Iowa Gov. Signs Law Allowing Police to Arrest Migrants Previously Denied Entry or Deported

Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new law that allows state authorities to arrest migrants who have been denied entry or deported from the US. The law, known as SF 2340, aims to address what the governor calls the failure of the Biden administration to enforce immigration laws. Reynolds accuses the administration of refusing to deport those who enter the country illegally, while the new law gives Iowa law enforcement the power to enforce existing immigration laws. Under the new law, migrants who have outstanding deportation orders, have been previously … Read more

Covington Man Files Lawsuit against City and Police Officers, Alleging Violation of Civil Rights through Excessive Force

COVINGTON, Ky. – A man has filed a lawsuit against the City of Covington and several police officers alleging that his civil rights were violated due to excessive force. Anthony Wynn’s attorney has brought forth the lawsuit, targeting both the city and all police officers and staff involved in the alleged violation. According to the lawsuit, the incident took place in January 2021 when Wynn was sitting in the back seat of a car driven by a friend who was pulled over for failing to use a turn signal. The lawsuit claims that Officer John … Read more

Redlands Police Chief Rachel Tolber to Discuss Positive Impacts of Women in Law Enforcement

REDLANDS, Calif. – Redlands Police Chief Rachel Tolber is scheduled to speak at an upcoming event focused on the positive impacts of women in law enforcement. The event, organized by the Redlands branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will take place on April 13 at the University of Redlands campus. Tolber’s presentation will cover a range of topics including an update on the Redlands Police Department, community trust-building programs, and the social, philosophical, and practical impacts of increasing the number of women in law enforcement. The program is free and open to … Read more

Bentleyville Woman Settles $250,000 Lawsuit with State Police Over Roadside Strip Search

BENTLEYVILLE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police will pay $250,000 to a woman from Bentleyville who alleged that a trooper subjected her to a strip search during a traffic stop in 2021. The settlement was disclosed in a federal lawsuit agreement earlier this year. Holly Elish, the plaintiff, filed the lawsuit against State Trooper Brian Rousseau, accusing him of unlawfully pulling her over and conducting a strip search on May 27, 2021, near Washington. The lawsuit also implicated North Strabane police Sgt. Abigail France, who allegedly performed the search at Rousseau’s request. According to the … Read more