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Federal Court Bars Baltimore Officers from Suing State's Attorney Mosby

May 8, 2018
Monday’s ruling by the federal appeals court overturned a January 2017 decision by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis, who ruled at the time that charges including malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy could move forward against Mosby and Assistant Baltimore City Sheriff Samuel Cogen, who wrote the statement of probable cause in the case.

Former Minneapolis Officer to Plead Not Guilty in Justine Damond Shooting

April 26, 2018
According to a Wednesday court filing signed by his attorneys Thomas Plunkett and Peter Wold, Noor intends to claim that he used “reasonable force” when he shot Damond should the case go to trial.

Judge Acquits New York Officer of Brutality, Other Charges

February 7, 2018
Prosecutors had alleged Federico used excessive force on May 8, 2016, when he struck Kevin Kavanagh, an intoxicated college student, in the head with his Taser when the man was on the ground in a fetal position.

Prosecution of TX Detective Ends as Supreme Court Declines Case

January 9, 2018
The nation’s highest court announced Monday that it will not take up the case, upholding the rulings of lower courts that cleared Charles Kleinert of criminal wrongdoing in the July 2013 death of Larry Jackson Jr. Kleinert has said his gun accidentally fired when he was trying to arrest Jackson.

Mosby Argues for Immunity Against Lawsuit by Officers Prosecuted for Freddie Gray Death

December 8, 2017
Arguments on the lawsuit are being heard before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. Mosby is asking the court to overturn a judge’s decision to allow parts of the officers’ lawsuit against her to go to trial.

Baltimore Police Van Driver Not Guilty on All 21 Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case

November 7, 2017
Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was found not guilty on all administrative charges in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray Tuesday.

FBI Agent Charged with Lying About Shooting at Oregon Anti-Government Standoff

June 29, 2017
A member of the F.B.I.’s elite Hostage Rescue Team involved in a deadly confrontation last year with a prominent anti-government protester in Oregon has been indicted on charges of lying and obstruction, according to federal court documents.

3 Chicago Officers Indicted Over Alleged Coverup of Laquan McDonald Shooting

June 28, 2017
Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and that the officers lied when they said the black teenager "aggressively" swung a knife at them and tried to get up from the ground still armed after he was shot.

Jury Deadlocks in Murder Trial of Ohio Officer, Judge Declares Second Mistrial in Case

June 23, 2017
A mistrial was declared Friday in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed motorist Sam DuBose. It is the second mistrial in the case.

Footage of Milwaukee OIS That Sparked 2016 Riots Shown at Officer's Homicide Trial

June 16, 2017
The bodycam video from Dominique Heaggan-Brown, 25, and another officer on the scene have been the focal point of the trial. Heaggan-Brown is facing 60 years in prison if he's convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith.

Video: Footage of Milwaukee OIS That Sparked 2016 Riots Shown at Officer's Homicide Trial

June 16, 2017
The bodycam video from Dominique Heaggan-Brown, 25, and another officer on the scene have been the focal point of the trial. Heaggan-Brown is facing 60 years in prison if he's convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith.

Tulsa Officer Acquitted of Manslaughter in Shooting of Terence Crutcher

May 18, 2017
After nine hours of deliberations, a jury acquitted Tulsa (OK) Police Officer Betty Shelby of a first-degree manslaughter charge in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher Wednesday night.

Tulsa Police Union Files Ethics Complaint Against DA Over Charges Against Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

May 5, 2017
The Tulsa police union lodged an ethics complaint Wednesday against District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, alleging he “unfairly” charged Officer Betty Shelby without probable cause because he “rushed” to a decision before all evidence had been submitted to his office.

MN Judge Denies Motion to Move Trial of Officer Who Shot Philando Castile

April 7, 2017
The trial of St. Anthony, MN, police officer Jeronimo Yanez in last year's fatal shooting of Philando Castile will remain in Ramsey County, where the death occurred, a judge ruled Thursday.

Former CA Deputy Found Guilty in Televised 2015 Assault

March 31, 2017
A former San Bernardino County, CA, sheriff's deputy has been found guilty of assaulting a horse-theft suspect at the end of a televised pursuit through rugged terrain in 2015.

Baltimore Sends 46 Plainclothes Officers to Patrol in Wake of Racketeering Indictments

March 8, 2017
The Baltimore Police Department has disbanded its primary plainclothes enforcement unit, sending 46 officers to patrol in the continued fallout from the federal racketeering indictment of a high-profile gun squad.

Baltimore Officer Charged in Racketeering Case, New Accusations Raised

March 7, 2017
A federal judge rejected a proposed home detention and monitoring program for one of the seven Baltimore Police officers charged in a racketeering indictment, saying he could not trust the officer to abide by any conditions.

Retired NY Officer Charged with Murdering 4 Men in Drug Deal

December 21, 2016
Prosecutors say a retired New York police officer killed four men while involved in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine. More Here.

Video: Retired NY Officer Charged with Murdering 4 Men in Drug Deal

December 21, 2016
Prosecutors say a retired New York police officer killed four men while involved in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

Prosecutor Asks to Move Former University Officer's Murder Retrial Out of Cincinnati

November 28, 2016
A prosecutor's widely expected decision to retry a former police officer on a murder charge in the traffic-stop shooting of an unarmed man came with the surprise that he wants to move the next trial out of the Cincinnati area.
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