Restrictive Wash. law shields police from prosecution after fatal shootings
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Only later did the federal Justice Department indict Thompson on a criminal civil rights charge and for obstructing the investigation. After studying security camera …. He was later fired for violating department policy about deadly force. In a June …

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Donald Trump's 'humane' 1950s model for deportation, 'Operation Wetback', was …
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Are you going to have cops going door-to-door?” … When Chief Patrol Inspector Fletcher Rawls deemed this practice a violation of the detainees' civil rights, the U.S. Border Patrol encouraged Mexican offers to take up the “clipping” in their stead …

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Disabled couple sues Delaware State Police over raid tactics
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware is representing the Hayes family in the lawsuit. The defendants named in the lawsuit “violated our clients' rights that they have under federal law,” said Richard Morse, an attorney with the ACLU. In a …

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"In God We Trust" on law enforcement vehicles causing controversy
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AMARILLO, TX – Police and sheriff departments in the area are adding a new phrase to their patrol vehicles. "In God We Trust." … "And we only act on violations that are reported to us by either our members or members of the public." FFRF began …

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Allegations of abuse, violations prompt DOE investigation
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A copy of the binder has been turned over to the Virginia State Police and to the Department of Social Services for further investigation of the abuse allegations. “Cases of abuse and neglect are handled by law enforcement and social services,” Pyle said.

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Blocks Bike Yield Law with Veto Threat
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Supervisor John Avalos, who introduced the law allowing bicyclists to roll through stop signs last week, said the legislation would still require bicyclists to stop for pedestrians and vehicles with the right of way and allow police to issue citations …

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Local bars, stores cited for breaking TABC rules during police stings
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Eight alcohol-related businesses in Wichita County were cited in the past fiscal year for allegedly violating state law, the result of undercover stings by law enforcement, according to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

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Vermont men, arrested by Northampton police on drug charges, face similar …
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Pease was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute a Class A drug, possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug, conspiracy to violate the drug law and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also had three active warrants …

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Fired UGA officer files suit against UGA police, Regents
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The 2014 Georgia Amnesty Law provides “any person who, in good faith, seeks medical assistance for someone who is experiencing an alcohol related overdose shall not be arrested, charged or prosecuted (for violations such as underage drinking) if the …

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