Category Archives: Cop Watch

Texas Police Are Tracking Your Every Move – Right Now – Through Automatic License Plate Readers Databases: Anyone Bother to Get Your Okay?

Automatic License Plate Readers, also known as License Plate Recognition Devices, have creeped into the daily routines of police departments across the State of Texas and elsewhere under the guise of cutting edge law enforcment technology used to capture criminals.  What the American public and the Texas citizenry are not being told is that it’s…


Texas Cops To Get Cameras on Their Heads: Now Will We See Even More Bad Acts than Dashcams Have Revealed?

Within the next 60 days, Austin police officers on foot and bike patrols will be participating in a national study on the effectiveness of having law enforcement wear little video cameras on their heads. That’s right: they will have little tiny web cabs on their caps or hats — or attached to their ears, like…


Plano Case Spotlights the Danger of Flashlights Strapped to Cop Guns: People Get Shot

The Dallas Morning News is helping spread the word this week about the dangers of a new gizmo that police departments around the country are using: the flashlight strapped onto a police pistol, its lens directly beneath the barrel of the gun.  More and more police departments are using these things.  Problem is, like the…


Six Veteran Fort Worth Cops Fired Yesterday for Theft – Felony Charges Should Follow

Police officers getting caught violating the law for whatever reason is always alarming, but it’s especially disconcerting when there’s a group of cops involved and they’ve been on the force long enough to really, really know better. Fort Worth Cops Fired for Faking Traffic Tickets to Boost Their Pay Yesterday, six (6) Fort Worth police…


Texas Cops’ Dashboard Cam Videotapes Alleged Excessive Force Against Motorcyclist

The parents of the 26-year-old man diagnosed with bipolar disorder are alleging excessive force by the Rockwall County law enforcement officers, who first chased the guy for 7 miles along Interstate 30 on September 16, 2010, before tackling him off the bike after he had come to a full stop on the side of the road and…


Texas Highway Patrolman Mistakes US Army 1st Cavalry for Gang/Drug Organization

On Veteran’s Day last week, we posted a video showing you what happened during a recent, local traffic stop where an American Soldier who had served eleven (11) years with the 1st Cavalry of the U.S. Army, was driving along on his way back from getting his daughter settled in here at prestigious Southern Methodist University (SMU). As he was returning back home…


Another Texas Police Beating Caught by Video Dashcam

Technology serves justice this go-round, as another dashcam has provided eyeball testimony of Texas law enforcement using excessive force on a citizen.  However, this time there’s a twist:  the Dallas Police Chief has already fired one of the police officers on the video, and it’s reported that there will be a recommendation to the D.A. that police…


Texas Cops Kill Another Suspect with Taser Stun Gun

Within months of Fort Worth offering up $2 million settlement in the Cop-Taser death of Michael Jacobs, a Dallas police officer repeatedly used a stun gun to stop a man running away from the cops last Sunday morning — and that man, identified as Freddie Lee Lockett of Irving, has died.   From media reports, we know…


Paris Hilton – Special Treatment During Cocaine Bust or At the Station? Sure. You Betcha.

Usually, this blog serves as a record of bad acts by Texas law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, or other members of the local criminal justice system.  However, it’s just too tempting to ponder the latest antics of Paris Hilton, after reading that long before her recent felony arrest, Ms. Hilton tweeted a photo of the identical purse…


Fort Worth Cops – Excessive Force Caught on Video? Watch and Decide for Yourself.

Carey Cass Hudson admits to being charged with driving drunk and being hauled down to the Fort Worth jail — but he’s not defending against a DWI charge. Nope, Hudson is fighting Fort Worth law enforcement by accusing the cops of using excessive force against him down at the station. And Carey Cass Hudson has it all…