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Opinion: Reform the Law Enforcement System

“Police officers don’t need more training nearly as much as most politicians, police administrators, crooks, those who resist arrest and the media need more training” – Buz Williams Whenever there is a highly publicized police shooting, violent law enforcement/criminal encounter or video of officers overcoming resistance to arrest, the long knives come out to stab the

Legal Beat

High court limits when police can enter home without warrant

Adding to the country’s ongoing discussion of the extent of police powers, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put limits on when police officers pursuing a fleeing suspect can enter a home without a warrant. The high court ruled that when officers are pursuing someone suspected of a misdemeanor, a less serious crime, they cannot always

Legal Beat

Phoenix PD offers officers mental health training; community members say that’s not enough

Protesters over the summer called for defunding Phoenix police, motivated in part by deep skepticism about officers’ ability to properly handle mental health crises. Activists point to police shooting deaths of mentally ill Arizonans in the past as evidence that law enforcement officers need help defusing such situations. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office reports that

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