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04.18.17 Corrections Advisory Committee Meeting
04.28.17 Parks and Rec Advisory Committee Meeting
05.10.17 Finance Committee Meeting
05.18.17 911/Telecommunications Advisory Committee
05.23.17 Fire/EMS Advisory Committee Meeting
06.06.17 DPS Advisory Committee Meeting

Featured Training
04.21.17 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA) Workshop
05.22.17 Conducted Electronic Weapons (CEW) - Legal Aspects and Practical Policy Application


What's New/Hot Topic From MMRMA to You
MMRMA-MSU Corrections School of Staff & Command Planned for Fall 2017
Developed in partnership with MSU, this ten-week course is designed for correctional supervisors and managers.


February 2017
MMRMA Forms Greenstone, a Captive Insurance Company; Preview of March 2017 Risk Management Workshop; Managing Risk When Renting Out Municipal Facilities

2016 "MMRMA: A Champion Spirit"
MMRMA celebrates its successes in 2016 and throughout its history, thanks to the dedication and integrity of our members, Board, staff, and service providers. That spirit of character, commitment, collaboration, and innovation has made our excellence and longevity possible.
National News Roundup
San Diego Police Sued for Obtaining Minor DNA without Parental Consent, Warrant; CDC Study: Overdose Deaths Continue to Climb; NACo Urges Local Governments to Plan for Automated Vehicles
Posted 3/13/2017
Nation’s Fire Departments Face Decline in Young Recruits; Court Blocks Sheriff from Sharing List of "Problem" Deputies; Seven Potential Life-Saving Public Safety Uses for Drones
Posted 2/27/2017
Oakland Records Show Repeated Warehouse Safety Problems; Study: Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise Nationally; Survey, Report: Police Experiencing Greater Concerns About Safety
Posted 2/13/2017
Group Sues New York City, Demands Text-To-911 Service; CO Doctors: Heavy Marijuana Use Leads to Severe Symptoms; Philadelphia Bans Employers from Asking Applicants’ Salary History
Posted 1/30/2017
Entrepreneurs Develop Consumer Anti-Drone Products; Rental Inspections Prompt Privacy Fight Before MN Supreme Court; Keeping Tabs on Social Media Can Be Costly for Law Enforcement
Posted 1/17/2017
Social Media An Untapped Resource During TN Wildfire; Ordinance to Ban Lone Individuals from Playgrounds Stirs Controversy; Man Who Posed As a First Responder Loses Press-Rights Battle in Court
Posted 1/3/2017
CDC: Opioid Abuse Continues to Plague the Nation; Turning Abandoned Malls from Eyesores to Community Assets; Feds Investigate County Officials Over Jailhouse Informants
Posted 12/19/2016
OSHA Anti-Retaliation Rule Now in Effect; San Bernardino County & Employees Coping a Year After Attack; Active Shooter Preparedness: A National Perspective
Posted 12/5/2016
Some Blame “Digital Diversion” for Sharp Rise in Traffic Fatalities; Rural County Swamped by High Profile Pipeline Protest; Magazine: Lawsuits Costing Cities a Bundle
Posted 11/21/2016
Study: Should Wounded Victims Receive Less Advanced Care from Paramedics? Research: Natural Disasters May Be a Factor in Elderly Dementia; Organization Suggests Public Input into Police Department Operations
Posted 11/7/2016
PA Counties Sue Phone Companies to Recover 911 Fees; LAPD Evaluates Electric Car for Pursuit Work; Taser Maker Explores Stun Gun-Equipped Drones
Posted 10/24/2016
Drug-Abuse Epidemic Blamed for Foster Care Crisis; Judge: Chicago Can Sue Opioid Manufacturers; Health Concerns Prompt Consideration of Less-Intense LED Street Lights
Posted 10/12/2016
Officials Praise Citizen Phone Alert System in Search for Bomber; Drone Video Could Be Coming to Nightly News; Court: City Bankruptcy Can’t Be Used to Dodge Lawsuit Settlement
Posted 9/26/2016
Study Notes Rise In Female Jail Population; Potential Battles Loom Over Privatization of Municipal Parks; Boston Police Lose Fight to Stop Bodycam Pilot Project
Posted 9/12/2016
Feds Sue TX County Over ADA Accessibility at Polling Places; Ex-Officers Sue Former Employer Over Allegations of Falsified Crime Stats; Intelligent Computers May Replace Humans in FL County Departments
Posted 8/29/2016
Popular Digital Game Causing Safety Problems in Cities Nationwide; Milwaukee Sees “GPS Bullets” as Useful in Reducing High-Speed Chases; Environmental Group Catalogs Water Systems with Lead, Copper Violations
Posted 8/15/2016
Firefighters Reach Out to Addicts, Offer “Safe Stations”; 7th Grader’s Arrest for Burping in Class Upheld by Appeals Court; Appellate Court: Inmate Entitled to Wear Wiccan Medallion
Posted 8/1/2016
FAA Drone Regulations Recognize Input Of Local Authority; Appeals Panel: Citizen Complaints Against Chicago Police Subject to FOIA; Study: Body-Cams Don’t Reduce Assaults on Police
Posted 7/18/2016
Public Sector Vulnerable as Ransomware Attacks Escalate; Jail Sued After Inmate Death Due to Excessive Water Intake; Some Communities Stung by Private Equity-Owned Emergency Services
Posted 7/5/2016
US Appeals Court: Counties Can Decide Concealed Weapons Rules; County Sued by Environmental Groups; Homeowner Sues CO City, SWAT Team Over Damages
Posted 6/21/2016
Water/Wastewater Risk Management Rules May Change; Appeals Court: Police Can Track Cellphones Without Warrant; Governments Urged to Develop Mobile Web Strategy
Posted 6/6/2016
CDC: Playground Brain Injuries on the Rise Despite Precautions; Study: Falls Increase Older Drivers’ Car Crash Risk
Posted 5/23/2016
Opioid Task Forces Spring Up Nationwide; Drones Studied for Application in Reducing Wildfire Incidents; City Councilman Sues City, Fellow Council Members Over Fine
Posted 5/9/2016
NJ Council: Police Car Camera Mandate Unconstitutional; Survey: Nearly 1/3 of Water Systems Have Some Lead Lines; Judge Rules TX City Can Ban Adult Trade Show
Posted 4/25/2016
Rules of the Road for Driverless Cars Unclear; Ohio Official Sued For Purging Eligible Voters; Indiana State Trooper Fired for Religious Remarks at Traffic Stops
Posted 4/11/2016
Old Voting Machines Have Drawbacks, Are Expensive to Replace; New Guide Aims to Strengthen Trust Between Police, Communities; City Sued Over Alleged Officer-Organized Jailhouse Fight Club
Posted 3/29/2016
Studies: Wastewater Plants Do Not Treat Hospital Superbugs; IL State Appeals Court Sides with Police in Protest Case; Counties Take Lead in Using, Regulating Drones
Posted 3/14/2016
Appeals Court: Police Officer Must Consent to Lie Test Order; Street Lights Pressed Into Service to Pinpoint Gunshot Locations; Jury Sides With Department of Corrections in Gender Bias Case
Posted 2/29/2016
Alabama City Sued Multiple Times over Alleged Unlawful Fines; Civil Forfeiture Practices Prompt Lawsuit in Indiana; 46 Georgia Corrections Officers Charged in Drug Sting
Posted 2/15/2016
American Cities Review Water Systems Following Flint Crisis; Survey: Almost All Police Departments Plan to Use Body Cameras; L.A. Spent Billions on Public Transit, But Ridership is Down
Posted 2/2/2016
Arizona Lawmaker Wants to Limit Citizen Videos of Police Officers; County Sues Banks for Elder Abuse After Elderly Woman Loses Home; Data Reminds Public Officials of Impending Retirement Surge
Posted 1/18/2016
Broadband, Once the Internet “Holy Grail,” Gives Way to Smartphones; Snow Plows Get Makeover to Improve Clearing, Save Money
Posted 1/4/2016
FCC Now Caps Charges on All Inmate Phone Calls; Nation’s Water Systems Get Poor Report Card; Opinion Polls Show Growing Public Confidence in Police Bodycams
Posted 12/21/2015
Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Traffic; Seattle Considers Installing “Alternative” Sidewalks; Corruption Scandal Makes Waves in Atlanta Water Department
Posted 12/8/2015
Hobbyist Drone Sales Expected to Soar Over Holidays; Chicago Is First Major City to Take Action on Drone Issue; Airbnb Travel Site Wins Costly Housing Battle in San Francisco
Posted 11/23/2015
Paramedic House Calls Help Reduce ER Visits; Golf Carts Pose Ordinance Challenge; Local Governments May Be Liable for Ignoring Climate Change
Posted 10/27/2015
Sharing Economy Challenges Authority of Cities, Counties; Crude Oil Weight May Cause Train Derailments; Uproar over Homeless Sweeps in Honolulu
Posted 10/12/2015
Expert Says Unencrypted City Traffic Systems Invite Hacking; Use of Temps and Contract Workers on the Rise in Municipal Government
Posted 9/29/2015
Surge in Flammable Fuel Shipments Prompts Grants for Rail Crossings; Bill Limiting Drones Over Private Property Nixed by CA Governor; Car Commuting Declines Slightly But Still Prevails, Census Study Finds
Posted 9/15/2015
Departments Discover Limitations of Police Cameras; CA Marijuana Growers Ordered to Show Water Quality Impact; Report: After Years of Cuts, Cities & States Hiring Again
Posted 8/31/2015
Cities, Counties May Need Drone Enforcement Tools; Crisis Text Line Shows Possibiities For Next-Generation 911 Service; Parched California Cities Face Enforcement Of Tough New State Rules On Lawns
Posted 8/3/2015
T-Mobile Fined for Massive 911 Outage; Drone Makes First FAA-Sanctioned Delivery of Meds to Rural Clinic;
Posted 7/21/2015
Supreme Court Ruling on Municipal Sign Codes Has National Impact; States, Local Governments Look to Harness Rain; Google and Other Tech Companies Trying to Improve Life in Cities
Posted 7/6/2015
Americans With Disabilities Act: Update Released; ACLU-Recommended Policies for Police Body-Cam Use Met With Skepticism; Cities Consider Body-Cams for Non-Police Workers
Posted 6/22/2015
NJ City Is Latest To Launch Municipal ID Program; Texas, Oklahoma Prohibit Local Bans On “Fracking”; PA County Accuses Telecoms off Withholding Millions In 911 Fees
Posted 6/8/2015
Denmark Study Shows “Bystander” CPR Yields Big Results; Report Says Half of Federal Surveillance Video Unwatched; Restaurant-Style “Dinner Parties” Challenge Health Inspectors
Posted 5/26/2015
New Public Health Risk: Designer Drug Known as "Flakka"; 7th Circuit Grants Navajo Prisoner’s Requests; San Francisco Bans Chewing Tobacco at Sports Venues
Posted 5/11/2015
Jail Health Care Costs Rise As Inmate Population Ages; Worker Retaliation Shield Expanded By Court Ruling; Study Explores How Driverless Cars Will Impact Roads, Land Use
Posted 4/28/2015
FAA Wants Local Authorities to Help Monitor Drones; AZ Top Court: Medical Marijuana Permissible for Those on Probation
Posted 4/13/2015
Audits: “Excessive” Workers' Comp Claims Cost L.A. Taxpayers Millions; Some Cities Reconsidering Use of Red Light Cameras
Posted 4/1/2015
Washington State Sues MI Firms Over Alleged Community Service Scam; Court: City of Atlanta Not Liable For Diabetic Inmate's Illness
Posted 3/18/2015
Oil Transport: Which is Safer, Pipelines or Rails?; Tucson to Appeal Court Ruling Allowing Homeless Pods in City Park; Police Body-Cams Raise Questions of Privacy As Well As Storage
Posted 3/3/2015
Police Departments Grapple with Storage Costs of Body Camera Footage; Renters Dominate Housing Market in Many Big Cities; Vanishing Volunteers Pose Challenges for Rural EMS Services
Posted 2/17/2015
New Guidance From American Planning Association on Post-Disaster Recovery; Report: Local Level Economic Recovery Lags Behind National Stats; LAPD Buys Camera-Linked Tasers
Posted 2/2/2015
Court: On-Call Workers Must Be Paid For All Hours on Job Site; City Council Approves Orders Forcing Ordinance Violators to Stay Away from Parks
Posted 1/19/2015
Liability Concerns Prompt Some Cities to Ban or Limit Sledding; Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Traffic Cams
Posted 1/6/2015
Cities Challenging Uber Online Ride Service Worldwide; "Distracted Walkers" Pose Increasing Traffic Hazard; Survey: Local Governments Trusted More Than States
Posted 12/22/2014
Rising Danger of Aircraft-Drone Collisions; NYC Payout Underscores Municipal Sidewalk Liability; Lone-Wolf Terrorists Often Target Police
Posted 12/9/2014
Cities See Fast Internet as Essential; The Most Dangerous Jobs in Local Government
Posted 11/24/2014
Toledo Arrest Warrants Ruled Unconstitutional; New Study: Complete Power Outages Will Become Commonplace
Posted 11/10/2014
Nation's First Responders Consider Ebola Preparedness; Appeals Court Rules for City of Chicago on Retiree Health Care
Posted 10/28/2014
Nation Copes With Fear, Misinformation About Ebola Virus; Mistakes in Dallas Ebola Case Show Need for Better Preparedness
Posted 10/15/2014
Appeals Court Rulings: Disabled Inmate Accessibility Claims Must Be Tracked; “City Worker” Qualified Immunity Gets Iffy With Contractor Employees
Posted 10/1/2014
Texas Police Detective Prevails in Appeal Over Reduced Job Duties; Trooper Ambush Contributes to Rise in Fatal Shootings of Officers
Posted 9/16/2014
Communities Eye Microgrids to Avoid Power Outages; The Volunteer Firefighter: A Vanishing Breed
Posted 9/2/2014
Two States Invest in Tornado Safe Rooms for Community Protection; CDC Report: Winter Cold Deadlier Than Summer Heat
Posted 8/18/2014
Toledo Public Water Crisis; L.A. Water Main Break; Controversy Over NYC Man's Death
Posted 8/5/2014
Video of CHP Officer Encounter with Woman Leads to Call for More Training; Massive Wildfires Test Washington State Emergency Managers
Posted 7/22/2014
New Jersey Prosecutor Loses Appeal in Age Discrimination Case; “Stealth” Motorcycle Technology Comes to Police Patrol Work
Posted 7/7/2014
Report: Lawsuits Cost State of Michigan $85 Million Last Year; Appeals Court Strikes Down Ban on Homeless Living in Cars
Posted 6/24/2014
San Jose, California, Struggles to Fashion a Marijuana Ordinance; GAO Report: Most Ammonium Nitrate Storage Facilities Not in Federal Database
Posted 6/9/2014
Farmers Insurance Files Nine Class-Action Suits Over Local Climate Change Preparedness; Inmate Dies in Overheated Jail Cell, Highlighting National Issue
Posted 5/27/2014
Report: Manhunt for Rogue Officer Hampered by Police Response; Assessment: Climate Change Posing Community Challenges Nationwide
Posted 5/12/2014
Secret Aerial Surveillance Project Generates Controversy for Sheriff; Studies Show Later High School Start Time Reduces Accidents, Depression
Posted 4/28/2014
Overdose Drug Naloxone Approved for Consumer Use; Cybersecurity: Consider a Different Way to Assess Risk
Posted 4/14/2014
Washington Mudslide Renews Debates Over Risk-Area Zoning; Should Prisons Pay for Inmates’ Costly Hepatitis C Drugs?
Posted 3/31/2014
Drug Used By Police to Reverse Overdoses Shows Solid Results; Energy Industry Urged to Form Cyber-Threat Coalition
Posted 3/17/2014
CA County Debates Paying Deputies for Time Spent Donning Uniforms; Research Shows Offshore Wind Farms Could Weaken Hurricanes
Posted 3/3/2014
Volunteer Firefighters Exempt From the Affordable Care Act?; California Power Station Attack Prompts Worries About Grid
Posted 2/18/2014
Minnesota Considering Law to Regulate Police Use of Smartphone Data; Man Dies in Front of D.C. Station; Firefighters Cite 911 Protocol
Posted 2/4/2014
Fire Hydrants Exempt from EPA Lead Safety Rules; Hackers May Use Municipal Networks to Access State, Federal Sites
Posted 1/20/2014
GPS Projectile Technology Aims to End Dangerous Police Pursuits; Boston Police Suspend Use of License Plate Scanners
Posted 1/7/2014
California Cities Watching Detroit Pension Liability Battle; More Cities Demolishing Their Way to Rehabilitation
Posted 12/10/2013
Study Shows Importance of Playground Surface Installation, Maintenance; Focus on Forest Fire Suppression May Lead to Larger Fires
Posted 11/25/2013
North Dakota’s Oil Boom: A Blessing and A Curse; Boston Lauds Citizens for Using Mobile App to Report Problems
Posted 11/11/2013
Hacking Vulnerabilities Found in Critical Infrastructure Systems; ACLU Challenges Ordinance on “Nuisance” Rental Properties
Posted 10/29/2013
Federal Court: Unpaid Interns Cannot Sue Over Sexual Harassment; Some Cities Taking Over Vacant Homes with “Land Banks”
Posted 10/14/2013
Public Transit Worth More Than Many Realize; Google Shares Tips for Posting Emergency Information Online
Posted 9/30/2013
California City Plans to Seize Negative Equity Mortgages; “Mesh” Networks May Facilitate Emergency Communications
Posted 9/16/2013
Civic-Minded Computer Wizards Want to Help Local Governments Use Technology; San Francisco Bans Fire Helmet Cams in Wake of Jetliner Crash
Posted 9/3/2013
MIT Study Shows Benefits of Restricted Mobility During Epidemics; Good News: Mortgage Delinquencies Dropping Nationally
Posted 8/19/2013
New Book: Suburban Life Fading In Popularity; Appeals Court Rules on Front Lawn Searches; Study: Mandated Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Could Save Money
Posted 8/6/2013
Detroit Bankruptcy: What Others Are Saying; New Jersey High Court: Police Need Warrants for Phone Tracking; Is Your Community Ready for Driverless Cars?
Posted 7/23/2013
FEMA Wants NY County to Return Millions in Storm Aid; Cameras to Watch Speed Cameras Installed in Ohio
Posted 7/9/2013
Social Media Reshaping Emergency Management Policies; Amid Rising Privacy Concerns, Police Are Relying on Photo Databases
Posted 6/24/2013
Cities Push for Local Hires; Short-Term Rentals Pose Challenges for Municipalities; More Than 60,000 Bridges in U.S. Are "Structurally Deficient"
Posted 6/11/2013
Report: Communities Need to Re-Think Transportation Plans, Budgets; Human-Powered Bicycle Cabs Welcomed in Some Communities, Resisted in Others
Posted 5/28/2013
Cities Strive to Cope with Deluge of Data; For-Profit Charity Bins Banned in Lincoln, Nebraska
Posted 5/14/2013
Boston Bombing Shows Value of Emergency Planning; Surveillance Cams, Social Media, Police/Citizen Teamwork All Integral in Boston Case
Posted 4/30/2013
Public Works Professionals in FL Double as First Responders; Township Allows Homeowners to Pay Property Taxes by Shopping Local
Posted 4/15/2013
Top Court Limits Use of Police Dogs Outside Homes; Some Communities Consider ‘Mandatory’ Gun Ownership Laws
Posted 4/1/2013
Ohio City Uses GPS Technology to Monitor Fleet; Georgia Seeks to Revise Its Border For the Sake of Water
Posted 3/18/2013
Kentucky County Prevails in “Essential Duty” Court Appeal; DEA Targeting Mobile Veterinarians in Drug Investigations
Posted 3/4/2013
Domestic Drone Use - And Controversy - Continues to Grow; Civil Engineers Issue Grim Report on U.S. Infrastructure
Posted 2/18/2013
Statistics Reveal 83 U.S. Firefighter Deaths in 2012; Cities Give a Green Light for Bicycle Traffic Signals
Posted 2/4/2013
Court Upholds Firing Woman for Being “Irresistible”; Supreme Court Ruling Expands Scope of Takings Clause
Posted 1/21/2013
Study Shows Wealthy Enclaves Have Sub-Standard EMS/Fire Service; Welcome Trend: Terrorism Declining in the United States
Posted 1/7/2013
Texting Pedestrians Pose Accident Risk, New Study Shows; Incident in Georgia School Shows National Need for Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Posted 12/17/2012
Study: Government Response Affects Citizen Disaster Preparedness; Arizona Police Departments Testing Shirt-Cams
Posted 12/4/2012
Cities Changing Nation’s Energy Landscape By Becoming Bulk Buyers; Ordinance Seeks to Hold Landlords Responsible for Tenant Behavior
Posted 11/20/2012
U.S. Supreme Court May Put Limits on Dogs Sniffing For Drugs; Canadian Study: Dedicated Bike Lanes Result in Fewer Injuries
Posted 11/5/2012
High Court Weighs Municipal Payments for Permit Denials; Chicago Proposes Nation’s First Gun/Ammo Tax
Posted 10/22/2012
Some Fire Departments Consider Two-Wheeled Responders; Inmates Sue Over Lack of Dental Floss
Posted 10/8/2012
New Town Ordinance Guards Dark Night Skies; Urban Population Growth Continues Worldwide
Posted 9/25/2012
Federal Appellate Court Rules Against Cities in Homeless Case; Dallas Judges Charge Political Interference with Court Operations
Posted 9/11/2012
Homeowners Take on Big Banks over Foreclosures; Task Force Foresees Long-Term State, Local Debt Crisis
Posted 8/28/2012
Increasing Disasters Spark Rise in Citizen Response Units; Food Trucks Causing Distress in Many Cities
Posted 8/13/2012
Community Emergency Sirens Becoming Endangered Species; Court Backs Use of Local Ordinances to Regulate Energy Drilling
Posted 7/31/2012
Appeals Court: Police May Be Liable for Pepper Ball Injuries; City Fights to Keep Marijuana Clinic for Economic Reasons
Posted 7/16/2012
"Bath Salts" Drug Use and Related Violence Increasing Across U.S.; Appeals Court: Use of Rubber Bullets on Drunk Driver Constitutes Excessive Force
Posted 6/18/2012
DHS: Gas Pipelines Under Cyberattack Since December; All Hawaii Counties Ban Plastic Bags
Posted 6/5/2012
One City Cracks Down on Texting While Jaywalking; Portland Fights Food Cart Sales of Alcohol
Posted 5/21/2012
American Bridges in Critical Condition; Courts Nationwide Slowly But Steadily Going Paperless
Posted 5/7/2012
San Jose Auditor: Patrol Officers Should Wear Cameras; Red Cross Creating Digital Ops Center for Social Media
Posted 4/23/2012
Hackers Attacking U.S. Utility Infrastructure Every Day; Facebook May Sue Employers Who Demand Passwords
Posted 4/9/2012
GAO Audit Finds Serious Flaws in Planned National Emergency Response Network; Copper Thefts Thwarted by GPS Tracking Devices
Posted 3/27/2012
Poll: Half of Americans Admit They Aren’t Prepared For Disaster; Budget Axe Claims Santa Ana Fire Department
Posted 3/13/2012
Courts Uphold Cities’ Right to Ban Gas Drilling; New Hampshire Town Balks at Military Gear for Local Police
Posted 2/27/2012
Wisconsin Considers Higher Municipal Liability Standard for Pothole Issues; Study: Most Terrorist Events Centered in Five US Counties
Posted 2/13/2012
Rise in Panhandling Brings New Ordinances, Lawsuits; City Enacts Merchant Fee to Combat Underage Smoking
Posted 1/31/2012
Widespread Cell Phone Use Forcing 911 System Upgrades; Florida Ordinance to Help Disabled Drivers at Gas Pumps
Posted 1/17/2012
Firearms Leading Cause of Police Officer Deaths in 2011; More Cities Cut Street Lighting to Save Money
Posted 1/3/2012
Arizona Cities Coordinate Program to Save Firefighter Lives; California County Jails Struggle With Influx of State Prisoners
Posted 12/19/2011
Battles Arise Over Police Radio Encryption; TSA Warns: Terrorists Eyeing Buses as Potential Targets
Posted 12/5/2011
NJ Considers Ban on First Responder Photos; Seattle Tries Treatment Instead of Jail in Drug Abuse Arrests
Posted 11/22/2011
Cities Not Prepared for Pending Rental Housing Demand; Chicago Considers Ordinance Forcing Banks to Guard Vacant Homes
Posted 11/8/2011
Study Evaluates Cost Effectiveness of Public Surveillance Cams; Urban Farming Gets Nod from Chicago City Council
Posted 10/25/2011
High Court to Rule on Police Use of Surveillance Technology; Chicago Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Overbilling Municipal Client
Posted 10/10/2011
Building Codes May Underestimate Multi-Hazard Risks; Utah City Buys First Police Surveillance Blimp
Posted 9/27/2011
Homeland Security Stronger, But Challenges Remain; NTSB Mulls Changes in Pipeline Network Safety
Posted 9/12/2011
Premium Prices for Scrap Copper Prompt Increased Thefts; Nevada Inmates Lose Appeals of Typewriter Ban
Posted 8/30/2011
NYPD Creates Social Media Investigation Unit; Evacuation Rescue Robot Is In Development
Posted 8/15/2011
Conference of Mayors Forecasts Gradual Recovery But Slow Job Growth; Computer Hackers Targeting Personal Data of Arizona Police
Posted 7/20/2011
Federal Judge: Jails Must Be Accessible to Those With Disabilities; Florida Court Ruling Against Red Light Camera Law Part of National Debate
Posted 7/5/2011
Crosswalks Become Deadlier As Populations Age; Appeals Court Overturns Speeding Ticket Over Incorrect Laser Model Number
Posted 6/21/2011
Report Urges Emergency Planners to Consider Children in Their Efforts; Ohio Police Form Regional Tech Crimes Task Force
Posted 6/6/2011
Researchers Develop Water Supply Bio-Attack Detection Device; GPS Company Apologizes For Selling Customer Data To Police
Posted 5/25/2011
U.S. Supreme Court Bolsters Municipal Defense on "Failure to Train"; Media Outlets Fight CA County Over Alleged Open Meetings Act Violations
Posted 5/9/2011
New Software May Keep Cell Phone Network Alive During Disasters; More Communities' City Councils Going "Paperless"
Posted 4/26/2011
NJ City May Charge "Negligent" Firms for Disasters; Florida PD Utilizes Local DNA Database
Posted 4/13/2011
Counties Resist Raising Taxes in Face of Falling Revenues; Death of Retail Strip Malls Predicted
Posted 3/28/2011
Cities Turn to Volunteers for Police Work; Debate Continues Over Security Camera Effectiveness
Posted 3/14/2011
Americans Want Good Transportation, Not the Bill; Debate Over Ads on Public Websites
Posted 2/28/2011
Man Accuses Police, Neighbors Of Spying; Montana Legislators Fighting Medical Marijuana
Posted 2/14/2011
N.J. City to Lose Nearly Half its Police Force; Utah City Considers Police Blimp
Posted 1/31/2011
Florida P.D. Aims to Deploy Drone Aircraft; Study Explores Challenges of Police Recruiting
Posted 1/17/2011
Municipal Debt Crisis Continues to Make News; Obesity Hurts Recruiting Efforts
Posted 1/3/2011
Parking Ordinance Generates Steam; Outdoor Gun Ranges Criticized
Posted 12/20/2010
Social Hosting Ordinances Take Aim at Underage Drinking
Posted 12/6/2010
Police Use Facebook to Screen Recruits; Smoke Particles Pose Risks to Firefighters
Posted 11/22/2010
Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect FOIA Requests; Election Results Likely to Impact Pensions
Posted 11/8/2010
Wind Power Meets Resistance; Are Phone Books Obsolete?
Posted 10/19/2010
Pipelines Aging; Scientists Propose "Smart" Traffic Lights
Posted 10/13/2010
More Senior Drivers Anticipated; Municipal Ordinances Reflect Hard Times
Posted 9/28/2010
Jails Test Laser Weapon; Scanners Raise Privacy Issues
Posted 9/14/2010


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