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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.

Ohio Cop Fired AK-47 Rounds Into Personal Vehicle

February 9, 2012
A Steubenville (Ohio) Police officer will be placed on administrative leave, after other officers said he fired an AK-47 at his personal vehicle inside his garage.

Lakewood Cop Accused of Stealing From Fund of Fallen Four

February 9, 2012
A Lakewood (Wash.) Police officer allegedly embezzled about $150,000 intended for the families of the four officers killed in a coffeehouse shootout in 2009, spending some of the money on a Las Vegas trip and REI shopping spree.

Mich. Cop Claims Sexism Led To Termination

February 7, 2012
Though a former Bay City (Mich.) Police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming sexism led to her termination, attorneys representing Bay City are claiming she was fired in part for dereliction of duty.

NYPD Cop Pleads Guilty In Gun-Smuggling Case

February 7, 2012
The ringleader of a gang of active and retired cops pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to transport illegal guns, cigarettes and slot machines across state lines.

Video: Tenn. Trooper Fired, Sued for Ignoring Crash

February 6, 2012
The Tennessee Highway Patrol has terminated one of its troopers, who failed to help a driver who had crashed during a pursuit. The victim's family also filed a $10 million suit against the trooper and agency.

Tenn. Trooper Ignored Crash

February 6, 2012
Tennessee Trooper Van Morgan has been terminated for deliberately ignoring a fatal crash by a driver he had pursued.

Best Friend Fired Fatal Shot In Calif. Cop Shooting

February 2, 2012
The Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer who was fatally shot by fellow officers attempting to arrest him at a DUI checkpoint drew his weapon on two sergeants—his cousin and the best man in his wedding just three weeks earlier.

Taking Down One of Our Own

February 2, 2012
Why did the Santa Maria (Calif.) PD attempt to arrest one of its officers on a public street? Was there some other precipitating factor at work? Because absent such explanations, I fail to see the need for the PD to take the officer down then and there at a DUI checkpoint.

LAPD Gang Detective Suspected of Stealing Drug Money

January 30, 2012
A veteran Los Angeles Police detective has been accused of stealing the property of a drug suspect, while serving an arrest warrant Friday.

Calif. Cop Shot by Fellow Officers

January 29, 2012
A Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer under investigation for sexual misconduct with a minor was shot and killed by fellow officers Saturday as they tried to arrest him.

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty for Breast-Baring Bet

January 25, 2012
A former Central Michigan University campus police officer pleaded guilty to felony misconduct for making a bet with two female students to bare their breasts.

The Bite of Illegal Immigrant Gang Members

January 23, 2012
"10 Years On the Line" is the factual account of Mike Ligon's 10 years as an immigration, customs and border officer. It illuminates and places a critical magnifying glass over the checkpoint at Douglas, Arizona—this nation's most corrupt point of entry.

L.A. County Deputy Cooperates With Feds on Jail Probe

January 15, 2012
Federal prosecutors filed their first criminal charge in the ongoing investigation of deputy misconduct in the Los Angeles County jails, saying that an ex-guard has agreed to plead guilty to felony bribery and is cooperating with the FBI.

NYPD: Officer Moonlighted As a Pimp

January 13, 2012
NYPD Internal Affairs investigators have collected wiretap and surveillance evidence against a seven-year cop suspected of working as a pimp while off-duty.

Ohio Cop Fired for Verbally Abusing CCW Holder

January 12, 2012
A Canton (Ohio) Police officer who threatened a concealed-carry permit holder at a traffic stop has been fired by his agency. Patrolman Daniel Harless can appeal Safety Director Thomas Ream's decision.
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