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Fla. officer will drop suit against family in near drowning

By Rene Stutzman The Orlando Sentinel Related: Fla. officer injured during rescue sues CASSELBERRY —... - Full Story

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Pa. mom charged with buying teen weapons

By The Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The mother of a 14-year-old who authorities say had a cache... - Full Story

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Utah Supreme Court rules injured trooper can't sue

Utah Supreme Court rules injured trooper can't sue

UTAH — The Utah Supreme Court ruled that a highway trooper who was injured while responding to an accident can't sue the driver at fault.

The court cited the "professional rescuers" rule, and this ruling could have ramifications for first responders across the nation.

The trooper was collecting road flares when he was struck by a vehicle

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Man found guilty of murdering Dallas police officer

By Jennifer Emily The Dallas Morning News DALLAS, Texas — While being arrested on a DWI charge in September... - Full Story

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Fla. officer injured during rescue sues

The Associated Press Related: Fla. officer will drop suit against family in near drowning CASSELBERRY,... - Full Story

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Utah Supreme Court rules injured trooper can't sue

Lawyers USA UTAH — Under the "professional rescuer" rule, a highway trooper who was injured while responding... - Full Story

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Duke lacrosse players sue N.C. city, police detectives who handled investigation

By AARON BEARD The Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. — Three former Duke lacrosse players falsely accused... - Full Story

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Justices to look at cocaine sentencing

By Mark Sherman The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — The punishment should fit the crime is an axiom... - Full Story

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Proper techniques for witnessing a confession John E. Reid & Associates, Inc. - Interview and Interrogation Tips and Case Studies

Proper techniques for witnessing a confession

No investigator wants to have his testimony questioned because it is his word against the defendant... - Full Story

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Legal Corner - Civil Liability Issues of Active Shooter Situations: Part 1

As much as we wish it weren’t so, active shooter situations are a major challenge for law enforcement.... - Full Story



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