Author: Cole ZercoeAssociated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — At least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported Saturday. The news organizations said they found more than 34 officers who should
Author: Cole ZercoeBy Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — When Dominique Foster was just 7-months-old, her father threw her through a glass door. Now, more than four decades later, Baltimore Police have again arrested her father, Lawrence Banks, and this time they’ve charged him with her murder. Foster, a
Author: Cole ZercoeSergeant Jennifer Grasso doesn’t like the term “scary.” Years spent serving in elite units turns the fear most people would experience when their life is on the line into something else. The chemical attributes are still there – the adrenaline spike, pulse thumping so hard you can feel
Kevin Davis discusses how law enforcement agencies can do a better job of dealing with the news media following a use-of-force incident. The days of “no comment” are long since gone.
By Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON — More than 3,100 federal inmates were being released Friday by the Bureau of Prisons as part of a criminal justice overhaul signed into law last year. The First Step Act gives judges more discretion in sentencing, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates
Associated Press OLATHE, Kan. — A Missouri man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a Kansas sheriff’s deputy. Brady Newman-Caddell, of Independence, was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty last year to rape, kidnapping and sodomy. William Luth, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was sentenced last