Category: Rent-a-cops

New Orleans Cop Sentenced to Life for Rape of Girl as Jail Inmate Vows to Rape Him

New Orleans Cop Sentenced to Life for Rape of Girl as Jail Inmate Vows to Rape Him

  A New Orleans police officer was sentenced last week to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Michael Thomassie, 41, who in August was convicted of raping a 7-year-old girl more than 10 years ago, was sentenced by the New Orleans Parish criminal courts Judge Trac ...
Austin Police Lieutenant Fired for Failing to Report Misconduct as Abusive Cops Caught on Camera Protected

Austin Police Lieutenant Fired for Failing to Report Misconduct as Abusive Cops Caught on Camera Protected

An Austin police lieutenant was fired for failure to report a colleague’s misconduct and for trying to sabotage an internal investigation. Austin police Chief Art Acevedo fired Lt. Johnny McMiller last Monday. A memo of the incident was made public on Tuesday, which you can read here. ...
Ohio Grandfather of 13 Nearly Shot by Courthouse Security Guard Who Knew He Was Unarmed

Ohio Grandfather of 13 Nearly Shot by Courthouse Security Guard Who Knew He Was Unarmed

Readers and activists throughout central Ohio have been following the recent arrest of Mike Skidmore, a PINAC journalist and local correspondent on assignment for the Ashland Free Press. When Mike Skidmore asked his county commissioners to hold a meeting about private security practic ...
Video Shows Ohio Security Guard Pull Gun on PINAC Correspondent During Struggle to Seize his Camera

Video Shows Ohio Security Guard Pull Gun on PINAC Correspondent During Struggle to Seize his Camera

A video obtained by Photography is Not a Crime shows a court security guard approach PINAC correspondent Mike Skidmore and try to snatch his camera before Skidmore punches him repeatedly in the face, prompting the guard to pull out his gun and open fire. Meanwhile, another security gu ...
Florida Security Guard Calls Sheriff on PINAC’s Jeff Gray for Recording Public Records Request

Florida Security Guard Calls Sheriff on PINAC’s Jeff Gray for Recording Public Records Request

When Photography is Not a Crime's own Jeff Gray is not being detained by law enforcement for exercising his rights, he is auditing bureaucrats to ensure they comply with Florida open government laws. Typically, submitting a request for public records is a mundane affair. However, G ...
Las Vegas Security Guards Beat Man for Dancing; Swipe Camera from Witness Recording Beating

Las Vegas Security Guards Beat Man for Dancing; Swipe Camera from Witness Recording Beating

A Las Vegas security guard ripped the phone out of a man's hands as he was recording a group of other security guards beating a man for having danced on the sidewalk, smashing the phone on the sidewalk and damaging it. The video survived showing about a minute of security guards pilin ...
Philadelphia Man Sues After Video Evidence Proves False Arrest on Terrorism Charges

Philadelphia Man Sues After Video Evidence Proves False Arrest on Terrorism Charges

Roger Vanderklok only wanted to file a complaint. Instead, he was taken to jail. After being questioned by Transportation Security Administration workers at Philadelphia International Airport about some PowerBars and a watch in his bag, Vanderklok was accosted by TSA supervisor Charle ...