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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.

N.M. Chief Who Smuggled Guns Into Mexico Had Checkered Past

March 11, 2011
If convicted of gun smuggling, Columbus Police Chief Angelo Vega could receive five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. However, his arrest Thursday by a joint task force is just the latest brush with the wrong side of the legal system for the chief.

Dallas Cop Fired for Kicking Handcuffed Suspect

February 25, 2011
Video taken by a patrol car dashboard camera showed the arrest of Rodarick Lyles on Jan. 27. Officer Quaitemes Williams was a three-year member of the force.

Baltimore's Top Cop Uses Ruse In Kickback Arrests

February 24, 2011
Fifteen of the officers reported to the academy, and were stripped of their badges and arrested. An academy recruit witnessed the arrests that included Commissioner Frederick Bealefeld saying, "I'm here to reclaim our badge."

Ex-Philly Cops Plead Guilty To Heroin Conspiracy

February 7, 2011
Two former Philadelphia Police officers have pleaded guilty to a heroin conspiracy involving their plan to rob a dealer, and then distribute the drug to another person they believed to be a dealer and money launderer but who was an undercover officer.

Houston TV Station Airs Controversial Arrest Video

February 4, 2011
In June, four of the seven officers involved in the March 24 arrest of Chad Holley were indicted on charges of misdemeanor oppression and violation of civil rights of a prisoner.

Detectives Skeptical of School Officer's Hoax Story

February 1, 2011
A source told the newspaper the bruising on Officer Jeffrey Stenroos' chest is not consistent with a gunshot at close range.

Dallas Officer In Charge of Crime Stoppers Arrested

January 28, 2011
Senior Cpl. Theadora Ross, who has managed the program since 2003, is expected to face conspiracy to commit fraud charges. Authorities said thousands of dollars in reward funds were discovered to be missing.

L.A. School Officer Admitted Faking Shooting

January 28, 2011
Officer Jeff Stenroos is charged with suspicion of filing a false police report, and the president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League said the incident is an "embarrassment to law enforcement."

Buffalo Airport Officer Took Home 1,000 Confiscated Items

January 27, 2011
The officer, who works for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, acknowledged the thefts after the airport implemented a new inventory system and supervisors noticed the missing items.

Ex-California Sheriff Surrenders for Prison Term

January 25, 2011
Michael Carona, dubbed "America's Sheriff" in 2009, was Orange County's top cop before he was indicted, tried and convicted of trying to convince a former top aide to lie for him during a spreading federal investigation of corruption in the sheriff's department.

Former Georgia Cop Lied About Boating Accident

January 14, 2011
Reda and waited 90 minutes before calling police and removed beer bottles from the boat. He and Powell told investigators Stephens was a daredevil and jumped from the boat.

CHP Officer Charged With Husband's Murder

January 12, 2011
Los Angeles Sheriff's deputies arrested Officer Tomiekia Johnson, 31, of Compton, on Tuesday and charged her with the murder of husband Marcus Lemons two years ago.

Minnesota Officer Charged In Corkscrew Theft

January 10, 2011
Hastings Officer Rene Doffing was charged with misdemeanor theft for grabbing the corkscrew at the Green Mill on Nov. 22. If convicted, Doffing could lose his law enforcement license and job.

Arizona Deputy Fired Over Comments To Newspaper

January 6, 2011
The office launched an Internal Affairs investigation into the incident on Dec. 1, which led to the termination. Babeu cited 10 violations by Puroll, including competency, truthfulness, an abusive attitude and conduct that brings discredit to the county. Puroll is appealing the decision.

You Can't Play Catch-Up

December 28, 2010
Professional behavior is desired and demanded at all times. Every move you make is under scrutiny. If you act like a thug, you'll jeopardize all you've worked for?

Former California Cop Forced Motorist To Perform Sex Act

December 24, 2010
Following the May 2007 incident, Feliciano Sanchez, 35, visited the victim's workplace twice and told her he would be watching her. Sanchez pleaded guilty a year ago.

Prosecutor Says NY Cop Is 'Drug Dealer In a Police Uniform'

December 22, 2010
The Niagara Falls (N.Y.) officer had pleaded guilty to narcotics, weapons, and civil rights charges. A federal grand jury originally indicted the officer on 10 counts of sexually assaulting women in his custody, possessing a firearm while committing a drug trafficking crime, and conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
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