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NCNow survey: Do not ban mugshots

A new law will now give state police the discretion to not release mugshots following an arrest. Local police agencies and deputies can continue to make mugshots public if they choose to. The majority of survey respondents, 78%, oppose the new law that bans mugshots. For details, to read comments and to take the current survey, click here.

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Opinion: Flags being raised, lowered way too much, says West Potsdam man

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