Florida, California, worst for FBI crime reporting

Data: FBI; Diagram: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals Florida and California had the lowest percentages of law enforcement agencies reporting crime data to the FBI last year. Why it matters: National violent crime data in 2021 was at high risk as around 40% of law enforcement agencies nationwide failed to report their crime data. Two of the … Read more

Florida, California, worst for FBI crime reporting * Florida

Data: FBI; Diagram: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals Florida and California had the lowest percentages of law enforcement agencies reporting crime data to the FBI last year. Why it matters: National violent crime data in 2021 was at high risk as around 40% of law enforcement agencies nationwide failed to report their crime data. Two of the … Read more

Sheriff denies sparing Oklahoma governor’s son found drunk by deputies: report < Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt’s son was found drunk by local lawmakers on Halloween last month after being alerted to a suitcase full of firearms in a parking lot at a nearby haunted house. The guns came from the truck of 20-year-old John Andrew Stitt, who had been drinking that night and hunting earlier that day, … Read more

Michigan police hand out turkeys for Thanksgiving

In honor of Thanksgiving 2022, law enforcement is helping residents complete their Thanksgiving dinner by giving out free turkeys. With inflation impacting the holiday season this year, officers at Michigan’s Jackson Police Department are doing what they can to help their community. On Wednesday, November 16, hundreds of people waited in hopes of receiving a … Read more

Why a cop travels from Wisconsin to Nebraska with the volleyball team | Wisconsin

The UW-Madison Police Department has sent an officer out on the street with the University of Wisconsin volleyball team since private photos and videos of players were circulated online in October. There was no specific incident or threat that triggered the additional security resources, said Marc Lovicott, UWPD executive director of communications. “Our presence on … Read more

Here’s what you need to know: Wednesday 23rd November | Mid Missouri News ” Missouri

Local LGBTQ community center holds vigil for victims of Colorado Springs shooting An LGBTQ community center in Columbia held a vigil Tuesday night to honor the victims of the Colorado Springs shooting. Five people were killed and 17 others injured Saturday night at Club Q, an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs. A suspect is being … Read more

Why a police officer has started traveling with the Wisconsin volleyball team | Wisconsin

The UW-Madison Police Department has been sending an officer on the road with the University of Wisconsin volleyball team since the online circulation of private photos and videos of players in October. There was no specific incident or threat that triggered the additional security resources, UWPD executive director of communications Marc Lovicott said. “Our presence … Read more

The MHP soldier claims he was fired for seeking mental health resources

The Montana Department of Justice announced this week that it is investigating claims by a former state police officer that he was fired after asking for help to manage his work-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Zach Miller alleged in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit filed in Lewis and Clark County District Court last week that he was … Read more

Doorbell cameras and can I legally record a conversation?

We’ve all seen the creepy Ring Cam images of lunatics in masks staring into the lens of those micro-surveillance cameras, and I wonder about the laws surrounding the use of home surveillance devices. The ring camera is just one of many available on the market, but how far can you go to protect your property … Read more