New report: Toronto Police – Police Encounters with People in Crisis


2. New AELE Monthly Law Journal article: Civil Liability for Use of Police Dogs.


Part Two focuses on whether the use of police dogs constitutes deadly force, use of dogs against mentally ill suspects and liability for dog bites under state or federal law.


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3. The Sep. 2014 issues of AELE’s three periodicals have been uploaded.


The current issues, back issues since 2000, case digests since 1975, and a search engine are FREE. Everyone is welcome to read, print or download AELE publications without charge. The main menu is at:


*** Law Enforcement Liability Reporter ***


This issue has cases on attorneys’ fees, false arrest/imprisonment, firearms related, homeless persons, malicious prosecution, search & seizure, and video recording by citizens.


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*** Fire, Police & Corrections Personnel Reporter ***


This issue has cases on back pay, overtime, FMLA leave, privacy rights, privatization, race and sex discrimination, retaliatory personnel actions, and untruthfulness.


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*** Jail and Prisoner Law Bulletin ***


This issue has cases on access to legal info, ECWs (dart mode), employment issues, medical care, mental health, prisoner assaults, prisoner deaths, and religion.


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4. Selected criminal law and procedure cases are at two other free websites.


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