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Santa Fe Reporter
City officials indicate long-standing police discipline secrecy policy might changeprotesters, killing one woman, at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 21 hours ago
protesters, killing one woman, at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gallagher told the city’s Public Safety Committee on Tuesday afternoon he had placed Baker on desk duty. The chief said he’d received a number of... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Council votes 6-1 to light alley for one yearnot to exceed $230, but the vote was not unanimous. The situation with the all
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
not to exceed $230, but the vote was not unanimous. The situation with the alley was previously discussed at the July 25 public safety committee meeting. Interim city administrator Keith Kost brought the idea forward after Downtown Rhinelander... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Rising number of autopsies creates need for regional morguethe morgue, although those details haven't been determined yet. The task force
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
the morgue, although those details haven't been determined yet. The task force will meet regularly over the next year. It will gather information and put together a plan to present to the Marathon County Public Safety Committee in Au... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County eyes new ambulance servicepart of the county. County Judge Barry Moehring and Robert McGowen, emergency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
part of the county. County Judge Barry Moehring and Robert McGowen, emergency services administrator, told the Public Safety Committee on Tuesday the county will solicit proposals to provide ambulance service, with the request for... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Attrition, Jail Processes Blamed For Delayed DPD Response Timestaking Dallas Police longer this year than last year to respond to Priority 1 e
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
taking Dallas Police longer this year than last year to respond to Priority 1 emergency calls. After a Dallas City Council Public Safety Committee briefing Monday morning, Interim Dallas Police Chief David Pughes told reporters, “We want to be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dive team members’ arrests prompt county to seek helpplacing the team under the authority of the sheriff’s office. The dive team iss
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
placing the team under the authority of the sheriff’s office. The dive team issue is on the agenda when the Quorum Court’s Public Safety Committee meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Cripps and Robert McGowen, Benton County’s emergency services... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County to restructure dive teamplacing the team under the authority of the Sheriff's Office. The dive team iss
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
placing the team under the authority of the Sheriff's Office. The dive team issue is on the agenda when the Quorum Court's Public Safety Committee meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Cripps and Robert McGowen, Benton County's emergency services... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Veteran alderman seeks mayor's officealso cited the animal shelter as a successful joint venture between the city, t
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
also cited the animal shelter as a successful joint venture between the city, townships and county government. "We (the public safety committee, then PPP) looked very hard at what to do with that. That was one of those issues where the city, the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Capitol Chatter: Consumer prices could rise if farms lack wo...got those credits. Gov. Mark Dayton will be chairman of the National Governors
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
got those credits. Gov. Mark Dayton will be chairman of the National Governors' Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee. "I will use this position to advocate for national policies that strengthen public safety, homeland... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Tweaker cams’ get attention of Everett City Councilare spending on the effort that we are spending,” said Stonecipher. Franklin w
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
are spending on the effort that we are spending,” said Stonecipher. Franklin was asked to bring the issue up at her next Public Safety Committee meeting. She said she would, and would request a second meeting if one was needed to address the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Are there enough police officers to staff the State Fair?deplete a weary department. “Mistakes happen because people are tired,” Mata s
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
deplete a weary department. “Mistakes happen because people are tired,” Mata says. Last year, members of the council’s Public Safety Committee raised concerns about whether the state fair was draining too much of the department’s resources and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pugh expected to release Baltimore crime plan, name new criminal justice directorannounce Baltimore police chief of staff Drew Vetter to the job. City Councilm
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
announce Baltimore police chief of staff Drew Vetter to the job. City Councilman Brandon Scott, chairman of the council’s public safety committee, praised the choice but questioned why it took the mayor so long to fill the job. Vetter “has been a... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Are there enough police officers to staff the State Fair?deplete a weary department. “Mistakes happen because people are tired,” Mata s
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
deplete a weary department. “Mistakes happen because people are tired,” Mata says. Last year, members of the council’s Public Safety Committee raised concerns about whether the state fair was draining too much of the department’s resources and... Read more
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TribLIVE
McCandless hires three police officersand Richard W. Waite. The trio are veteran Pittsburgh Police officers, said Co
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
and Richard W. Waite. The trio are veteran Pittsburgh Police officers, said Councilman Ralph LeDonne, who chairs the public safety committee. “Experience and education are two of the most important things we seek in police candidates and the... Read more
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Daily Record
Byelaws prohibiting outdoor alcohol consumption introduced at lochside locationsNational Park, Perth and Kinross Council and Procurator Fiscal Service for Stir
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
National Park, Perth and Kinross Council and Procurator Fiscal Service for Stirling. Stirling Council’s convenor of the Public Safety Committee, Councillor Maureen Bennison said: “Byelaws prohibiting outdoor drinking have already proven to be... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Annapolis police chief exploring civilian review boardthe field. "I think that's a very bad precedent," he added. Alderwoman Sheila
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
the field. "I think that's a very bad precedent," he added. Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson, chairwoman of the City Council Public Safety Committee, said she supports the idea and hopes council gets to play a role in its creation. "The more... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Record Number Of Officers Leaving Dallas Police Departmenthomicide, that you need to come out and solve that sexual assault.” Adam McGou
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
homicide, that you need to come out and solve that sexual assault.” Adam McGough, chairman of the Dallas city council’s public safety committee, is also expressing concern. “That’s the first of this number I heard of it. Anytime we have large... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area...Tuesday, Aug. 8, but that doesn't mean the wheels won't be in motion towards a
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Tuesday, Aug. 8, but that doesn't mean the wheels won't be in motion towards a possible new ordinance. The city council's Public Safety Committee meets Monday, and is expected to review the city attorney's recommended ordinance. If the committee... Read more
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The Mercury News
Did Emeryville school officials report sexual assault allegations as required by law?a 17-year-old had allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old at the campus. Th
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
a 17-year-old had allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old at the campus. The two incidents became the focus of a May 11 public safety committee meeting that included an exchange between Chief Jennifer Tejada, and city councilmen John Bauters and... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston residents pitch ideas for new police and fire chiefsThe search for both fire and police chiefs continues in the City of Charleston.
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
The search for both fire and police chiefs continues in the City of Charleston. The City's Public Safety Committee discussed the two firms contracted to help in the hiring process, the same which helped hire the last police and fire chiefs. Mayor... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pugh says Hogan committed millions of dollars to Baltimore to fight violenceprovide more details. She declined to weigh in on a plan put forward by City C
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
provide more details. She declined to weigh in on a plan put forward by City Councilman Brandon Scott and the council’s Public Safety Committee. Scott, a frequent critic of Pugh’s, chairs the committee. “I will have to wait and see what his... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
City Council to vote on new radios for firefightersgiving each participating municipality an advantage in getting to emergency sce
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
giving each participating municipality an advantage in getting to emergency scenes, said Councilman Don Noviello, of the public safety committee. “Sharing resources is the key to being awarded these grants,” he said. COMMENTSTop NewsFairfield... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LMPD chief's no confident vote inches closeris a great guy," Councilwoman Julie Denton said. "You just don't want him as yo
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
is a great guy," Councilwoman Julie Denton said. "You just don't want him as your chief of police." Wednesday, the Public Safety Committee discussed a resolution calling for a no confidence vote against Conrad. One of the issues that... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee officials rethink efforts to enforce beach rulesmaking it part of a larger effort to increase awareness of the rules of the bea
Savannah Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
making it part of a larger effort to increase awareness of the rules of the beach. In a presentation last week to Tybee’s public safety committee, the city manager recommended that officials adopt a three-part approach to enhancing the public’s... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Influential BUILD group calls on Pugh to release anti-violence strategyneighborhoods is a shared fear,” Connors said. As BUILD called on the mayor to
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
neighborhoods is a shared fear,” Connors said. As BUILD called on the mayor to lay out her vision, the City Council’s Public Safety Committee led by Councilman Brandon M. Scott offered its own ideas, proposing short-term efforts to boost the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Metro Council committee to discuss no-confidence resolution Thursdaycompared to 118. We spoke to one of the resolution's sponsors--Metro Councilma
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
compared to 118. We spoke to one of the resolution's sponsors--Metro Councilman David James--who says he's expecting the public safety committee to vote on the resolution of no confidence Wednesday afternoon. James says Louisville needs new... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Macomb to seek 35-cent cable fee hikepark and pool committee on Aug. 8, the public works committee on Aug. 10, the g
McDonough County Voice / Posted 16 days ago
park and pool committee on Aug. 8, the public works committee on Aug. 10, the general government committee on Aug. 14, the public safety committee on Aug. 17, and the community development committee on Aug. 21. Reach Patrick Stout by email at... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
San Jose residents say fireworks fines are unjustwe have to prove we are innocent.” City leaders plan to take a closer look at
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 16 days ago
we have to prove we are innocent.” City leaders plan to take a closer look at the illegal fireworks program and its reporting tool at a public safety committee meeting on August 17, where they'll get a full report from the San Jose Fire Depart... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Report on city police cameras coming soonby the city police administration. “We will have that report done,” Mayor Gabr
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
by the city police administration. “We will have that report done,” Mayor Gabriel J. Campana said Tuesday during the city public safety committee meeting. Campana has long advocated for the use of surveillance camera systems on streets with the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Councilwoman calling for change after CBS 6 investigation into city fire hydrantsthe scene, I would’ve never thought that anybody got out alive over there,” sai
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
the scene, I would’ve never thought that anybody got out alive over there,” said Trammell, who is the chair of the Richmond Public Safety committee. “It really. It really touched my heart,” she added. Mamie Williams and her family managed to... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
32 LMPD officers retired in July, and more could come amid pension plan concernsof leadership form Chief Conrad," James said. "And Metro Council will be taking
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
of leadership form Chief Conrad," James said. "And Metro Council will be taking a voice on that also very soon.” The Metro Public Safety Committee will vote on whether to hold a "No Confidence" vote on Wednesday, before sending it to full... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Rhinelander considers public-private partnership to fix alley issues after cinder block thrown onto squad carthe issue could be -- in some respects -- out of the city's hands. The alley it
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 17 days ago
the issue could be -- in some respects -- out of the city's hands. The alley itself is private property. The city's Public Safety Committee listened to the idea at its meeting last week. Committee chairman Alex Young says some council... Read more
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Boston Globe
Severely injured police officers seek easier path to obtaining benefitssaid State Representative Kenneth I. Gordon, one of the bill’s sponsors. The p
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
said State Representative Kenneth I. Gordon, one of the bill’s sponsors. The proposal, now before the Legislature’s public safety committee, would allow severely injured officers to seek more generous benefits by submitting an application to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump tells cops, 'Don't be too nice' when placing suspects in custodyit harder for police to investigate and solve crime.” Baltimore City Councilma
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
it harder for police to investigate and solve crime.” Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott, chairman of the council’s public safety committee, said city residents should be “outraged” by the president’s comments. “It’s an unfitting comment... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Solving Baltimore's crime puzzlecity to unite behind a new anti-violence strategy and commit to carrying it thr
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
city to unite behind a new anti-violence strategy and commit to carrying it through. The chairman of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee recently shut down a hearing on the Pugh administration’s response to the violence because it was not... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Woman Wages War on Hazing Culture That Led to Son's DeathSmith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - bet
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
Smith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - better known as Matt's Law - to the Senate's Public Safety Committee in 2006. Championed by Debbie and other supporters, the bill passed unanimously. Although... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Woman Wages War on Hazing Culture That Led to Son's DeathSmith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - bet
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
Smith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - better known as Matt's Law - to the Senate's Public Safety Committee in 2006. Championed by Debbie and other supporters, the bill passed unanimously. Although... Read more
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The Herald News
'False alarms' lead Fall River to ditch ShotSpotter systemsafety-wise — that we can get,” Dupere said. City Councilor Pamela Laliberte-L
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
safety-wise — that we can get,” Dupere said. City Councilor Pamela Laliberte-Lebeau, the chairwoman of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, said she will be asking the police department about ShotSpotter at an upcoming committee meeting.... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Redeploys More Than 150 Officersbackground checks and reviews of their disciplinary records, Davis said. City
Officer.com / Posted 22 days ago
background checks and reviews of their disciplinary records, Davis said. City Councilman Brandon Scott, chair of the public safety committee, has lambasted Mayor Catherine Pugh's administration in recent weeks for not having a clear,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Davis rebuilds operations units, redeploys more than 150 officers as Baltimore hits 200th homicidebackground checks and reviews of their disciplinary records, Davis said. City
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
background checks and reviews of their disciplinary records, Davis said. City Councilman Brandon Scott, chair of the public safety committee, has lambasted Mayor Catherine Pugh’s administration in recent weeks for not having a clear,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore's shot in the dark to reduce violenceprograms are likely to be more successful. We wholeheartedly agree with Council
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
programs are likely to be more successful. We wholeheartedly agree with Councilman Brandon Scott, the chairman of the Public Safety Committee and an opponent of this legislation, that Baltimore needs to articulate a holistic, comprehensive,... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Bi-State chair calls for Belmar to resign over MetroLink securitybetween the county police and Metro. Former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemehl, w
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
between the county police and Metro. Former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemehl, who is now the chairman of Bi-State’s public safety committee, said county police have not made Metrolink safer. He wants Chief Belmar out, saying he should either... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Roughly Speaking podcast: Do guns make us safe? Not in Baltimore, and hardly anywhere. (episode 279)pushing the mayor and police commissioner to do more — or at least explain what
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
pushing the mayor and police commissioner to do more — or at least explain what they’re doing to reduce violent crime — is City Councilman Brandon Scott, chair of the council’s public safety committee. ➤Jump to this segment Subscribe to the podc... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
EPD seeks fingerprinting system upgradesAs discussed at Monday’s Public Safety Committee meeting, the EPD proposed two
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
As discussed at Monday’s Public Safety Committee meeting, the EPD proposed two sole-source resolutions to purchase both a 10-print LiveScan cabinet mounted booking system with a Duplex fingerprint card printer and Logitech HD web camera system in the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
St. Louis County police chief asked to resign over MetroLink reportsyou don’t do it, it’s time to move on,” said former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoe
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
you don’t do it, it’s time to move on,” said former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemel. Schoemel now serves as Chair of the Public Safety Committee for the Bi-State Development Agency, the organization that oversees Metro operations. He said the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar asked to resignyou don’t do it, it’s time to move on,” said former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoe
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
you don’t do it, it’s time to move on,” said former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemel. Schoemel now serves as Chair of the Public Safety Committee for the Bi-State Development Agency, the organization that oversees Metro operations. He said the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Bi-State official calls for County Police Chief to step aside over MetroLink securityresignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Vince Schoemehl is cha
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
resignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Vince Schoemehl is chairman of the Bi-State Development Agency’s public safety committee. “Enough is enough,” said Schoemehl. “It’s now time for St. Louis County to do something. They got a... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Bi-State official calls for County Police Chief to step aside over MetroLink securityresignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Vince Schoemehl is cha
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
resignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Vince Schoemehl is chairman of the Bi-State Development Agency’s public safety committee. “Enough is enough,” said Schoemehl. “It’s now time for St. Louis County to do something. They got a... Read more
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Breitbart
Rand Paul Teams Up With Kamala Harris for Bail Reformassessment tools that do not result in unwarranted disparities.” In April, Dua
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
assessment tools that do not result in unwarranted disparities.” In April, Duane “Dog” Chapman, known for his show “Dog the Bounty Hunter” appeared in the Assembly Public Safety Committee hearing to testify against si... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois county board committee supports tablets for jailAndroid tablets to its inmates. The Rockford Register Star (http://bit.ly/2tss
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Android tablets to its inmates. The Rockford Register Star (http://bit.ly/2tssREK ) reports the Winnebago County Board's Public Safety Committee met with tablet vendor Global Tel Link before unanimously voting in favor of a resolution to award a... Read more
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