Police Misconduct

Do We Need a Hate Crime Law to Protect Police Officers?

Do We Need a Hate Crime Law to Protect Police Officers?

U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow prosecutors to charge anyone accused of violence against a police officer with...

Fourth Circuit Rules Disturbing Schools Lawsuit Can Go Forward

Fourth Circuit Rules Disturbing Schools Lawsuit Can Go Forward

A federal appeals court held that students have a valid claim that South Carolina’s “disturbing schools” law chills their First...

Should We Allow Police to Use Horry County Schools as Substations?

Should We Allow Police to Use Horry County Schools as Substations?

Educators across the nation are looking for ways to keep guns out of schools in the wake of the latest...

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

When a police department fires an officer because of dishonesty, physical abuse, or sexual misconduct, you would think the ex-officer...

If You’re Not Doing Anything Wrong…

If You’re Not Doing Anything Wrong…

If you’re not doing anything wrong, then you’ve got nothing to worry about… I can’t tell you how angry and...

Aynor, S.C. Mayor Not Charged with DUI…

Aynor, S.C. Mayor Not Charged with DUI…

The mayor of Aynor, S.C., who is also the chief financial officer for Horry County Schools, was pulled over last...

Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

The patient that Detective Jeff Payne was attempting to draw blood from was a reserve police officer from Rigby, Idaho....

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Last week, a story broke about a nurse at a hospital in Utah who was assaulted and arrested by a...

Mandatory Psychological Testing for Police Officers

Mandatory Psychological Testing for Police Officers

Psychological testing is already required for South Carolina’s police departments that are state or nationally accredited, but a new requirement...

Kershaw Kerfluffle and The Rule of Law

Kershaw Kerfluffle and The Rule of Law

I feel compelled to join Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson’s rebuke of Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews’ recent attacks on...