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Dec 2, 2009
Police investigate Scientology — The Age (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Nick O'Malley
Source: The Age (Australia)
NSW police are investigating allegations of abuse and bullying in the Church of Scientology made in a series of letters from former members tabled in Federal Parliament by independent senator Nick Xenophon. The most senior executive to defect from the church, US-based Marty Rathbun, has said the allegations, including coercion to have abortions and donate money, were unwritten church policy, dictated from its head office, according to a speech by Greens MP John Kaye in the NSW upper house. "My office ...
Nov 19, 2009
Police take up Scientology complaints — The Australian
Type: Press
Author(s): Natasha Bita
Source: The Australian
KEVIN Rudd raised concerns about the Church of Scientology yesterday, as NSW police began investigating complaints from seven former Scientologists. The Prime Minister said he intended to examine allegations against the church before deciding whether to back independent senator Nick Xenophon's demand for a Senate inquiry. Senator Xenophon told parliament on Tuesday that Scientology was a "criminal organisation" hiding behind religion. In response to that statement, Mr Rudd said the senator was making "grave allegations". "Many people in Australia have real ...
Oct 20, 2009
School drops program due to ties to church — Washington Missourian (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): Gregg Jones
Source: Washington Missourian (Missouri)
Union public schools will not participate in a crime prevention program due to its link to the Church of Scientology. Crime Free Missouri, founded by Union veterinarian Dr. Ava Frick, is an anti-drug campaign with the intent to "educate about the hazards and pitfalls and misconceptions around drugs; street drugs, alcohol, inhalants, and prescriptions." The program includes literature and drug take-back programs associated with Crime Free America. Union High School Principal Dennis Lottmann said Union Police school resource officers (SROs), and ...
Sep 25, 2009
Did Scientologists infiltrate NoLibs [Northern Liberties] town hall meeting? [Javascript required] — Philadelphia City Paper
Type: Blog
Author(s): Isaiah Thompson
Source: Philadelphia City Paper
This week, CP got a call from a Northern Liberties resident with an unusual story. He, and about 50 other NoLibs residents, had attended a police town hall meeting on September 8. On his way out, he happened to pick up some literature that had been placed on a table by the door – in particular, three pamphlets entitled, "The Truth about Marijuana," "The Truth About Pain Killers," and "The Truth About Drugs." The pamphlets, he says, seemed ordinary enough at ...
Aug 13, 2009
Clearwater police Chief Sid Klein announces retirement — Tampa Bay Online
Type: Press
Source: Tampa Bay Online
Clearwater police Chief Sid Klein, who has been with the department since January 1981, announced today that he is retiring, effective Jan. 29. "Without question, Chief Klein has positioned Clearwater as one of the finest police departments in the country," Mayor Frank Hibbard said in a news release. "His leadership has been a great asset to our city. We wish him the best in his retirement." Klein integrated community policing more than 20 years ago. In the 1990s, he established the ...
Jun 10, 2009
World exclusive bombshell: John Travolta police report — National Enquirer
Type: Press
Source: National Enquirer
ENQUIRER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: John reveals son's tragic final moments in an official police statement. The ENQUIRER has obtained John Travolta's statement to police, which reveals for the first time, in his own words, how he bravely battled to save his dying 16-year-old son, Jett. The document is a dramatic never-before-seen minute-by-minute account of the crisis, in which the star appears to have done everything he could to bring his son back to life. In the three-page document signed by Travolta, the ...
May 6, 2009
Protesters say they were bullied by police — WSMV (Nashville, Tennessee)
More: xenutv.wordpress.com
Type: TV
Author(s): Dennis Ferrier
Source: WSMV (Nashville, Tennessee)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A protest at the Church of Scientology in Nashville led to pushing, shoving, an arrest and the whole thing was caught on tape. The tape, protesters said, proves they were assaulted and bullied by security guards for no reason. A Middle Tennessee State University student doesn't want his name revealed after what happened on April 25 at Nashville's new Church of Scientology on Eighth Avenue. The man is in a group called Anonymous that protests Church of Scientology ...
Feb 24, 2009
Two protesters arrested, cited outside Church of Scientology compound — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
Feb 18, 2009
Police report found no Scientology role in suicide — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Jonathan Abel
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Police investigated the role Scientology played in the suicide of a troubled young man two years ago, but did not conclude church members forced him off his antidepressant medication or contributed to his death. Last week, the mother of Kyle Brennan filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Scientology's Clearwater-based Flag Service Organization and three Scientologists, claiming they took away Brennan's medication. The suit names the boy's father, Thomas Brennan, as a defendant; along with Denise Gentile, who is the ...
Feb 1, 2009
21 Søndag: Skattekroner havner i Scientology [Unofficial translation: "Narconon: Tax money ends up in Scientology"] — Danish State Television (Denmark)
More: dr.dk
Dec 4, 2008
Guard who killed sword-wielder at Scientology center won't face charges — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Harriet Ryan
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A security guard who shot and killed a man wielding samurai swords on the grounds of a Scientology facility in Hollywood will not face criminal charges, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. The decision by prosecutors was in line with the conclusion of Los Angeles police detectives, who determined that the guard, a 64-year-old retired Seal Beach police officer, acted in defense of himself and other guards at the church's Celebrity Centre. A former Scientologist, Mario Majorski, 48, ...
Nov 25, 2008
Man killed at Hollywood Scientology center had made prior threats, police say — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Harriet Ryan, James Wagner
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
When he was a UCLA student 15 years ago, Mario Majorski was a committed enough Scientologist that he helped file a federal lawsuit against a professor who called the church a cult. On Sunday, Majorski stormed the church's Celebrity Centre in Hollywood with a sword in each hand. He was shot dead by a security guard who police say had every reason to fear for his life and the lives of hundreds of others gathered on the property. The reasons for ...
Jun 17, 2008
Scientology protester faces court over 'ambiguous' sign — Evening News (Edinburgh)
Type: Press
Author(s): Alan McEwen
Source: Evening News (Edinburgh)
A PROTESTER has been charged with breach of the peace after carrying an "ambiguous" sign during a rally against the Church of Scientology. The 57-year-old was arrested after taking part in a protest at Hunter Square, near the controversial church's Scottish base on South Bridge. The protest was organised by campaign group Anonymous, which has been fighting for the right to describe the church as a cult. The protester who was arrested was wearing a Mexican wrestler's mask and carrying signs ...
May 28, 2008
Scientology protest: Liberty challenges police over summons — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anil Dawar
Source: The Guardian (UK)
The police force that issued a teenager with a court summons for calling Scientology a cult could face a judicial review over the legality of its policing guidelines. Although prosecutors last week declined to take the 16-year-old to court, freedom of speech campaigners are to ask City of London police to explain how the initial decision to issue the summons was made. Campaigners said they would call for a judicial review if it is found that the force's guidelines for policing ...
May 24, 2008
Intergalactic tyrants beware: the boys in blue are after you — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Marina Hyde
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Anyone who thinks the police aren't interested in diversity will be amazed by the links they have built with Scientology Once again our great nation has entertained the world, putting on two stunning exhibition matches this week. First was the Champions League final, between the clubs who finished first and second in our very own Premier League. The second - and whether the parties were quite as closely matched as Manchester United and Chelsea will be for you to decide - ...
May 17, 2008
THE POLICE: Many blame health problems on years of busting meth labs — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Jose Arballo Jr.
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
OREM, UTAH - Officer Terry Sparks says he feels like he was beaten with a sledgehammer. The pounding headache was bad enough, but the surging nausea made it almost unbearable. He gathered his energy and once again entered the nondescript clinic in this rural community south of Salt Lake City. The side effects of his treatment there are a price he is willing to pay to purge his body of toxins he believes have built up in his system after years ...
May 16, 2008
Two men tell Channel 9 'Orlando police use harassment and intimidation to break up their lawful protest' — WFTV-9
Apr 18, 2008
Ulyanovsk police search local branch office of Church of Scientology — Interfax
Type: Press
Source: Interfax
Ulyanovsk, April 18, Interfax - Law enforcement officers have searched the office of the Narconon Center of Promoting Healthy Lifestyle in the town of Dimitrovgrad in Ulyanovsk region. "The search of the building was carried out as part of the criminal case over illegal enterprise, launched by the investigative committee of the Dimitrovgrad police department," the regional police department said in a press statement on Friday. "Everything that was seized during the search, and the questioning of clients shows that Narconon ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 16, 2008
Police probe suicide linked to Scientologists — Aftenpolten
Type: Press
Source: Aftenpolten
The daughter of a member of Norway's parliament committed suicide hours after she received what her family claims were "devastating" results from a personality test administered by the Church of Scientology. Police in France, where the young woman was studying, are investigating. Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) reported Tuesday evening that French police are checking alleged links between the suicide of Kaja Bordevich Ballo, age 20, and the Scientologists. Ballo's father, Olav Gunnar Ballo, is a member of the Norwegian Parliament for the ...
Mar 16, 2008
Protesters bid to unmask Scientology — Sunday Star-Times
Type: Press
Source: Sunday Star-Times
THE CHURCH of Scientology in New Zealand has laid a complaint with police after allegedly receiving death and bomb threats from an internet-based protest group that has waged an online war against the religion. The group, calling itself Anonymous, held a worldwide action day yesterday, with about 20 people gathering at Britomart in downtown Auckland and in other centres, handing out fliers attacking Scientology as a dangerous cult "that scams members with pseudo science". The project was started in response to ...
Item contributed by: Anonymous
Mar 13, 2008
Police investigating suspicious package at Scientology office — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Abhi Raghunathan
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
[Picture / Caption: "A bomb squad robot heads into the alley behind the Dianetics & Scientology Life Improvement Center at 336 First Ave N in St. Petersburg after the Scientology headquarters in Clearwater received a bomb threat. A large suitcase found in the alley behind the office was found to contain clothing and a Bible. [Lara Cerri, Times]"] ST. PETERSBURG – When police opened the suspicious brown suitcase found behind a Scientology office downtown, it contained no bomb - just clothing, ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 22, 2008
Cops learn to mind their P's and Q's-Bangalore-Cities — Times of India
Type: Press
Source: Times of India
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 20, 2008
Scientologists enlist police to push antidrugs drive in school — The Times (UK)
Jan 14, 2008
Château Scientology — New Yorker
Oct 29, 2007
Parent anger at religious 'advice' — The Advertiser
Type: Press
Author(s): Xanthe Kleinig
Source: The Advertiser
UNIFORMED police distributed Church of Scientology propaganda at Whyalla High School, contrary to guidelines for religious education. A team of police officers visiting the school showed classes a DVD on living a moral life and distributed a booklet entitled "Whyalla High School presents the way to happiness, a common-sense guide for better living", written by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. One outraged parent who did not wish to be named said she had explicitly told the school her children were not ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Oct 5, 2007
Samoa police positive about scientology assistance — Radio New Zealand International
Type: Press
Source: Radio New Zealand International
Posted at 03:46 on 05 October, 2007 UTC Samoa’s acting police commissioner says he welcomes the goodwill visit by scientology volunteers who will train police officers in disaster management. Scientology volunteers have put up tents in front of the government building in Apia for their disaster management training over the next two weeks. The goodwill visit has sparked protests among Christians from various congregations who warn about the possible negative impact. The government has expressed its support for the training, and ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Oct 4, 2007
Samoa police minister says country is not endangered by Scientologists — Radio New Zealand International
Type: Press
Source: Radio New Zealand International
Samoa’s Minister of Police, Tole’afoa Apulu Fa’afisi, says a goodwill visit by Scientology volunteer ministers is crucial for the country as their mission is to provide disaster seminars and training for everyone. The minister, who opened the Scientology training programme yesterday was responding to more than a hundred Christian protesters from various denominations who marched to show their disapproval of the Scientologists visit. Tole’afoa says the government’s support for the Scientology volunteers is for the important training they are providing which ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Aug 27, 2007
Re: Kyle Brennan Investigation
More: forums.whyweprotest.net
Type: Account
Re: Kyle Brennan Investigation Content of conversations: Victoria Britton and Detective Steve Bohling of the Clearwater Police Department. August 27, 2007 After Kyle passed away, family members were upset and puzzled as to why we had never received a phone call from the Clearwater Police Department. We thought for certain they would have some questions to ask us regarding Kyle. It was also questioned why Kyle’s physician “Dr. Steven McNamara” was not contacted by the Clearwater Police Department or the medical ...
May 24, 2007
Scientology is not a church or charity. It is, in fact, a cult — The Argus (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Bracchi
Source: The Argus (UK)
BBC reporter John Sweeney was last week seen losing his temper at the end of a sixmonth investigation into scientology. In 1994, The Argus published a damning exposé of the East Grinsteadbased "religion". Former chief reporter Paul Bracchi, who secretly infiltrated the cult, remembers how its followers relentlessly threatened and pursued him in revenge for criticising their deceptive and manipulative methods. Here Mr Bracchi, who now lives in London, tells the chilling story of how he was stalked and intimidated ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
May 12, 2007
Why did top policeman agree to appear in a film for the Scientologists? — Daily Mail (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Gordon Rayner
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
A senior policeman has appeared in a video praising the highly-controversial Church of Scientology, the Daily Mail can reveal. Chief Superintendent Ken Stewart, a divisional commander with the City of London police, agreed to be filmed outside Bishopsgate police station for the Scientology film, which is shown to members of the organisation. Although Mr Stewart insisted he was not a Scientologist, the news is the latest evidence of the extent to which the group has managed to forge links with the ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
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