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N.C. Highway Patrol Commander Resigns

July 16, 2010
The commander of the N.C. Highway Patrol, Col. Randy Glover, has resigned. A statement released by the office of Gov. Bev Perdue says she accepted Glover's resignation Friday about noon.

Former BART Officer Mehserle Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter

July 8, 2010
The verdict was the first conviction of an officer or deputy on any murder charge in Los Angeles County in almost three decades.

Indiana Officer Suspended For Stunning 10-Year-Old Boy

July 7, 2010
The disciplinary measures were handed down to Officer Darrel Johnson, as well as Captain William Jennings, who were called to a daycare to calm down an out-of-control boy.

Former Chicago Commander Burge Convicted of Perjury

June 29, 2010
One juror said it was the testimony of Michael McDermott, a former detective who was granted immunity to testify against Burge, that sealed the conviction for him.

NOPD Captain Indicted In Security Kickback Scheme

June 23, 2010
New Orleans PD Capt. Michael Rousel and a security consultant have been indicted for their roles in a kickback scheme to provide armed security to companies after a hurricane, the Department of Justice announced.

North Las Vegas Officer Fabricated Round-Striking-Badge Story

June 23, 2010
Forensic investigators with the North Las Vegas PD determined, after an investigation, that the badge was damaged but had not been struck by a round.

15 Officers Named In Tulsa Police Corruption Case

June 20, 2010
Eight of the officers named are employed with the Tulsa Police Department and one is an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Fifth New Orleans Officer Pleads Guilty In Danzinger Bridge Case

June 4, 2010
Former New Orleans PD Officer Ignatius Hills has admitted his role in conspiring with fellow officers to obstruct justice by covering up a police-involved shooting that occurred on the Danziger Bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina.

Ohio Officer Allegedly Head-Butts Little League Coach

May 28, 2010
Officer Matthew Collins, 37, is accused of head-butting 37-year-old coach Andrew Bagdonas after a game. Apparently, Bagdonas fell to the ground and Collins continued to punch him.

Virginia Deputy Had Sex With Inmate, Brought Her Items In Prison

May 25, 2010
Newport News Sheriff's deputy Vincent Townes, 41, has been arrested for having sex with an inmate, and is also charged with sneaking items into the jail for inmates.

Gangsters in Blue

May 24, 2010
What are these cops thinking? Don't they realize that they are being used by the gang? Can't they see that should their gang friends become engaged in a violent situation (which is inevitable) there can be no good outcome for the badged members and associates?

NYPD Detective Arrested for Sexual Misconduct

May 19, 2010
Oscar Sandino, 37, is accused of violating the civil rights of several female arrestees and a relative of an arrestee.

DOJ Begins Probe of New Orleans PD

May 19, 2010
The DOJ probe will evaluate allegations of excessive force by NOPD officers, as well as unconstitutional searches and seizures, racial profiling, failures to provide adequate police services to particular neighborhoods, and related misconduct.

Philly Sergeant Shot Himself, Lied About Attack

May 13, 2010
A Philadelphia sergeant who had said he was attacked by an unidentified black man has acknowledged he made up the story.

Decade of Bad Busts by Authorities Costs New York City $305 Million

May 6, 2010
New York City has shelled out $305 million in the last 10 years to settle claims of false arrest, wrongful conviction and excessive force by cops, the Daily News has learned.

S.C. Sheriff Sold Drugs Out of Agency SUV, Protected Dealers

May 4, 2010
The FBI described Melvin as a "middle man" who talked about arresting drug traffickers to confiscate their drugs for re-sale. Federal agents obtained wire-tap recordings of Melvin talking to two dealers on his cell phone.

Philly Officer Charged With Murder In Off-Duty Shooting

May 4, 2010
The department has begun proceedings to fire Officer Rudolph Gary, 26, who has been a Philadelphia officer for less than a year.

Ex-Cop Convicted of Lying About Cyclist Confrontation

April 30, 2010
A jury has returned a guilty verdict against a former rookie officer seen on videotape knocking a cyclist down during the Critical Mass protest in New York City.

Cop In Roethlisberger Case Resigns

April 16, 2010
The Georgia police officer who took the initial report from the woman who accused Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault has resigned.

Third New Orleans Officer Admits Role In Katrina Coverup

April 7, 2010
Michael Hunter was charged for conspiring to cover up the shootings of six people on the Danzinger Bridge during the disaster. He entered a guilty plea today.
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