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June 30, 2015

Police commissioner: NYPD can reform itself

In an appeal to proposed regulations, commissioner told City Council goals can be reached through collaboration - Full Story
June 29, 2015
Justices uphold use of controversial lethal injection drug

Justices uphold use of controversial lethal injection drug

Trading sharp words on their last day together until the fall, the justices voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions - Full Story
June 29, 2015

Records of police misconduct can be kept from public, Md. court rules

Raised question of whether citizens have a right to know the outcome and other information about an investigation - Full Story
June 29, 2015
Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

The legalization of recreational marijuana on July 1 makes the state the fourth to do so - Full Story
June 26, 2015

Judge dismisses suit over Calif OIS

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against three Oxnard police officers involved in the shooting of a mentally ill man in 2012 - Full Story
June 26, 2015
Cop killer suggests a conspiracy, sloppy Ga. police work

Cop killer suggests a conspiracy, sloppy Ga. police work

Acting as his own attorney, the defendant cites his persecution was a conspiracy by police - Full Story
June 26, 2015
DOJ asks Baltimore residents about police conduct

DOJ asks Baltimore residents about police conduct

Residents who attended the forum at the University of Baltimore Law School broke up into small groups to speak one-on-one with agency attorneys about their experiences with the police - Full Story
June 25, 2015

Calif. bill requires hearings for school military gear

Los Angeles Unified School District recently returned three grenade launchers - Full Story
June 24, 2015

Slain Hofstra student's family lawsuit allowed to proceed

Judge says a lawsuit filed by the family of a Hofstra University student killed in an off-campus police shooting can move forward - Full Story



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