Category: Citizens vs. Government

Awarded for Bravery, But Fears a Camera, Officer Assaults Cameraman

Awarded for Bravery, But Fears a Camera, Officer Assaults Cameraman

PINAC Correspondent Felipe Hernandez (highdesert community watch news network) and his then 16-year-old son Elijah were out and about on a beautiful spring afternoon capturing video and stills of the San Bernardino County Government Complex in downtown San Bernardino, California on May 1 ...
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 ...
EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

Miami-Dade County's State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle is censoring at least 100 of her critics on Twitter, including a dozen accounts either named Darren Rainey or with the deceased man's profile image. We have pictures to prove it. It all started when the prosecutor sent a ...
Miami Beach Commissioner: “We Need to Give the Cops Back their Bullets, Remove their Body Cams”

Miami Beach Commissioner: “We Need to Give the Cops Back their Bullets, Remove their Body Cams”

A Miami Beach commissioner with her eye on a U.S. Congressional seat wants to remove police body cameras from officers because she believes it restricts them from doing their job. Kristen Rosen Gonzalez also believes Miami Beach police – whom she refers to as "troops" – were stripped ...
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 ...