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LAPD Officer Gets 36 Months in Jail in Assault Caught On Video

July 23, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to 36 months in jail Thursday for assaulting a South L.A. woman in an incident that was caught on video by a police cruiser camera.

Video: Albuquerque Officers to Face 2nd-Degree Murder Charges

June 22, 2015
An Albuquerque Police Department officer and a former officer will no longer face first-degree murder charges. The special prosecutor appointed to handle the shooting death of James Boyd has re-filed charges against the police officers who killed the homeless camper.

Ex-U.S. Agent Charged With Bitcoin Theft to Plead Guilty

June 18, 2015
One of two former U.S. agents charged with pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in digital money during the investigation of the illegal Silk Road Internet drug emporium reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

Baltimore Prosecutors Request Protective Order Blocking Release of Evidence in Freddie Gray Case

June 16, 2015
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has asked for a protective order that would bar attorneys for six police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray from publicly sharing Gray's autopsy and other evidence in the case.

Baltimore Prosecutor Asked Police to Target Area Where Freddie Gray was Arrested

June 9, 2015
"State's Attorney Mosby asked me to look into community concerns regarding drug dealing in the area of North Ave and Mount St," Joshua Rosenblatt, division chief of Mosby's Crime Strategies Unit, wrote in a March 17 email to Major Osborne Robinson, a Western District police commander.

Pennsylvania Officer Fired, Charged with Beating 2 Suspects

March 17, 2015
Six months later, the officer reportedly beat another suspect — this one handcuffed — at the end of a police pursuit, court records show. That man, suspected of driving a stolen car Dec. 18, suffered a head wound that needed staples to close, authorities said.

Kansas City Officer Indicted for On-Duty Shooting

February 23, 2015
In an internal message to department members, Police Chief Darryl Forté said he believed the officer was “acting in the best interest of public safety when he was placed in that situation.”

Ohio Sheriff Found Guilty of Corruption, Sent Immediately to Jail

February 13, 2015
Suspended Athens County (Ohio) Sheriff Pat Kelly was led away in handcuffs yesterday after a jury found him guilty of 18 crimes, including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

Toledo Officer Charged in Shooting Plot

February 12, 2015
A Toledo police lieutenant was arraigned this week on charges that he helped to plot the shooting of a woman who testified in a high-profile murder case.

Video: Rookie NYPD Officer Indicted on Manslaughter Charges

February 10, 2015
The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed an unarmed Brooklyn man in an unlit housing project staircase has been indicted for manslaughter.

Fired South Carolina Trooper Charged with Shooting Unarmed Motorist

September 25, 2014

A former South Carolina state trooper faces a felony charge in the shooting of an unarmed man during a traffic stop in Columbia earlier this month. More Here.

Fired South Carolina Trooper Charged with Shooting Unarmed Motorist

September 25, 2014
A former South Carolina state trooper faces a felony charge in the shooting of an unarmed man during a traffic stop in Columbia earlier this month.

DA to Take NYPD "Choke Hold" Case to Grand Jury

August 19, 2014
A grand jury will hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner, a man who died after being put in an apparent chokehold by a New York City police officer during an arrest, to determine whether charges are warranted, the Staten Island District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday, reports CBS New York.

Video: Philly Narcotics Officers Face 26 Counts of Shaking Down Drug Dealers

July 31, 2014
Zane David Memeger, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said the disgraced cops allegedly stole $500,000 worth of cash, personal belongings and drugs from suspected drug dealers between February 2006 and November 2012 - and then forged police records to cover their tracks.

Philly Narcotics Officers Face 26 Counts of Shaking Down Drug Dealers

July 31, 2014

Zane David Memeger, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said the disgraced cops allegedly stole $500,000 worth of cash, personal belongings and drugs from suspected drug dealers between February 2006 and November 2012 - and then forged police records to cover their tracks. Read Full Story Here.

Federal Agent Faces Murder Retrial in Honolulu

July 11, 2014
Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Janice Futa told a new jury Thursday that State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy was fueled by alcohol and power when he shot Kollin Elderts in the McDonald's in 2011.

Utah Officer Charged with Manslaughter for OIS

June 23, 2014

A former West Valley City, Utah, police detective has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of Daneille Willard.

New York Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Beating Man at Traffic Stop

June 3, 2014
LoGiudice is accused of beating a suspect during an arrest following an April traffic stop in Westbury. The encounter was captured on video from a nearby business and obtained by attorneys for the suspect.

Supreme Court Revives Louisiana TASER Lawsuit

May 20, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to take a new look at a case involving repeated police use of a Taser stun gun on a handcuffed Louisiana man who later died.

Video: Illinois Officer Faces Charges in Elderly Man's 2013 Death

April 14, 2014
Cook County prosecutors announced the charges on Wednesday, alleging that the Park Forest police officer was reckless in his use of less-lethal weapons in an attempt to arrest a 95-year-old man.
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