There were a total of 183,058 prisoners in Bureau of Prisons custody as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to the government’s quarterly assessment. Of those, 38,132 — or 21 percent — were known or suspected aliens. Nearly two-thirds of that foreign-born prison population did not have lawful immigration status, the DOJ/DHS report stated.
The startling results of a Colorado Department of Transportation survey about marijuana-impaired driving don’t likely bode well for Vermont, but the head of Public Safety says his department has no plans to find out, even as the July 1 date for legal pot possession draws near.
Authorities charged two Mexican nationals Tuesday after agents made what is thought to be the largest methamphetamine seizure in state history.
We have come to the collective agreement that as citizens and members of the Law enforcement community, we strongly oppose the rash of new gun control legislation trying to be pushed rapidly through this session.
It comes in many forms. First, there is the scandal of public education, which does not educate African American children.
“The thing that bothers us the most is that we have been discounted during this whole debate about legalizing marijuana. Gov. Scott’s commission was established to provide guidance and answers, but now it seems to have been a waste of time.”
The National Sheriffs’ Association came out in favor of the Department of Justice Thursday in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s push to withhold funds from Chicago and other sanctuary cities.
Members of the Hillsborough County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People met with the Tampa police chief Thursday to discuss concerns of racial profiling and the arrests of black people as police hunt for a potential serial killer.
Government has an obligation to protect the people and not to enable their death.
Since its release in January, the traffic stop study “Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont” has been a blot on the reputation of state and local law enforcement. Now local police and at least one crime research expert are casting doubts on the report’s data and findings.
American law enforcement faces a host of challenges in 2017. Violent crime is increasing in major cities, the nation is reeling from an opioid epidemic, immigration is growing complex and street protests are turning into violent ideological clashes.