7 Blog Posts From the FOIA Tag


Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money

This post first appeared in August 2019 as the oos E-Newsletter #502. Society has trouble talking about police misconduct in any meaningful way. If we question police actions, it looks as if we don’t support them. In reality, most of us do support the brave men and women who put themselves on the line every day […]

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

This article was adapted from information on the oos’s speed trap registry website, www.speedtrap.org, a listing of speed traps submitted by drivers across the country. Check out the oos Speed Trap Issues page HERE. Speed traps are often used by municipalities as a method of generating revenue to run the government. “Safety” is given as the […]

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #502

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #502

Society has trouble talking about police misconduct in any meaningful way. If we question police actions, it looks as if we don’t support them. In reality, most of us do support the brave men and women who put themselves on the line every day for our safety. When traffic stops are the most common daily […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

Editor’s Note: The oos encourages all motorists to fight every ticket.  Here is part 1 of a 2 part refresher course from our newsletter series on how to Fight Your Ticket from 2015. Information is still pertinent.  A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1: oos E-Newsletter #336 Helping oos members fight traffic tickets is foundational […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: oos E-Newsletter #494

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: oos E-Newsletter #494

As one of the oos’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]

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