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Understanding Law Enforcement Arrest Procedures

Commissioned police officers are given the authority to keep the peace, prevent crimes, and when needed the powers of arrest.

Power of Arrest

Sworn police officers have legal authority to conduct lawful arrest and this authority comes from the government within the officer’s jurisdiction. 529 more words

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Judge Rules Home Raid over Tea Counts as Probable Cause

By Joe Scudder – Re-Blogged From http://politicaloutcast.com

“This is not what justice in the United States is supposed to be.” – Addie Harte

Back in March of 2014, … 584 more words


A Tragedy in Chicago: The myths and realities of using deadly force

In October 2014  Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times and killed by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Over a year later, on November 24, 2015, the dash-cam video of the incident was released to the public. 700 more words


Several U.S. series to be shot in Toronto next year

Pop Goes The News — A new ABC drama series will be filmed in Toronto next year, giving another boost to the city’s production industry. 382 more words


Back In Judge Nelson’s Courtroom With George Zimmerman

Hat tip to Scrodriguez.

This afternoon, a probable cause hearing was held in the case of the State of Florida vs. Matthew Apperson. George Zimmerman took the stand to testify of the incident of May 11, 2015. 345 more words

George Zimmerman

UHP lieutenant resigns rather than accept demotion after misconduct comes to light

SALT LAKE CITY — Tampering with evidence and traffic stops without probable cause: those are just a few of the policies allegedly violated by former Utah Highway Patrol Lt. 349 more words