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Former LAPD Officer Sues, Says Fired for Exposing Ticket Quotas

August 29, 2014
A former Los Angeles police officer who sued the LAPD, alleging he was denied promotions for complaining about an alleged ticket-writing quota, filed a second lawsuit, alleging he was fired in retaliation.

Video: Illinois Officer Fired for Shooting Little Girl's Dog

July 29, 2014
A police officer in Hometown, Ill., has been fired days after fatally shooting a dog in front of a 6-year-old girl.

Illinois Officer Fired for Shooting Little Girl's Dog

July 29, 2014

A police officer in Hometown, Ill., has been fired days after fatally shooting a dog in front of a 6-year-old girl. Read Full Story Here.

Florida Officer Diagnosed with Cancer Sues Agency Over Termination

July 1, 2014
The former SWAT team member thought his potentially deadly cancer was the worst of his problems until he got a termination letter from Orange City leaders.

Supreme Court Revives Louisiana TASER Lawsuit

May 20, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to take a new look at a case involving repeated police use of a Taser stun gun on a handcuffed Louisiana man who later died.

Residents of Small South Carolina Town Rally Behind Fired Lesbian Police Chief

April 29, 2014
Last Wednesday dozens of residents picketed outside of town hall calling for Moore's job to be reinstated; Moore came by too, to thank them. Others in the town, which has a population of just over 1,400, held a prayer virgil for Moore who has served Latta for more than 20 years.

Miami PD Cleans House After Protection Scandal

January 21, 2014
Eventually, a dozen officers — all from the North District station — were implicated in a two-year investigation by Miami detectives and FBI agents of the off-the-books protection gig and other corruption crimes.

Fullerton Chief Will Fight Kelly Thomas Cop's Attempt to be Reinstated

January 20, 2014
Jay Cicinelli was fired after being charged by Orange County prosecutors with involuntary manslaughter and excessive force in the 2011 death of the mentally ill homeless man.

N.M. Officers File Whistle-blower Lawsuit Over Firing, Harassment

January 16, 2014
Two former Los Alamos County police officers and one current officer filed a whistle-blower lawsuit Wednesday in District Court claiming they were retaliated against after reporting concerns over a fellow officer's mental health.

N.M. State Police Officer Fired for Shooting at Van Plans Appeal

December 9, 2013
Attorneys for Elias Montoya announced Sunday that they are reviewing the allegations against the veteran officer and that Montoya intends to file an appeal for wrongful termination.

California Compensates Officer Involved in UC Davis OC Incident

October 24, 2013
John Pike, who had filed for the compensation from the University of California system, also cited the stress he endured from death threats he received after the incident. Pike, a former lieutenant with the UC Davis Police was fired in July 2012, after being on paid administrative leave for eight months.

Fired Dallas Officer Lied About Man Striking Him

October 8, 2013
A Dallas Police officer who was fired last summer has pleaded guilty to lying about a man striking him with a vehicle. Eric Watts, 32, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report and faces two years of probation.

Video: Texas Officer Dismissed for Shot Fired at T-Stop

September 30, 2013
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has terminated an officer who fired at an unarmed driver at a traffic stop in May for violating agency policies, he announced Friday.

Pa. Council Moves to Fire Profane Chief

September 20, 2013
Chief Mark Kessler was suspended July 31 for using borough weapons to produce a series of profanity-laden YouTube videos. The council voted 6-1 on Thursday to fire him.

Video: Fla. Officer Fired for Running Down Suspect

September 19, 2013
A DeLand (Fla.) Police officer has been fired for fatally striking a suspect with his patrol car as officers closed in during a pursuit.

Fired Speeding Miami Cop Wants Job Back

September 5, 2013
The Miami Police officer who was fired after a Florida trooper pulled him over for speeding says the chief promised he wouldn't be fired. Officer Fausto Lopez, 36, spoke publicly Tuesday at an arbitration hearing to determine if he should be rehired.

New Chief Takes Helm of Troubled Ill. Campus Agency

August 28, 2013
Northern Illinois University (NIU) appointed Tom Phillips as its new police chief on Wednesday. He formerly was the University of Chicago's deputy chief.

Phoenix Police Whistle Blower Gets Job Back

July 26, 2013
A Phoenix Police sergeant who was fired for blowing the whistle on bogus kidnapping stats will get his job back in a settlement of his wrongful termination lawsuit.

Video: Ala. Officer Allegedly Fired Over Quotas

July 26, 2013
A former Auburn (Ala.) Police officer tells Reason Magazine he was fired for speaking out about the agency's enforcement quotas that required officers to make 100 contacts per month.

Ala. Officer Allegedly Fired Over Quotas

July 26, 2013

Former Auburn (Ala.) Police Officer Justin Hanners says he was fired for speaking out about the agency's enforcement quotas that required officers to make 100 contacts per month. Read the full story here.

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