‘Never Get Busted’ Filmmaker Barry Cooper Arrested for ‘KopBusters’ Reality Show

NGBAKopBusters is a new project from Never Get Busted Again filmmaker and activist Barry Cooper:

[We] were discussing the thousands of citizens who sent emails to NeverGetBusted asking for help regarding krooked kops in their communities. Formerly one of our nation’s top drug enforcement officers, [Barry Cooper] has first hand knowledge of the korruption the American Drug War produces. He knew the constant flow of emails complaining of civil rights violations, specifically the 4th Amendment (unreasonable search and seizure), were true.

Barry Cooper says his arrest last week was in retaliation for his “KopBusting” and was politically motivated:

As hard as it was on my family for myself to go to jail … it’s nothing compared to how hundreds of thousands of families feel every year, because of those raids. Other families do not have the resources nor the experience or the knowledge to safely make it through a raid, so when they’re raided, they can’t and don’t and won’t fight back. So my family is fighting back for those families.

As far as I know, there’s no other human or family exposing cop corruption. The proof that cops will retaliate if you expose them, is our arrest and the raid they conducted on my home. For that exact reason, other families just take it. This happened to my family because I caught and filmed one of their officers stealing drug money.

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  • radiac

    Cops use entrapment tactics all the time, so why not the citizens? Good stuff, Barry.

    • http://disinfo.com Disinformation

      Good point radiac. There has been a rigorous debate on this post:

      “The Police Aren’t Legally Obligated To Protect You”

      http://disinfo.com/2010/03/the-police-arent

      So fair to say, Barry Cooper has made himself a part of that discussion…

  • Rory Jackson

    Well thats just messed up. The news team added in the question “what would you say to the skeptics who say this is a publicity stunt” which then made Cooper sound like a self publicizing idiot. Listen for the difference in audio. I mean Cooper is still a bit of a twat, but that doesn’t mean you just fabricate part of an interview.

    Man I hate American news.

  • Rory Jackson

    Well thats just messed up. The news team added in the question “what would you say to the skeptics who say this is a publicity stunt” which then made Cooper sound like a self publicizing idiot. Listen for the difference in audio. I mean Cooper is still a bit of a twat, but that doesn't mean you just fabricate part of an interview.

    Man I hate American news.

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