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Wash. agencies receive $1 million DOJ grant

Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
By Christine Clarridge Seattle Times SEATTLE — Twenty law-enforcement agencies in Western Washington will benefit from $1 million in Department of Justice grants awarded on Tuesday. 52 more words

Police-TV 'partnership' in Colo. manhunt helps nab shooting suspect

Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
By Alex Burness Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. BOULDER, Colo. — Around 6 a.m. Wednesday, more than 7 hours after the manhunt for shooting suspect Russell Daniels began, Boulder police spokeswoman Shannon Cordingly approached reporters at the scene to ask whether an officer could be taken up above the search area in the helicopter shared by Denver TV stations. 25 more words

Pa. deputy justified in fatal shooting

Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
By Joe Elias The Patriot-News YORK, Pennsylvania — The York County District Attorney’s Office has ruled a sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting and killing a man during an encounter in June. 50 more words

DOJ: Pre-Trail Bail System Is Unconstitutional

If you charge someone with a crime, you want to guarantee that they’ll show up for trial and possible punishment. And the idea behind bail is that if a criminal defendant has a large amount of money on the line, he or she is more likely to appear. 24 more words

Bad Vibrations: Marky Mark's Wahlburgers Sued for Wage Theft

If it can happen to Mickey D’s, it can happen to Marky Mark. The former rapper’s family burger joint, Wahlburgers, has been sued for unpaid wages, claiming “rampant … wage theft and violations of federal and state labor law” at the Coney Island franchise since opening in 2015. 25 more words

Thousands of Football Helmets Recalled Due to Head Injury Risk

At a time when parents and players are more concerned than ever about concussions and head injuries in football, one manufacturer is recalling thousands of football helmets due to their propensity to crack, posing a greater risk of head injuries to football players. 27 more words

The Legal Limits of Spying on Your Spouse

Perhaps the only thing worse than thinking your spouse might be stepping out on you is knowing your spouse is stepping out on you. Still, some suspicious spouses have gone to extreme lengths to catch their significant others cheating, and we’re not talking about just hiring a private detective to…… 22 more words