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    Who's Scanning Your License Plate?

    Posted in Civitas Review, Crime, Government, Legislative Activity By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , ,

    Did you know that a new technology allows police to scan a stream of license plates as cars and trucks go by? And did you know that, until yesterday, no state law regulated how police could use that data? Some worry that the authorities could use that data to track what you are doing: when […]

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    Wake County Sheriff Speaks Up On Mental Health

    Posted in Crime, Healthcare, Public Safety By Lee Brett | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

    The sheriff of Wake County, Donnie Harrison, has over 46 years’ experience in law enforcement. He is responsible for safeguarding one of the largest jurisdictions in the state of North Carolina. This week, he sat down to talk about the issues posed to law enforcement by untreated severe mental illness. Among the subjects covered: the […]

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    Greenway Attacks Validate New Gun Law

    Posted in Crime, Legislative Activity, Public Safety By Lee Brett | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

    This summer, the General Assembly amended North Carolina’s gun laws to prohibit municipal governments from banning lawfully concealed handguns on greenways and walking paths (§ 14-415.23d). This did not go over well with some local governments. After considering a measure that would have effectively nullified the law, city council members in Winston-Salem elected merely to […]

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    Public Officials Flagging in Wake of Protests

    Posted in Crime, Elections & Campaigns, Legislative Activity, Public Safety By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

    As William Barber's associates continue to protest every Monday at the General Assembly, it's interesting to take note of how various public safety officials have responded. Colin Willoughby – District Attorney for Wake County. As DA, Willoughby is the chief prosecutor in the County. It is his responsibility to get arrested protesters through the criminal justice […]

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