Police Misconduct

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More Than One in Four South Carolina Sheriffs Have Been Accused of Crimes

Who’s policing the police in SC? In the past ten years, sheriffs in more than one in four SC counties...

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SC Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws – A Formula for Theft, Greed, and Public Corruption

SC Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws – A Formula for Theft, Greed, and Public Corruption SC’s civil asset forfeiture laws need...

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Police Can Lie to You

In case you didn’t know: police can lie to you. Police will lie to you to get you to confess...

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Why was an Atlantic Beach Police Officer Rehired by Three Police Departments While Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor?

An Atlantic Beach Police Officer was fired on January 3 – the day after he was arrested and charged with...

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Horry County Deputies Charged in Drowning Deaths

Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green are dead. Gone forever. Back in September 2018, as the remnants of Hurricane Florence continued...

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Edward Lee Elmore Passes

I am very sad to hear that Edward Lee Elmore passed away this week. I couldn’t find any news articles...

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The Blue Wall of Silence – Officers on Trial for Cover Up in Laquan McDonald Murder

Last month, officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty by a Chicago jury of murdering Laquan McDonald – second-degree murder...

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...