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Want to track cellphones? Get a warrant, lawmakers say

HARTFORD, Conn. — Law enforcement cellphone tracking devices are coming under scrutiny in several states, where lawmakers have introduced proposals ranging from warrant requirements to an outright ban on the technology. Privacy and constitutional concerns, including Fourth Amendment search and ...

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Judge: U.S. warrant can reach email in Ireland

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NEW YORK — U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business ...

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Officers training to prevent OD fatalities

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The window to try to save a person overdosing on an opiate drug is small, but law enforcement and health officials are trying their best to get through before it closes. It is only a matter of minutes between the ...

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New program will provide vests for police

A new statewide program that offers law-enforcement agencies the opportunity to purchase bulletproof vests for sworn officers was unveiled Monday by state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. The inVEST Partnership will provide financial relief to agencies hurt by federal spending ...

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Teaching law enforcement to deal with people with disabilities

Law enforcement officials are looking at new ways to deal with the increasing number of people with disabilities that they encounter in the wake of mass deinstitutionalization. A Senate subcommittee heard heartbreaking stories Tuesday from parents of intellectually and developmentally ...

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New social network for law enforcement to launch

SAN FRANCISCO — The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former high-profile New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles ...

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Troopers set for electric car crash training

ALBANY — New York State Police officials say troopers will be the first law enforcement officers in the nation to receive special training in responding to crashes involving electric vehicles. With electric and hybrid electric vehicles becoming more popular, emergency ...

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CNY law enforcement Torch Run begins Monday

Law Enforcement officers will carry the Special Olympics Torch throughout the state leading up to Opening Ceremonies at the State Summer Games June 16 at the State University at Buffalo.   The torch will begin its Central New York run ...

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Law enforcement websites under attack by hackers

SALT LAKE CITY — Saboteurs stole passwords and sensitive information on tipsters while hacking into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective known as Anonymous. Breaches were reported this week in Boston, Syracuse, ...

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Law enforcement officers honored

A Monroe County sheriff’s deputy was among 13 officers honored last week for their service. Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy recognized Deputy Jonathan Strong who was shot in the leg Jan. 8, 2010, after responding to reports of a woman ...

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