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April 21, 2015
Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail

Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail

Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases to treatment - Full Story
April 21, 2015

Video: Former Texas cop cleared in traffic stop shooting

Michael T. Martin had faced a maximum of a year in jail if convicted of the class A misdemeanor of official oppression - Full Story
April 21, 2015

Justices: Traffic stop cannot be extended to bring in K-9

Supreme Court said police may not extend a traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted initial stop - Full Story
April 15, 2015

PCP found in body of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop

City Council is scheduled on Wednesday to decide whether to approve a settlement of $5M to suspect's family - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Tulsa sheriff spokesman: Other deputies didn't hear shot

Tulsa sheriff spokesman: Other deputies didn't hear shot

A sheriff's deputy who can be heard in a video cursing at a suspect who later died was unaware that a volunteer deputy had shot the man - Full Story
April 14, 2015
Colo. bill would make schools liable for campus violence

Colo. bill would make schools liable for campus violence

The bill is a response to several fatal school shootings, most recently a 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School in Littleton - Full Story
April 10, 2015

Court takes Albuquerque prosecutor off fatal OIS case

Judge has removed the prosecutor from the case of two officers charged in the shooting death of a homeless man last year - Full Story
April 09, 2015

Settlement OK'd in botched rape probe by Ariz. sheriff

A botched investigation into the rape of a 13-year-old girl has led to a $3.5 million settlement between the victim and county officials - Full Story
April 07, 2015
Video: SC cop charged with murder following OIS

Video: SC cop charged with murder following OIS

Officer Michael T. Slager, 33, was engaged in a scuffle with Walter L. Scott when the man took off with the officer's ECD - Full Story



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