Police and the prosecuting attorney’s office are still deciding what nonviolent crimes qualify the homeless to participate in a diversion program.
Police have a $3 million plan to create “lift zones” in Honolulu parks, where the homeless can sleep in inflatable tents and receive services when shelters fill up.
New federal rules aimed at cracking down on criminal activity require that shell companies paying all cash for homes report their owners.
But concerns are being raised by police and others about the type of tactics used by groups like Hawaii Predator Hunters Facebook Group.
Repeat drunken drivers in Honolulu can soon be made to wear a SCRAM CAM anklet that detects alcohol consumption through a wearer’s sweat and notifies the courts.
The Domestic Violence Action Center denied Chief Susan Ballard’s contention that their partnership failed because the center couldn’t meet promised quotas.
The Domestic Violence Action Center will return $400,000 in grants because HPD didn’t use its services when responding to domestic violence calls.
In the wake of a federal court decision challenging Hawaii’s restrictive gun laws, the commission wants a deeper look at HPD’s process for denying gun carry applications.