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Bold Citizen Makes A Traffic Stop On A Police Officer And Issues A Warning [Video]

What would happen if a citizen noticed a police officer driving in violation of the law and tried to make a traffic stop? First of all, I would strongly warn against trying something like this, but one guy in the state of Washington did just that and with very surprising results.

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EPD’s “Life On The Beat” Program Gives Citizens A Look From The Other Side

Over the last year, there have been many stories about police actions that have made local and national headlines with Ferguson, Missouri taking center stage. Most of the stories, including some right here in the Tri-State, have involved the public's outrage towards how the police have handled some of these situations.

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Is Verbal Abuse As Bad As Physical Abuse?

The title question may seem absurd, but the question is real. In my opinion, the answer to that question is yes, absolutely and without question. Abuse is abuse no matter how you classify it.

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Two Unique, New Ways to Protect Yourself

With violence against women seemingly at an all time high, it's important that we, as women, find ways protect ourselves. Whether it be a situation, as displayed in the Ray Rice video, where your attacker is someone you know, or as in the case of Evansville, IN woman Joelle Lockwood, where you are attacked by a stranger, we need to be less vulnerable and empowered with the right tools in order to protect ourselves. I have found a couple of very unique and helpful ways for you to do just that.

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Jon and Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin Discuss ShotSpotter To Curb Gun Violence [Video]

Earlier today, I had a chance to sit down with Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin to discuss ShotSpotter, a new technology that could help curb gun violence.

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Huggers Beware – Hugging Could Get You In Big Trouble and Fired

Are you a hugger, or do you know a hugger? You know, one of those people that has to hug everyone they know. Some people, me included, do not like to be touched and unwanted or unsolicited hugs can be a real problem because hugging is NOT a right.

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Leslie’s Friend Offers Words of Wisdom to Daughter

In light of the missing women in the Tri-State, my friend offers this word of warning, encouragement and strength to her daughter and to all of us.

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Does Downtown Evansville Need Traffic Lights or Would Four-Way Stop Signs Do Just Fine? [Poll]

I have written several blogs about the traffic lights in downtown Evansville and how maddening they can be, especially at 4am when nobody else is around. As we all know, the lights are on timers, not triggers, and most are synchronized.

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Is It Legal to Record Police in the Performance of Their Duties? – Yes, Up to a Point

In light of the tragic shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the debate about whether the general public can record a police officer during the performance of his or her duties has really heated up. The answer is yes, you can, but....

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Indiana Wi-Fi Hacking Story Reminds Us to Use a Wi-Fi Password

Back in 2012, an Evansville house was raided by a SWAT team. The team was responding to a police threat that was traced to a computer using Wi-Fi coming from a house on Powell Street that belonged to the Milan family.

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Using Drones to Photograph Weddings is Illegal

Hiring a photographer for your wedding is one of the most important decisions for your big day, but before you do, make sure how you want it photographed is legal. Wait....what? One of the hottest fads right now for wedding photography is the use of drones for spectacular overhead views.

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Evansville’s Night Out Against Crime Is Tonight At Wesselman Park

National Night out was created 31 years ago as a way to bond communities with local law enforcement to take a stand against crime together as one. It has become very much a celebration of unity in communities across the country and tonight will be Evansville's 18th National Night Out Against Crime celebration at Wesselman Park from 6 to 9pm.

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