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Lawyer Says Requested Review of Bismarck Police Officer Petition Signatures Was Concerning, BCI Refused to Do Interviews

Lawyer Says Requested Review of Bismarck Police Officer Petition Signatures Was Concerning, BCI Refused to Do Interviews

Earlier this week, in writing about the effort to recall Bismarck Mayor Mike Seminary, I flagged an email City Administrator Keith Hunke sent to a BCI investigator working on verifying the signatures which requested that he specifically interview the eleven Bismarck Police Department Officers who had signed the petition. Hunke has told me he’s not

Lawmakers Need To Stop Trusting Everything Cops Tell Them

Today the state Senate debated HB1297 which would have repealed state law requiring the involvement of a judge in settling ownership claims on disputed property held by law enforcement. Cops wanted the change because they think it takes too long for a judge to review the property, but the Senate killed with opponents arguing that

LegitSlater: Know Then Assert Your Rights

Last week, I highlighted several instances of actual or potential integrity concerns within North Dakota Law Enforcement; one of which was the concern over a ND Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Special Agent deleting cell phone pictures taken by a citizen. As Rob highlighted last Friday, an investigation did find that the BCI agent mislead

Report: North Dakota Cop Misled Citizen While Deleting Photos

A couple of weeks ago agents for North Dakota’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations conducted a raid on a business in the City of Forbes looking for stolen property. During the raid a private citizen, one Margaret Rohrbach, took some photos of the law enforcement officers. According to a report of the incident in the Fargo

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