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Because cops using taxpayer dollars to spy on their political opponents with cameras and other intelligence-gathering devices is an ominous practice, the town of Memphis enacted a decree in 1978 barring cops from doing just that. Cops being cops often act as if they're above the law and therefore the following case out of Memphis may prove that notion. Antonio Cathey may be a union organizer who works full time for Fight for 15, the trade union movement calling for $15-per-hour wages for fast-food workers. Cathey is additionally a police accountability activist who has had his share of questionable encounters with the Memphis local department for attempting to carry them accountable. In 2018, 50 heavily armed officers: local police, sheriff's deputies, some from other agencies, many of whom shielded their identity with black ski masks, raided Cathey's home to require one roach from an ashtray and issue him a citation. Fast-forward to 2020 and cops re