Building Trust in Law Enforcement – Recommendations on Constitutional Policing and Transparency by Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law recognizes Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire for his recent article, Building Trust in Law Enforcement – Recommendations on Constitutional Policing and Transparency, which is featured in the October 2020 issue of Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here: 10.20 Borough News – Building Trust in Law Enforcement by Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire Christopher’s…

Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire to Present on Police Department Management at PSAB Fall Conference Experience

Siana Law attorney, Christopher P. Gerber, is proud to participate in the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs’ 2020 Fall Conference Experience. Mr. Gerber will present Police Department Management & Community Engagement Amid Increased Public Scrutiny on Tuesday, October 20th at 5:30 pm. To learn more about this year’s online conference experience and view the agenda, click…

Michael G. Crotty, Esquire featured in recent PA Township News article on Personal Liability

Michael G. Crotty, Esquire recently contributed to the feature article, What You Need to Know About Personal Liability, Township Officials Can Combat Lawsuits with Knowledge, Best Practices, and Insurance, which was published in the August 2020 issue of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors‘ PA Township News. “There is such a range of claims that…

Just Preserve It! Don’t hamstring your defense in a premises liability lawsuit for a failure to preserve all relevant surveillance video from the day of an alleged accident – by Christopher P. Allen, Esquire

According to a 2019 report released by PreciseSecurity.com, the U.S. has the highest number of CCTV cameras per person in the world. In fact, one billion surveillance cameras will be watching us around the world in 2021, with the Americas accounting for 18% of all installed surveillance cameras according to a report from ISH Markit…

Taking a Bite Out of Blight . . . with Act 61 of 2020 By Brigitte M. Meyer, J.D., Law Clerk & Michael G. Crotty, Esquire

Townships, boroughs and cities now have another tool in the fight against blight and for economic redevelopment. Act 61 of 2020, The Tax Exemption and Mixed-Use Incentive Program Act, was enacted on July 14, 2020, lowering barriers for localized economic development initiatives. Generally, it allows local taxing authorities to designate “deteriorated areas” within their communities,…

Building Trust In Law Enforcement – Recommendations for Local Elected Officials On Constitutional Policing and Transparency By Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire

In the wake of recent events, which have spurred protests, riots, and an apparent loss of confidence in law enforcement, it is critical for local elected officials to take immediate action to ensure that police services are provided in accordance with the United States Constitution and federal and state law. In an arena that involves…