posted on Nov, 19 2009 @ 06:17 AM
The police now a days are like a paramilitary group, and even in London some of there new vehicles are like APC's i get a feeling that yhey are
gearing up for some thing big.
There have been 3000 new laws in nine years and that's just the UK.
The 3,000-plus offenses have been driven on to the statute book by an administration that has faced repeated charges of meddling in the everyday
lives of citizens, from restricting freedom of speech to planning to issue identity cards to all adults.
Here is a new law in the UK that is the most worrying of them all have a read.
Draconian police powers designed to deprive crime barons of luxury lifestyles are being extended to councils, quangos and agencies to use against the
public, The Times has learnt.
The right to search homes, seize cash, freeze bank accounts and confiscate property will be given to town hall officials and civilian investigators
employed by organisations as diverse as Royal Mail, the Rural Payments Agency and Transport for London.
The measure, being pushed through by Alan Johnson, the Home Secretary, comes into force next week and will deploy some of the most powerful tools
available to detectives against fare dodgers, families in arrears with council tax and other minor offenders.
The radical extension of the Proceeds of Crime Act, through a Statutory Instrument which is not debated by parliament, has been condemned by the
chairman of the Police Federation. Paul McKeever said that he was shocked to learn that the decision to hand over “intrusive powers” to people who
were not police was made without consultation or debate.
Here's the link, if you wanna read the rest