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Car Accident Involving Suspended Police Officer Raises Multiple Questions

The Atlanta Police Department has just suspended one of its officers as a result of being indicted in connection with a car accident that occurred back in February of 2018. The officer, Dejoira Phillips, was responding to a 911 call … Continue reading

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Governor Signs SB 1421 and AB 748, Dramatically Increasing Public Access to Peace Officer Personnel Records

This post was authored by Paul D. Knothe. On September 30, 2018, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed two significant pieces of legislation, Senate Bill 1421 and Assembly Bill 748, that will require major changes in how law enforcement agencies respond … Continue reading

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Officer Ends Life on the Celebrity Millennium

A Celebrity Cruises officer reportedly committed suicide on the Celebrity Millennium, according to an article published yesterday by the Crew Center website. On December 6th, Anton Ilichev, a young officer from Ukraine, was reportedly found hanging dead in his cabin’s bathroom, … Continue reading

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Illinois Court Says Police Officer Entitled to Seek Benefits for Injury Suffered Inspecting Commercial Truck

Whether you are pursuing workers’ compensation, Social Security disability benefits or benefits under some other statutory basis, one of the fundamental keys to success is making sure that the case you present demonstrates that your circumstances fit within all the … Continue reading

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Rejecting the findings of the hearing officer and the penalty recommended following a disciplinary action conducted pursuant to §75 of the Civil Service Law

Rejecting the findings of the hearing officer and the penalty recommended following a disciplinary action conducted pursuant to Civil Service Law §75 O'Connor v Cutting, 2018 NY Slip Op 07379, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentAn Essex County deputy sheriff was served four disciplinary charges pursuant to … Continue reading

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