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Former Georgia Officer Gets 15 Years for Making False Statements about OIS

October 5, 2018
A police officer who once worked for the Jackson (GA) Police Department claimed in September 2016 that she had been shot by a six-foot-tall, 230-pound African American male. The initial report by Officer Sherry Hall said that the man had suddenly opened fire on her and that she had returned fire. Her assertion sparked a manhunt in the area, located about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta.

Maryland Officer Fired After Being Found Incapacitated and Intoxicated in Squad Car

October 5, 2018
An officer with the Baltimore (MD) Police Department was fired for being drunk on the job after he was reportedly found "passed out" in his squad car, according to the Baltimore Sun.

California Governor Signs Bill Making Police Misconduct Records Public

October 3, 2018
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill making records of police misconduct across California public in certain cases, including when an officer has been found to have committed sexual assault while on duty.

Louisiana Trooper Accused of Abusing Privileges as a Law Officer

October 2, 2018
State police said in a press release that 34-year-old Trooper John Kelly of Troop G in northwest Louisiana faces a charge of felony abuse of office.

Entire Acapulco Police Force Disarmed and Placed Under Investigation

September 26, 2018
According to NBC News, authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday, alleging that the force was overridden and infiltrated by drug gangs.

18 Men Convicted of Drug Crimes Tied to Reportedly Corrupt Chicago Officer Cleared

September 26, 2018
A judge has cleared 18 more men of drug convictions that resulted from investigations by a reportedly corrupt sergeant with the Chicago Police Department.

Detroit Police Fire Officer for "Zoo Animals" Social Media Post

September 24, 2018
An officer with the Detroit Police Department has reportedly been fired over a post he made on social media saying, "Another night to Rangel up [sic] these zoo animals."

Dallas PD Fires Officer Who Shot and Killed Neighbor in His Apartment

September 24, 2018
Amber Guyger—the female officer formerly with the Dallas (TX) Police Department who shot a man in his own apartment while reportedly thinking it was her residence—has been fired, according to the department's Twitter page.

Oregon Police Recruiter Fired for Giving Applicant Answers to Exam Questions

September 24, 2018
A recruiter with the Portland (OR) Police Departmen, who allegedly gave an applicant the questions and answers for an entry-level job interview, was reportedly fired this year for "significant misuse of authority," according to The Oregonian.

Former New Jersey Officer Sentenced to 23 Months for Role in Off-Duty Scam

September 20, 2018
Anthony Iannicco is the third former officer implicated in the scheme to receive a prison sentence in the scandal that has resulted in 11 officers pleading guilty to a variety of charges, including the former chief of police.

Former Massachusetts Officer Convicted of "Straw" Gun Purchases

September 18, 2018
A jury has convicted 38-year-old Adarbaad Karani—a former officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department—of using his professional credentials to illegally buy two handguns for civilian acquaintances.

7 NYPD Officers Arrested in Alleged Prostitution, Gambling Operation

September 13, 2018
Seven officers with the New York Police Department are accused of prostitution, corruption, and misconduct charges in connection with an illegal gambling and prostitution ring in Brooklyn and Queens.

Ohio SRO Placed on Leave for 'Arcing' TASER to Wake Sleeping Student

September 7, 2018
An officer with the Smithville (OH) Police Department has been placed on unpaid leave after reportedly "arcing" her TASER to wake a sleeping student.

Judge Dismisses Retaliation / Defamation Suit Filed by New Jersey Officer

September 7, 2018
A judge has dismissed a retaliation and defamation lawsuit filed by a former New Jersey police officer who was fired following his arrest of State Assemblyman Paul Moriarty in 2012.

Former Virginia Officer Charged in 6-Month-Old Daughter's Death

August 30, 2018
A former police officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department turned himself in to Maryland police and was charged with multiple counts of child abuse in the death of his six-month-old daughter Harper in October 2017.

South Carolina K-9 Handler Suspended for Dog's "Hot Car" Death

August 24, 2018
Officer David Hurt of the Columbia (SC) Police Department has been suspended without pay for five days for leaving his partner—a Labrador retriever mix named "Turbo"—in a patrol vehicle where the dog was exposed to extreme heat and later died.

Subject and Former Maryland Officer Charged with Assault Had a History

August 16, 2018
A Baltimore police officer who resigned over the weekend following a violent confrontation with a subject — and was subsequently charged with first- and second-degree assault — reportedly had a history with the man.

Video: Arizona Police Sergeant Fired for Using BWC to Film "Office Sex"

August 16, 2018
A former police sergeant with the Superior (AZ) Police Department has been fired after he reportedly used his body-worn camera to record himself having sex with a woman in his office.

Arizona Police Sergeant Fired for Using BWC to Film "Office Sex"

August 16, 2018
A former police sergeant with the Superior (AZ) Police Department was fired after he reportedly used his body-worn camera to record himself having sex with a woman in his office. 

Baltimore Officer Resigns After Video of Violent Confrontation with Man Goes Viral

August 13, 2018
A Baltimore police officer, who was videotaped in a violent confrontation with a man that included punches to the man's face, has resigned from the department.
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