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January 15, 2016

Union: Mo. chief's letters to aid politically connected drug dealer is 'undermining'

The letter could 'increase an already growing demand' for a no-confidence vote by union members - Full Story
January 15, 2016

Wash. lawmakers seek rules for police body camera video

Washington, D.C. and nine states have enacted laws in 2015 that address access to body-camera footage - Full Story
January 13, 2016

Bill allowing Ind. police to withhold body cam video advances

The bill places the burden on those seeking video to prove that its release is in the public interest - Full Story
January 13, 2016

A look at buffers that can shield officers from scrutiny

Critics say the shields tailored for police create an impression that the scales of justice are tipped in favor of them - Full Story
January 12, 2016

SC bill aims to cover PTSD under workers’ compensation

Deputy Sheriff, shot and injured in the line of duty, champions PTSD coverage as a workers’ comp benefit - Full Story
January 12, 2016

Lawmakers propose 22 reforms for Md. officers

In the proposals, the panel wants to limit the time an officer can take to retain an attorney for internal investigations - Full Story
January 12, 2016

Demand for concealed carry permits grows in NC

Since 1995, when the state gave the public the right to carry concealed handguns, half-million people exercised that right - Full Story
January 08, 2016

Chicago mayor pivots on police misconduct controversy

Earlier this week, the mayor told reporters that the federal probe should not expand into the Law Department - Full Story
January 05, 2016

Despite Feds publishing, several states allow investigation files to be sealed

FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies have been subject to public disclosure for more than 40 years - Full Story
January 03, 2016

Marijuana 'lounges' on Vt. lawmakers' 2016 agenda

Support for legalization has grown in recent years - Full Story

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