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Denver Sheriff Hiding Open Records

For the life of me, I cannot figure out why the Denver Sheriff is dragging its feet and trying to charge me $750 for the Denver Sheriff and Jail Procedures. 1,131 more words

Civil Rights

Why is the Denver Sheriff hiding their Operating Procedures?

What is the Denver Sheriff trying to hide by using their “discretion” and keeping the Denver Sheriff’s operating procedures confidential?  There must be some super awesome law enforcement techniques to keep the entire policies and procedures out of the public’s grasp.   769 more words

Civil Rights

Denver Sheriff A Public Records Mess

The Denver Sheriff responded to my Open Records request that I sent last Friday.  They outright denied my request in part and ignored part of my request. 1,699 more words

Civil Rights

The First Amendment's to Right to Know

The argument that the First Amendment includes a right to know is gaining traction in Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In the fall of 2013 was the first time I heard this argument made.  1,030 more words

First Amendment

Law, media organizations release newest open records handbook

ATLANTA (WJCL) – The Open Records Handbook for law enforcement got it’s first major update since 2005 on Thursday with the announcement of its third and latest revision. 140 more words


A busy couple of weeks

It has been a very busy few weeks, both at work and within SPJ. A quick catch-up that won’t do justice to any of the items. 320 more words

First Amendment

A missed opportunity

I posted this on my personal blog, Bayou Zeitgeist , a few minutes ago and am copying it here for those who might not follow it: 705 more words