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    Former School Director Creates New ASU Scholarship

    The Story of Scott Decker and the Decker Family Scholarship A Passion for Building Scott Decker, Arizona State University (ASU) Foundation Professor emeritus, left his position as chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) to build a top-rated criminal justice program at ASU. Decker discovered that […] More

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    CRIME REPORTS Tuesday Oct 31 2023 Crime &amp Law Enforcement djournalcom

    Why Mississippi Needs Stronger Legal Protections for Workers Introduction Mississippi has long been known as a state with a high level of poverty and economic inequality. In recent years, however, it has become increasingly clear that the state’s employment laws are also in need of reform. Despite some recent steps in the right direction, Mississippi’s […] More

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    Limits to Government Seizure of Digital Data

    The Importance of Judicial Oversight in the Retention of Digital Devices by Law Enforcement The Background Police procedurals on television have given us a perception of how criminal investigations typically occur. Law enforcement develops suspicion, obtains a warrant, seizes evidence, like a cellphone or computer, from a suspect, and finally, there is a trial. But […] More

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    CCM Career Fair: Launch Your Criminal Justice & Social Services Career Today!

    Halloween and Autumn Events in New Jersey New Leaf Consignment’s Halloween Party and Sale If you’re looking for a unique costume or spooky decorations, head over to New Leaf Consignment in Madison, NJ for their Halloween Party on October 30th. While you’re there, take advantage of their store-wide sale, ending on September 25th. Halloween Festivities […] More

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    DC Mayor Bowser Finally Embraces Criminal Justice Reform: NY Post

    Kudos to Mayor Muriel Bowser for Pushing to Roll Back Criminal Justice Reforms The District of Columbia is in turmoil as homicides, robberies, and overall violent crimes increased over the past year. Mayor Muriel Bowser has called for the repeal of the 2022 criminal justice law, which was intended to limit police use of force, […] More

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    APD targets crime, spends $2M in overtime.

    Asheville Police Department’s Crime Numbers and Targeted Operations Introduction The Asheville Police Department recently released updated crime numbers for 2023 and announced new “targeted special operations” to combat crime in the area, particularly in the downtown district. These operations have led to 62 recent arrests and citations, with many of those arrested or cited listing […] More

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    “Law Back in Jail: Criminal Contempt Charge” – WIVT NewsChannel 34

    Bradley Law, the Killer of 13-Year-Old Boy, Back in Broome County Jail Background Last New Year’s Day, Bradley Law, a 35-year-old man from Harpursville, struck and killed a 13-year-old boy, Brennan Loveless, in a hit-and-run crash as the child rode his bike home along Route 7 in Sanataria Springs. Following the incident, Law admitted leaving […] More

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    TV6 Investigates: Law Enforcement’s Proactive Approach to Child Sexual Conduct Crimes

    The Importance of Sting Operations in Preventing Sex Crimes Against Minors Introduction In recent years, Michigan has seen a significant increase in sexually motivated crimes, especially those involving minors. To combat these heinous crimes, the law enforcement agencies in the state are adopting proactive measures, including sting operations. The Rise of Online Sex Crimes in […] More

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    Opinion Editorial: Arizona DNA Testing Laws and Regulations

    DNA Testing Laws and Regulations-ARS-13-1610 In a recent article by Josh Kolsrud titled “DNA Testing Laws and Regulations-ARS-13-1610,” the author brings attention to the DNA laws and regulations in Arizona, specifically focusing on the implications it has on criminal cases. The article provides information and answers to common questions regarding the legality and use of […] More

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    Entrapment Defense in Criminal Law: An Overview

    The Entrapment Defense in Criminal Law Cases At its core, entrapment is a legal doctrine that serves to protect individuals from police misconduct. It’s a defense used in criminal law cases when a person has been coerced by law enforcement to commit a crime that they would not have committed otherwise. In other words, entrapment […] More