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Death penalty for cop murderers unjustified

Death penalty for cop murderers unjustified

Issy Boegel, Copy Editor

December 20, 2018

  The United States grants certain criminals with a death sentence everyday. President Donald Trump mentioned in his 2016 election that he would sign a executive order forcing those convicted of killing police officers to be put to death. He recently restated this order in December and ha...

Police officers should be armed but not militarized

Police officers should be armed but not militarized

Sam Buckrey, Online Editor

February 24, 2015

Police officers are employed to protect the people of the United States. In order to protect the people the police need weapons, mainly firearms, to carry out their job and keep people safe. However, with the many events of last year involving absurd police actions, there has been an increase in...

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Cory Spawn, Broadcast Managing Editor

December 27, 2014

After the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, police departments are looking into purchasing body cameras to capture video of what happens away from the dash cam in the car.  There is no reason other than money that should stop departments from buying these beneficial cameras to keep officers safe and...

Phone history checks should not require warrant

Phone history checks should not require warrant

Melissa Reis

February 20, 2014

Recently the United States Supreme Court has agreed to take on two cases that will answer the question of whether a warrant-less search of a cellphone in relation to a person's arrest is unconstitutional. Police should not need to obtain warrants to search certain content of the cellphones of people...

Felsch maintains a safe community

Felsch maintains a safe community

Kenz Hendrickson

December 8, 2013

Many people might think of heroes as the people you have seen in comic books, or maybe on the Sunday morning cartoons; but what people usually don’t think of as heroes are the true heroes that help society everyday. Stillwater Police Officer Chris Felsch is just one of Stillwater’s finest heroes. Bec...

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