The Police State. Are we there yet? In this local NBC news report you will see US cops shooting a man dead, punching women in the face, electrocuting someone pleading for mercy and screaming at a youngster on a skateboard while shoving him to the ground. But none of them are going to jail. Instead, Micheal Allinson is facing 75 years behind bars for 'eavesdropping on the police without their consent' when he recorded police coming to confiscate his car at his mother's home.

Update: 2 December 2011

State Appeals Decision in Michael Allison Case, 75 years in prison for recording the police