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Police may have trumped up charges against Coral Springs woman

Police officers are not above making mistakes, but sometimes those mistakes are shown to be so egregious and damaging that not only are criminal charges against Florida residents dropped; the police officers themselves come under investigation. That is exactly what happened in a case involving a Coral Springs woman after a taped phone call revealed that city police officers cursed at her and even discussed how to address the internal affairs complaint they apparently felt was inevitable.

Police may have trumped up charges against Coral Springs woman

Police officers are not above making mistakes, but sometimes those mistakes are shown to be so egregious and damaging that not only are criminal charges against Florida residents dropped; the police officers themselves come under investigation. That is exactly what happened in a case involving a Coral Springs woman after a taped phone call revealed that city police officers cursed at her and even discussed how to address the internal affairs complaint they apparently felt was inevitable.

Young Coral Springs man accused of stealing judge's nameplate

Parents in Broward County know that sometimes kids make mistakes that can get them into trouble with the police. And contrary to what is commonly thought to be true, most people begin abiding by the rules and laws of society after a series of trials and errors, not simply as a matter of natural course. When the juvenile justice system gets involved, a primary goal is to protect young people against severe penalties, as well as give them the chance to make a fresh start.

Young Coral Springs man accused of stealing judge's nameplate

Parents in Broward County know that sometimes kids make mistakes that can get them into trouble with the police. And contrary to what is commonly thought to be true, most people begin abiding by the rules and laws of society after a series of trials and errors, not simply as a matter of natural course. When the juvenile justice system gets involved, a primary goal is to protect young people against severe penalties, as well as give them the chance to make a fresh start.

Broward agencies arrest 301 people in 2 days

Recently, a total of 12 law enforcement agencies arrested 301 people in Broward County over a span of two days. Readers likely know that police forces sometimes make widespread crackdown efforts to lock people up. However, just because the authorities are on a mission to search, seize and arrest does not mean that the rights of the accused can be violated.

Broward agencies arrest 301 people in 2 days

Recently, a total of 12 law enforcement agencies arrested 301 people in Broward County over a span of two days. Readers likely know that police forces sometimes make widespread crackdown efforts to lock people up. However, just because the authorities are on a mission to search, seize and arrest does not mean that the rights of the accused can be violated.

Broward County teens sentenced for setting fire to school mate

Broward County residents may have heard of a recent Deerfield Beach case involving three teenagers who set fire to another boy. Each defendant was a juvenile at the time of the incident, but they were charged as adults with second-degree attempted murder.

Broward County teens sentenced for setting fire to school mate

Broward County residents may have heard of a recent Deerfield Beach case involving three teenagers who set fire to another boy. Each defendant was a juvenile at the time of the incident, but they were charged as adults with second-degree attempted murder.

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