The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case which could have a profound impact on the ability of states to seize the property of ordinary citizens.
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) referred to the U.S. criminal justice system as “a cancer on the soul of our country” during a Monday night appearance on “The Daily Show.”
Two more law enforcement groups have voiced their skepticism of a proposed federal prison and sentencing reform bill that would potentially release serial drug traffickers and other dangerous offenders.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday released a statement thanking the FBI and Pittsburgh police for their response to Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Democratic congressional candidate Scott Wallace, who is running in Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district against Republican representative Brian Fitzpatrick, was captured saying “dogs are smarter than police officers” during a conversation with a constituent at a campaign event this past summer, according to audio sent to the Washington Free Beacon.
Two days after a Gwinnett County police officer was killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle, a manhunt ended in the death of suspect Tafahree Maynard, according to authorities.
Greg Stanton, the former mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., who was recently robbed at knifepoint, prioritized progressive causes over public safety during his tenure in city hall. Stanton is currently the Democratic nominee running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
One of Boston’s largest police unions has refused to endorse Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) in her bid for re-election this year, citing the senator’s “derogatory” attacks on law enforcement.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home on Wednesday near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect’s arrest, authorities said.