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Body cameras in DeKalb will hold police to higher standards

By Payton Higgins | October 5, 2019

Police body cameras are an essential piece of equipment in any modern police department. The DeKalb County Board has been encouraging the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office to obtain and equip themselves with body cameras. The DeKalb police will be held...

Point/ counterpoint: Texting and driving laws

By Jordan Radloff and Nicole Kain | September 15, 2019

Texting while driving law too stringentJordan Radloff | Contributor A law pertaining to distracted driving laws was recently passed by the Illinois General Assembly to change Section 5 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. The new law was put into effect on...

Gun violence prompts NIU response

By Jessie Kern | November 2, 2017

DeKALB — The recent spark in gun-related incidents on and around campus inspired a second community meeting during which students, campus officials and local law enforcement addressed safety concerns and initiatives.NIU employees including acting President...

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