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'Sexy' cops vs. firefighters: Double standards and the law Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

'Sexy' cops vs. firefighters: Double standards and the law

Here’s what you need to know about the First Amendment, employer retaliation for speech, and double standards - Full Story

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How to properly apply 'reasonableness' in use-of-force investigations Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

How to properly apply 'reasonableness' in use-of-force investigations

The facts — the officers’ interpretation of the facts at the scene — are what should be used as the guiding principles and points when reviewing an application of force - Full Story

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How the SCOTUS cell phone ruling happened (and 4 key lessons) Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How the SCOTUS cell phone ruling happened (and 4 key lessons)

The search incident to arrest doctrine was first recognized by the Supreme Court exactly 100 years ago in Weeks v. United States - Full Story

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The Court's decision on cell phone searches: 3 things cops need to know Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

The Court's decision on cell phone searches: 3 things cops need to know

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that with the exception of some emergency circumstances, police must obtain a warrant before searching the contents of a cell phone seized from someone who has been arrested - Full Story

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Supreme Court 'OK's deadly force to stop dangerous pursuit Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Supreme Court 'OK's deadly force to stop dangerous pursuit

The Supreme Court is making it clear that the Fourth amendment allows the use of deadly force to stop drivers in those exceptional cases when their actions pose a very serious threat to public safety - Full Story

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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

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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

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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

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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 se... - Full Story

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2013 in Review: SCOTUS decisions, from dogs to Katz Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

2013 in Review: SCOTUS decisions, from dogs to Katz

The U.S. Supreme Court’s continuing protection of property rights in 2013 - Full Story



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