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Video of fatal SC police shooting may have major impact

...example of how body cameras worn by police officers could have a positive impact in terms of building trust between law enforcement officers and the communities that they serve."In New York City, which was shaken both by the Garner case and the recent...
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Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...House has approved 12 of its 151 introduced bills and none from the senate.HB 43: Declares Jan. 9 "Alaska Law Enforcement Officers Day."HB 65: Legislators don't have to file financial disclosure forms until May, instead of March.HB...
State | AK legislature
People questioned in shooting released with investigators with St. Louis County police and is ready to assist with the investigation.Nixon says law enforcement officers risk their lives to protect the public, and he notes "the fact that these officers appear to have been intentionally...
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Train hits stalled truck, injuring 55

...taking 173 uninjured passengers to Richmond, Virginia, to get on another train, state DOT officials said.A law enforcement officer was blocking the intersection before Monday's collision occurred, possibly trying to help the truck driver...
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Lawmakers approve bill honoring law enforcement officers

...would create a day to honor law enforcement officers.The state Senate on Wednesday...9 of each year as Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.Before voting in...the importance of honoring law enforcement officers, particularly those who...
State | AK legislature
School choice talk turns into ideological debate

...Last week, the Alaska House of Representatives passed bills that created Great Alaska Earthquake Day and Alaska Law Enforcement Officers Day unanimously and without much discussion.Establishing Alaska School Choice Week wasn't quite so easy...
State | AK legislature
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old enforcement. Alaska began using the VPSO program in the late 1970s since it can take days for trained law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies in remote rural communities that cannot afford full-time officers.The citizens...
Marijuana and you

...third offense.This will be the case as long as law enforcement officers enter in the violations as a broach of city ordinance...provides protection from search and seizure. Law enforcement officers can't use the presence of one ounce or less...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...R-Anchorage, wants to establish an Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day through HB 43.All pre-filed legislation is...HB 43 - Rep. Lynn - Establishes Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.? HB 44 - Rep. Millett - Requires public schools...
Local | AK legislature
Pot symposium in Colorado draws Alaska officials

FAIRBANKS - A Colorado symposium on how the state has dealt with legalized marijuana will draw Alaska law enforcement officers and public officials preparing for pot sales.At least a dozen Alaska officials will attend the three-day...


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