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  • Here's a breakdown of Charlie Baker's proposed crimi...

    Sep 7, 2018 | via Boston.com 

    Gov. Charlie Baker said "recent tragedies" sparked the need for the criminal justice reforms he announced on Thursday, and for the Yarmouth Police Department, it's an answer to the call for change following Sgt. Sean Gannon's death this spring.

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  • Koval Held On Dangerousness

    Aug 29, 2018 | via Falmouth Enterprise 

    Judge Edward Lynch allowed the governance's petition for dangerousness, ordering Malik A. Koval, 21, of East Falmouth be held for 120 days without any conditions of release. The hearing was held on Wednesday Mr. Koval was arraigned on nine charges related to the shootings of Falmouth Police Officers Ryan Moore and Donald G. DeMiranda on July 27. He is charged with two counts of assault to murder, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.

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  • Koval Court Hearing Postponed

    Aug 27, 2018 | via Falmouth Enterprise 

    The dangerousness hearing for the man accused of shooting two Falmouth police officers on Friday, July 27, was postponed until Wednesday, August 29. Malik A. Koval, 21, of East Falmouth was arraigned on nine charges related to the shootings of Falmouth Police Officers Ryan Moore and Donald G. DeMiranda. Mr. Koval was being held on dangerousness without bail for a hearing on August 23. The hearing was delayed due to a change in attorneys.

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  • New Pittsfield Continues Police Oversight Conversati...

    Apr 13, 2018 | via IBerkshires 

    The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement lists eight essentials for a civilian police oversight board : independence, funding, access to critical information, rapport, authority, the ability to review police policies, community support, and transparency. "The problem with the mayor's proposal is essentially it is as if somebody in the administration looked at this list of all of the things that make a successful board and decided to check none of the boxes," Greenwald told the Ordinance and Rules Committee.

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