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Chicago Officer Who Pummelled Female Bartender Fired

December 16, 2009
The Chicago Police Board has fired Anthony Abbate, whose videotaped beat-down of a female bartender while he was off duty landed on YouTube and embarrassed Chicago police.

Parents Say Minneapolis Officer Seized Kids

November 25, 2009
The 13-year-old son of John and Tara Farrell and a 12-year-old friend were walking in Brooklyn Park one August night when a Cadillac Escalade sped up and the driver ordered them inside.

Former Wyoming Trooper Gets 15 Years For Kidnapping Scheme

November 23, 2009
A former Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper received a 15-year prison sentence for an elaborate scheme to kill a Wal-Mart truck driver and seek a settlement from the corporation, the Justice Department announced.

Former Philly Cop Who Planned Drug Robbery Faces Life In Prison

November 5, 2009
Alhinde Weems, a former Philadelphia police officer, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, drug distribution, and other charges, U.S. Attorney Michael Levy announced.

NYPD Panel to Scour Lawsuits for Police Misconduct

November 5, 2009
The NYPD is trying to track down bad cops by looking for clues in big-bucks civil cases alleging police misconduct, the Daily News has learned.

Ex-Miami-Dade Cop, Brother Cleared in Drug Case

October 29, 2009
Antonio and Glenn Roberts were acquitted of conspiracy charges Tuesday after a two-week federal trial in which prosecutors alleged they participated in a cocaine-selling ring. They also claimed that veteran cop Antonio Roberts, 48, tipped off the ringleader -- a childhood friend -- that he was under investigation.

NYPD Officer Charged with Brandishing Gun on Train

October 13, 2009
The NYPD suspended a cop who was charged with pulling out a gun on a Long Island Rail Road train while trying to hush some loud hockey fans, police said Monday.

Fired Oakland Officer Files Gender-Bias Suit

October 6, 2009
Karla Rush's actions were similar to that of her male counterparts, her attorney is quoted telling the news outlet. Rush was one of four officers fired in April for telling judges that substances seized from suspects had tested positive in the crime lab as narcotics, when they had not.

Wisconsin Deputies Punished For Effigy Video

September 30, 2009
Two deputies with the Calumet County Sheriff's office are no longer in their previous posts, after posting a video of them burning a uniform in effigy while off duty on their Facebook page, the Post-Crescent reports.

Former California Assistant Sheriff Gets 27-Month Sentence

September 15, 2009
A onetime assistant sheriff and trusted aide of convicted former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison for scheming to defraud the public of honest services and filing a false tax return.

Former NY Cop's Second Career: Robbing Banks

September 2, 2009
A former New York police officer pleaded guilty to robbing the Sovereign Bank branch in the East Village twice in 2007, with the help of his companion, who was a teller there, the New York Times reports.

Texas Officer Dismissed For Egging Home

August 28, 2009
The Carrollton Police Department dismissed an officer for egging the home of a resident who had become a familiar source of complaints about a neighbor, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Texas Deputy Dismissed After Photographing Waitress With Patrol Rifle

August 21, 2009
A Midland (Texas) County sheriff's deputy was fired after he and four other deputies photographed a waitress holding one of their AR-15 patrol rifles while they were visiting a restaurant, the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Former St. Louis Detective Took Bribes in Towing Scandal

August 11, 2009
The federal investigation into misconduct involving the St. Louis Police Department and a local towing and parking company expanded Monday with the guilty plea of a former police detective.

Portland Officer Who Harassed Female Recruits Resigns

August 6, 2009
A Portland patrol officer accused of harassing female officers resigned before his termination hearing earlier this week, KGW.com reports.

Oklahoma Trooper Suspended After Video Shows Fight with EMT

July 23, 2009
Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials said trooper Daniel Martin, whose May 24 scuffle with paramedic Maurice White Jr. was caught on tape, will be suspended for five days without pay.

Denver Police Officer Charged, Accused of Using Gun to Speed Up McDonald's Order

July 21, 2009
A Denver police officer faces felony menacing and weapons charges based on an allegation he pointed a pistol to speed up his order at an Aurora McDonald's in May.

Judge Lifts LAPD Consent Decree

July 20, 2009
U.S. District Court Judge Gary A. Feess has terminated the consent decree federal officials forced on the LAPD in 2001 in the wake of the Rampart corruption scandal, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Anchorage Officer Charged with Sexual Assault

July 16, 2009
A decorated Anchorage Police Department officer has been charged with sexually assaulting six women over the past three years, police chief Rob Heun announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Detroit Cop Charged with Stealing from Reward Fund

July 8, 2009
Officials at Michigan's statewide auto theft tip line hope clues keep coming in, despite a Detroit Police auto theft investigator facing charges he stole more than $26,000 in reward money.
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