Author: Andrew Meyer

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Texas Judge Admits Many Small Towns Fund Entire Police Budget Through Speeding Ticket Quotas

Texas Judge Admits Many Small Towns Fund Entire Police Budget Through Speeding Ticket Quotas

Retired judge David Viscarde came forward recently, saying a small town in Texas – and likely several others – put excessive pressure on the municipal courts to collect revenue via speeding tickets. In an interview with WFAA, Viscarde stated the following: The pressure to collect rev ...
Retired 84-year-old U.S. Army General “Ashamed To Be An American” After Police Violently Handcuffed Him Over Chinese Food Delivery Dispute

Retired 84-year-old U.S. Army General “Ashamed To Be An American” After Police Violently Handcuffed Him Over Chinese Food Delivery Dispute

William “Bill” Livsey, 84, of Fayetteville, Georgia is a retired four-star U.S. Army general and Silver Star recipient for heroism. On August 15, Livsey ordered Chinese food delivery to his home and got into a dispute with the driver over the $80.60 order when the general's debit card ...
Philadelphia Police Officer Threatens to Take Man’s Car Unless He Donates to Police Fundraiser

Philadelphia Police Officer Threatens to Take Man’s Car Unless He Donates to Police Fundraiser

"Either you buy these or I take your car. 'Cause it's unregistered." On Thursday, a video posted to Facebook showed Philadelphia police officer Matthew Zagursky threatening to take a man's car unless he bought tickets to "Philadelphia's Hero Thrill Show," a police fundraiser to raise ...
Florida College Cop Follows PINAC Reporter After Public Records Requests, Demands Identification

Florida College Cop Follows PINAC Reporter After Public Records Requests, Demands Identification

At the Orange Park campus on St. Johns River State College, a public university in Florida, PINAC investigative reporter Jeff Gray conducted a public records request – and was succinctly denied by the state college administrators. "I explained to her I was doing a public records reque ...
Virginia Deputy Charged with Felony After Throwing Man Onto Highway and Falsely Arresting Him

Virginia Deputy Charged with Felony After Throwing Man Onto Highway and Falsely Arresting Him

And now for a remarkable story that only came to light because of a local news team based in Washington D.C. Stuart Fitzgerald spent 30 days in a Northern Virginia jail after a traffic stop where then Orange County Virginia deputy Carl Story threw Fitzgerald onto a four-lane highway a ...