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  • Zero Tolerance

    The Texas Observer reports on the death of a Texas man at the hands of police on a drug raid gone wrong. There are conflicting reports as to whether officers announced themselves when they surrounded the house and knocked on Rusty Windle's door at 5 a.m. He came to the door with a gun. Seconds later he was dead. In Windle's home they found two baggies of marijuana totally less than one ounce.
  • Crime in San Bernardino: Policies undermine police work

    The Sun's computer analysis of state Department of Justice records shows that San Bernardino County Police Department has the highest case-rejection rate by the District Attorney's Office and the lowest conviction rate. Two-thirds of San Bernardino police felony arrest cases are rejected because of lack of evidence or lack of probable cause.