Jailed ex-sergeant loses contempt case over device passwords

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected a fired police sergeant's stance that he has a Fifth Amendment right not to turn over computer passwords in a child porn investigation.Former Philadelphia officer Francis Rawls has been jailed for contempt for 18 months amid his appeal. He has not been charged with a crime.The U.S. Third Circuit Court ruling Monday noted that police already had forensic evidence that he had child pornography stored on his...

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