Category Archives: Everyday 1A

CCPD – Policies Manual – 10/10/16

COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA — October 10, 2016 — This is the Cobb County Police Dept manual, published as a single PDF, downloaded and archived on October 10, 2016. i1-a-20160501-present NOTE: Any unit, group, division, etc. of Cobb County PD likely has … Continue reading

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Arena, WI man wins $35,000 settlement for three-year court battle over FB comment.

ARENA, WI – Thomas G. Smith was awarded a $35,000 settlement after fighting criminal charges stemming from a profanity-laced Facebook comment.  Smith was subjected to a day of pretrial detention plus a ban on using a computer or cell phone … Continue reading

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Whitfield County deputy violates First Amendment, puts department at risk for litigation.

Whitfield County, Georgia – May 19, 2015 — A Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office deputy is putting the taxpayers on the hook for a lawsuit, according to a video shot and posted on YouTube.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9awMT3DLhFc) In the video, the author, Carl Eastman, … Continue reading

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GA Records Retention Schedules – 2011 (current for 2015)

ATLANTA – May 15th, 2015 — Looking for data and records retention policies?  Here are the statewide retention schedules published by the Georgia Archives, 2011 edition. LGRetentionSchedules2011 – local gov (2011) 2011StateGovernmentSchedules – state gov (2011) Any request for data retention policies might be answered with a … Continue reading

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“Why does God let the homeless starve?” – why you should film the police.

MARIETTA, GA — “Why does God let the homeless starve?”  The sign, written simply on old cardboard, was the subject of a call to the police.  Free speech was not truly free for one homeless man in historic Marietta Square several years … Continue reading

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