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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.

L.A. County To Pay Nearly $5 Million In Deputy's Crash

May 24, 2011
Deputy Robert Moran, who is still employed and on patrol, was convicted of drunk driving and sentenced to six months in jail. During the June 29, 2008 incident, Deputy Moran was drunk and allegedly speeding when he collided with a smaller car, seriously injuring the other driver.

Philadelphia Cop's Wife Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy

May 18, 2011
A federal judge today sentenced the wife of a former Philadelphia police officer to more than 10 years in prison for her role in a heroin conspiracy that included two police officers.

San Diego Mayor Blames 'Absolute Jerks' for Tarnishing PD

May 13, 2011
Jerry Sanders, San Diego's mayor and former police chief, is backing current Chief William Lansdowne's efforts to address a spate of officer misconduct cases.

Decorated Former Philly Officer Sentenced for Heroin Plot

May 10, 2011
A former Philadelphia police officer who was commended four times by the department was sentenced Monday to 42 months in federal prison for a scheme to rob a drug dealer of heroin and resell it for cash.

Contempt Charge Against Officer May Affect 100 Charlotte Traffic Cases

May 5, 2011
Mecklenburg County, N.C., prosecutors may have to dismiss more than 100 traffic cases, some drunken-driving charges, after a police officer was convicted of criminal contempt.

Mass. Deputy Accepted 28 Grams of Cocaine In Coffee Cup

May 4, 2011
A Middlesex County (Mass.) Sheriff's deputy acknowledged he "did a stupid thing," when he accepted 28 grams of cocaine and $500 in cash from an undercover state trooper at a Starbucks Coffee in Woburn.

Sheriff Joe: Reorganizing Office Will Restore Pride

May 4, 2011
In his final report, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu called for the resignation of the commanders of the Maricopa County Anti-Corruption Enforcement, or MACE, unit. The report details the six-month investigation that revealed 50 allegations of misconduct.

Los Angeles Parking Officers Allegedly Filmed Porno In Uniform

April 30, 2011
Los Angeles city officials have launched an investigation into whether two parking enforcement officers participated in an adult sex film while wearing their uniforms.

New Mexico Sheriff's Deputy Fired After Flashlight Beating Caught on Video

April 26, 2011
A San Juan County, N.M., Sheriff's deputy who was caught on camera beating a man in the head with a Maglite flashlight was fired for violating the agency's use of force policy.

Indiana Capitol Guard Behaved Badly In Governor's Home

April 21, 2011
The Indiana Capitol Police has launched an internal investigation into a claim that an officer assigned to guard Gov. Mitch Daniels' part-time residence slept on duty, rifled through family members underwear, showered and ate from the fridge.

400 NYPD Cops Could Be Charged for Fixing Tickets

April 18, 2011
Officers in all 12 Bronx precincts, and possibly other boroughs, will be charged for allegedly helping out friends and family by "losing" paperwork and missing court dates. In turn, parking tickets, moving violations and quality-of-life summonses would be dismissed in court or vanish before ever getting near a judge.

2 New Orleans Cops Convicted of Beating Death

April 14, 2011
Two New Orleans Police officers have been convicted in connection with the beating death of Raymond Robair in July 2005, as well as their subsequent cover-up.

NOPD Capt. Convicted In Security Kickback Case

April 4, 2011
A federal jury has convicted New Orleans Police Capt. Michael Rousell of conspiracy and wire fraud relating to a scheme to defraud an energy company by inflating rates for security services.

Two NOPD Cops Sentenced in Post-Katrina Killing

March 31, 2011
A former New Orleans police officer was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for fatally shooting a man without justification after Hurricane Katrina, and his former partner was given 17 years for burning the body.

Calif. County Reviews 40 Cases Involving Tainted Agent

March 24, 2011
Norman Wielsch, a state Department of Justice agent, was arrested Feb. 16 and charged with 25 felony counts connected to the alleged theft of methamphetamine, marijuana, steroids and prescription pills.

DOJ Report Details New Orleans Police Misconduct

March 18, 2011
On Thursday, the DOJ released a 158-page report that details NOPD misconduct. The report concludes that officers routinely use excessive force and the agency has failed to adequately investigate use-of-force complaints.
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