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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.

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.
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