- Another drug war tragedy: A college student with no prior record is caught selling $80 worth of pot. Facing 41 years in prison, he becomes an informant. Now he’s dead.
- Forfeiture reform bill in Tennessee legislature stalls after “a key committee heard from family members who are in law enforcement and who do not want to give up a source of income.”
- Here’s a disturbing report on the increasing tendency of schools to handle disciplinary problems by turning to law enforcement. This is part of a broader trend toward using the criminal justice system to address things once dealt with by parents, teachers, clergy, and community.
- Once again, we shouldn’t be asking if police shootings were justified, but if they were avoidable.
- If you think the DEA really ended its data collection program, you’re probably putting more faith in the agency than its history would warrant.
- The perils and inherent bias of “broken taillight policing.”
- Police in Dayton, Ohio will get training on how to interact with dogs without killing them. We need more of this.
- A deputy in Hunt County, Texas is under investigation after video appears to show him punching a pregnant woman while arresting her in her home.
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