Meet The Police Chief Who Quoted ‘American Sniper’ In His Non-Apology For A Dead Informant

Tom Dunham:

Cops got a kid killed of $80 of marijuana.

Originally posted on UPROXX:


There’s been some news coverage recently about the controversial law enforcement practice of using college-aged drug informants. Basically, the way it works is, a student tries to buy a small amount of drugs from an undercover agent, is then threatened with a strict sentence, and instead agrees to become an informant. Trouble is, being a snitch is dangerous, and informants end up deadallthe time.

That’s what happened recently to Andrew Sadek, a 20-year-old student at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton.

Sadek himself was entrapped by a C.I. who bought marijuana from him on two occasions. Although the total value of the sales was just $80, Sadek faced up to 20 years in prison because the sales occurred in a “school zone.” He agreed to do to others what had been done to him, buying marijuana at SEMCA’s [Southeast Multi-County Agency Drug Task Force] direction…

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Two San Francisco Cops Found Guilty

Ian Furminger and Ed Robles were found guilty in a federal police corruption trial in San Francisco.

The investigation was launched after videos of police misconduct in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco were brought to light by Public Defender Jeff Adachi. While prosecutions were late and few, getting anything at all to stick to a cop is an achievement.

via Two San Francisco Cops Found Guilty • SelectQuote Review.

Ferguson Tea Party

Which is more like the Boston Tea Party, the Ferguson protests or the Tea Party? I know that there can be a tendency to dismiss such a protest, by saying “Look at those people destroying their own neighborhood.” But they have forced the world to notice Ferguson, which really were pretty long odds. The community seems pretty organized, and really they are showing a fair amount of restraint.

via Ferguson Tea Party • SelectQuote Review.


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