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Don’t Expand Jurisdiction for Campus Cops, Close Them Down

Don’t Expand Jurisdiction for Campus Cops, Close Them Down

Back in 2015 the North Dakota Supreme found that campus police departments in our state were breaking the law by patrolling off campus. Our state’s highest court found, in Kroschel v. Levi, that the jurisdiction of campus cops is campus. Despite this ruling, campus police departments continued to break the law and patrol off campus,

Court Cases Are Being Dismissed Because North Dakota Campus Cops Aren’t Following the Law

A little over a year ago the North Dakota Supreme Court handed down an opinion in Kroschel v. Levi which stated that state law prohibits campus police officers from patrolling off campus. You’d think that would have stopped campus cops, then, from patrolling off campus. Only it hasn’t. Since then many cases have been dismissed because

Campus Cops Misled Lawmakers On Cases Dismissed Over Jurisdictional Issues

In a ruling last year the North Dakota Supreme Court found that campus police departments had been breaking the law by patrolling off-campus. Now law enforcement is taking the issue to the Legislature, demanding that lawmakers overturn the Supreme Court and give campus cops permission to patrol off campus. To make the case, University of

Charles Sheeley: Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem Gets It Wrong On Campus Cops Again

The Attorney General released the long-awaited “legal opinion” on the diversion of funds generated by North Dakota State University campus police to the City of Fargo. The opinion was a disappointment, to say the least. The “legal opinion,” at the request of Rep. Al Carlson, was a three paragraph letter written to the representative. The

North Dakota's Legislature Should Close Down Campus Police Departments

Earlier this year the North Dakota Supreme Court found that it is illegal for campus police departments to be patrolling off campus. The jurisdiction for campus cops is the campus, the court ruled. This has created some consternation in some quarters. In Fargo, for instance, campus cops were spending a significant amount of time patrolling off

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