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'Stand Your Ground' Law At Center of Fla. Shooting

March 22, 2012
Florida is among 21 states with a "Stand Your Ground Law," which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The Florida law lets police on the scene decide whether they believe the self-defense claim.

Chief In Fla. Teen's Shooting Gets No Confidence Vote

March 22, 2012
City commissioners in Sanford, Fla., have given their city's chief a no-confidence vote for his handling of the racially tinged shooting of a teenager by a self-appointed neighborhood watchman.
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Felonbook.com Launched To Change 'The System'

March 22, 2012
The site enables the "game changing principles of anonymous viral activism, or A-V-A," according to a press release from its founder, who is known as Mr. X (con).

N.J. Cop Killer Gets Life Without Parole

March 22, 2012
The 20-year-old New Jersey man convicted of fatally shooting a Lakewood patrolman in his cruiser at point blank range will spend the rest of his life behind bars without an opportunity for parole.
<p>Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels. CC_Flickr: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/pjern/5931655958&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>pjern</a></p>

Indiana Governor Signs 'Right To Resist' Law

March 22, 2012
Indiana's Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed a law giving citizens the right to resist unlawful police actions and causing alarm among law enforcement officers.

Video: Okla. Cops Fired for Restraining Hospital Patient

March 21, 2012
Surveillance video showing Bartlesville (Okla.) Police officers restraining a hospital patient has led to the firing of two officers involved in the incident.

Calif. Inmates Ask U.N. To Probe Solitary Confinement

March 21, 2012
Calling solitary confinement "torture," California prisoners and advocates are asking the United Nations to investigate the segregated housing of gang members at prisons throughout the state.

Campus Officer on Leave for Stealing Party Bus

March 21, 2012
A campus police officer from Patrick Henry High School in San Diego was placed on paid leave Tuesday after she allegedly stole a shuttle bus and drove it drunk at the end of a St. Patrick's Day party.

Undercover Narcotics Cop Busts 13 Students

March 21, 2012
Last week, police arrested 13 Exeter Union High School students, aged 15 to 19, on drug-related charges. The arrests were the result of an undercover operation at the California school.

SF Mayor Seeks Sheriff's Removal

March 21, 2012
San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee has suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and plans to remove the embattled lawman, after his sentencing in a domestic violence case.
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