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Two Officers' Statements Ruled Admissible in Freddie Gray Case

October 13, 2015
A Baltimore judge on Tuesday ruled that statements made by two of the six officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death are admissible as evidence in their trials, and possibly the trials of their peers.

Crime: A Perfect Storm

September 30, 2015

America's rising crime rate is being driven by early release of violent prisoners, ineffective handling of criminal aliens, and the prosecution of police officers for doing their jobs, which makes officers hesitant to do their jobs.

Fresh Evidence in Freddie Gray Case Could Delay Officers' Trials

September 24, 2015
Attorneys for all six officers, who are to be tried separately, said in a filing late last week that their clients wanted to attend a scheduling conference Thursday with Judge Barry Williams in order to "place on the record several significant discovery issues which affect the respective Defendants in different ways and may require certain Defendants to seek postponements."

Oklahoma Officer Faces Trial on 13 On-Duty Sex Assaults

November 20, 2014
Holtzclaw faces six counts of first-degree rape, which is punishable by life in prison. The other counts against him include second-degree rape by instrumentation, sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy, burglary, stalking, indecent exposure and procuring lewd exhibition.

Baltimore Officer's Lawyers Defend His Cutting Throat of Loose Dog

September 12, 2014
Lawyers for veteran Baltimore officer Jeffrey Bolger said he was legally authorized to kill a shar-pei named Nala in June and was acting to protect the unborn child of a woman the dog had bitten.

Missouri Trooper Not Charged in Drowning

September 9, 2014
A special prosecutor said Monday that she wouldn't criminally charge the Missouri state trooper who handcuffed 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson before he drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks while being transported by boat.

Video: 9 Former Officers Sentenced for Protecting Drug Dealers

August 7, 2014
Thirteen defendants, including nine former police officers, have been sentenced to federal prison this week for accepting thousands of dollars in cash payments to provide protection during staged drug deals that were part of a federal undercover operation.

Nine Former Officers Sentenced for Protecting Drug Dealers

August 7, 2014
Nine former law enforcement officers and four civilians are going to jail after a widespread police corruption case in the Atlanta area. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates spoke with WSBTV about their sentencing. Read More Here. 

Baltimore Officer Charged with Cutting Lost Dog's Throat

June 19, 2014
Police were called and secured Nala using a dog pole, and an officer assigned to the emergency services division, later identified as Officer Jeffrey Bolger, went much further.

Police Chief Reverses Finding on Use of Excessive Force

June 5, 2014
Citing newly discovered evidence, Interim Seattle Police Chief Harry Bailey has reversed a finding that an officer used excessive force when he stepped on the head of a handcuffed man outside a Ballard bar in 2010.

6 Cleveland Police Officers Indicted for 2012 Chase and Shooting

June 2, 2014
A Cuyahoga County, Ohio, grand jury Friday indicted six Cleveland police officers for their roles in a 2012 police chase and shooting that left two people dead.

S.F. Officers Indicted on Extortion, Drug Charges

February 27, 2014
The wide-ranging federal probe stemmed from allegations first made in 2011 by city Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who released a series of surveillance vid

4 Women Accused N.H. Chief of Making Sexual Propositions

February 13, 2014
New documents have been released regarding the former New London, N.H., police chief, who resigned last year amid allegations that he tried to get a college student to take nude pictures in exchange for her charges being dropped.

Video: 4 Calif. Officers Found Not Guilty on 7 of 8 Excessive Force Charges

February 13, 2014
A verdict was reached on Wednesday in the excessive force trial of four current and former officers with the Fresno (Calif.) Police Department.

4 Calif. Officers Found Not Guilty on 7 of 8 Excessive Force Charges

February 13, 2014
A verdict was reached on Wednesday in the second excessive force trial of four current and former officers with the Fresno (Calif.) Police Department. Read full story here.

Grand Jury Indicts Charlotte Officer on Manslaughter Charge

January 27, 2014
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was indicted Monday on voluntary manslaughter charges linked to the shooting death of an unarmed man.

Charlotte Officer's Attorneys Object to Second Grand Jury

January 25, 2014
The attorneys for accused Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick have asked a judge to block prosecutors from taking Kerrick’s voluntary manslaughter case before a second grand jury on Monday.

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Charlotte Officer Over Shooting

January 21, 2014
Officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the Sept. 14 shooting death of 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell, who was unarmed.

Video: Police Fear Death Threats Against Acquitted Kelly Thomas Cops

January 14, 2014
Anger and frustration continued to build a day after an Orange County, Calif., jury acquitted two former police officers of beating a homeless man to death in a case that generated national debate

Police Fear Death Threats Against Acquitted Kelly Thomas Cops

January 14, 2014
Anger and frustration continued to build a day after an Orange County, Calif., jury acquitted two former police officers of beating homeless man Kelly Thomas to death in a case that generated national debate. Read the full story here.
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