Body Cameras: A question of privacy

The Iowa City Police Department and surrounding departments will soon be equipping body cameras for everyday use. The body cameras are being used to hopefully resolve civilian complaints, but some are worried about their privacy. With body cameras being relatively new to police departments there aren’t many rules governing activity and the privacy of people’s …

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Potential New Rule for Police Body Camera

Police body camera’s have become increasingly more common after the public outcry regarding civilian deaths at the hands of the police. These body cameras have been tested in the Iowa City police department and it has been working on finishing its own policy. The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) has recommended new rules that each department …

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New Iowa Supreme Court Ruling

Iowa Supreme Court rules that protected parties do have standing to request relief from no-contact orders in criminal cases. “The fact that a crime victim is not a party to the underlying criminal proceeding does not preclude him or her from asking the court for relief.” … “We conclude protected persons under no-contact orders in …

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FBI Catches Former Coralville Lawyer

FBI catches former Coralville lawyer on the run since 2010 http://www.press-citizen.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2015/04/22/fbi-apprehends-former-coralville-lawyer/26203555/   Click here to read the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision to revoke Bjorklund’s license to practice law back in 2006. Investigators suspect Coralville fugitive lawyer had help from partner http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2015/05/18/coralville-fugitive-attorney-dennis-bjorklund/27537945/   …

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