• Federal Officers Can Carry Firearms During Shutdown

    Federal Officers Can Carry Firearms During Shutdown

    Federal law enforcement officers won’t have to put away their guns in the event of another government shutdown, thanks to the passing of a new law this week.

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Evidence Obtained Via Unlawful Stop Attenuated by Pre-Existing Arrest Warrant

Evidence Obtained Via Unlawful Stop Attenuated by Pre-Existing Arrest Warrant

Evidence seized during an unconstitutional stop may be used against a defendant where law enforcement discovers an outstanding, valid arrest warrant for the stopped individual, the U.S. Supreme Court held this week.

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National Law Enforcement Museum Receives Rare Artifact

National Law Enforcement Museum Receives Rare Artifact

Last month, the National Law Enforcement Museum received a fascinating artifact from a law enforcement survivor whose grandfather was added to the Memorial wall in 2015.

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MSPB Clarifies Lack of Candor Charges

MSPB Clarifies Lack of Candor Charges

A Veterans Affairs police officer was charged with lack of candor, among other charges and specifications, and although the Board sustained the employee’s removal, it reversed the charge of Lack of Candor, clarifying the law in the process.

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The Eighth Circuit: No Privacy Interest in the Magnetic Strip on Credit, Debit, and Gift Cards

The Eighth Circuit: No Privacy Interest in the Magnetic Strip on Credit, Debit, and Gift Cards

The Eighth Circuit recently held that a defendant lacks a privacy interest in the information contained in the magnetic strip on credit, debit, or gift cards.

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This Week on FEDtalk: A Focus on Federal Law Enforcement

This Week on FEDtalk: A Focus on Federal Law Enforcement

Tune in this week to get the scoop on the upcoming Women in Federal Law Enforcement training in Reston, VA, plus the latest updates from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association.

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Free Webinar: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Free Webinar: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

What do you want to happen for your family, the people you love, the people you're responsible for if you don't make it home tonight?

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Second Circuit: No Fourth Amendment Resolution in Ganias

Second Circuit: No Fourth Amendment Resolution in Ganias

In October 2015, we informed you the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit had granted en banc review of Fourth Amendment issues in United States v. Ganias, regarding whether the government may retain computer evidence obtained outside the scope of an original, probable-cause search warrant and prosecute people for crimes based on that evidence.

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Witness to History: Mexico's Drug Cartels

Witness to History: Mexico's Drug Cartels

On April 19, 2016, the National Law Enforcement Museum presented the 13th installment of its popular Witness to History panel discussion series.

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Third Circuit: Payton Reasonable Suspicion Standard is the “Equivalent” of Probable Cause

Third Circuit: Payton Reasonable Suspicion Standard is the “Equivalent” of Probable Cause

The Third Circuit recently joined the likes of the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits to hold that officers possessing only an arrest warrant may not enter a home without probable cause to believe that an arrestee resides at and is present within the residence.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Prepping for the Presidential Transition

This Week on FEDtalk: Prepping for the Presidential Transition

With election day only six months out, federal employees and agency heads alike are preparing for the extensive transition. Here to discuss this hot topic is a roundtable of representatives from organizations around the federal community who will look at the transition from both the political and workforce viewpoint. 

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This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk: A Focus on Federal Law Enforcement

Tune in this week to get the scoop on the upcoming Women in Federal Law Enforcement training in Reston, VA, plus the latest updates from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association.

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Chaffetz Seeks to Cut Law Enforcement from USFS, BLM

Recently, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced H.R. 4751 - Law Enforcement for Local Lands Act of 2016.

 

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