FOLKS, LOCK YOUR DOORS, LOAD YOUR GUNS AND GET YOU A BARKING, BITING DOG.
John Kirk, the sheriff of Martin County, Kentucky, has suspended law enforcement services until further notice. The temporary shutdown is due to the lack of funds required to pay employees. On Facebook, the sheriff wrote, “We have no one to blame but some of our former fiscal court for the poor management of our tax […]
“We decline to grant the [government] unrestricted access to a wireless carrier’s database of physical location information.”
In a huge win for Americans, the Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track a person’s movements by collecting information about where that person has used their cell phone. A 119-page document released Friday outlines the details of the Court’s ruling. Chief Justice John G. Roberts […]
UPDATE: Ofab Inc. CEO speaks out about the removal of the crime prevention kiosks Marion County – The kiosk program, which was created by former Sheriff Chris Blair in 2014, is under investigation by the State Attorney’s Office. On Friday, May 20, 2016, the State Attorney’s Office for the Fifth Judicial District indicted Sheriff Chris […]
[Last updated on May 18, 2015, at 5:11 p.m.] Washington – The Obama administration announced Monday it will ban federal transfers of certain types of military-style gear to local law enforcement agencies. The decision is in response to a spate of incidents that has frayed trust in communities across the country, and after a White […]
Attorney General Eric Holder and Director Ron Davis of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) today announced the department’s latest effort to strengthen community policing through hiring grants that will fund nearly 950 officers at 215 law enforcement agencies in cities and communities across the country. This year’s $124 million in awards place […]
Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Board of County Commissioners once again gave Marion County Sheriff, Chris Blair, an ultimatum in reducing his budget during a hearing held on September 11, 2014, while Commissioner Carl Zalak leaned back in his chair and mocked public safety issues. Commissioners Carl Zalak and Stan McClain were heard […]