Plantation Detective Fired After Sending Sex Video to Woman

A detective from the Plantation, Florida police department has been fired after proof was uncovered that he sent an explicit video of himself to a woman who may have been a crime victim. ABC News reports that detective Peter Saglio was confirmed to have lost his job with the Plantation police department after investigators uncovered [...]

What to Do if You’re Falsely Arrested

False arrest happens more often than you think. Also known as wrongful arrest or false imprisonment, this situation occurs when someone is wrongfully taken into custody or held against his or her will, usually by law enforcement officials — although others such as security guards and even private citizens can also commit false arrest against [...]

Police Misconduct & Your Civil Rights

The various police forces throughout the country serve the important functions of investigating crime and keeping the public safe. While police officers operate under certain rules and guidelines, there are unfortunately cases where the rules are not followed, which can result in police misconduct. Police misconduct happens when a police officer violates the constitutional rights [...]

IRS Under Investigation for Civil Rights Violations

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is under investigation by the FBI for potential violations of civil rights laws. The investigation is being conducted to determine why the agency singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny, according to Attorney General Eric Holder. The agency is also facing criminal charges for making false claims to authorities and [...]