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Study: Majority of Subjects Killed by Georgia Police Had Drugs in Their System

According to a report by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, in nearly 20 percent of the fatal shootings involving police officers since 2012 the subject had methamphetamine in their system.

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Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal Passes

The proposal to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use was on its way to victory early Wednesday morning, making Michigan the first state in the Midwest to approve legal weed.

Canadian Agency Says 'OK' to Off-Duty Marijuana Use by Officers

Chief Charles Bordeleau said that while officers won't be banned from using the drug when they're not on the job—once it becomes legal at the end of October—"an officer needs to be fit for duty when showing up for work."

California Police Concerned About Marijuana Deliveries from Nearby Cities

Proposition 64 bars the state from issuing a license to pot shops that have not been given city approval to operate. But city council members throughout the state say that authority is undermined if deliveries are legal statewide.

Canadian Department to Ban Cannabis Use for Officers, Even Off-Duty

Any Calgary Police Service members qualified to carry firearms who are capable of being operationally deployed—in other words, called to a scene—will not be allowed to use recreational cannabis in any form.

Toddler Hands New York Trooper a Bag of Drugs During Traffic Stop

The New York State Police issued a statement detailing a traffic stop during which a 3-year-old child handed a trooper a bag of marijuana.

NYPD No Longer Arresting Most Pot Smokers

There are still cases where officers would arrest pot smokers, such as those with an outstanding warrant, people on parole or probation, those with a history of violence or who are deemed a public threat.

New Hampshire Officers Post Funny Sign at Site of Marijuana Seizure

Officers with the Marlborough (NH) Police Department left a sign with a message for the grower of 25 illegal marijuana plants. "Sorry about your luck. Plants may be claimed, in person, at the Marlborough Police Department. Please bring your photo ID."

Legal Weed Putting Some Canadian Police Dogs Out of Work

"Our interdiction dogs are often used to form grounds to continue searching or to arrest people," said Staff Sgt. Gary Creed, a senior trainer with the RCMP's police dog service in Innisfail, Alberta., where all of the national police force's dogs are trained. If they are trained to sniff marijuana, some of their evidence would not be admissible in court, he said.

President Trump’s Supreme Court Short List Shrinks

The president may make an announcement about his pick as soon as Monday, some speculate.