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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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Bill seeks to provide $50K death benefit to fallen responders

The bill would provide benefits to the families of public safety officials killed in the line of duty - Full Story

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1 of 2 Utah body camera proposals makes video of fatal shootings private

The video could remain private if it shows 'images of nudity, death, or gruesome events' - Full Story

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Lawmakers to take up bill recognizing Ind. hate crimes

The state is one of five without hate crimes written into law - Full Story

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Black Lives Matter activist enters Baltimore mayor's race

DeRay Mckesson gained widespread attention during protests after the officer-involved shooting of Michael Brown - Full Story

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Ferguson consent decree may be derailed because of cost

The 131-page document contains a staggering number for reforms for any city, let alone one with a population of 21K - Full Story

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Police officials quarrel over when to use force

The police group said setting different policies and standards would lead to confusion - Full Story

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Bill requires SC police to get judge's OK to withhold video

urrently, if a public records request is denied, the only recourse for a family or news organization is to sue - Full Story

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Ga. mayor charged with impersonating police, DUI

Residents complained they often saw him driving one of the city's two police cars as if it was his personal vehicle - Full Story

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Wash. bill aims to easily charge officers after fatal shootings

Washington is one the hardest states in the nation to charge an officer for use of deadly force - Full Story



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