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How to Talk to Police

In this video, David R. Payne discusses what you should and should not say when talking to the police. It is very important to understand how what you say can be used against you, and how to guard yourself against this. The answer? Give questions, don’t answer them. If you like the work here then […]

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

The US criminal justice system is hopelessly broken, riddled with bad incentives and bad actors. In the wake of recent police shootings, Dr. Ed Stringham joins Jeff Deist to help us understand how and why private security firms could create vastly better outcomes for crime victims, society, and even perpetrators. This is a fascinating discussion […]

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Meet the New “Specially Protected Class” in Palm Beach and Beyond

by Will Grigg Adams Lin literally fainted as he read a court order authorizing federal marshals to confiscate his property. The officers seized his car, his designer clothes, a flat-screen television, golf clubs, computer, and even his treasured Samurai sword. Unlike countless other Americans who have been pillaged by federal law enforcement officials, Lin was […]

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The Broken Windows Theory of Policing Has Failed 

by Ryan McMaken One of the most successful ideological movements waged by government agencies in recent decades has been the so-called Broken Windows theory of policing. Popularized in the 1980s by George Kelling, the theory states that if minor violations are ignored — such as the breaking of a window on private property — then those […]

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