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By Castillo Harper, APC | March 3, 2023 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Filming Police Activities in California: What You Need to Know

BRANDI L. HARPER Managing Partner Castillo Harper, APC The prolific use of smartphones with recording capabilities and social media has enabled the public to record police activities. While most police contacts are professional and without incident, this practice has allowed the public to catch some police activities and situations that […]

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By Berry Wilkinson Law Group Inc | February 3, 2023 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Man Suing Cop Gets SLAPPed by Court, Pays $25,000 to PORAC LDF

ALISON BERRY WILKINSON Principal Attorney Berry Wilkinson Law Group Of Counsel Messing Adam & Jasmine While just about everybody is aware that the PORAC Legal Defense Fund (LDF) provides a defense to officers accused of criminal or administrative misconduct (depending on the plan in which you are enrolled), few realize […]

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By Mastagni Holstedt A.P.C. | January 5, 2023 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Appellate Court Clarifies Meaning of “Sustained” Under SB 1421

DAVID E. MASTAGNI Partner – Mastagni Holstedt, APC Prior to January 2019, access to peace officer records was only permitted through a Pitchess motion. Then Senate Bill 1421 amended Penal Code sections 832.7 and 832.8 to require disclosure of certain serious misconduct records under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) if […]

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