7/21/2017Colorado Ballot Measure Would Block Traffic Stop Profit
Proposed Colorado ballot initiative would take the financial incentive out of traffic enforcement.
Local law enforcement agencies would no longer be able to rely on highway traffic stops to enhance their budget if voters endorse a proposal currently circulating in Colorado. The group Stop the Shakedowns, led by activist Steve Kerbel, hopes to collect the 98,492 signatures needed to put an initiative on the 2018 ballot that would take the profit incentive out of police work.
"A conflict of interest exists when any entity of government enforces ...
7/20/2017Smith County, Texas Loses Appeal Over Secret Speed Cam Deal
Texas Court of Appeals rejects attempt by Smith County to recall videos of the illegal speed camera deal struck behind closed doors.
7/19/2017South Dakota: Lawsuit Challenges Motorist Catheterization
Class action lawsuit against South Dakota police agencies challenges use of force in conducting drug tests on motorists and others.
7/18/2017Washington Supreme Court Orders Return Of Seized BMW
High court in Washington state says police cannot take cars and cash from motorists without specific evidence of a drug crime.
7/17/2017France, Italy: Cats, Fire Take Down Speed Cameras
Dozens of speed cameras in France and Italy were disabled last week by a cat, signs and fire.