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Moonlighting Officer Chokes Teen

Sixteen-year-old L.C. went to a concert at a venue owned and operated by a company that contracted with a township to provide off duty police officers for crowd and traffic control. After the concert, L.C. went to meet a person

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Service of Process

Service of process is a procedure used by a court (or administrative body) to inform a person that the court has legal jurisdiction over the person and instructs the person to respond in the manner specified. The commonly used documents

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Security Guard Assault

Sharka Webster worked as a security guard at an apartment complex. He approached a resident, Deunithe Cireus, who was standing outside her apartment. Webster allegedly began asking Cireus questions in a hostile and aggressive manner. Cireus began arguing with Webster,

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Fire Alarm Systems: Two Basic Types

The two basic types of fire alarm systems in use today are known as manual and automatic. Both manual and automatic fire alarm systems can be designed to either protect lives only or protect lives and property. Automatic fire alarm

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Investigative Consumer Report

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) gave birth to the term “investigative consumer report.” The term means a consumer report or portion thereof in which information on a consumer’s character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living is obtained

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Apartment Complex Sued for Lax Security

Dominique Simmons and Bennett Smith, who resided apart, argued by telephone over childcare arrangements for their daughter. Simmons went to Smith’s apartment to pick up the child. While there, she removed a quantity of illegal drugs that belonged to Smith.

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Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

The concept of automatic fire sprinkler systems dates back to the 1800s, most notably to English inventor John Carey. He developed a heat-operated system that distributed water through perforated pipes to extinguish fire. In 1864, Major Stewart Harrison of London’s

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Surveillance Officer Terminated For Misconduct

Facts: Robert Swan worked as a surveillance officer at a casino from 1989-2005 before he was accused of misconduct and terminated from employment. His employer alleged that Swan and three other guards misused security recording devices to observe and zoom

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Motel Not Liable for Attack on Guest

Phillip Neiman was a guest at the Motel 6 when he was walking to his room from his car in the parking lot. He was approached by a man who was later identified as Leroy Johnson. Neiman alleged that Johnson

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