy Respects PINAC Reporter’s Right to Record Naval Base Because it’s not Against the Law

A Texas deputy responding to call of suspicious activity about a PINAC reporter recording outside a military base not only ended up respecting his right to record the base from public, but his right to remain anonymous. However, Kleberg County sheriff's deputy E. Gonzalez acknowledged ...
Two Texas Police Commanders Stripped of Duties in Investigation of Leaked Body Cam Video

Two Texas Police Commanders Stripped of Duties in Investigation of Leaked Body Cam Video

Two high-ranking Texas police officers were stripped of their command duties as the department investigates who leaked a body cam video showing a cop arresting a black woman and her daughter after they had called police for help. Fort Worth Assistant Chief Abdul Pridgen and Deputy Chi ...
WATCH: Texas Cops Threaten PINAC Reporter with Make-Believe Law for Video Recording Police Station

WATCH: Texas Cops Threaten PINAC Reporter with Make-Believe Law for Video Recording Police Station

Texas cops handcuffed and detained PINAC reporter David Worden earlier this month, threatening to jail him for breaking a make-believe law for recording police station from a public sidewalk. The Missouri City police station, southwest of Houston, is in plain view of the public right ...
Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

The U.S. Court of  Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in a 2-1 decision that the public has the First Amendment right to record activities of law enforcement because it ensures cops "are not abusing their power." The majority ruling came in response to the court's considera ...