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June 23, 2015

High court voids routine police check of hotel registries

Struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand - Full Story
June 22, 2015

NM cops face second-degree murder charges in standoff

Stemming from last year's shooting death of a homeless man, officers could face up to 15 years in prison - Full Story
June 22, 2015

1 of 3 officers in Wash. farmworker's shooting resigns

Nine-year veteran who shot and killed an immigrant farmworker in a busy intersection earlier this year has resigned - Full Story
June 19, 2015

Del. governor signs marijuana decriminalization bill

Opponents expressed concerns that the legislation sends the wrong message to children - Full Story
June 19, 2015

Video: Chicago officer opens fire on youths in car

Retired judge, who handled a criminal trial of one of the teens, released the December 2013 video - Full Story
June 19, 2015
High court grants reprieve to La. cop killer on death-row

High court grants reprieve to La. cop killer on death-row

Inmate was convicted in the shooting death of off-duty Baton Rouge police Cpl - Full Story
June 19, 2015
CHP to test body cameras next year

CHP to test body cameras next year

Body cameras are the future of law enforcement, officials say - Full Story
June 18, 2015

Texas police union to offer reward in officer's shooting

Keeping their vow made after a man condemned in the 2003 killing of a Houston policeman was set free last week, a police union is planning to offer a reward for information - Full Story
June 18, 2015

Photo: NC cop’s infant son ‘swears in’ at father’s ceremony

Viral photo shows what appears to be a baby, along with his father, being sworn into a police department - Full Story
June 18, 2015
Supreme Court allows use of child abuse evidence

Supreme Court allows use of child abuse evidence

Defendants don't have a constitutional right to cross-examine child accusers - Full Story



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