Illinois passes bill making it illegal to record police

Last week, lawmakers in Illinois passed a bill that would make it a felony to secretly tape any “private conversations.” The bill held steeper punishments for those recording the police.  From International Business Times: Critics of the proposed law claim it would scare citizens from recording interactions with law enforcement, following a number of high-profile […]

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Large number of police shootings do not end with prosecutions

A Missouri grand jury’s decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown can be now added to a long list of police shooting investigations that show that more officers walk free than not. The panel was tasked with figuring out if Wilson had probable cause when he killed […]

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