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Four Mesa police officers and a lieutenant are the subject of separate
internal investigations, one of which involves an officer who is
accused of flushing a 4-inch stillborn fetus down a motel-room toilet
and one of which involves improper use of force against a handcuffed
prisoner, the Arizona Republic reports.
A five-year effort by the police department and city to remove Dallas from the
top slot on an annual list of large U.S. cities with the highest crime rate is paying
off, as San Antonio took the top slot this year, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Internal prosecutor who handled the cases was dismissed, after the police union informed The Baltimore Sun that she backdated charging documents. The move prompted the department to drop prosecution.
Video of five Birmingham police officers beating an unconscious suspect was edited before it was turned over as evidence to the Jefferson County district attorney's office to use in the suspect's prosecution, authorities said Wednesday.
Drug charges were unsealed Tuesday against 15 officers: four Harvey cops, 10 Cook County correctional officers and a Chicago Police officer. The FBI orchestrated 12 fake drug deals over the last year.
City attorneys alleged that Officer Aaron Pena went to the Walgreens in the 1900 block of West Cermak Road in August 2007, bought two bags of trail mix and then took a third from the store without paying. Pena was recorded on store security cameras.