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Crain's New York Business
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' reporta search that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' report
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 hours ago
a search that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two years. Gibson chairs the council's Public Safety Committee and did not sign on to the right-to-refuse portion of the Right-to-Know package. Unlike Lander and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Chief Flynn says Sheriff Clarke’s proposal to hire 400 new officers is unrealisticsiege, just keeping up with calls for service," said Sheriff Clarke. Milwaukee
Chief Flynn says Sheriff Clarke’s proposal to hire 400 new officers is unrealistic
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
siege, just keeping up with calls for service," said Sheriff Clarke. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke At a special Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff Clarke says the first step to reducing crime is hiring 400 new police... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Metro Council approves funds to explore gunshot detection technologywhen they do happen, they typically happen three minutes after the gunfire even
Metro Council approves funds to explore gunshot detection technology
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
when they do happen, they typically happen three minutes after the gunfire event," Ralph Clark said. The Metro Council Public Safety Committee heard a presentation from ShotSpotter, as well as representatives from Minneapolis and Kansas City... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee tries to 'dial back the party' with new alcohol ban talkthe idea of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing m
Tybee tries to 'dial back the party' with new alcohol ban talk
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
the idea of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavior. During a meeting of the city’s public safety committee Thursday morning, Tybee Island City Councilman Monty Parks introduced a new proposal for limiting the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee tries to 'dail back the party' with new alcohol ban talkthe idea of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing m
Tybee tries to 'dail back the party' with new alcohol ban talk
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
the idea of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavior. During a meeting of the city’s public safety committee Thursday morning, Tybee Island City Councilman Monty Parks introduced a new proposal for limiting the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' reporta search that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' report
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
a search that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two years. Gibson chairs the council's Public Safety Committee and did not sign on to the right-to-refuse portion of the Williams-Lander package. Unlike Lander and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sheriff David Clarke calls upon City of Milwaukee to hire 400 new police officersSheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee Sheriff Dav
Sheriff David Clarke calls upon City of Milwaukee to hire 400 new police officers
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
Sheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee Sheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke spoke before Milwaukee’s Public Safety Committee on Friday, June... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolitionto get half of the proceeds of the property once it is sold, according to the p
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolition
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
to get half of the proceeds of the property once it is sold, according to the proposed agreement. In other business, the Public Safety Committee recommended adopting legislation to spend $280,000 to house some prisoners at jails located outside... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCof Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican N
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
of Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican National Convention (RNC). Nice told the Public Safety Committee that delegates will be staying in two city hotels during the July 18-21 event at the Quicken Loans... Read more
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Officer.com
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body Camerasdefended the process, saying the initiative was too important to delay further.
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body Cameras
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
defended the process, saying the initiative was too important to delay further. Englander, who heads the council's Public Safety Committee, asked for a fresh analysis of the body camera market. LAPD officials then surveyed several camera... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“A huge concern:” MPD response times the focus of special meeting before Public Safety Committeetimes prompted a passionate discussion during a meeting involving MPD leaders a
“A huge concern:” MPD response times the focus of special meeting before Public Safety Committee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
times prompted a passionate discussion during a meeting involving MPD leaders and members of the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee Thursday, June 23rd. "Response times are a huge concern," Alderman Bob Donovan said. "We are... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
'A good day for ATVers'Grey County's transportation and public safety committee followed in Owen Sound
'A good day for ATVers'
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Grey County's transportation and public safety committee followed in Owen Sound's tracks Thursday when proposing a bylaw amendment for allowing ATVs to use more of its roads. Instead of backing a staff recommendation to permit off-road vehicles on... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County inmates still staying elsewherespending another $280,000 not to board inmates at the Summit County Jail. Durin
County inmates still staying elsewhere
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
spending another $280,000 not to board inmates at the Summit County Jail. During committee meetings June 20, Council’s Public Safety Committee recommended adopting legislation to spend that amount to house some prisoners at other jails. The... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCof Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican N
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
of Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican National Convention (RNC). Nice told the Public Safety Committee that delegates will be staying in two city hotels during the July 18-21 event at the Quicken Loans... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
River News' publisher calls for investigation into sheriff's departmentgenerally, about his overall approach to the law. As the corporation counsel's
River News' publisher calls for investigation into sheriff's department
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
generally, about his overall approach to the law. As the corporation counsel's committee of jurisdiction, Walker said, the public safety committee should examine what he called Desmond's hostility and poor performance in open-records matters. "The... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Sheriff Hartman gets it wrong againhis inability to learn is the reason for his bad judgment in the first place.
Sheriff Hartman gets it wrong again
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
his inability to learn is the reason for his bad judgment in the first place. And so the sheriff shuffled over to the public safety committee meeting last week, where he was asked what he thought about being subjected to more oversight and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton might cut $5 off parking tickets, streamline paymentlook at ways to make paying them easier. "We thought about reducing the overal
Easton might cut $5 off parking tickets, streamline payment
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
look at ways to make paying them easier. "We thought about reducing the overall fine to improve the image of the city," Public Safety Committee Chairman Peter Melan said during the council meeting Wednesday. "Hopefully we can come up with a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny County Executive Fitzgerald: Wilmerding deal likely to hike taxesaddress drugs and other issues in the county. County Councilman Jim Ellenbogen
Allegheny County Executive Fitzgerald: Wilmerding deal likely to hike taxes
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
address drugs and other issues in the county. County Councilman Jim Ellenbogen, a Banksville Democrat who heads council's Public Safety Committee, said that having the county police cover municipalities would be a good use of the department. “I'm... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues banissue to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to coun
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues ban
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
issue to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council and made the motion to move it to the Public Safety Committee, says she still plans to talk about the ban. Since Mendez serves on that committee, she said, she... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interestRobert DeLeo in the wake of the country’s deadliest mass shooting on June 12 in
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interest
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Robert DeLeo in the wake of the country’s deadliest mass shooting on June 12 in Orlando. “It was sent to study by the Public Safety Committee, but the speaker has expressed interest in it and sometimes the status of a bill can change based on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Rutherford commissioners refuse to increase sheriff's budgetdeputies who will oversee one-half of the inmates now watched only by cameras.
Rutherford commissioners refuse to increase sheriff's budget
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
deputies who will oversee one-half of the inmates now watched only by cameras. His recommendation was approved by the Public Safety Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee in a 5-1 vote May 17. Four commissioners recommended... Read more
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New America Media
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Applythat would extend the deadline by five years, from November 2017 to November 20
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply
New America Media / Posted 3 days ago
that would extend the deadline by five years, from November 2017 to November 2022. It is scheduled to go before the Senate Public Safety Committee on June 28. If it is signed into law, “it will give the courts and the judicial system more time to... Read more
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The Columbian
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues banissue to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to coun
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues ban
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
issue to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council and made the motion to move it to the Public Safety Committee, says she still plans to talk about the ban. Since Mendez serves on that committee, she said, she... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Calumet plans for new police chiefDepartment earlier this year. Also interested in the job is current village pol
Calumet plans for new police chief
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Department earlier this year. Also interested in the job is current village police officer Gene Thornton. The board's public safety committee will now interview the candidates then recommend two to the full board. Tarvis said Thornton asked... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupthe Assembly on a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition)
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
the Assembly on a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition) and is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday. The bill - sponsored by the Peace Officers Research Association of California and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gun safety advocates lobby firearm loan billIf the firearm is a hand gun, the person making the loan must register the weap
Gun safety advocates lobby firearm loan bill
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
If the firearm is a hand gun, the person making the loan must register the weapon. The bill passed out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee with a 4-2 vote Tuesday and is among a package of gun-safety bills currently moving through the... Read more
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Orange County Register
State lawmakers seek fix on sex-offender reporting requirementwho have served their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct t
State lawmakers seek fix on sex-offender reporting requirement
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
who have served their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct the constitutional problems, and the Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 to the full Assembly on a 7-0 vote Tuesday. In keeping with the court’s ruling, the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soonone step closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soon
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
one step closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s vehicle-for-hire ordinance passed the public safety committee but failed to receive unanimous consent during city council later in the day. By law, the ordinance... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
California rape bill provokes unexpected testimonieslegislation, known as the Justice for Victims Act, was authored by State Sen. C
California rape bill provokes unexpected testimonies
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
legislation, known as the Justice for Victims Act, was authored by State Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chico, and passed the Public Safety Committee. "The statute of limitation is not helping those that are raped. It is helping those who are the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soonone step closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soon
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
one step closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s vehicle-for-hire ordinance passed the public safety committee but failed to receive unanimous consent during city council later in the day. By law, the ordinance... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gadfly Dubbed 'Batman' Brings Box Cutter to City HallA frequent City Hall gadfly brought a box cutter to a Public Safety Committee h
Gadfly Dubbed 'Batman' Brings Box Cutter to City Hall
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
A frequent City Hall gadfly brought a box cutter to a Public Safety Committee hearing at City Hall Tuesday, a councilman confirmed. Councilman Mitch Englander, who chairs the committee, said he ordered the gadfly — who goes by the name "Herman," and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramentoa bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and rape-relate
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and rape-related crimes was approved by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. The “Justice for Victims Act,” authored by Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, also made it through a Senate... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Tuscaloosa ride-hailing ordinance fails in councilordinance failed to pass in council Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa. In a special
Tuscaloosa ride-hailing ordinance fails in council
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
ordinance failed to pass in council Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa. In a special called meeting early Tuesday, the city's Public Safety Committee passed new legislation to allow Uber and Lyft to operate. However, the ordinance did not get... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuscaloosa ride-hailing ordinance fails in councilordinance failed to pass in council Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa. In a special
Tuscaloosa ride-hailing ordinance fails in council
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
ordinance failed to pass in council Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa. In a special called meeting early Tuesday, the city's Public Safety Committee passed new legislation to allow Uber and Lyft to operate. However, the ordinance did not get... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Plan to Use CHP, Deputies to Bolster SJ Patrolsa memorial service Tuesday. The CHP did not respond to requests for comment on
Plan to Use CHP, Deputies to Bolster SJ Patrols
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
a memorial service Tuesday. The CHP did not respond to requests for comment on the proposal. The plan will go before the Public Safety Committee on Aug. 18 and then the City Council will have a final vote in september. If the plan is approved,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny County Council OKs participation in land bankproperty. In unrelated business, a proposal to have the county provide police
Allegheny County Council OKs participation in land bank
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
property. In unrelated business, a proposal to have the county provide police coverage for Wilmerding was sent to the Public Safety Committee for review. Wilmerding would pay the county $250,000 the first year with 3 percent increases each... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
CA legislature aims to fix sex-offender reporting requirementwho have served their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct t
CA legislature aims to fix sex-offender reporting requirement
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
who have served their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct the constitutional problems, and the Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 to the full Assembly on a 7-0 vote Tuesday. In keeping with the court's ruling, the... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
California Seeks Fix on Sex-Offender Reporting Requirementconvicted after Jan. 1, 2017. It would apply only if the offender used the inte
California Seeks Fix on Sex-Offender Reporting Requirement
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 4 days ago
convicted after Jan. 1, 2017. It would apply only if the offender used the internet as part of the crime. The Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 by Democratic Sen. Ben Hueso of San Diego. (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Uber could be returning to TuscaloosaIt looks like Uber could be coming back to Tuscaloosa. In a special called meet
Uber could be returning to Tuscaloosa
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
It looks like Uber could be coming back to Tuscaloosa. In a special called meeting on Tuesday, the city's Public Safety Committee passed new legislation to allow Uber and Lyft to operate. The full council will vote on the legislation at 6 p.m. If... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Uber could be returning to TuscaloosaIt looks like Uber could be coming back to Tuscaloosa. In a special called meet
Uber could be returning to Tuscaloosa
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
It looks like Uber could be coming back to Tuscaloosa. In a special called meeting on Tuesday, the city's Public Safety Committee passed new legislation to allow Uber and Lyft to operate. The full council will vote on the legislation at 6 p.m. If... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Seeks Fix on Sex-Offender Reporting Requirementlimit the reporting requirements to sex offenders convicted after Jan. 1, 2017.
California Seeks Fix on Sex-Offender Reporting Requirement
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
limit the reporting requirements to sex offenders convicted after Jan. 1, 2017. It would apply only if the offender used the internet as part of the crime. The Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 by Democratic Sen. Ben Hueso of San Die... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California seeks fix on sex-offender reporting requirementlimit the reporting requirements to sex offenders convicted after Jan. 1, 2017.
California seeks fix on sex-offender reporting requirement
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
limit the reporting requirements to sex offenders convicted after Jan. 1, 2017. It would apply only if the offender used the internet as part of the crime. The Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 by Democratic Sen. Ben Hueso of San Die... Read more
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The Morning Call
Emmaus gets new police chief, a veteran of the forcewho said the borough had hoped to hire from within. Labenberg and Councilwoman
Emmaus gets new police chief, a veteran of the force
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
who said the borough had hoped to hire from within. Labenberg and Councilwoman Lee Ann Gilbert, chairwoman of council's Public Safety Committee, said Palmer is very well respected in the police force. He had been working as acting chief since... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wilmerding could rely on county police coveragethey are going to be paying their fair share.” Councilman Jim Ellenbogen, a Ba
Wilmerding could rely on county police coverage
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
they are going to be paying their fair share.” Councilman Jim Ellenbogen, a Banksville Democrat and chair of council's Public Safety Committee, supports the agreement and said it was a good use of the county police. “It's a good fit,”... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Editorial: Public losing out to police in California Capitolthe Assembly on a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition)
Editorial: Public losing out to police in California Capitol
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 5 days ago
the Assembly on a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition) and is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on May 21. The bill — sponsored by the Peace Officers Research Association of California and opposed... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Aldermen disappointed Attorney General Schimel sent representative to discuss crime in MilwaukeeOn June 10th, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm was grilled by m
Aldermen disappointed Attorney General Schimel sent representative to discuss crime in Milwaukee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
On June 10th, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm was grilled by members of the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee as part of a series of special meetings on crime in Milwaukee -- and on Monday, June 20th, it was... Read more
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Orange County Register
Public losing out to police in state Capitolthe long run. Yet Mr. Santiago’s Assembly Bill 2533 sailed through the Assembly
Public losing out to police in state Capitol
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
the long run. Yet Mr. Santiago’s Assembly Bill 2533 sailed through the Assembly and is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday. The bill – sponsored by the Peace Officers Research Association of California and... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Yarmouth parents collect signatures to force vote on sex offender ordinanceOFF THE REGISTRY? THE LEGISLATURE HAS CHANGED RULES SEVERAL TIMES AFFECTING IF
Yarmouth parents collect signatures to force vote on sex offender ordinance
WMTW Portland / Posted 8 days ago
OFF THE REGISTRY? THE LEGISLATURE HAS CHANGED RULES SEVERAL TIMES AFFECTING IF OFFENDERS MUCH -- MUST REGISTER. JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE. >> THE REGISTRY WE HAD IN MAINE WAS IN BAD SHAPE. WE HAD A LOT OF HOLES IN THE WALL TO PROTECT... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mayor Emanuel's police oversight plans delayed for council hearingsbe introduced at the following meeting of the full City Council on June 22," Em
Mayor Emanuel's police oversight plans delayed for council hearings
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
be introduced at the following meeting of the full City Council on June 22," Emanuel wrote. But on Thursday, Emanuel's Public Safety Committee chairman, Ald. Ariel Reboyras, 30th, released a letter saying the reforms won't be rolled out until... Read more
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