Saturday, March 13, 2010

Precrime Arrest: the “Proactive Approach”

Karen DeCoster
LRC Blog -

In Oregon, a disgruntled government employee who was placed on leave was arrested for legally buying guns. He was taken into custody by a team of SWAT soldiers wearing the standard military garb, and he was sent in for a mental health evaluation. The arrest was justified by “concern” on the part of the Oregon police state. In fact, they were “extremely concerned” the man might retaliate against his government employers. Again, the “concern ” was reason enough for arrest and a mental evaluation.

Are those halogen headlights on his ballistic shield? Indeed.