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Paralyzed Kentucky Deputy Sues Police Department Over Shooting

A deputy with the Scott County Sheriff's Office who was shot and paralyzed during a joint operation with the Georgetown Police Department is suing the department, claiming that the officer who shot him had only completed basic special response training one month prior to the incident.

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Families of VA Troopers Killed in Helicopter Crash Sue State Police

Virginia State Troopers Henry John Cullen III and Berke Morgan Matthew Bates were killed in a...

On August 12, 2017, State Troopers Berke Morgan Matthew Bates and Henry John Cullen III were hovering in a helicopter above the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville. As they hovered, the helicopter began to pitch up and down suddenly and eventually crashed into the ground and burst into flames, the lawsuit details.

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SCOTUS Affirms Police Can Draw Blood From Unconscious Drivers

In a 5-4 vote on Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld a Wisconsin law that says people driving on a public road have impliedly consented to having their blood drawn if police suspect them of driving under the influence. It also said that "exigent circumstances" permit police to obtain a blood sample without a warrant.

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Judge Orders Special Prosecutor to Look Into Dismissal of Smollett Case

“There was no master on the bridge to guide the ship as it floundered through uncharted waters, and it ultimately lost its bearings,” Toomin wrote in the 21-page opinion. “... The unprecedented irregularities identified in this case warrants the appointment of independent counsel to restore the public’s confidence in the integrity of our criminal justice system.”