Radley Balko makes a compelling case that the militarized police is the type of standing army our Founders said was inconsistent with liberty.
As Americans gathered around their televisions Sunday night to watch the showdown between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, an FBI sting operation had already successfully rescued from the sex trade 16 juveniles, some as young as 13, and more than 50 adult women who were brought to New Jersey by their pimps in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
A candidate for mayor of San Jose has offered a plan to grant police access to privately owned surveillance cameras.
On Wednesday the Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in Abramski v. United States, a case where it will be decided if someone can purchase a gun on behalf of another person — a straw man gun purchase.
The towering list of appalling evidence of corruption by former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife Maureen presented to the grand jury has effectively ended McDonnell's political career.
Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, the U.S. Army private whose divulgence of classified materials to WikiLeaks in 2010 resulted in his 35-year prison sentence, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence.
The Justice Department is facing criticism over what some are calling a “sham” of an investigation into the IRS scandal involving the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups. While some assert that the Justice Department should not be pursuing charges against the IRS after an investigation allegedly found no evidence, others are stating that the investigation has been nothing more than a façade.
Although police are taking millions from the Department of Homeland Security, there is no corresponding reduction in crime.
At last, a "street-level" cop with good sense shows up in Detroit, where crime statistics are dropping, right on cue.
In the latest explosive twist to the Obama administration’s deadly “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal, one of the key whistleblowers has now identified the FBI as a crucial player in the infamous 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. According to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson, the criminals responsible for murdering border agent Terry were actually working for the two FBI operatives at the center of the Obama administration’s deadly plot to arm Mexican drug cartels.