The "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops. The goal of Senate Bill 30—passed by the 85th Texas Legislature—is to define the behavior and expectations of citizens and law enforcement during traffic stop interactions.
October 16, 2018
A federal court judge's ruling finding that Colorado's sex-offender registry violated the Constitutional rights of three sex offenders who sued could change the way the public gets access to the list. More Here.
September 5, 2017
Under California Sen. Bob Hertzberg's proposal, traffic fines would stay the same but people who are unemployed or on welfare can qualify for a reduction. More Here.
May 18, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences. More Here.
May 8, 2017
“There are more officers being targeted because of the fact that they’re police officers,” said Buck, a Republican representing Colorado. More Here.
March 22, 2016
Red Wing, MN's resolution calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime. The hope is cities across the country will adopt this stance. More Here.
October 8, 2015