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Utah Case Highlights Need for Separation of Medicine and Law Enforcement

Utah Case Highlights Need for Separation of Medicine and Law Enforcement

. By Thomas L. Knapp In July, Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne violently abducted Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University of Utah Hospital. Most accounts don’t put it that way — they use the word “arrested” instead — but Wubbels was released without charges because Payne’s actions were clearly an extralegal physical power play […]

Blue Alert Helping Law Enforcement Officers that Lost their Homes During Hurricane Harvey

Blue Alert Helping Law Enforcement Officers that Lost their Homes During Hurricane Harvey

The Blue Alert Foundation wants to help as many Law Enforcement Officers that lost their Homes during Hurricane Harvey while still helping their Citizens that needed help of their own. Our Law Enforcement Officer will Help the Public before they can check on their own family, it is Sad, But True. Now it is Time […]

2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI – WalletHub Report

2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI – WalletHub Report

With drunk driving resulting in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released an in-depth report on 2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI. In the interest of underscoring the financial downsides of driving drunk, WalletHub compared the penalties in each of […]

It’s California Vs. Sessions On Police Seizures Of Cash, Property

It’s California Vs. Sessions On Police Seizures Of Cash, Property

. . By Stephen Frank I am a supporter of asset forfeiture.  I am not a supporter of the Federal rules on this issue. “California only lets state and local law enforcement agencies keep what they seize if the owner is found guilty. But police have found a way around that rule by working with […]

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Benefiting Special Olympics

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Benefiting Special Olympics

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 8:00 a.m., employees from the Ventura Police Department (VPD) will once again participate in the annual Southern California Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) benefiting Ventura County Special Olympics. This will be the twenty-eigth year the VPD has participated in the annual LETR. At 8:00 a.m., members of the VPD […]

Justice Training Center’s Academy Class 2016-2 Graduation

Justice Training Center’s Academy Class 2016-2 Graduation

Sheriff Geoff Dean is pleased to announce the graduation of the Ventura County Criminal Justice Training Center’s Academy Class #2016-2.  The graduation ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017, at the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, California. The recruits have completed 24 weeks of instruction provided […]

Immigration Enforcement Statement from VCLECC

Immigration Enforcement Statement from VCLECC

With the President’s recent immigration orders, local law enforcement leaders have received numerous inquiries about their role in enforcing immigration laws. As law enforcement leaders within Ventura County, we felt it was important to re-emphasize our longstanding practices in this area. To be very clear, Ventura County law enforcement has not historically participated in the […]

Commentary: Fisher, Reynolds and 135 fallen law enforcement officers

Commentary: Fisher, Reynolds and 135 fallen law enforcement officers

There’s no doubt that the world has lost some great people in 2016, despite how we define “greatness,” and whatever we think about their particular art or opinion. Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, John Glenn, Gene Wilder, Nancy Reagan, Merle Haggard, Craig Sager, Abe Vigoda, Shimon Peres, Glenn Frey, Phyllis Schlafley, Arnold Palmer, Justice Antonin Scalia, […]

Raid Encryption: This Should Be The New Normal

Raid Encryption: This Should Be The New Normal

. By Thomas L. Knapp “When government agents raid Uber’s offices,” Business Insider reports, “the company springs into action with an immediate response: it shuts everything down and encrypts all its computers.” That claim comes from documents filed by former Uber forensic investigator Samuel Ward Spangenberg, who’s suing the company for age discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, […]

On the brutal targeting and assassination of Dallas police officers

On the brutal targeting and assassination of Dallas police officers
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