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Drunk driving: In Ohio city, $1,000 covers it

By Randy Ludlow The Columbus Dispatch WAVERLY, Ohio — For drunken-driving suspects facing three or more... - Full Story

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Impounding of vehicles upheld for LAPD

By Richard Winton The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A week after the LAPD announced a moratorium on... - Full Story

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Dallas leaders clash over police response to business alarms

By Dave Levinthal The Dallas Morning News DALLAS, Texas — Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and Police Chief David... - Full Story

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Judge strikes down part of the Patriot Act

By Larry Neumeister The Associated Press NEW YORK — A federal judge struck down parts of the revised... - Full Story

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How to ensure use of force is Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How to ensure use of force is "reasonable and necessary" and avoid claims of excessive force

Ask a dozen people when "reasonable and necessary force" to effect an arrest or detention b... - Full Story

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Supreme Court to decide whether officers may routinely check license plates Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

Supreme Court to decide whether officers may routinely check license plates

The United States Supreme Court will decide whether a police officer must have reasonable suspicion to... - Full Story

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The Plain View Doctrine (in plain English) Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

The Plain View Doctrine (in plain English)

The plain view doctrine allows an officer to seize without a warrant, evidence and contraband found in plain view during a lawful... - Full Story

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Mom of mentally ill man shot by officers sues Nor. Calif. police

By Henry K. Lee The San Francisco Chronicle SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The mother of an unarmed man with bipolar... - Full Story

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Calif. AG says honorary badges illegal

By Steve Geissinger The Contra Costa Times SACRAMENTO — The Attorney General's Office is reclaiming honorary... - Full Story



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