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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.

Mich. Deputy Charged Under 'Super Drunk' Law

January 10, 2012
An Oakland County (Mich.) Sheriff's deputy has been charged under Michigan's new "super drunk" driving law after police said he lead officers on a dangerous chase Sunday afternoon through Oxford.

Veteran Seattle Cop Kills Self After Drug Arrest

January 6, 2012
A veteran Seattle Police officer arrested on suspicion of a drug offense was found shot a few hours later. He later succumbed to the self-inflicted gunshot wound.

University Fires Officer Who Sold Sex Toys On Duty

December 28, 2011
A judge upheld the decision of North Carolina Central University officials to fire a campus police officer who sold sex toys out of his patrol car while on duty.

Fla. Cop Convicted of Misconduct In Search

December 20, 2011
A Miramar (Fla.) Police officer has been convicted of official misconduct for falsifying records relating to the search of an accused drug dealer's apartment.

L.A. School Cop Gets Five Years for Hoax

December 14, 2011
The Los Angeles school police officer who staged a shooting hoax that resulted in a massive police manhunt in the San Fernando Valley was sentenced to five years in county jail today. He will likely serve a fraction of that time.

Seattle PD Disciplined Wrong Cop in Jaywalker Punching Incident

December 8, 2011
The Seattle Police Department mistakenly disciplined the wrong officer in a case involving two cops who assaulted a jaywalker in the Rainier Valley, a department official said Wednesday.

Former New Orleans Cop Sentenced In Katrina Cover-up

December 2, 2011
A federal judge sentenced former New Orleans police officer Robert Barrios to five years in prison Thursday for his role in the cover-up of the Danziger Bridge shootings after Hurricane Katrina.

N.J. Cop Indicted for Immigrant Shakedown

November 21, 2011
A New Jersey police officer has been accused of making unwarranted stops of Latino men, questioning their residency status, and threatening to report them to immigration officials unless they gave him money.

L.A. Sheriff Punished Deputies With Jail Duty

November 14, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been assigning deputies who have been disciplined for assorted misconduct to work in county jail as part of their sanctioned punishment.
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