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Hold your fire (access required)

Last year, a South Carolina lawmaker told Lawyers Weekly that he wanted to make it illegal for police officers to open fire into vehicles, except in extreme circumstances. This comes after several national and local occurrences of officers using self-defense ...

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Firefighters vs. Police (access required)

It’s unclear whether the beef between Chester County firefighters and deputies is over, but a lawsuit filed after a roadside spat between the first responders apparently is. West Chester firefighters and brothers Andy and Tommy Martin sued the Chester County ...

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Good initiative, bad judgment (access required)

It’s unclear whether a couple of Lowcountry cops were really trying to do the right thing or just dry snitching on their boss, but the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a police chief is immune from their ...

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Small-town trouble

This Sidebar reporter has to imagine that there are better things to do with one’s time — even in small-town America — than peeing on police cars. We’ll get to that in a second. Recently the Clemson Police Department took ...

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