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Twice pepper-spraying a detainee in the back of a patrol car did not violate the detainee’s Fourth Amendment rights, where the detainee was violently kicking the car door and resisting arrest, the Eleventh Circuit recently held in a § 1983 matter.
The journalism community is aggrieved after the U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general cleared an FBI agent of wrongdoing for impersonating a journalist in 2007 to solve a case.
The Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently published a report on “Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement” to include all of the federal law enforcement community.
Many are surprised to discover the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has a sizeable branch devoted to investigating online child exploitation crimes. Not only does this unit exist, but ICE also trains military veterans for elite analyst careers in this field via its Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) program.
Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a preview of NLEOMF’s upcoming charity race, Run for the Badge, and an update on what FLEOA’s current initiatives.
Second Circuit: Avoiding a Checkpoint Is Not Itself Sufficient to Find Reasonable Suspicion but Can Be When Paired with Other Factors
The Second Circuit recently found that while the avoidance of a checkpoint may be considered when determining whether law enforcement had reasonable suspicion, it cannot itself establish reasonable suspicion.