What’s at stake in Torres v. Madrid
Your cellphone is tracking your movements and, despite legal protections, federal, state, and local officials are finding new and disturbing ways to use that information.
District Attorney George Brauchler: "Bottom line is if one of us had been in that car and not officer Nate Meier, you ask me if I think it would have been treated differently, I do."
Undercover sheriff's deputies posing as homeowners hired handymen to paint, install recessed lighting, or do other tasks that require licenses. Then they arrested them.
Prince George's County had started a pilot program to fit officers with body cameras five years ago, but never set aside the money to expand.
In November, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kansas v. Glover.
“The suspect was struck several times by the officer's duty weapon.” No, the cop shot him.
The Austin City Council Voted for Marijuana Reform. Austin's Police Chief Says He'll Keep Arresting People.
Council member Gregorio Casar: "I think the state of Texas should come out of the Stone Ages and not only decriminalize but legalize marijuana in the state."
The presidential hopeful weighs in on the Supreme Court.
Hundreds of police departments are using facial recognition technology without oversight.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
He gave her marijuana, too.
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Three deputies were placed on leave after the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office received the video.
D.C. cops appear to have a thing for illegally probing butts.
An Ohio City Is Declaring Itself a 'Crime Victim' of a False Police Report and Demanding Restitution
Ohio's Marsy’s Law has the potential to be abused for municipal cash grabs.
The officer was suspended for only six days.
A reduced emphasis of busting low-level dealers and users would be good news for scaling back the drug war.
The judge said six months in jail for the cop's perjury would be "unduly harsh."
The chief weighs in: "Poor choices were made on Christmas night."
He is one of at least eight officers in the department who allegedly stopped people without cause and pocketed their cash.
Of the nearly 9,000 NYPD placard abuse complaints documented, over half have resulted in no action taken against violators.
Michael Reynolds was charged with aggravated burglary and assault because of the incursion.
In requiring greater transparency in police record-keeping, California proves it can do at least one thing right.
The officer responsible has been fired.
Missouri Cops Used Federal Loophole To Seize $2.6 Million From Drivers Who They Never Charged With Crimes
St. Charles County law enforcement used shady practices to seize motorists' assets without convictions.
Peace on earth and good will toward men?
Clark Neily's excellent proposal for addressing small, but troubling politice violations of constitutional rights.
Body camera footage captured Aaron Dean fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson without announcing that he was a police officer.
The state wants to add cops to the list of oppressed classes.
Tessa Majors may have been on way to buy illegal pot when she was stabbed to death. But if that's true, it's an argument against prohibition, not for it.
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
One woman alleged that Floyd Berry became aroused during an unlawful search.
A.G. William Barr Says Police Might Stop "Protecting" Us If We Aren't Nicer to Them. If Only It Were That Easy To Get Rid of Bad Cops.
Cities and communities have an uphill battle trying to get abusive and incompetent cops out of uniform.