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Campus Officer on Leave for Stealing Party Bus

March 21, 2012
A campus police officer from Patrick Henry High School in San Diego was placed on paid leave Tuesday after she allegedly stole a shuttle bus and drove it drunk at the end of a St. Patrick's Day party.

SF Mayor Seeks Sheriff's Removal

March 21, 2012
San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee has suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and plans to remove the embattled lawman, after his sentencing in a domestic violence case.

Video: R.I. Cop Gets Probation In Kicking Incident

March 19, 2012
A former Lincoln (R.I.) Police Department officer received a suspended sentence with 10 years probation for kicking a disorderly woman in the head outside a casino in 2009.

Police Radio Broadcasts Tenn. Cop's On-Duty Sex

March 19, 2012
A Memphis (Tenn.) Police Department officer has been suspended after his police radio broadcast him having sex in his cruiser to more than 30 colleagues at the station.

NYPD Cop's Gunpoint Rape Trial Resumes

March 16, 2012
The attorney representing a New York City police officer on trial for allegedly raping a school teacher at gunpoint said his client did "unforgiveable" and "criminal" acts but shouldn't face 10 years to life.

Ex-Calif. Cop Arrested for Sex Crimes On Duty

March 16, 2012
A former Modesto police officer was arrested Thursday after detectives say he "committed criminal sexual violations against an adult female" while on duty in early January.

D.C. Cop Pleads Not Guilty In Transgender Assault

March 9, 2012
An off-duty Metropolitan (D.C.) Police officer pleaded not guilty to charges that he solicited sex from a transgender prostitute and assaulted several transgender women while intoxicated.

Former LAPD Detective Guilty of Murder

March 8, 2012
A jury has convicted former Los Angeles Police Department detective Stephanie Lazarus of murdering the wife of her former lover in a cold case that forced the department to bring down one of its own.

Mattress-Toting Fla. Officer Suspended

March 8, 2012
The Miami-Dade, Fla., police officer caught hauling two mattresses strapped to her patrol car has been suspended, as she winds down her career toward retirement.

Gangs and Electronic Surveillance—Part II

March 6, 2012
The girlfriend was provided with a “burnout phone.” A burnout phone is one that would be operational for a few months before being burned out. By that time the bill would have grown to many thousands of dollars, which they had no intention of paying.

La. Deputies Used Journo's Face for Target Practice

March 5, 2012
St. Bernard Parish (La.) Sheriff Jack Stephens has apologized for the "bad taste" showed by several deputies who used the picture of a television reporter during target practice.

Police: Va. Cop Stabbed 2 Firefighters After Crash

March 5, 2012
A Virginia Beach police officer reportedly stabbed two firefighters after he wrecked his car. Officer Bradley Colas crashed in Hallwood about 6:42 a.m. Sunday.

Ariz. Agency Demotes Cop Who Posted Bullet-Riddled Obama Picture

February 29, 2012
An Arizona police sergeant who posted a picture of a bullet-riddled President Obama T-shirt was demoted and docked two weeks pay by his agency.

La. Sheriff Charged with Fraud, ID Theft

February 24, 2012
The Ouachita Parish (La.) sheriff and a major in the agency have been charged with conspiracy, computer fraud, identity theft and obstruction, U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley announced.

Video: Fired Tenn. Trooper Files Second Appeal To Get Job Back

February 21, 2012
The Tennessee trooper who drove past a fiery wreck at the end of a pursuit has filed a second appeal to get his job back after internal investigators determined he deliberately avoided the wreck.

N.C. Cop Accused of Hiring Underage Prostitute

February 16, 2012
Raleigh (N.C.) Police Officer Jason Brandon Hoyle is charged with two felonies for paying a 17-year-old prostitute for a sexual encounter that took place Feb. 7.

Ga. Deputy Under Scrutiny for Racy Online Picture

February 15, 2012
A Walton County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy may lose his job for a racy online photo showing his hands on the buttocks of a woman while in uniform. Deputy Thaddeus Lloyd is seen in uniform next to his patrol car with the woman who was nude from the waist down.

Report: The 'Troubling Practices' of Fla. Police Speeding

February 14, 2012
The Sun Sentinel reported other "troubling practices" such as officers not being cited for speeding, off-duty speeding that goes unchallenged unless someone complains, and punishment that can be as slight as a verbal or written reminder to obey the speed limit.

If You Can Read This...Please Don't

February 14, 2012
Well, a couple of weeks ago I blogged about the attempted arrest of a Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer that resulted in his shooting death. I'd like to think that a vast majority of the few thousand—we keep a running tally—who read the piece at least understood where I was coming.

FBI: Two Chicago Cops Jacked Drug Proceeds From FBI Witness

February 13, 2012
A Chicago Police sergeant and patrol officer were arrested Sunday in an FBI sting and charged with stealing $5,200 from a federal witness they believed was transporting the cash for drug dealers.
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