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From the Supreme Court on down to the county courthouse, police law and decisions affecting law enforcement change on a daily basis. The Legal topic page on PoliceOne is a must-read for any officer, at any agency, who wants to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Every trial, verdict, and court decision that has to do with cops will be covered on this page, which also features expert analysis.
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LAPD union battling proposed gun-lock measure

Union argues that retired officers shouldn't be held to rules - Full Story

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Detroit officials call for stricter policies in pursuits

Detroit officials call for stricter policies in pursuits

National statistics show Mich. is one of the deadliest states when it comes to the number of people killed in pursuits - Full Story

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Former LCPD officers plead not guilty in holding cell beating

The two former officers are each charged with one count of aggravated battery resulting in great bodily harm - Full Story

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Mich. woman sues police over scarf removal

She says she was ordered to remove headscarf, known as hijab, for a photo at the department - Full Story

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Judge issues gag order in Texas biker shooting case

Order was issued Tuesday in lawsuit arising from May brawl in which nine bikers were killed and 177 people arrested - Full Story

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Largest Fla. county approves citations for pot possession

Largest Fla. county approves citations for pot possession

Lets police issue $100 civil citations or community service hours for possession of up to 20 grams of marijuana - Full Story

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Conn. legislature passes 'Second Chance Society' bill for low-level offenders

The bill emphasizes treatment and redemption over punishment and incarceration for low-level drug offenders - Full Story

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Police commissioner: NYPD can reform itself

In an appeal to proposed regulations, commissioner told City Council goals can be reached through collaboration - Full Story

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Justices uphold use of controversial lethal injection drug

Justices uphold use of controversial lethal injection drug

Trading sharp words on their last day together until the fall, the justices voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions - Full Story



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