Tag Archive: crime

Apr 17

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

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

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

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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