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April 11, 2015

Police Violation Caught On Camera

Some creepy shit goes on out there. Hard to know 100% on this because these guys are professional videographers and they were able to edit this the way they wanted but there is still a lot of strange stuff going on like the missing camera cards etc.

Link with a lot more info on this: http://photographyisnotacrime.com/2014/08/broward-deputies-violently-arrest-men-video-recording-destroying-evidence/

Update, here is what they posted just yesterday on this:

UhOhMonkeyTV 1 day ago
These officers are still employed by the Broward County Sheriff's Office at Deerfield Beach, FL and there's still no civil attorney who wants to help us with this case. On February 27th 2014, Ace Barros was pleaded guilty from the charges he received and that is the latest update. If anyone knows an attorney who can help us recuperate from this incident, please contact us via email. Thanks for everyone's support! God bless...

April 11, 2015

Susana Martinez: New Mexico Governor Signs Bill Aiming to Ban Civil Asset Forfeiture

Source: Albuquerque Journal

Gov. Susana Martinez does not like the term “policing for profit,” but she still signed into law today a measure aimed at barring law enforcement from seizing money, cars or other types of property from people on civil grounds during an arrest or traffic stop on suspicion the property was connected to a crime.

The civil asset forfeiture legislation, House Bill 560, was approved unanimously by both the New Mexico House and Senate but Martinez did not act on the measure until today, her final day to sign or veto bills passed during the 60-day session.

In an executive message explaining her decision to sign the bill, Martinez said that as a former prosecutor she understands the importance of protecting constitutional rights and innocent property owners.

However, the Republican governor took issue with the term “policing for profit,” which backers of the legislation have used to describe civil asset forfeiture.

Read more: http://www.abqjournal.com/567598/politics/civil-asset-forfeiture-bill-signed-into-law-by-gov-susana-martinez.html

This may be the first good decision she has made so far. Fortunately this is a big deal!

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