Threats to arrest SO’s at KC mission prompt lawsuit

The Jackson County Missouri Sheriff’s threat to arrest registered sex offenders at the City Union Mission has prompted a federal lawsuit, claiming the sheriff’s actions are unconstitutional. The sheriff says the sex offenders are breaking state law by “loitering” within 500 feet of a park. The suit contends that the Missouri law does not adequatelyContinue reading “Threats to arrest SO’s at KC mission prompt lawsuit”

AP Info on Nebraska Law Enforcement Sex Crimes

The Associated Press spotlight on sex crimes committed by law enforcement includes this information from Nebraska: The Nebraska Police Standards Advisory Council decertified 45 officers, eight for sex-related misconduct. Nebraska doesn’t require agencies to report officer misconduct. Officers can lose their licenses for convictions or noncriminal misbehavior. 50-State Look at Officer Decertification for Sex Incidents¬†

Associated Press Shines a Light on Law-Enforcement Sex Crimes

Next time your local law enforcement agency touts something like a Halloween sex-offender patrol, you better hide your kids from those cops. A year-long Associated Press investigation finds that you are at risk of sexual assault from law enforcement itself. A key excerpt: In a yearlong investigation of sexual misconduct by U.S. law enforcement, TheContinue reading “Associated Press Shines a Light on Law-Enforcement Sex Crimes”