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How not to make an ass out of yourself when dealing with the cops

As a lawyer one of the most persistently interesting experiences I have is hearing about the various tales of the public’s interactions with police officers.  They vary from stories of horrible police conduct to police officers going above and beyond the call of duty to serve the public, not only by risking their lives, but by just taking the extra step to let the public know the police were public servants and not an invading army. 1,532 more words

Criminal Law

Dallas Cowboys LB McClain Convicted In Alabama

DECATUR, Ala. (CBSDFW.COMAP) – Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his hometown in Alabama. He has been sentenced to 18 days in prison. 251 more words


Man Suspected Of Assaulting Police Officer Arrested In Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer was arrested in Stockton Thursday afternoon.

The charges against 30-year-old Wesley Stanfill stem from an incident in Lodi. 137 more words


Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping Handcuffs

CHICAGO (STMW) – An employee of a popular west suburban Naperville bar remained in jail Thursday night, after he allegedly punched his manager and then slightly injured two Naperville police officers, after escaping from the handcuffs in which they had secured him. 417 more words


Cops Arrest 76-Year Old Veteran For Town Meeting ‘Outburst’: “I Asked Them To Speak Louder So We Could Hear”

Eddie Overholt was attending his second county board meeting last Friday when he was arrested by police for interfering with a public meeting and resisting arrest for the dastardly act of asking county officials to speak up so that the audience could hear the proceedings. 498 more words

United States

Pair Faces Multiple Charges After Elgin Police Chase

ELGIN, Ill. (STMW) – A man and a woman are facing several charges after one of them allegedly stole a vehicle, injured a detective and caused a police chase Sunday night in the northwest suburbs. 250 more words


Fugitive Captured After Standoff At Cherry Hill Inn

CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) – Police in Camden County have arrested a fugitive wanted on weapons charges in northern New Jersey.

Around 8:45 a.m. on Monday, police received information that a fugitive, Maurice Bodie, 30, was staying in Cherry Hill. 110 more words