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Father playing guitar at park harassed by police.

MARIETTA, GA — June 1, 2013: A local resident was apparently deemed “too poor” to hang out and play his guitar while watching his son play in a public park located in a pricy area of Marietta, GA. He was … Continue reading

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Cobb County Police policies 2.13 & 2.14 – Disciplinary Investigations

MARIETTA, GA – May 15, 2015 — A Freedom of Information Act request for Cobb County Police Department policies on disciplinary investigations netted the following two PDF files: 213_Disciplinary Investigations 214_Disciplinary Actions #PolicyWatch #FOIA #ORA #GovtWatch #filmthepolice This is a series … Continue reading

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Steagald v. United States (SCOTUS)

QUOTE — Steagald v. United States, 451 U.S. 204 (1981). “The search at issue here took place in the absence of consent or exigent circumstances. Except in such special situations, we have consistently held that the entry into a home … Continue reading

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Backstory Comix – 09/30/2013

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Here is a story of police harassment in Cobb County, Georgia.  What is your story? (These cartoons are published pursuant to First Amendment free speech rights.) ###

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Everyday 1A: Will Cobb County be sued again? (5/31/2013)

Marietta, Georgia: Two Cobb County Sheriff’s Department deputies were ran down by an angry woman, leaving one of the deputies in direct need of surgery. But the story does not end there. An eyewitness captured footage of the woman’s arrest, … Continue reading

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