law enforcement

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Kristen Johanson
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has launched a new initiative aimed at driving down gun trafficking in the Keystone State. State prosecutors say the Track and Trace Program will work hand-in-hand with local police in figuring out where illegal guns come from, and how to...
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Police talking to driver.
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May 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Turns out he wasn't bourne with that identity. A man who was suspected of causing a drunken disturbance at the Pinellas Park Library - can we just pause to note how unlikely that a story that starts that way will end well...
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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
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David Madden
April 11, 2019 - 1:09 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two major policy changes are being implemented in New Jersey’s criminal justice system, following a year-long review by a panel of law enforcement and justice experts. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is adopting the bottom-line findings of the panel and establishing...
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This March 12, 2019, photo shows the Metropolitan Detention Center of Bernalillo County outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
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March 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Two years after New Mexico's largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from within. Staff members at the Bernalillo County jail in Albuquerque...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third circuit court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Philadelphia's immigration policy is legal. The city can keep its "sanctuary city" policy on immigration and still receive federal grants. Philadelphia sued the U.S. Attorney General after the...
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New Jersey's attorney general visited Cumberland County to hold the first in a series of community listening sessions and to talk about efforts to curb excessive use of force by police.
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Mike Dougherty
January 23, 2019 - 10:57 pm
BRIDGETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's Attorney General visited Cumberland County to hold the first in a series of community listening sessions and to talk about efforts to curb excessive use of force by police. The Use of Force Project is Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's initiative to...
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LaPorsha Washington, center, the mother of seven-year-old daughter Jazmine Barnes, who was killed on Sunday, speaks to the crowd during a community rally outside Walmart, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Houston.
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January 07, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl, a turn in the case suggesting the attack was not a hate crime as asserted...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, the FBI seal is seen before a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
December 26, 2018 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The email caught the executive at a small company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for supplies from a new vendor. It wasn't until that night when the executive, hours after the money had been...
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New Jersey state capitol building in Trenton
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David Madden
November 29, 2018 - 3:50 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New rules will soon be in place that will govern how New Jersey law enforcement interacts with federal immigration officials. The bottom line? To improve relations between police and immigrant enclaves across the state. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal used Liberty...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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Ian Bush
November 13, 2018 - 9:54 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's lieutenant governor said reports of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and a city councilmember fighting outside a casino nightclub early Sunday is "troubling." The Press of Atlantic City reported that surveillance video from a parking area at Haven...
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