Cops' monitoring of Muslims under review
timesleader.com

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Tuesday revisited a decades-old court settlement restricting how the New York Police Department conducts surveillance after civil rights lawyers accused the department of breaking those rules by monitoring Muslims. The …

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Skokie cop charged with shoving woman at police station
www.suntimes.com

“We recognize that police officers have difficult jobs and work under challenging circumstances, but every law enforcement officer holds his or her powers through the public trust and this senseless act constitutes a violation of that trust,” Alvarez …

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Report: Calif. boy shot before 2nd deputy left car
www.cbsnews.com

The FBI is looking into whether any federal civil rights violations occurred. Henry and Santa Rosa Police Assistant Chief Lorenzo Due?a didn't immediately return phone calls on Wednesday from The Associated Press. Investigators have said Gelhaus feared …

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Medford won't allow pot dispensaries; says they violate federal law
www.mailtribune.com

26 for dispensing marijuana, according to Medford police Chief Tim George. Owners of MaryJane's declined to comment. Dispensing medical marijuana violates federal law and currently violates state law, George said. "I don't see how you could license …

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The Problems of a Few Officers Affect the Department, City
www.theledger.com

The Lakeland Police Department's statement said that procedure "did not violate police search policy or the law." Are you kidding me? Is that the kind of law enforcement the people of Lakeland want to live under? Another article that stated that the …

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Teen drivers in recent fatal accidents ignored law prohibiting teen passengers
bangordailynews.com

“Those reports can take months,” Geagan said. “The last one took like eight months.” The driver in the Levant crash had his license suspended, according to state police. Drivers who violate the intermediate license provisions lose their licenses for 60 …

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Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Should Be Blocked, NYC Attorney Argues To Appeals Court
www.huffingtonpost.com

During legal arguments that lasted nearly three hours, two of the three judges seemed concerned about the manner in which Judge Shira A. Scheindlin reached her August findings that the police officers have systematically violated the civil rights of …

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Restrictions sought on Durham police tactics
www.heraldsun.com

The authority of civilian review boards over police also has been an issue in cities like Fayetteville, Charlotte and Chapel Hill. Police groups dislike them, complaining among other things of their potential to violate state-law guarantees of public …

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NRA Blocked Law That Could Have Prevented Police From Fatally Shooting 13 …
mediamatters.org

During 2011, NRA News frequently hosted the NRA's California lobbyist, Ed Worley, to attack the bill — which he misleadingly termed an "imitation gun ban" — and suggest that it would violate federal law. After the legislation stalled for a final time …

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