California considering revisiting its asset forfeiture laws

State considering making it more difficult for police to keep assets seized from those charged with or convicted of crimes. In the 1980s, the federal government was deep in the midst of the war on drugs. Countless law enforcement agencies were devoting substantial resources to stem the flow of illegal drugs across the country. The … Continue reading

California considers less stringent sex offender registry laws

California’s Sex Offender Management Board has recently proposed tiered registration laws that would allow eventual deregistration for some individuals. Registration as a sex offender is one of the more serious consequences that people convicted of sex crimes in Hayward may face. Registration can harm a person’s public reputation, ability to secure housing and employment opportunities, … Continue reading

California continues to crack down on drunk driving with “hot list” program

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is expanding on a program that provides law enforcement agencies around the state with the names of drivers who have suspended or revoked licenses. The DMV will send participating police departments a biweekly list that officers can then use to keep Californians with suspended or revoked licenses off the … Continue reading

California police aggressively targeting drunk drivers in the New Year

Many law enforcement agencies have run extensive crackdowns on drunk driving during the holidays. Motorists may have even encountered police roadblocks as they traveled throughout various cities in California. While the holidays may be over, law enforcement officers have remained committed to removing drunk drivers from state roadways. With more police on the roads and … Continue reading