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ACLU Claims NJ Cops Misuse Informants

June 28, 2011
The report, which came after a three-year investigation by the ACLU, claims New Jersey agencies have a disjointed, confusing, and, in some cases, nonexistent policies on how New Jersey law enforcement agencies use confidential informants.

ACLU Sues To Overturn Indiana Immigration Law

May 25, 2011
The law allows state and local police to arrest subjects on a "removal order" from an immigration court, a "detainer or notice of action issued" or if they have been convicted of one or more aggravated felonies.

Feds Launch Probe of Newark PD

May 9, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a 96-page petition accusing Newark of spotty internal affairs investigations and rampant misconduct in September.

Michigan ACLU Questions Troopers' Use of Cellphone Data Extractors

April 18, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan wants more information about how Michigan State Police troopers are using devices known as cellular data extractors to retrieve information from a citizen's mobile device during a traffic stop without their consent.

ACLU To Chicago: Stop Adding Surveillance Cameras

February 8, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union issued a report today calling on Chicago city leaders to stop adding to the network of video surveillance cameras accessible to the police department.

ACLU Calls for Civil Rights Probe of Seattle PD

November 18, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington called on the U.S. Justice Department Thursday to investigate whether there is a pattern and practice of civil rights violations by the Seattle Police Department, citing a newly released video showing an officer kicking an African-American teenage boy and other "unnecessarily violent confrontations with citizens" of color.

Judge Won't Dismiss Challenge to Arizona's Immigration Law

October 13, 2010
In her ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton found that "race, alienage, or national origin discrimination was a motivating factor in the enactment of S.B. 1070."

ACLU Sues Pittsburgh PD, Alleges G-20 Misconduct

September 21, 2010
At a news conference, ACLU officials said police used excessive force while making arrests, needlessly used pepper spray on people and shot them with non-lethal rounds filled with pepper spray.

ACLU Sues Newark PD

September 10, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Newark Police Department, alleging the agency violates the civil rights of its citizens. On Thursday, several City Council members supported the claim.

Two Southern Arizona Sheriffs Set Up Legal Defense Fund

July 15, 2010
Sheriffs' Dever and Babeu are strong advocates of the new SB 1070 law that requires officers with reasonable suspicion to ask subjects about their immigration status.

ACLU Questions Dayton Police's License-Plate Readers

August 24, 2009
The Dayton (Ohio) Police Department has begun using license-plate readers to help identify stolen cars, respond to missing children alerts and pick up people with outstanding arrest warrants.

12 Michigan Departments Will Test Portable Fingerprint Scanners

August 19, 2009
In response, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has said it expects court challenges. A state law bans fingerprinting on arrests where the sentence would be less than 90 days.

Portland Police "Most Arrested" List Faces ACLU Challenge

January 9, 2009
For the first time since Portland police created a secret list five years ago identifying the 35 most-frequently arrested petty criminals in the city's core, the American Civil Liberties Union and a trio of defense attorneys are challenging its constitutionality.

LAPD and ACLU Reach Settlement on Skid Row Searches

December 22, 2008
The agreement comes 18 months after a federal judge found that the LAPD was unconstitutionally searching homeless people in the Skid Row area as part of Chief William J. Bratton's crackdown on downtown crime.

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

April 1, 2008

"My brother told me, 'If you want everyone to love you, join the fire department. If you want half the people to love you but half the people to hate you, go ahead and be on the police department.'" — Officer Michael Pecha, Omaha (Neb.) Police Department.

The Tough Guy: Sheriff Joe Arpaio

June 1, 2007

At 75, Joe Arpaio is serving his fourth term as sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz. It's a job he's held for 15 years, much to the delight of the voting population in the Phoenix area and much to the dismay of politically correct, civil liberties advocates who characterize his policies as cruel and the man himself as a dangerous dinosaur.

Patriot Act Provision Ruled Unconstitutional

September 30, 2004
A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional a section of the Patriot Act that had allowed the FBI to request businesses’ financial records to investigate terrorism.

Electrical Storm: Taser

June 1, 2002

The week before Christmas tragedy befell 27-year-old Marvin Hendrix of Hamilton, Ohio. That morning he was at his girlfriend’s residence when he started vomiting blood. She called 911 and paramedics arrived to find Hendrix combative and violent. They summoned the police.

Police and Politics

April 1, 2002

Politics, politically correct ideology, and the police. The "three Ps." How well do they work together?

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