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Search Result: Officers Exonerated

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Mo. Officer Cleared of Assault

May 10, 2012

Oakview (Mo.) Police Officer Kimberly Whyley is trying to return to work after she was cleared of assaulting an elderly driver. Officer Whyley has been on unpaid leave for three years. Read the full story here.

Ind. Deputy Chief Cleared In Evidence Handling Case

May 2, 2012
An Indianapolis Metro Police Department deputy chief has been cleared of wrongdoing in the mishandling of blood evidence involving a suspended officer.

Wash. Cop Cleared In Teen's Fatal Shooting

April 25, 2012
A Tacoma (Wash.) Police officer won't face charges for fatally shooting a teenager who tried to back into him with a stolen car.

Wyo. High Court: Deputy Wrongly Fired

April 2, 2012
The Laramie County Sheriff's Department was wrong for firing a deputy for allegedly mishandling the investigation of a fight between an off-duty officer and Air Force airman.

Assault Charge Dismissed Against Seattle Cop

November 23, 2011
An assault charge filed against Seattle police Officer James J. Lee will be dismissed after an outside expert determined he acted properly based on newly provided information, the City Attorney's Office announced today.

Chief Clears Utah Cops Who Pepper-Sprayed Fans

November 3, 2011
The Roosevelt (Utah) Police officers who used pepper spray and a baton on fans performing a Polynesian chant and dance after a high-school football game have been cleared in an internal investigation.

Ill. Deputy Exonerated In Off-Duty Pizza Parlor Shooting

October 25, 2011
The Winnebago County (Ill.) Sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a pizza-parlor robber and wounded three of his accomplices has been cleared by a grand jury.

Jury Clears S.D. Officer After Excessive Force Trial

October 14, 2011
A Canton (S.D.) Police officer has been cleared by a jury in a civil lawsuit that claimed his use of a TASER and pepper spray was excessive. Officer Adam Dupic had used a TASER and pepper spray to subdue a man who ignored 51 orders.

No Charges Against Calif. Cop who Shot Unarmed Man

October 7, 2011
Orange County won't prosecute Anaheim Police Lt. Tim Schmidt, who fatally shot a parolee he had confronted for stealing mail from homes in Anaheim Hills.

Video: Officers Exonerated In Ark. Courthouse Shooting

September 22, 2011
James Ray Palmer, 48, entered the Crawford County Courthouse in Van Buren on Sept. 13 with several handguns and a rifle. He began searching for Judge Gary Cottrell and, after entering his office, fired at staff members.

Denver Cops Fired Over Beating Get Jobs Back

September 7, 2011
After going through a civil appeal process, Officers Devin Sparks and Randy Murr have been reinstated by the Denver Civil Service Commission. The city's manager of safety, Ashley Kilroy, said she disagreed with the decision, and added that she stood by the decision to terminate the officers.

Seattle Cop Who Fatally Shot Woodcarver Won't Face Charges

February 16, 2011
In announcing the decision Wednesday morning, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said he was troubled by some of Birk's actions, such as the officer's quick decision to fire. Satterberg also said he saw no malicious intent by the officer.

Seattle Officer Cleared In Punching of Jaywalker

December 8, 2010
The department's Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) concluded that the officer performed his duties within the scope of department policies and procedures.

Jury Favors LAPD Officer In Wrongful Death Suit

November 30, 2010
The 9-3 verdict came in favor of Officer Jose Campos, who fired 13 shots after Maurice Cox pointed an object that later turned out to be a cell phone charger at him. Campos and other officers fired some 50 rounds at Campos after a 20-minute standoff.

Illinois Officer Cleared In Force Incident

November 4, 2010
Officer Andrew Smith was acquitted of official misconduct, aggravated battery, mob action and battery. The officer had been on unpaid leave since March 2009.

Case Dismissed Against ATF Agent Tried for Murder In Virgin Islands

October 28, 2010
"It was so obvious on its face that they so flagrantly failed to meet their burden that a kindergarten student holding a gavel would have drawn the same conclusion," said Jon Adler, president of Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA).

Baltimore Officer Exonerated In Friendly Fire Incident

October 22, 2010
A jury has cleared Baltimore PD's Officer John Torres in the fatal shooting of Officer Norman Stamp during an off-duty shooting outside of a strip club.

Fired Austin Officer Reinstated

October 22, 2010
An arbitrator on Thursday ruled in favor of Senior Officer Leonardo Quintana, and a grand jury declined to indict Quintana over the fatal shooting of Nathaniel Sanders II during a struggle.

Video: Michigan Officer Cleared In Shooting of Armed Parolee

October 21, 2010
Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth, who released the video, ruled Officer Donald Lake acted appropriately in self-defense when he shot 33-year-old Gabriel Hood.

Two Officers Sue Illinois Pastor for Defamation

October 14, 2010
Two Rockford (Ill.) Police officers have sued a local pastor who repeatedly referred to a deadly force encounter as "murder," despite having information that contradicted that claim.
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