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Chicago Officer Convicted of Murdering Laquan McDonald Could Get 60 Years in Prison, Appeal Expected

October 10, 2018
Van Dyke’s attorney has vowed to appeal the conviction to a higher court, a process that would begin after sentencing. Daniel Herbert has said in interviews that one of the reasons he filed so many pretrial motions was to preserve issues for an appeal if Van Dyke were convicted.

Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder in 2014 Shooting of Laquan McDonald

October 5, 2018
Van Dyke, 40, was charged with first-degree murder, official misconduct and aggravated battery in the Oct. 20, 2014, shooting of McDonald, who was shot 16 times. Jurors were told Thursday they have the option of convicting Van Dyke of second-degree murder, which is probationable.

Former Texas Officer Found Guilty of Murder for Duty Shooting

August 28, 2018
Oliver shot into the back of a 2004 black Impala where Edwards was a passenger on April 29 last year. He claimed the car was about to run over his partner, Officer Tyler Gross, but several witnesses and video taken from the officer’s body camera show the car was moving away from Gross.

Baltimore Detectives Convicted in Corruption Trial

February 13, 2018
A federal jury convicted two Baltimore police detectives for their roles in one of the biggest police corruption scandals in city history.

Judge Rules Former SC Officer Slager Committed Murder in 2015 OIS

December 7, 2017
U.S. District Judge David Norton will announce the amount of time Slager will serve within the range of 19 to 24 years later today. The former officer could have faced life in prison.

LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault Spared Jail Time by Plea

May 23, 2017
A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors.

Video: LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault Spared Jail Time by Plea

May 23, 2017
A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors.

Former L.A. County Sheriff Gets 3 Years for Obstruction of Justice

May 12, 2017
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced to three years in federal prison Friday, two months after a jury found him guilty of obstruction of justice and other charges stemming from an FBI probe into inmate abuse inside the Men’s Central Jail.

Former SC Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation in Walter Scott Shooting

May 2, 2017
In a plea deal with federal prosecutors, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager admitted Tuesday to using excessive force in the shooting death of Walter Scott.

Louisiana Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Shooting of Boy

March 27, 2017
An Avoyelles Parish, LA, jury convicted a former Marksville deputy marshal of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter Friday in a shooting at the end of a chase that left a 6-year-old boy dead and the boy's father seriously wounded.

Former Los Angeles Sheriff Found Guilty of Obstructing Federal Investigation

March 15, 2017
Lee Baca, the once powerful and popular sheriff of Los Angeles County, was found guilty Wednesday of obstructing a federal investigation into abuses in county jails and lying to cover up the interference.

Ex-Virginia Officer Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting

August 5, 2016
A jury on Thursday convicted a former Virginia police officer on one count of voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed man last year in a Wal-Mart parking lot

Jury Finds Baltimore Officer Guilty of Assault in Shooting of Unarmed Man

August 4, 2016
A Baltimore police officer faces at least five years in prison after a jury convicted him Thursday of two charges in the shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect

Alabama Chief Found Guilty of Federal Assault, Excessive Force

July 15, 2016
A northeastern Alabama police chief has been found guilty on charges of using excessive force and assaulting a man who was being arrested.

Former Wisconsin DARE Officer Gets 2 Years in Prison for Stealing from Program

June 23, 2016
A former Brown County, WI, DARE officer Kevin Vanden Heuvel grew so accustomed to the money he was stealing from the program that he volunteered to keep working for the program after his retirement.

2 Los Angeles County Deputies Convicted of Abusing Mentally Ill Inmate

May 17, 2016
Prosecutors alleged that the deputies attacked the inmate in a locked hallway of the jail that lacked surveillance cameras. The inmate was kicked in the genitals, punched and pepper sprayed, prosecutors said.

DA Recommends No Prison Time for Former NYPD Officer Convicted of Manslaughter in Stairwell Shooting

March 24, 2016
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Wednesday recommended that former NYPD Officer Peter Liang not be sentenced to prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man 16 months ago.

Fired Michigan Officer Sentenced in Beating of Motorist

February 2, 2016
A Wayne County (MI) Circuit Court Judge Vonda Evans sentenced Inkster police officer William Melendez to 13 months to 10 years behind bars.

Former Oklahoma City Officer Convicted of Multiple On-Duty Rapes

December 11, 2015
Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted Thursday night of committing numerous rapes and sexual assaults while on duty and faces a possible life sentence in prison. More Here.

Video: Former Oklahoma City Officer Convicted of Multiple On-Duty Rapes

December 11, 2015
Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted Thursday night of committing numerous rapes and sexual assaults while on duty and faces a possible life sentence in prison.
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