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Grand Jury Clears Dallas Officer In Fatal OIS

October 16, 2013
A Dallas Police officer has been exonerated by a grand jury in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man who was choking the officer and had PCP in his system. Officer Clark Staller will not face criminal charges in the death of Clinton Allen.

Maine Trooper Cleared In Shooting

October 9, 2013
A Maine State Police trooper was justified in using deadly force when a man pointed a hunting rifle at him in June, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday.

Calif. Officers Cleared In Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

October 2, 2013
A federal judge has cleared several San Jose Police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man in his back yard after he had slashed his brother's throat.

Fired Philly Officer Reinstated

August 13, 2013
The Philadelphia Police officer fired for hitting a woman in the face at the Puerto Rican Day parade was reinstated by an arbitrator, who ruled that his firing was improper.

Fla. Officers Cleared In Schizophrenic Man's Death

July 26, 2013
A Broward County, Fla., grand jury has exonerated four Lauderhill Police officers who shot and killed a knife-wielding schizophrenic man at his front door two years ago.

Video: Mo. Officer Fighting for Job After Acquittal

July 9, 2013
A fired St. Louis (Mo.) Police officer is seeking reinstatement after a judge acquitted him of charges that he assaulted a handcuffed teen by striking him with an elbow.

St. Louis Officer Strikes Handcuffed Teen

July 9, 2013

Surveillance video showing a St. Louis Police officer striking a handcuffed teenage suspect has been released after the officer was cleared of charges. Read the full story here.

Fired Texas Cop Reinstated by Arbitrator

June 25, 2013
A San Antonio Police lieutenant will return to work after an arbitrator partially exonerated him and criticized the internal affairs division for being biased against the officer. Lt. Lee Rakun won the appeal of his termination by Chief William McManus.

Calif. DA: Fatal OIS Was Self Defense

June 13, 2013
The fatal officer-involved shooting of a Vallejo man in September outside his sisters' home was a case of self-defense, the Solano County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.

No Federal Charges Stemming From Wis. In-Custody Death

May 28, 2013
Three Milwaukee police officers involved in the arrest of Derek Williams in July 2011 will not face federal criminal charges in connection with his death, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

Calif. Cop Cleared In Gang Member's Shooting

March 22, 2013
The Orange County (Calif.) District Attorney's Office declined to file charges against an Anaheim Police officer who fatally shot an unarmed gang member in July.

Video: Judge Acquits Philly Cop Who Hit Woman at Parade

February 26, 2013
A Municipal Court judge acquitted a former Philadelphia Police officer of simple assault for striking a woman at last year's Puerto Rican Parade.

Video: Officer's Suspension for Hair Pulling Overturned

January 3, 2013
A civil service panel has overturned the 15-day suspension imposed on a Baton Rouge (La.) Police officer who pulled a woman out of a ditch by her hair at an accident scene in late 2011.

Dash-Cam Video Clears Ala. Cop Accused of Rape

September 18, 2012
Video footage from the Spanish Fort (Ala.) Police officer's dash cam showed the officer taking Lisha Weaver to jail and not stopping the vehicle to assault her as she claimed

Video: 6 Mich. Cops Cleared In Fatal Shooting

September 13, 2012
The president of the union representing the six Saginaw (Mich.) Police officers who shot Milton Hall expressed his pleasure this evening with Saginaw County Prosecutor Michael D. Thomas' decision to not criminally charge the officers.

Video: Fla. Cops Cleared In Pursuit Shooting

August 27, 2012
Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police officers who shot and killed a bank robbery suspect at the end of a pursuit have been cleared by the state's attorney's office. Criminal charges will not be filed against Officers Eric Reynolds and Christopher Munro, who shot Calvin Wallace in June after he robbed a Delray Beach bank.

Video: Officers Kill Idaho Fugitive

August 7, 2012
Newly released dash-cam video has helped exonerate two Post Falls (Idaho) Police officers in the fatal shooting of a career criminal in March. The footage, which was released Friday, shows the violent end of the officers' pursuit of a known felon.

Speedo-Wearing Utah Officer Reinstated

June 22, 2012
A Provo City school resource officer terminated for stripping down to a green Speedo at a school birthday party has been reinstated and will now be wearing a holster and a gun around his waist instead.

Ex-Houston Cop Not Guilty of Beating Teen

May 16, 2012
A former Houston police officer was found not guilty Wednesday of official oppression in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect, prompting an outraged response from black community leaders.

Video: Cleared Mo. Cop Returns to Duty

May 10, 2012
A Missouri police officer is returning to duty three years after she was accused of assaulting a senior citizen and put on unpaid leave. Oakview (Mo.) Police Officer Kimberly Whyley said she was "overcome with emotion that a traumatic event was finally coming to end for my family and I."
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