Category Archives: Laws and Legal

A new jail for Benton County, Mo. (?)

This writer first highlighted the sorry state of the Benton County, Mo. jail in November 2014 in another [currently inactive] blogsite (that may someday be revived). The article, including photos taken at the time: History is Rich, Conditions are Poor at Benton County, Mo. … Continue reading

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FBI collects animal cruelty data

Persons guilty of animal cruelty are frequently involved in other criminal activity, and often, also commit violent crimes against humans. In January 2015 the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) began year-long preparations to collect data on these crimes. The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and … Continue reading

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Missouri driver’s licenses fail DHS test

As of Wednesday, January 13, Missouri driver’s licenses and identification cards (DL/ID) are no longer valid forms of identification for unescorted access to the military base at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., according to information its Public Affairs Office issued earlier this week. Valid secondary … Continue reading

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