Monthly Archives: January 2017

Which Should Come First: The Safety Of Taxpaying American Citizens Or Ensuring Immigrants “You are welcome here.”

Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Join Protesters at Philadelphia Airport | WNEP …

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14 hours ago – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf also headed to the airport, sending the message, “You are welcome here,” to the detained immigrants.

 

Pa. to pay $48.8M over benefits to illegal immigrants | TheHill

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Jan 16, 2015 – DOJ said Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services gave illegal aliens benefits under three welfare programs: Medicaid, Temporary …

Police ease rules on tattoos, turbans, beards

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NEW YORK – The Joe Friday look is out. Tattoos, turbans and beards are in. Police departments, compelled by a hiring crisis and eager for a more diverse applicant pool, are relaxing traditional grooming standards and getting away from rules that used

Trump wants to enlist local police in immigration crackdown

The Seattle Times27 minutes ago
PHOENIX (AP) — To build his highly touted deportation force, President Donald Trump is reviving a long-standing program that deputizes local …

Emblematic of communities across the country with large immigrant populations, the K-8 district put the school expansion before voters, arguing that it is overwhelmed by a decades-long influx of new students, many of whom are the children of immigrants living in the country illegally.

In extraordinary ruling, state overrules voters, orders $32M school …

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Aug 4, 2016 – Freehold Borough will be allowed to expand to its schools to accommodate a growing number of children of immigrants living in the country illegally. … TRENTON — New Jersey’s education commissioner has nullified two voter … the average homeowner would have faced a $278 property tax increase.

Immigrant wave and Freehold school money crisis – Asbury Park Press

Sep 24, 2015 – Immigrant wave and Freehold school money crisis …. At one point considered the downtown of western Monmouth County, Freehold has since become a hub for mostly law … Where many New Jersey communities have struggled with … Voters, weary of high taxes in this working-class town, twice rejected a …

AG Nominee Senator Jeff Sessions May Prioritize Investigating Criminals Rather Than Law Enforcement And This Could Have A Negative Impact On Criminals

U.S. Senator Bob Casey

“I will vote against [Sen. Jeff Sessions’] nomination to be our next Attorney General.”

 

Law enforcement sees Sessions as ‘police-first’ AG

Police and law enforcement officials are backing Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as Donald Trump‘s pick to lead the Department of Justice.

Law enforcement groups view Sessions as someone who will bring a “police-first” mentality to Justice that they say was absent during President Obama’s eight years in office.

In Sessions, they see a traditional law-and-order style enforcer who they believe will repair the relationship between the feds and local police that has grown frosty in the Obama administration. Continue reading

Good Samaritan Shoots Illegal Alien and Former Mexico Federal Police Officer Who Had Shot And Was Beating Arizona State Trooper

Driver who shot at Arizona officer was in US illegally, investigators say

Published January 17, 2017

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A driver who shot and killed an illegal immigrant who was attacking an Arizona state trooper on the side of a highway last week believes God put him there to save the officer’s life, police revealed Monday.

“He knows that he did the right thing,” said Col. Frank Milstead, director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Continue reading

PSP Scraps Polygraph In Effort To Hire More Non-White Troopers

State Police to scrap lie-detector tests for aspiring Pa. troopers

Updated: January 12, 2017 — 12:49 PM EST

by Angela Couloumbis, HARRISBURG BUREAU @AngelasInk

HARRISBURG – In a move likely to spark controversy, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker has quietly scrapped the agency’s long-held practice of administering lie-detector tests to its recruits.

State Police officials confirmed this week that applicants vying to become state troopers will no longer undergo polygraph testing as part of an extensive background check that helps determine their acceptance into the State Police Academy.

A spokesman for the State Police would not say why Blocker ordered the change. Continue reading

January 11, 2017

Behind the Badge

Amid protests and calls for reform, how police view their jobs, key issues and recent fatal encounters between blacks and police

Police work has always been hard. Today police say it is even harder. In a new Pew Research Center national survey conducted by the National Police Research Platform, majorities of police officers say that recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and police officers have made their jobs riskier, aggravated tensions between police and blacks, and left many officers reluctant to fully carry out some of their duties. Continue reading

In Her Waning Days U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Uncovers Another Racist Police Department

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DOJ: ‘Reasonable Cause’ To Believe Chicago Police Use Excessive …

Fox NewsJan 13, 2017
DOJ: ‘Reasonable Cause’ To Believe Chicago Police Use Excessive Force … Announcing the outcome of a Department of Justice (DOJ) …