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April 23, 2014
4 court cases on decryption and the Fifth Amendment Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

4 court cases on decryption and the Fifth Amendment

We may look to an article entitled The Fifth Amendment, Encryption, and the Forgotten State Interest for analysis and advice on computer decryption and the Fifth Amendment - Full Story
April 23, 2014
Can cops compel computer decryption with a search warrant? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Can cops compel computer decryption with a search warrant?

There’s a storm brewing around whether the Fifth Amendment protects suspects from being compelled to decrypt their own computers pursuant to a search warrant - Full Story
April 22, 2014
11 tips to reduce the stress of testifying in court American Military University - In Public Safety

11 tips to reduce the stress of testifying in court

By Mark Bond, professor of criminal justice at American Military University InPublicSafety One of the... - Full Story
April 09, 2014
This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

This use-of-force model can beat attorneys and win juries

Too little force may result in the injury or death of an officer, and too much force may take you off the street and even behind bars - Full Story
April 09, 2014
3 ways to bring use-of-force training to small police departments Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

3 ways to bring use-of-force training to small police departments

How do small- and medium-sized departments — which are already stretched thin — keep training up on such a dynamic concept as legal use of force? - Full Story
April 07, 2014
6 ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

6 ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation

How can an officer can best help a lawyer in preparing the strongest defense possible after an OIS or other major force confrontation? Here are six ideas to get the discussion going. - Full Story
March 19, 2014
Why SCOTUS won't issue a sweeping police cell phone search decision Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why SCOTUS won't issue a sweeping police cell phone search decision

What’s reasonable and unreasonable when it comes to cell phone searches and privacy is often the sticky wicket cops find themselves in — enter the Supreme Court - Full Story
March 19, 2014
19 states that have upheld police cell phone searches (and 6 that haven't) Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

19 states that have upheld police cell phone searches (and 6 that haven't)

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases involving and affecting cell phone searches... - Full Story
February 28, 2014
Why SCOTUS' 'qualified immunity' decision is huge for cops Joanne Eldridge - The Justice Report

Why SCOTUS' 'qualified immunity' decision is huge for cops

At issue is whether the actions of the police shooting at the vehicle as it attempted to escape constituted excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment - Full Story
February 26, 2014
Why you should care about NY court's ruling on police deception Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why you should care about NY court's ruling on police deception

If courts across the land can’t agree, how is the average cop supposed to know what’s okay? - Full Story



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