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LASD Jail Probe: Chickens Come Home to Roost

October 31, 2011
It is quite possible that Baca did try to keep abreast of things, only to find his efforts undermined by another all-too-human factor-the fear of alienating one's self from the marginal affections of el jefe. Face it, nobody wants to get caught playing Mr. Blackwell—the fashion critic-to the emperor with no clothes.

16 NYPD Cops Charged In Ticket-Fixing Probe

October 28, 2011
Sixteen New York City police officers were charged today in nearly two dozen indictments with roughly 1,600 criminal counts, including hundreds of instances in which 10 of the officers allegedly fixed traffic tickets.

NYPD Corruption Trial Focuses on Bad Narc Busts

October 24, 2011
The trial has yielded troubling testimony about officers "flaking"—planting drugs on subjects to meet arrest quotas and get overtime pay.

Philly Cop Allegedly Stole Credit Cards of Detainees

October 12, 2011
A Philadelphia Police officer has been charged with allegedly stealing the credit or debit cards of detainees, and using them to buy gas and personal goods.

Former NOPD Cop Sentenced In Danzinger Bridge Case

October 6, 2011
District Court Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced former New Orleans Police Officer Ignatius Hills to 78 months in prison on Wednesday for his role in the Danzinger Bridge shooting conspiracy.

Grand Jury Indicts 17 NYPD Officers, 5 Civilians In Ticket-Fixing Probe

October 3, 2011
The charges range from official misconduct to grand larceny, and stem from a two-year investigation by the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau. The grand jury has been reviewing the evidence for six months. Ten union officials, mostly from the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, are expected to face indictments.

Be Careful Out There

October 1, 2011

I think complacency is also the reason why so many veteran cops tend to get in serious trouble. You let down your guard and you end up doing things you would have never dreamed of doing as a rookie, things that are extremely damaging to your career and your livelihood.

Prosecutor: Mich. Cops Spent Forfeiture Funds on Alcohol, Prostitutes

September 28, 2011
The former Romulus (Mich.) Police chief and five officers face corruption charges stemming from a three-year state probe apparently revealing that they spent $40,000 in drug forfeiture funds on alcohol, prostitutes, and marijuana.

San Diego Sgt. Pleads Guilty of Stalking Fellow Officer

September 27, 2011
A San Diego Police sergeant pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors relating to the stalking of fellow officer, which could allow him to keep his job and continue to carry a firearm.

Former Mich. Cop Resigns After Chest-Baring Incident

September 26, 2011
A Central Michigan University officer accused of driving two female students to a remote location and forcing them to bare their chests has resigned and been charged with misconduct.

4 NYPD Cops Punished for Tossing Ball with Young Boy

September 19, 2011
"I don't think throwing a football to a 7-year-old boy is misconduct," said Officer Catherine Guzman, a 17-year veteran of the force. "It was the Fourth of July, it was 96 degrees out, and we were interacting with the community. Everybody was happy," she added.

Grand Jury Expected to Charge NYPD Ticket-Fixing Officers

September 15, 2011
The grand jury investigation is now expected to result in charges against more than a dozen police officers, most of them for crimes related to fixing tickets. The others face more serious corruption charges, a person briefed on the matter said. About 25 to 40 officers are expected to face charges.

Criminal Cops: Foxes in the Chicken Coop?

September 15, 2011
There are few things more terrifying than the thought of a captain of a patrol station playing both sides of the fence. The question isn't whether or not your captain had your best interests in mind but how far would he or she go to protect his or her criminal contacts?

L.A. School Officer Found Guilty In Shooting Hoax

September 13, 2011
Jeff Stenroos, 31, was convicted of five of the six counts against him in a non-jury trial. He faces up to five years in prison at a Dec. 14 sentencing.

No Heroin Charges for Rape-Acquitted NYPD Cop

September 12, 2011
The former New York City police officer who was acquitted of raping an intoxicated Manhattan woman won't face drug charges after heroin was found in his police precinct locker.

Ex-Chicago Cop Who Planned Hit on Fellow Officer Gets 12 Years

September 9, 2011
During the sentencing hearing, Jerome Finnegan apologized and expressed remorse. In a five-minute address to the judge, Finnigan acknowledged that he brought shame on himself and his family, and that stress and greed turned him the wrong way.

N.M. Police Fire Officer who Had Sex on Car Hood

September 4, 2011
The New Mexico State Police have fired an officer caught having sex with a woman on the hood of a Honda at a remote ranch in Santa Fe County. He has 30 days to appeal the decision.

N.M. Cop who Had Sex on Hood Didn't Commit a Crime

September 1, 2011
The New Mexico State Police officer caught on video surveillance cameras having sex with a woman on a car hood didn't commit a crime, but could lose his job for publicly embarrassing the department.

N.M. State Police Investigate Trooper Caught Having Sex on Car Hood

August 30, 2011
New Mexico State Police investigators are working to identify a trooper caught having sex with a woman on the hood of a car while in uniform. The trooper was captured in images from a surveillance camera set up to document vandalism.

Veteran Pittsburgh Cop Allegedly Operated a Prostitution Service

August 30, 2011
Officer Michael Johns, a 16-year veteran of the force, allegedly rented vehicles for the prostitutes, allowed them to inject heroin in his house, and paid for online ads promoting their work.
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