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Police Departments Have to Turn Over Names of Bad Cops to Prosecutors

In a unanimous decision the California Supreme Court has held that law enforcement agencies have to turn over the names of dirty cops to DAs. The DAs then have to turn those names over to defendants.  In California, information about dirty cops is available two ways. First, by looking at complaints in their personnel file […]

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Pitchess Motion: Fight if the Police Lied

Pitchess Motion: What to Do If the Police Lied On Your Arrest Report or in Court You can fight if a Cop lied on your arrest report in your case or in court! There is a process called a Pitchess Motion wherein in a Defendant about whom the police lied, in an arrest report, criminal report or […]

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