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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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May 09, 2014
90-year-old man gets 3 years for cocaine smuggling

90-year-old man gets 3 years for cocaine smuggling

An Indiana man whose age, white hair and folksy style helped conceal his role as a drug courier was sentenced Wednesday — his 90th birthday — to three years in federal prison - Full Story
May 08, 2014

Court: Trooper shouldn't have been fired for sex with domestic violence victim

Trooper who had sex with victim hours after helping to arrest her husband should not have been fired for the offense, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled - Full Story
May 08, 2014

Arrested SWAT videotaper settles dispute for $8K

A man arrested in August for videotaping the police SWAT team has received an $8,000 settlement from the city's insurance company - Full Story
May 07, 2014

NH court upholds 'COPSLIE' vanity plate

State law prohibits vanity plates that "a reasonable person would find offensive to good taste" - Full Story
May 07, 2014

Court: Ariz. family can sue over incorrect death report

A family can sue the state for negligence after being incorrectly told by state police that a young woman had died in a car accident - Full Story
May 07, 2014
Police grapple with rise in hash oil explosions from legalized marijuana

Police grapple with rise in hash oil explosions from legalized marijuana

Police and fire officials are grappling with how to respond, as the questionable legality of the process has made it difficult to punish amateur chemists - Full Story
May 06, 2014

Calif. measure for nonviolent crime leniency gets big support

Voters will likely get to weigh in on whether Calif. should treat most nonviolent crimes as misdemeanors instead of felonies - Full Story
May 06, 2014
New 3D laser scanning tool makes accuracy easy for police

New 3D laser scanning tool makes accuracy easy for police

PS15 operates in the rain, snow or extremely dusty conditions, and features a range of up to 40 meters - Full Story
May 06, 2014
Texas grand jury shooting simulator stirs debate

Texas grand jury shooting simulator stirs debate

Interactive way of illustrating the use of deadly force is part of unusual training that Houston jurors can receive before they begin hearing cases, including those involving police - Full Story
May 06, 2014
Mo. man who never served 13 year sentence freed

Mo. man who never served 13 year sentence freed

Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught - Full Story



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