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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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Undercover SF fraud probe leads to entrapment claims

An elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeted a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate - Full Story

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Man who shot Ore. cop, killed K-9 ID'd, 2 more in custody

Paul Alan Ropp, 20, fired at an officer with an AR-15 rifle; he suffered a non-life-threatening head injury.

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Man who shot Ore. cop, killed K-9 ID'd, 2 more in custody

Paul Alan Ropp, 20, fired at an officer with an AR-15 rifle; he suffered a non-life-threatening head injury - Full Story

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Suit filed after dash cam contradicts Chicago cops' testimony

5 officers have been stripped of their duties after dash cam footage proves they lied on the witness stand, bringing dozens of other cases into question.

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Suit filed after dash cam contradicts Chicago cops' testimony

5 officers have been stripped of their duties after dash cam footage proves they lied on the witness stand, bringing dozens of other cases into question - Full Story

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Police arrest 80 immigrants at Texas camp

They were camped under tents and huts camouflaged with mesquite branches and cacti. Some told authorities they had been there sleeping on pieces of cardboard with little food or water for at least a week - Full Story

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Video: Judge tells killer 'I hope you die in prison'

The judge was disgusted by the woman's smirks and snickering during her sentencing for the death of her boyfriend - Full Story

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Texas officials unclear on methods of enforcing new hoarding law

The Houston City Council unanimously approved an anti-hoarding ordinance Wednesday without a clear idea of how it will be enforced - Full Story

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Bankrupt Detroit reaches pension deal with police, fire

A major association representing Detroit's police and fire retirees has agreed to support a deal with the City of Detroit in which uniformed pensioners would not receive cuts - Full Story

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NYPD ends Muslim surveillance program

A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims has been disbanded - Full Story



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