Marijuana may become legal in the state of South Dakota soon. An Initiative will be on the ballot this Nov. 3. Continue reading “Marijuana may soon become legal in SD”
The study, commissioned by South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws, reveals that in one in 10 arrests in the state were for cannabis-related South Dakota arrests in 2018, with marijuana arrests increasing over the past decade. The organization was also behind initiatives to legalize both medical and recreational cannabis, both of which will receive votes in the November Election. Continue reading “10% of all South Dakota arrests are cannabis related”
More than 4,600 wild animal crashes are reported in the state each year on average, according to statistics from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. But what are you supposed to do when you think you hit a deer? Is it state law that you report it to law enforcement? Are you supposed to move it to the side of the road? Continue reading “Are you required to report it when you hit a deer?”
A settlement tied to claims of unlawful drug tests issued by several South Dakota law-enforcement agencies has won approval in federal court. Continue reading “Settlement in SD Over Unlawful Drug Tests”
The new Rapid City police chief has many concerns about a law that would regulate when law enforcement has to release video footage to the public and said he’s happy with the current system that releases written reports about serious use-of-force incidents.
A top official with the state’s Department of Public Safety provided Mitchell Rotary Club members on Thursday with a deeper look at the operations inside the department.
A top official with the state’s Department of Public Safety provided Mitchell Rotary Club members on Thursday with a deeper look at the operations inside the law enforcement department.
Sioux Falls police will start sending use-of-force data to a national database organized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation starting August 2020. Continue reading “Sioux Falls police to send use-of-force data to national FBI database”
South Dakota’s Department of Agriculture announced last week it had submitted its hemp plan to the USDA for review and hopefully, approval. Continue reading “South Dakota Submits Hemp Plan To USDA”
To help figure out the U.S. citizenship status of every adult living in the country, the Trump administration has made agreements to accumulate driver’s license and state identification card information from states including Iowa, Nebraska, South Carolina and South Dakota, NPR has learned. Continue reading “IA, NE, SD, SC Share Driver’s License Info To Help Identify Who’s A Citizen”