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Still Searching For A DUI Test For Marijuana

16 patrol officers from the states of Colorado and Wyoming gathered in a hotel conference room in the State of Denver to do an experiment. In order to shop for marijuana, they got dressed in street clothes and went to nearby dispensaries. Officers present in the conference room were those who had duties assigned to...

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Sexting Charges Defense

Sexting crimes are on the rise, as police and prosecutors all over the country crack down on these offenses against underage youth. Minors frequently use texting apps to send picture messages and video of themselves or people they know in compromising states of undress. Although many of these young people trade these images with others...

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Six Members Of The Hackensack Police Narcotics Officers Suspended

HACKENSACK, N.J. – The entire unit of the Hackensack Police Narcotics Division, which included 6 members, has been suspended. The members, including the unit commander, the second-in-command, two detectives and two patrol officers, were suspended amid an administrative investigation. The news was confirmed by multiple law enforcement sources. Capt. Francesco Aquila, who is the officer...

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