(The) tactic has grown in use from 2,000 to 3,000 raids a year in the mid-1980s, to 70,000 to 80,000 annually, says Peter Kraska, a professor of criminal justice at Eastern Kentucky University who tracks the issue. That increase has raised questions about the tactic, including whether the surprise element poses an unnecessary threat to people whose residences are invaded.Read more »
Poker games in South Carolina facing raids from cops and robbers, now the inevitable has happened.Read more »
The only thing that may eventually save the antiwar activists subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury may be jury nullification.Read more »
Animated depictions of child pornography should not be trivialized or mistaken for cartoons, an Ottawa court heard Tuesday during the sentencing of a Gatineau man found with nearly 2,000 graphic images on his computer..
Patrick Dupuis-Gendron, 27, was arrested in March 2009 as part of a nationwide sweep called Project Salvo. More than 70 search warrants were executed and 57 suspects were arrested across Canada in what police then called the country's largest co-ordinated investigation into Internet-facilitated child abuse.Read more »
Police have mistakenly raided their home -----50 TIMES---- looking for crooks. Walter and Rose Martin said the NYPD have always been respectful and never crashed in, but...."I am fearful that if a no-knock warrant is issued with my address that my husband or I will end up having a heart attack," she wrote.Read more »
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