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Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

By Jake Dima and  Spencer Landis  Several top universities and professors are pushing back against a recent ICE mandate that could deport international students taking only online courses.  Online-only schooling has become commonplace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but college professors at some institutions have sought to establish in-person dummy classes to shield international […]

LA City Council Okays Replacing Cops With Community Responders For Non-Violent Calls

LA City Council Okays Replacing Cops With Community Responders For Non-Violent Calls

By Jake Dima  The Los Angeles City Council approved a measure Tuesday that would allow unarmed community responders to step in for uniformed officers on non-violent calls, according to news reports. The local government’s initiative was unanimous and will replace cops on calls for drug overdoses and mental health issues, among other non-violent situations, according to CBS […]

Here Are The Cities That Spend The Most And The Least Of Their Budgets On Police Forces: Study

Here Are The Cities That Spend The Most And The Least Of Their Budgets On Police Forces: Study

By Jake Dima  Major cities spend anywhere from less than 5% to over 50% of their budgets on police, and per capita cost on residents varies dramatically in different places, a study conducted by a business insurance advisory firm showed. Springfield, Missouri, leads the pack and spends about 50.7% of its $154 million budget on its […]

FLASHBACK: Free Speech Doesn’t Allow Protesters To Camp Out For Months, New York Supreme Court Ruled

FLASHBACK: Free Speech Doesn’t Allow Protesters To Camp Out For Months, New York Supreme Court Ruled

By Jake Dima  The New York State Supreme Court ruled against Occupy Wall Street encampments in 2011, stating that free speech is not a justification to camp somewhere for months on end. Occupy Wall Street — a series of demonstrations protesting economic inequality — had its epicenter in privately-owned Zuccotti Park in Manhattan. Protesters maintained the idea […]

Federal Charges For Rioters Include Impersonating A Cop, Possession Of An Improvised Weapon, Arson

Federal Charges For Rioters Include Impersonating A Cop, Possession Of An Improvised Weapon, Arson

By Jake Dima  The Department of Justice released a host of federal charges that included offenses ranging from impersonating a police officer to wielding an improvised firearm during nationwide protesting and rioting over George Floyd’s death. A Milwaukee man allegedly aimed a laser pointer at an FBI aircraft, another in North Carolina was suspected of threatening […]

Man Charged With Killing David Dorn Previously Convicted For A Felony. He Didn’t Serve A Single Day, Court Docs Show

Man Charged With Killing David Dorn Previously Convicted For A Felony. He Didn’t Serve A Single Day, Court Docs Show

By Jake Dima  The man charged with killing former St. Louis Police Capt. David Dorn was convicted of a felony, but he never served a single day behind bars, court records show. Stephan Cannon, 24, was supposed to be locked up for seven years following a 2014 robbery conviction, but he received a suspended execution of […]

This Is David Dorn, The Retired Police Captain Killed By Looters While Defending A Local Store

This Is David Dorn, The Retired Police Captain Killed By Looters While Defending A Local Store

By Jake Dima  Retired St. Louis Police Department Captain David Dorn was killed early Tuesday morning outside of a local pawn shop he was reportedly defending from suspected looters, more than 40 years after his time at the police academy, and 13 years after his retirement from the police department. Dorn, 77, died at 2:30 a.m. […]

Live TV Shows Looters Arguing With Armed Store Owners ‘About Why They Can’t Break In’

Live TV Shows Looters Arguing With Armed Store Owners ‘About Why They Can’t Break In’

By Jake Dima  A live TV broadcast showed a group of suspected looters in Los Angeles confront business owners bearing long guns for not allowing them to break in to stores. “There’s a standoff here arguing about why they can’t break into the place,” a Fox 11 TV reporter said during a live broadcast Sunday evening. Soon […]

Citizens In California Can Refuse To Help Officers In Distress Through New Bill

Citizens In California Can Refuse To Help Officers In Distress Through New Bill

  JAKE DIMA CONTRIBUTOR Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill that allows citizens to refuse assistance to law enforcement officers in distress who require aid during arrests. Newsom struck down the The California Posse Comitatus Act of 1872 that gave misdemeanor penalties for any “able bodied” individual over 18-years-old that declined to help […]

California Town Declares Itself Second Amendment Sanctuary City

California Town Declares Itself Second Amendment Sanctuary City

Jake Dima | Contributor   Needles, California, has declared itself a sanctuary city for the Second Amendment and plans to resist some of California’s restrictive gun laws, which they say infringe on their right to keep and bear arms. Needles’ city council voted unanimously to make the declaration, but its reported that this will have […]

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