Iowa: Random cars to be selected in traffic checkpoint Friday

Illegal check points

Illegal checkpoints continue to spread across the nation

KCCI
Oct. 3, 2013

The Central Iowa Traffic Safety Task Force is planning a traffic safety checkpoint in western Polk County on Friday night.

Authorities said vehicles will be systematically chosen by officers to enter the checkpoint. For example, it may be decided that every fifth vehicle will be directed to a station within the checkpoint.

Authorities said that once stopped, drivers can expect a brief visual verification that turn signals, brake lights, and headlights are functioning properly and that current licensing, registration and insurance documentation check.

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Shock Video Shows Police Forcibly Drawing Blood

Man screams “what country is this” as cops strap him down

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
June 28, 2013

Shock video out of Georgia shows police strapping down citizens accused of drunk driving before using a needle forcibly draw blood as the victim screams, “what country is this?”

The policy of police obtaining a warrant to draw blood from those merely suspected of being drunk at a DUI checkpoint or a routine traffic stop has been in place for years across many states, but to actually see it in action is disturbing.

The clip shows individuals being strapped down on a padded table at the Gwinnett County jail. Even those who show no resistance whatsoever are forcibly restrained and have their heads pressed down by an officer using his elbow.

“We all are American citizens and you guys have me strapped to a table like I’m in Guantanamo f***ing Bay,” complains another victim of the blood draw.

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