No-Knock Warrants At Risk
There’s nothing as dangerous in police work as the no-knock warrant, which allows law enforcement officers to enter a property without warning.
But despite the fact that such operations have gotten a lot of cops—and others—killed, many say the practice is still law enforcement’s best chance at catching bad guys and secure evidence to be used at trial.
Because of the controversies surrounding no-knock warrants, some lawmakers—including Georgia State Sen. Vincent Fort—are looking to scale back or eliminate the practice entirely.
In Georgia, Carrie Mill a retired Atlanta Police officer with 30 years on the job—most of that in the drug unit—and a union rep for the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, says no-knock warrants were critical in closing cases and winning convictions.
“If we knock and announced, all evidence is going to be destroyed,” Mills told Atlanta’s WGCL-TV.
January 22nd, 2015
Irvine mom gets prison time for molesting boys at 'fun' house
A 44-year-old Irvine mother who worked as a school district behavioral specialist was sentenced Friday June 6th, to three years and four months in state prison for sexually assaulting two boys, authorities said.
Nicole McMillen was convicted in October 2013 of four felony counts of lewd acts upon a child and three felony counts of oral copulation of a minor under 16.
McMillen, the Orange County district attorney’s office said, would maintain a “fun” home where youngsters would come over to play or watch movies with her own children.
Prosecutors said McMillen sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy on two occasions in early 2012.
The youth told his mother about the incidents and the family reported it to the Irvine PoliceRead more...
30th Annual Concert On The Green And Fireworks Festival
The Irvine Police Association Proudly Presents The 30th Annual Concert On The Green And Fireworks Festival
Featuring A Pyro Musical Sky Concert & Fireworks Extravaganza By Pyro Spectaculars
July 4, 2014 • Irvine High School Stadium • Gates Open At 3:00pm • Fireworks At 9:00pm
- Food Court: Food Available For Purchase
- Live Music By: The Derek Bourdeaux Group
- Kid's Activites: Field Games, Prizes, Bounce Houses
- Irvine Police Department: Color Guard Presentation Of The Colors
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