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New Los Angeles Sheriff Shaking Up Top Ranks, Removing 18 Executives

December 10, 2018
Newly elected Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has reportedly notified nearly 500 supervisors on his staff that their jobs are being reevaluated, firing outright 18 top executives.

Georgia Officer Sues Department over Firing, Claiming Disability

November 29, 2018
An officer fired by the Decatur (GA) Police Department is suing the city over claims that he was let go because of a disability.

Maryland Officer Fired After Being Found Incapacitated and Intoxicated in Squad Car

October 5, 2018
An officer with the Baltimore (MD) Police Department was fired for being drunk on the job after he was reportedly found "passed out" in his squad car, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Detroit Police Fire Officer for "Zoo Animals" Social Media Post

September 24, 2018
An officer with the Detroit Police Department has reportedly been fired over a post he made on social media saying, "Another night to Rangel up [sic] these zoo animals."

Dallas PD Fires Officer Who Shot and Killed Neighbor in His Apartment

September 24, 2018
Amber Guyger—the female officer formerly with the Dallas (TX) Police Department who shot a man in his own apartment while reportedly thinking it was her residence—has been fired, according to the department's Twitter page.

Oregon Police Recruiter Fired for Giving Applicant Answers to Exam Questions

September 24, 2018
A recruiter with the Portland (OR) Police Departmen, who allegedly gave an applicant the questions and answers for an entry-level job interview, was reportedly fired this year for "significant misuse of authority," according to The Oregonian.

Ohio Officer Reportedly Fired After Charging Chief, Mayor with Forgery

July 26, 2018
A sergeant with the New Holland (OH) Police Department was reportedly fired "mere moments after he handed Mayor Clair Betzko and Interim Police Chief David Conrad court summonses accusing them of a forgery scheme."

Colorado Officer Fired for Racial Slur to be Re-Hired

July 12, 2018
Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz said in a Facebook post that Lieutenant Charles DeShazer "made a highly inappropriate and racially inflammatory comment" but following an appeal to the Civil Service Commission, will be re-hired.

SD Sheriff Fires Deputy Who Defeated Him in Election

June 8, 2018
Bon Homme County (SD) Sheriff Lenny Gramkow lost his re-election to Deputy Sheriff Mark Maggs. One minute after voting results were made public, Gramkow fired Maggs.

Georgia Sheriff Hires Officer Fired for Hitting Suspect With Squad Car

June 5, 2018
Taylor Saulters, who was fired Friday by the Athens-Clarke County (GA) Police Department, was hired Monday by the nearby Oglethorpe County (GA) Sheriff's Office.

Denver to Pay Deputy Settlement Over Jail Not Accommodating His Medical Needs

May 16, 2018
The city of Denver has agreed to pay a deputy sheriff $100,000 in damages to settle a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice over a failure to accommodate the officer's diabetes-related needs

Some Baton Rouge Officers Angry at Firing of Comrade who Shot Alton Sterling

April 4, 2018
Chief Paul said he took full responsibility for the flack he’s gotten for his decision. He said he did a poor job at the March 30 press conference explaining his reasons for taking the actions he did against Salamoni and Lake.

Baton Rouge Chief Fires Officer who Shot Alton Sterling

March 30, 2018
Officer Blane Salamoni has been terminated effective today, and Howie Lake II has been suspended for three days, Paul said at a Friday evening press conference.

San Francisco PD Fires Rookie Officer Over Fatal Shooting

March 13, 2018
“Chris was fired for doing what he was trained to do by the SFPD Academy, and for what happened on his fourth day on the job under extremely stressful and difficult circumstances,” union chief Marty Halloran wrote in a statement. “This was a needless action as any taken by someone wearing the uniform of our chief.”

Former Nebraska Trooper Charged with Homicide Over Pursuit Crash

February 22, 2018
Timothy "Tim" Flick could get up to two years in jail if convicted of motor vehicle homicide and making a false statement under oath. He also is charged with careless driving, an infraction.

New Jersey Deputy Fired Over Past as Dominatrix

February 8, 2018
The department suspended her six days before her academy graduation last year, saying she failed to disclose that she appeared in the films and sometimes saw clients privately for money.

Cleveland Officer Fired Over Fatal OIS

December 29, 2017
Alan Buford was acquitted earlier this year of negligent homicide after fatally shooting Brandon Jones, 18, outside a store on March 19, 2015.

Video: TN Officer Fired After Pulling Over Senator's Daughter

December 22, 2017
Sen. Jon Lundberg says he regrets calling the police chief after Phil Kiersnowski pulled over his daughter last month. The officer ticketed Sam Lundberg for a window tint violation, but during the traffic stop criticized the police department's window tinting enforcement.

TN Officer Fired After Pulling Over Senator's Daughter

December 22, 2017
A Bristol, TN, police officer has been fired after speaking his mind on camera about department policy during a traffic stop involving a senator's daughter. More Here.

Video: TX Sergeant Fired Over "Absolutely Unacceptable" Conduct at Domestic

December 19, 2017
Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce for violating the department’s code of conduct when responding to a disturbance.
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