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Birmingham Police Beating Video: Did Not Show Beating When First Given to DA

May 21, 2009

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.

Former L.A. County Deputy Charged with Attempted Drug Smuggling

May 7, 2009
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was charged Wednesday with attempting to smuggle narcotics into a county jail facility in Castaic where he worked as a jailer, authorities said.

North Carolina Agency Loses Investigative Authority

May 6, 2009
The Spring Lake Police Department, which policed a Cumberland County town with about 8,000 residents until this week, lost the last remnants of its investigative authority, following two years of scrutiny from higher agencies and consultants.

Accused Seattle Officer Answers "Made Up" Allegations

May 6, 2009
A veteran Seattle police officer accused of sexually harassing an 18-year-old police Explorer and lying about it has said he thinks top-level commanders trumped up the case to retaliate against him.

Jury Convicts Deputy U.S. Marshal in Mob-Leak Case

May 1, 2009
A federal jury convicted Deputy U.S. Marshal John Ambrose on Tuesday of leaking that mob hit man Nicholas Calabrese was cooperating with authorities in Chicago and that Ambrose was part of his security detail.

California AG: Maywood PD Faces Court-Ordered Reform

April 29, 2009
The small Southern California police department, which a veteran policing expert called "one of the worst" he had seen, could face court-ordered reform, California Atty. General Jerry Brown announced Tuesday.

Former Orange County Sheriff Gets 66 Months in Federal Prison

April 28, 2009
Mike Carona's fall from "America's Sheriff"; to convicted felon reached bottom Monday as a federal judge gave Orange County, Calif.'s former top law enforcement officer a half-hour lecture about honesty before sentencing him to 5 1/2 years in prison for attempting to obstruct a grand jury investigation.

LAPD Officer Accused of Torching His Car and Lying About His Shooting

April 2, 2009
A Los Angeles police officer who said he was shot in an off-duty incident early this year lied to investigators about the attack and, weeks earlier, intentionally set fire to his own luxury sports car in a scheme to collect an insurance payment, according to charges filed by prosecutors late Wednesday.

Flint, Mich., Police Chief Faces U.S. Fraud Charge

January 24, 2009
Chief David Dicks was indicted Wednesday on a charge of fraudulently receiving more than $1,000 from an organization that gets federal money. Dicks is accused of receiving nearly $47,000 through a no-show job at a security company run by his father.

S.C. Trooper Told to Plead Guilty or Stand Trial

January 22, 2009
A federal judge has ordered a South Carolina state trooper caught on video trying to run down a suspect to either plead guilty or stand trial on the charges.

A Hero's Fall: Honored for Trolley Square Bravery, Hammond Now an Ex-Cop

January 13, 2009
Ogden, Utah, police officer Ken Hammond, called a hero for confronting Trolley Square gunman Sulejman Talovic in February 2007, resigned from the force Friday following accusations of having sex with a minor.

S.C. Trooper Charged with Federal Civil Rights Violation

January 8, 2009
A South Carolina state trooper seen on video hitting a fleeing suspect on foot with his patrol car at a Columbia apartment complex in 2007 has been charged with a federal civil rights violation.

FBI Sting Nets 15 Corrupt COs and LEOs in Illinois

December 3, 2008

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.

22-year Chicago Police Veteran Fired Over $1 Bag of Trail Mix

November 20, 2008

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.

Grand Jury Gets Dallas Police Pepper Spray Case

September 19, 2008
Dallas police have placed on administrative leave two officers involved in an August incident in which a man was taken to West Dallas, doused with pepper spray and left there.

15 LAPD Officers Face Discipline in May Day Melee

September 18, 2008
Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton announced Tuesday his plans to discipline 11 officers and called for the termination of four others for their roles in a May Day melee last year in which police were accused of using excessive force to clear immigration rights demonstrators and journalists from MacArthur Park.

San Diego Cop Accused of Tipping Off Drug Traffickers

September 5, 2008
Officer Juan Hurtado Tapia, 38, was arraigned on federal charges of obstruction, fraud, and making false statements, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Off-Duty NYC Transit Cops Allegedly Beat Man Senseless

August 22, 2008
Two off-duty female New York City transit cops beat a man senseless, then fled and had to be tracked down and arrested like common criminals, authorities said Tuesday.

Pa. Part-Time Officer Jailed for Pulling Over Woman to Ask for Number

August 15, 2008
A former part-time Pennsylvania police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for pulling over a woman while he was off duty - just to give her his phone number. Steven Klinger, 32, was charged with official oppression, or acting outside his authority as an officer.

Don't Let The Little Head Think for You

August 1, 2008
Sadly, I’ve seen the pursuit of casual sex get more cops in trouble than perhaps anything else. It’s not just the cops’ fault either. It takes two to tango, after all. But it is the cop who most frequently has something to lose in the equation, and often does.
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