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ATF Agent Participated In Crimes with Tulsa Cops

August 4, 2011
Brandon McFadden, who pleaded guilty to drug distribution and is awaiting sentencing, said he knew Officer Jeff Henderson made up information to obtain search warrants and used a criminal informant to sell drugs.

Maryland Officer Charged with Attempted Murder

July 28, 2011
A Mount Rainer (Md.) Police officer has been indicted on 12 counts of attempted murder and sexual assault for allegedly luring a man to his home and shooting him earlier this month.

Former Miami Beach Cop Charged In ATV Crash

July 26, 2011
The Miami Beach Police officer who plowed over two people during a sandy joyride was charged with drunk and reckless driving.

Ex-NOPD Cop Details Katrina Cover-Up

July 7, 2011
Eventually, the officers met at the flooded 7th District station, where they handed their weapons to members of the NOPD academy. They headed into the ruined station to tell their versions of what happened before giving formal statements to investigators.

Florida Officer of the Year Allegedly Distributed Meth

July 6, 2011
The Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department's 2010 Officer of the Year has been indicted in a federal drug probe alleging he distributed more than 500 pounds of methamphetamine.

$1 Jury Award Against Officer Could Cost Seattle $700K

July 1, 2011
The lawyers for Andrew Rutherford have asked U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to approve attorneys' fees and costs totaling more than $419,000, according to declarations they filed.

Chief Fires Washington Officer Cleared In Murder Trial

July 1, 2011
Everett (Wash.) Police Chief Jim Scharf has fired an officer who was cleared of murder after a jury trial, citing the officer's "unacceptable misconduct." Chief Scharf said Meade didn't consider other force options and didn't face an imminent threat.

Ex-Ga. Cop Charged In Drug Conspiracy

June 29, 2011
Former Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Police officer Floyd B. Sawyer has been charged by federal officials with drug trafficking conspiracy, extortion, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and lying to federal agents.

Former NOPD Lt. Testifies Against Fellow Officers In Katrina Trial

June 28, 2011
A former New Orleans Police lieutenant who has pleaded guilty to participating in the cover-up of the Danziger Bridge police shootings after Hurricane Katrina will testify today in the trial of the officers.

A Mexican Cartel's Infiltration of American Law Enforcement

June 28, 2011
No government or human culture is any more or less susceptible to the corrupting effect of vice, drugs, power, fear or money. Criminal gangs systematically utilize these human weaknesses to sow the seeds of our destruction. What they can't do with guns and terror, they seek to do with seduction.

Public Corruption at the U.S.-Mexico Border

June 20, 2011
The greatest cost and symptom of our demise as a nation is the lasting affect these criminal gangs have on our system of law and justice. The corruption these gangs bring to our public institutions is the greatest threat to America.

Oakland Considering Using Civilians to Investigate Police

June 13, 2011
Currently, the city primarily relies on the Oakland Police Department to investigate complaints against its own officers. Some community activist groups and council members are pushing to tip that balance in the direction of civilians with no connection to the department to do that work instead.

Okla. Officers Cleared, Retired Cop Convicted of Corruption

June 11, 2011
Officer Bruce Bonham and Officer Nick DeBruin were acquitted on all the counts against them. Retired Cpl. Harold Wells was found guilty of drug conspiracy, carrying a firearm during drug trafficking and stealing U.S. funds during the FBI sting at a local motel.

NYPD Cop Gets 20 Years for Robbing Drug Dealers

June 9, 2011
Ex-cop Jorge Arbaje-Diaz said he robbed the drug dealers so he could pay his variable-rate mortgage, an excuse Judge Nicholas Garaufus called absurd.

Gangsters in Blue: Corrections

June 9, 2011
When inmates and gang members see cops acting like convicts, they tend to react to them like they do other convicts and gangsters. What little respect that might remain is lost. What little restraint that might have been practiced is loosed. The exercise of lawful authority becomes personal, vindictive and cause for retribution.

Denver to Settle Police Abuse Suit for $117K

June 6, 2011
A man who alleged Denver police officers beat him with a flashlight or club in 2008, causing head injuries and collapsing his lung, will get a $117,500 settlement if the City Council approves the payout tonight.

California Officer Gets Year for Stealing Guns

June 2, 2011
A former Long Beach, Calif., police officer has been formally sentenced to a year in jail for stealing weapons but will receive some credit for time already served behind bars.

S.F. Police Scandal Widens - 26 More Cases Dropped

May 31, 2011
A San Francisco judge dismissed 26 more felony cases Friday involving plainclothes police officers who allegedly lied about the circumstances of drug searches and arrests or stole from suspects, bringing the number of prosecutions lost in the widening scandal to nearly 120.

S.C. Chief Resigns After Using Racial Slur

May 27, 2011
Chief Tommy Ellenburg resigned after a 15-day suspension for using the N-word. The chief had been under fire by the NAACP and other community groups.

Indiana University Cop Allegedly Forced Motorist To Perform Sex Act

May 26, 2011
A police officer from Wayne State University has been charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly forcing a woman to perform a sex act following a traffic stop.
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