Law Enforcement

Red flag laws and the Colorado LGBTQ club shooting – questions over whether state’s protection order could have prevented tragedy

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Red flag laws - also know as extreme risk protection orders - allow for judges to make a ruling that results in firearms being taken away temporarily from a person who is deemed to be at high risk of harming themselves or others.

Federal judge temporarily halts Arizona police recording law

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(The Center Square) - A U.S. District Court recently put a hurdle up between Arizona and its recently-enacted law about recording on-duty police officers.

Judge John Tuchi of the U.S. District Court of Arizona granted an injunction against the state's law banning people from filming police officers within eight feet last week. He set a one-week deadline for those who want to speak out in favor of the law in the case.