Freedom of Information

How Do I Make a FOIA Request in SC?

How Do I Make a FOIA Request in SC?

In theory, South Carolina’s government works for us. That’s why the SC Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) makes the records...

Mugshots.com Owners Arrested and Charged with Extortion

Mugshots.com Owners Arrested and Charged with Extortion

When you are charged with a crime, your arrest record and booking photo are public information – even if the...

SFST and DRE training manuals

SFST and DRE training manuals

Thanks to Jon Katz and Bryan Brown, the 2013 edition of NHTSA’s training manual is now available online, and can...

Myrtle Beach Police Department Minimalism

Myrtle Beach Police Department Minimalism

For some time now, Myrtle Beach Police Department has made their incident reports available to the public on their website,...

Internet blackmail – further down the rabbit hole

Internet blackmail – further down the rabbit hole

Marc Randazza has picked a fight with “David Blade,” attorney at law and isanybodydown.com.¬† These guys seem to follow a...

Booking photos and “blackmail sites”

Booking photos and “blackmail sites”

Richland County has stopped publishing booking photos online, in an attempt to stop feeding “blackmail sites” such as mugshots.com and...

Mexico … Pork … Cloud … Team

Mexico … Pork … Cloud … Team

Words to avoid online – the Electronic Privacy Information Center has posted a list of key words used by Department...

the Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook

the Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook

The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook is a resource written by staff at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), that is available...

The price of refusing to comply with FOIA

The price of refusing to comply with FOIA

For the City of North Myrtle Beach, $47, 802. Some law enforcement agencies readily comply with the requirements of the...