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A cop watcher gave an interview to a Fox reporter, then it became evidence against him

The limits of the First Amendment are put to the test by veteran Eric Brandt, a cop watcher and member of the Occupy Denver Movement….

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Police Brutality Protesters Met With More Brutality: Is Martial Law Next?

Police across the US have met protesters with violence, tear gas, and rubber bullets. We speak with Otto the Watchdog, injured by police in Denver,…

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American Police Have Stashed Away Billions-And You Are Paying The Bill

The first part of our investigation into the hidden costs of policing reveals the exorbitant amount of money funneled to police through police pension funds;…

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Despite Crisis, Auditors Continue To Confront Aggressive Policing

PAR guest James Freeman discusses the aftermath of a police chase that nearly killed two bystanders: a mother and her three-year-old child. The post Despite…

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In A Pandemic, The US Addiction To Incarceration Comes Back To Haunt Us

For decades, police could surveil and drug test thousands of Americans every day. Why can’t those same resources be used for coronavirus testing? Police Accountability…

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Are Police Targeting Rural America for Mass Incarceration?

There has been an explosion of incarceration in rural communities across America. PAR explores the profit motive that has stimulated this rapid increase in our…

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‘They Know Who I Am’: Auditor Arrested Again—While Playing a Video Game

Disabled veteran and First Amendment activist Blind Justice returns to PAR, saying he and his wife were threatened with violence and arrest while playing PokemonGo…

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Police Arrest Man for Holding a Sign, But That Was Just the Beginning

The arrest of an auditor for holding a sign was just the first in a series of questionable charges that raise fundamental questions about the…

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