Tag Archive: crime

Apr 19 2013

Statement by DPS Director McCraw on Kaufman County Murders

http://customessaywritingservicess.com/ p>AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today made the following statement regarding the announcement that the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office has charged Eric Williams and Kim Williams in the murders of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia, and Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse: “Today's announcement …

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Dec 26 2012

The New Agenda on Guns We Need after Newtown


This time, the debate has to be about more than not offending the NRA’s sensibilities. By Donald Kaul   I’m glad I retired five months ago. Think of it: I was spared writing about the presidential election, an event so vacuous it made reality TV seem interesting. If there was any serious discussion of an …

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May 22 2012

Gone too soon

Branden Johnson, flanked by local clergy, Councilwoman Kasha Williams, Chief Don Dingler and concerned citizens at a press conferance

By Jimmy Isaac The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded 103 years ago, in part, to protect black Americans from violence from other races. In 2012, the Longview NAACP Chapter President Branden Johnson and other local leaders seek to slow violence against African-Americans committed by African-Americans. “People, we are tired of …

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Apr 17 2012

New Law: Anyone can be strip searched anytime, anywhere

Having previously expanded the police power to jail suspects on minor charges, the Supreme Court on Monday further eroded Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights when going behind bars. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that jails can strip search all detainees, even those charged with minor crimes. Such invasive, demeaning searches often are associated with …

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Nov 01 2011

Prison nation

Prison Nation Having the world’s highest incarceration rate is costly in more ways than one. By William A. Collins Jails present For all to see, Human Inhumanity. The United States has more citizens behind bars, per capita, than any other nation. No, this quirk doesn’t reflect an especially felonious gene in our national DNA. Rather, …

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Sep 14 2011

Texans against crime add award

On Tuesday, October 11, neighborhoods throughout Longview are invited to join forces with other communities statewide for the Texans Against Crime event. Texans Against Crime is sponsored by the City of Longview – Partners in Prevention and the Longview Police Department. The 2011 year marks the 21st year the City of Longview will participate in …

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Feb 24 2011

Cockfighting reveals need for stronger enforcement

Authorities last week raided a cockfighting  operation in Tyler, confiscating 44 roosters and detaining about 20 persons who  were present at the cockfight. order generic viagra The Humane Society of the United States  (HSUS) provided the information that led to the sting, but most of those at the  scene were released because Texas is one …

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