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L.A. County Sheriff Deputies Suspended After Holiday Brawl

December 16, 2010
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies have been relieved of their duties, as a result of their participation in a holiday party brawl.

Federal Jury Convicts 3 NOPD Officers In Katrina Shooting

December 11, 2010
During the course of the month-long trial, jurors heard from 65 witnesses, including all five of the defendants. Jurors deliberated for three days before returning their verdict.

Charlotte Detective Suspended Over Handling of Investigative Notes

December 9, 2010
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have suspended Arvin Fant, the detective who testified he had discarded notes in the trial of a man convicted of killing two police officers, according to a news report.

California Sheriff Can Fire Deputy Who Married Prostitute

December 7, 2010
A district appellate court sided with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, who fired Deputy Emir Bautista in 2004, after his relationship with Shawn Crook became known to the department.

Connecticut Man Claims Officer 'Sexted' From His Phone

November 30, 2010
William Vasilakos, 39, filed the suit against officer Michael Presti, according to documents posted to The Smoking Gun. The department in investigating the claim.

Video: Ex-LAPD Detective 'Shocked' by Arrest In Cold Case

November 24, 2010
New interrogation-room videos released this week show LAPD detectives questioning and arresting one of their own as a suspect in the 1986 murder of a woman who had married her ex-boyfriend.

Just About the Worst Thing You Can Do On Patrol

November 24, 2010
Causing an innocent person's death is just about the worst thing you can do on patrol. Seeking payment for injuries sustained while killing two teens is beyond the pale.

Judge Orders Public Release of Charlotte Officer's Personnel File

November 23, 2010
With the release of the records, the public gained access to the personnel files of a North Carolina police officer for the first time since the signing of an Oct. 1 law giving the public more information about government employees.

Phoenix Police Officers Indicted on Fraud, Theft Charges

November 18, 2010
Three current Phoenix police officers and a former patrolman who worked most of his career in South Mountain Precinct have been indicted on fraud and theft charges for their alleged roles in an off-duty security scam, the Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today.

LAPD Rookie Tapped Database On Killer's Behalf

November 15, 2010
Officer Gabriel Morales, 25, was seeking information on two key witnesses who testified in the trial of 18-year-old Matthew Turner, who was found guilty in August of killing a man in a drive-by in Highland Park.

Ohio Deputy Fired for Lying About Sex With Informant

November 11, 2010
Gardiner began a sexual relationship with the informant in the spring of 2009 and used his "covert identification" to rent motel rooms and his duty car to "take her on dates."

Video: Mehserle Sentenced To 2 Years

November 5, 2010
In issuing his sentence, Judge Robert Perry also threw out the gun enhancement, saying it was not supported by the evidence.

CHP Officer Exchanged Ticket Fix for Sex

November 1, 2010
Officer Abram Carabajal, 53, wrote a speeding ticket to Shirin Zarrindej, 49, a dog groomer from Encino. The officer then showed up in court and informed the judge he had not received an official notice, leading the judge to dismiss the ticket.

Suppressing That Urge for a Pound of Flesh

October 21, 2010
Ask yourself if succumbing to that split-second thought is worth permanently depriving the people who trust and depend on you the value of your services.

Part-Time Cop Charged in College Shooting

October 8, 2010
Christopher Amyx, 23, told police that he shot Jonathan Schipper, a sophomore at the college, in self-defense, reports WAVY.com. Amyx is an auxiliary officer for the Pinetops Police Department.

Two Philly Officers Arrested In Drug Sting

October 5, 2010
Officers Sean Alivera, 31, and Christopher Luciano, 23, allegedly stole 20 pounds of marijuana and $3,000 in cash.

Florida Officer Charged With Murdering Ex-girlfriend While On Duty

October 4, 2010
A Parker (Fla.) PD officer has been charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend and dragging her body into the woods.

3 Fired Dallas Officers Indicted in Beating of Motorcyclist

September 30, 2010
Dallas Police Chief David Brown, in disciplining the officers earlier, said they not only attacked the motorcyclist physically, but also tried to conceal their conduct. All three were fired.

Former Memphis Officer Sentenced for Violating Detainee's Civil Rights

September 29, 2010
White pleaded guilty on Nov. 25, 2009, to violating the civil rights of Pierre Jefferson. After handcuffing Jefferson in May 2008, White rammed Jefferson's head into the corner of a building, and struck him in the face several times, causing him to fall to the ground. White also admitted to kicking Jefferson after he fell to the ground.

The Bikini Car Wash Incident—A Chief's Perspective

September 27, 2010
Bottom line: Think about what you are doing? Give it a reality check and see how you can defend your actions or presence to your boss if something should occur. If you can't come up with at least three good reasons, stay home.
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