Regulatory Enforcement. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

LEAs arrest 25 as targeted search operations resumeBudget Proposal Could Have Impact On Colleges, Law EnforcementAP Exclusive: Dead officer was intimate with girlLaw enforcement searching for 'Little Miss' forgery suspectDA, Sheriff Enforce New Law Banning Dangerous 'Bath Salts,' Designer DrugsLIVE VIDEO: Police to respond to lawmaker's traffic stopComing up, new phone scam involves law enforcementMPs slam 'dysfunctional' FSA board as Sants admits failingsMark Thoma vs. Michael Mandel on RegulationPolice Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers ArrestedDEA sees sharp drop in Florida oxycodone salesBylaw officers are busy enoughSEC Charges Jeffrey and Robert Wolfson With Short Selling ViolationsRadio scanner traffic captures frantic scene of fatal Utah police shooting ...Just say no to OSC's no-contest settlements

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Group blames increase in officer deaths on budget cuts; Glenn sheriff alarmed ...
Enterprise-RecordJanuary 1, 2012

He noted that last year, when officer shortages were less of an issue, law enforcement deaths jumped by more than a third. some people are feeling desperate and may act out in very violent ways," he said. Jones said the image of the police officer has ...more »

Police: Pharmacy robber, federal law enforcement agent fatally shot outside NY ...
Washington PostJanuary 1, 2012

He described Capano as a “very dedicated, aggressive agent” who, as a trained explosives expert, taught US military and local forces in Afghanistan and Iraq how to do blast investigations. “He was a veteran agent who did his job well,” O'Connor said. ...more »

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LEAs arrest 25 as targeted search operations resume
Pakistan Daily TimesJanuary 31, 2012

KARACHI: As a fresh wave of target killings intensified in the city, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Tuesday restarted their surgical operations that led to the arrests of 25 suspects along with weapons. The law enforcers besieged areas, ...more »

Budget Proposal Could Have Impact On Colleges, Law Enforcement
WCYBJanuary 31, 2012

Haslam is asking for more funding for higher education and building projects, like a new academic building for Northeast State Community College. News 5 found out that's something they've been waiting on for ten years. "We have labs that are 150 ...more »

AP Exclusive: Dead officer was intimate with girl
Fox NewsJanuary 31, 2012

When a police officer dies on the job, a department and a community mourn together. But not this week in Santa Maria, where they are too stunned and outraged. Officer Alberto Covarrubias Jr. was shot and killed early Saturday at the end of his shift ...more »

Law enforcement searching for 'Little Miss' forgery suspect
KETKJanuary 31, 2012

nacogdoches — Nacogdoches authorities are looking for a women who recently passed forged checks in Jacksonville and Nacogdoches. According to authorities, the suspect stole mail from Jacksonville, Texas residence mailboxes, including a personal check ...more »

DA, Sheriff Enforce New Law Banning Dangerous 'Bath Salts,' Designer Drugs
ScoopSanDiego.comJanuary 31, 2012

"We're taking this action to let businesses know about the new law and penalties they could face," Dumanis said. "More importantly, we want to be proactive to let San Diegans know how dangerous these drugs can be. "Bath salts" in particular have been ...more »

LIVE VIDEO: Police to respond to lawmaker's traffic stop
9NEWS.comJanuary 31, 2012

I am not above the law. I am bound to the same laws and standards as every other citizen. I am sorry that my actions have cast a shadow on this House and the entire General Assembly. Last Wednesday evening, I was pulled over by the Denver Police for ...more »

Coming up, new phone scam involves law enforcement
14 News WFIE EvansvilleJanuary 31, 2012

The Owensboro Convention Center is set to begin working on blueprints after the Industrial Development Authority gave its final approval today. Trahan Architects along with Denark Construction can officially begin construction development.more »

MPs slam 'dysfunctional' FSA board as Sants admits failings
FT AdviserJanuary 31, 2012

He added that the threshold for barring authorisations was far lower than the threshold for enforcement. He said: “Going forward...should change regulatory regime to allow regulators to take this sort of argument into account to show people that ...more »

Mark Thoma vs. Michael Mandel on Regulation
National Review Online (blog)January 31, 2012

For this reason, active enforcement of anti-trust laws – far more than we've seen in the recent years – is needed to ensure that the door is open for new ideas to be tried in the marketplace. In addition, though I don't think overregulation is a ...more »

Police Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers Arrested
Newswise (press release)January 31, 2012

Newswise — BOWLING GREEN, O.—A Bowling Green State University criminal justice team is developing the first national profile of police integrity through an analysis of police crime committed by sworn law enforcement officers.more »

DEA sees sharp drop in Florida oxycodone sales
Orlando SentinelJanuary 31, 2012

By Amy Pavuk and Bob LaMendola, Staff Writers The crackdown on Florida's pill mills, rogue doctors and drug abusers — through a range of new legislation, law-enforcement efforts and other programs — is having a significant impact, federal officials ...more »

Bylaw officers are busy enough
Ottawa CitizenJanuary 31, 2012

The regulations would be enforced with fines, although Linda Anderson, the city's chief of bylaw and regulatory services, noted that the department expects a high level of voluntary compliance. Which raises the question, why, then, is a bylaw needed at ...more »

SEC Charges Jeffrey and Robert Wolfson With Short Selling Violations
Citybizlist (press release)January 31, 2012

The SEC's Division of Enforcement alleges that Jeffrey Wolfson engaged in illegal naked short sales while working as a broker-dealer himself and later as the principal trader at a Chicago-based broker-dealer that is no longer in business.more »

Radio scanner traffic captures frantic scene of fatal Utah police shooting ...
Washington PostJanuary 31, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY — Radio traffic between law enforcement on the night of a deadly shooting in Utah captures a frantic scene with officers demanding ambulances for wounded comrades. Scanner recordings released Tuesday by Weber County authorities also ...more »

Just say no to OSC's no-contest settlements
Globe and MailJanuary 31, 2012

The OSC says the proposal is “aimed at resolving enforcement matters more quickly and effectively.” We disagree. No-contest settlements are contrary to the fundamental tenets of Canadian securities regulation and to the interests of the investing ...more »

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