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XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You point out s few bad apples out of hundreds or thousands. The police make hundreds of millions of stops EACH YEAR. So WHO is being the richard. Again look in the mirror, maybe that's why YOU have problems during a police contact.
pjohnf - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And all your examples all got away with murder. Seem their traffic stops didn't help prevent anything.
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yet they don't get arrested 3 times a day. So there in lies the problem with your argument. You just happened to get CAUGHT a few more times, and you didn't like it, and you probably took it out on the officer when you got stopped. Freedom is the about responsibility also. You get caught, be man/woman enough to admit it, and get over it. YOU broke the law. The officer is just doing their…
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Who arrested him? Another Police Officer. You just proved my point. They hire the people that apply, can't know how they will do until they are hired. Plus with the Federal Lawsuits they have to be VERY careful who they disqualify before hiring, until they mess up. The liberal PC bullshit, causes a lot of the problems. BUT it is not up to the citizen during a stop to decide anything. The citizen…
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So, let me get this right. You want a LAW, that says you can violate another law? If you feel so strongly, push to get rid of the laws YOU don't like. There are reasons, that you have no idea about, why the police would stop a vehicle for a "minor" traffic violation. Maybe it is your ATTITUDE that talks you into a ticket. Also, if the police officer ONLY writes the minor violation, when he gets…

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Illinois state’s attorneys are subject to FOIA

3 months, 4 weeks ago by Denise Donley

Adams County State’s Attorney not surprised by the ruling

State’s Attorneys in Illinois will now be required to release public records.

The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that state’s attorneys are government officials subject to the state public-records law.

County prosecutors are now required to release public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

An appellate court found that state’s attorney offices aren’t public bodies subject to the open-records law; however, the state Supreme Court reversed that ruling.

Adams County State’s Attorney Jon Barnard said he’s not surprised by the ruling.

“It doesn’t really matter what my thoughts are. When they speak, we listen. There was a presumption that we have been subject to FOIA but yet at the same time there’s a little bit of room for argument,” said Barnard. “Now that State’s attorney are subject to FOIA, it doesn’t really shock or offend me. I think the only real flashpoint, and that’s rare, is when sensitive documents that might be the subject of ongoing prosecutions are requested but there’s a basis to deny on that ground anyway.”

Barnard said he routinely gets FOIA requests in Adams County.

“I respond to them. I’ve always operated on the assumption that we’re subject to FOIA.  I get requests several times a week and I respond based on that assumption.”

He added his office won’t need to change procedure based upon the ruling.

“Because I’ve been operating on the assumption that we are subject to FOIA, it will have virtually no effect on our office,” said Barnard. “The offices that have taken the position that States Attorneys are not subject to FOIA will have a major change of policy because the Supreme Court has ruled and that’s the end of the discussion.”

 


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