Tag: Law enforcement officers

Scott PowersMarch 17, 2017
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Orlando’s State Attorney Aramis Ayala‘s decision to not pursue death penalty cases drew blistering criticism from one of Florida’s police union heads who called her a coward and a traitor. John Rivera, president of the Florida Police Benevolent Association, blasted Ayala in a press release saying that her decision outraged law enforcement officers. He called […]

Scott PowersMarch 6, 2017
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Two new bills to re-broaden bans on the public release of death videos could prevent evidence of a case such as Martin Lee Anderson‘s from ever coming to light, and could also prevent disclosures in controversial police shooting cases, First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen said Monday. Petersen is raising anew concerns she raised earlier […]

Phil AmmannNovember 23, 2015
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Florida’s Republican-led Legislature once again have the state’s pension program in its sights, with a renewed effort to close enrollment to new members and move them to a defined-contribution system, much like a 401(k). As reported by Arek Sarkissian of the Naples Daily News and published Legislative IQ powered by Lobby Tools, the  unwritten proposal […]


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