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Audit of the DEA’s Management and Oversight of its Confidential Source Program, OAG, 2016 Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of Justice Audit of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Management and Oversight of its Confidential Source Program Audit Division 16-33 September 2016 AUDIT OF THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION’S MANAGEMENT AND ...
Brief • July 25, 2016
Filed under: Informants
Phelps v. City of Ecorse, M, Order, Confidential Informant, 2010 Case 2:09-cv-12311-NGE -MAR Document 75 Filed 09/21/10 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION MICHAEL PHELPS and TAMMY PHELPS, Plaintiffs, v. CIVIL ACTION NO. 09-12311 DISTRICT JUDGE NANCY G. EDMUNDS THE CITY OF ...
Brief • July 7, 2016
Gadsden v. City of New York et al, Filed Motion to Compel CI Info, disclosure of informant records, 2016 Case 1:14-cv-06687-RJD-RER Document 33 Filed 05/21/16 Page 1 of 3 PageID #: 190 LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL S. LAMONSOFF, PLLC Michael S. Lamonsoff, Esq.○⌂ Seth J. MacArthur, Esq.○ Ryan J. Lawlor, ...
Brief • March 14, 2016
Santiago v Lafferty, MA, Order denying 50 MTI for PO, improper use of informants, 2015 Case 1:13-cv-12172-IT Document 103 Filed 02/19/15 Page 1 of 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS JONATHAN SANTIAGO, * * Plaintiff, * * v. * * THOMAS LAFFERTY and CITY OF * LOWELL, * ...
Publication • February 25, 2016
Filed under: Informants
Use of Confidential Informants, Medical University of SC, 2001 MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY AND PROCEDURE #75 SUBJECT: USE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS EFFECTIVE DATE: 1 January 1999 PAGE 1 OF 10 REVIEW DATE: 1 January 2001 APPROVED: CHANGE DATE: A. Purpose The purpose of this ...
Publication • February 24, 2016
CI policy, Police Manual, Tallahassee PD FL, 2001 TALLAHASSEE POLICE DEPARTMENT STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES MANUAL VICE, NARCOTICS AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT UNIT SUBJECT Use and Control of Informants BUREAU COMMANDER Proudly Policing Since 1841 NUMBER Nationally Accredited 1986 ISSUE DATE VICE 6 11/15/2001 EFFECTIVE DATE TOTAL PAGES 11/15/2001 1 of 6 ...
Publication • February 15, 2016
Policy Review Re Jailhouse Snitch Testimony, The Justice Project, 2007 THE JUSTICE PROJECT Prosecutors relied heavily Jailhouse Snitch Testimony A Policy Review on the testimony of a jailhouse snitch to convict Wilton Dedge of rape. Dedge spent twenty-two years in prison before he was released and exonerated of the crime. ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Directive - Informants, Philadelphia PD, 2009 (revised 2011)
Publication • February 11, 2016
Confidential Informant Guidelines, DOJ OAG Q:!)ffitt of t~t Att(trnt~ (I1)ttttrul Btts ~in9ton. E. (!t.20.5:30 THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S GUIDELINES REGARDING THE USE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS Preamble The following Guidelinesregardingthe useof confidentialinfomlants areissuedunder the authorityof the Attorney Generalasprovidedin sections509,510, and 533 of title 28, United StatesCode. They apply to the useof confidentialinfomlantsin ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Filed under: Informants
Confidential Informants and Information, IACP, 2008 IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center Confidential Informants and Information Concepts and Issues Paper Originally Published: June 1990 Revised: December 2003, October 2008 I. INTRODUCTION A. Purpose of Document This paper was designed to accompany the Model Policy on Confidential Informants established by the ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Model Policy - Confidential Informants and Information, IACP, 2009 CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS Model Policy Effective Date July 2008 Number Subject Confidential Informants and Information Reference Distribution I. Special Instructions Reevaluation Date July 2009 PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is to provide protocols for the control and use of confidential informants ...
Article • November 6, 2015
Filed under: Informants
New York Police Spend Millions Buying Information by New York Police Spend Millions Buying Information In a report released by the New York Police Department (NYPD) following a public records request and a subsequent lawsuit, it was revealed that in the last six years the NYPD has paid out at ...
Article • August 28, 2015 • from PLN September, 2015
Filed under: Informants, Habeas Corpus
Michigan: Perjured Testimony at Trial Results in Habeas Relief, but Reversed on Appeal by David Reutter Michigan: Perjured Testimony at Trial Results in Habeas Relief, but Reversed on Appeal by David M. Reutter A Michigan federal district court ordered the immediate release of a man convicted in a “sham” trial ...
Article • September 15, 2014 • from PLN September, 2014
Filed under: Informants, Sentencing
Sentence Reductions for “Snitching” Undermine U.S. Justice System by Derek Gilna Sentence Reductions for “Snitching” Undermine U.S. Justice System by Derek Gilna Imagine this scenario: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents bust a small-time drug dealer for, let’s say, nickel-and-diming in heroin. They take him to booking, run his fingerprints and ...
Article • May 19, 2014 • from PLN May, 2014
Ninth Circuit: County May be Liable for Wrongful Conviction Even if District Attorney Enjoys Absolute Immunity by Ninth Circuit: County May be Liable for Wrongful Conviction Even if District Attorney Enjoys Absolute Immunity   On May 8, 2013, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the County of Los ...
Article • February 15, 2014 • from PLN February, 2014
PA Prison Lieutenant Fired After Assisting in Criminal Investigation by A former Pennsylvania prison lieutenant might now have a better understanding as to why many prisoners refuse to assist in criminal investigations. In January 2011, Lt. Vincent Schaffer, 45, then a unit manager in F Block at SCI-Pittsburgh, was approached ...
Article • August 15, 2013
The Justice Project Calls for Jailhouse Snitch Reforms by Snitch-dependent prosecutions are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in capital cases, according to a 2005 report of the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law. As of May 11, 2007, over 120 people have been exonerated from ...
Third Circuit: Prison Officials Liable for Failing to Protect Informant by The Third Circuit Court of Appeals held on September 24, 2012 that prison officials may be held liable for failing to protect an informant held in a Special Housing Unit (SHU). The appellate court affirmed in part and reversed ...
Article • April 15, 2013
Volunteering Information to an Inmate Informant Does Not Require Miranda Warning by Tavares Hunt, a prisoner in the Cook County Jail (Illinois), became a suspect in the murder of Shakir Beckley. Mycal Davis, another prisoner, volunteered to become an informant and elicit incriminating information concerning the homicide. Wearing a wire, ...
Article • April 15, 2011
Prisoners Who Fear for Their Safety Must Give Details to Prison Officials, Seventh Circuit Decides by Brandon Sample By Brandon Sample Prisoners who feel that their safety is in danger must do more than make generalized assertions of potential harm, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided ...
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