Should Police Stops In Missouri Copy This Approach?

In Drug Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Drug Crimes on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Allegations of racial profiling and other types of unlawful conduct featuring in stops initiated by police officers in St. Louis and other communities across Missouri are hardly novel occurrences. In fact, high numbers of pedestrian and traffic stops across the state that allegedly result from cops’ reasonable suspicions regarding things like ongoing drug activity, weapon concealment and violent crimes bring community-based complaints charging pretense and other unlawful motives for questioning and searching select individuals. Given a rash of highly publicized adverse police/citizen encounters and materially unfortunate outcomes stemming …

Why Rehabilitation So Strongly Features With Teen Crimes

In Drug Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Drug Crimes on Friday, August 11, 2017. A blank slate. If you’re the parent of a juvenile — say, a young teen — in St. Louis or elsewhere in Missouri, you might intuitively and immediately understand that depiction of a comparatively younger person who is not yet an adult. And that is the key disclaimer — not yet an adult. That is a fundamental distinction accorded juvenile offenders who find themselves interacting officially with authorities in the criminal justice system. Judges, attorneys, police officers, psychologists and counselors and additional parties who work with children know …