An advocacy group notes a “dramatic shift” in elected officials' views on marijuana. U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr says it's time for Congress to take action on the issue.
An earlier increase in arrests related to the 287(g) program has slowed as more big-city sheriffs back out.
Most people oppose strict regulations on the technology, particularly if they’ll hinder local law enforcement’s ability to catch suspects, a new survey found.
The software allows the FBI to go through video surveillance footage much faster than agents can.
Will other states follow?
Package thefts aren’t a new problem for police departments, some of which are using creative tactics in order to nab “porch pirates.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Oklahoma’s unaccredited teachers … Connecticut’s new budget chief … and New Mexico’s backlog in unpaid film incentives.
While the trend isn’t universal, Brennan Center for Justice research findings “definitively reject any claims” of the nation being in a “crime wave.”
The laws ranged from bans on bump stocks to allowing authorities to use "red flag" laws to temporarily disarm potentially violent people.
Marijuana legalization was supposed to decrease crime—but the reality is more complicated.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State capitals in transition … Denver’s proposed e-scooter rule changes … and W.Va. first responder vaccinations.
Oral arguments in the case of Terance Martez Gamble v. United States of America are scheduled for Thursday.
The case's outcome may help clarify how constitutional limits on criminal fines and "asset forfeitures" apply to states and localities.
The Supreme Court will rule on whether citizens can talk back to law enforcement without fear of consequences.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Stronger-than-expected early snowfall in Northeast … Detroit mayor spied on … and N.M. cities sue state over tax money.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A grim search in Calif. for the missing in Paradise … Mich. PFAS blood tests … the best big U.S. airport … and ‘pot for potholes.’
“They’ve been very aggressive, banding together across state lines to challenge a variety of policies,” one expert said about Democratic responses to the Trump administration.
The ballot measures give crime victims new rights during legal proceedings.
Verizon and Nokia hosted the second Operation Convergent Response with active shooter and disaster simulations and the gadgets to defuse them.
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