August 2012 Archives

Child Pornography Case Stresses Challenges Involved for Law Enforcement

Whenever an arrest is made in a child pornography case, the incident will become very high-profile. The publicity could make it extremely difficult for an individual to present a strong defense against the accusations. These matters often present some of the most challenging issues in the criminal defense arena.

Police Questioned About Use of License Plate Data

Technology moves fast - those on the cutting edge today are already behind by tomorrow. While many of these new gadgets are designed to make our lives easier, some of them could end up jeopardizing our privacy. With courts slow to react to new technological advancements, often police are able to gather a wealth of information before some of their questionable procedures are stopped.

City Receives Grant to Target Drugged Drivers

When a city or county sees an increase in a certain type of criminal activity, it is not uncommon for law enforcement to begin to crackdown on this behavior. For example, if there is an increase in motorists that are driving under the influence, officers may conduct more sobriety checkpoints.

What Happens During A DUI Stop in Arizona?

Many people have been arrested for or know someone that has been arrested for driving under the influence. These arrests are very common, and are often the first time that an individual has had any interaction with law enforcement. They might know what to expect, or what they should and should not do if they have been pulled over on suspicion of DUI.