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Rice U. Police Chief Resigns Amid Officer Termination Scandal

July 27, 2011
Rice University Police Chief Bill Taylor and Major Dianna Marshall have resigned after they fired an officer who left campus to assist two Houston police officers involved in a shootout.

Miami Chief Offered 'Bribe' to Resign

July 5, 2011
A day after saying he was offered $400,000 to "leave quietly," Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito now says city officials offered him a $200,000 to leave his post as top cop. Prior to a Jan. 13 commission meeting, Miami's Mayor Tomas Regalado, then City Manager Tony Crapp, and CFO Larry Spring met to discuss whether $200,000 would be enough incentive to persuade Chief Exposito to resign.

Chief Fires Washington Officer Cleared In Murder Trial

July 1, 2011
Everett (Wash.) Police Chief Jim Scharf has fired an officer who was cleared of murder after a jury trial, citing the officer's "unacceptable misconduct." Chief Scharf said Meade didn't consider other force options and didn't face an imminent threat.

Cincinnati Police Hire First External Chief

June 30, 2011
Chief James Craig, who takes over the department in July, is the first chief selected under Issue 5, a charter amendment approved by voters in 2001 that permits the city to consider internal and external candidates for chief.

DC Chief, Police Union At Odds Over Breastfeeding Policy

June 28, 2011
The Fraternal Order of Police claims the agency isn't adequately accommodating its breastfeeding officers with inadequate lactating rooms, binding body armor, and forcing them into patrol duties where they have difficulty pumping milk.

Chicago's Top Cop Calls Gun Laws Racist

June 24, 2011

While speaking at a local church, Chicago's new top cop called federal gun laws "government-sponsored racism," said he doesn't mind being unpopular with the NRA, and criticized Sarah Palin for hunting caribou.

Pennsylvania Chief Charged with OT Fraud

June 17, 2011
Annville (Pa.) Police Chief Michael Burdge Sr. has been charged with falsifying records and claiming nearly $39,000 in overtime reimbursement from state grants for his department.

A New (Old) Approach to Crimefighting In Chicago

June 13, 2011
The city's new top cop is implementing a more traditional policing approach, by stressing the need for resources to be in the hands of district commanders to use as they see fit in the neighborhoods they oversee.

Pioneering California Chief Resigns

June 9, 2011
Janet Thiessen, the first female police chief in San Joaquin County, has resigned as Tracy's top cop, citing personal reasons.

S.C. Chief Resigns After Using Racial Slur

May 27, 2011
Chief Tommy Ellenburg resigned after a 15-day suspension for using the N-word. The chief had been under fire by the NAACP and other community groups.

'60 Minutes' Profiles Sovereign Citizen Movement

May 16, 2011
Sovereign citizens are Americans who believe the country's laws don't apply to them. They ignore requirements such as driver's licenses and social security cards and oftentimes don't pay taxes.

Texas Border Chief Found Shot to Death

May 13, 2011
Chief Jose Del Angel, 44, was a 17-year veteran of the department that provides police services to the town located on the U.S.-Mexico border west of McAllen and southeast of Falcon Lake.

Chicago Mayor Picks Newark Chief As New Top Cop

May 2, 2011
Chicago's Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked the Newark (N.J.) Police director as his choice for police superintendent to replace departing Jody Weis, whose FBI background often didn't mesh with patrol officers.

New S.F. Chief Rose Through Ranks

April 28, 2011
Chief Greg Suhr arrives at the top police post with 30 years of law enforcement experience. He replaces Chief George Gascon, who left the department earlier this year after about 18 months to take the job of district attorney.

Former Missouri Sheriff Busted for Meth Distribution

April 19, 2011
Tommy Adams, who had been sheriff of Carter County for more than two years, allegedly snorted meth and then gave it to an informant. Adams, 31, is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Phoenix Chief Retires, Mayor Laments 'Vindictive' Politics

April 18, 2011
Jack Harris retired by sending a one-line e-mail to the city's top administrator. Mayor Phil Gordon told the Arizona Republic he regretted the retirement, calling it a lamentable result of "vindictive" political maneuvering.

Secret Service Investigating Ala. Chief with Counterfeit Cash

April 14, 2011
After the officer searching the Summerdale (Ala.) Police chief's vehicle found the cash, the chief attempted to deposit it into a local bank, which promptly reported it to the Secret Service.

Former Va. Chief Was Briefed On Recruit's Death, Acting Chief Says

April 7, 2011
Marquis, who retired in late February, initially didn't mention the head blows received by Kohn, and later said, "I think someone on my staff … should have advised me more thoroughly than I was."

N.Y. Senator: Ray Kelly Should Take Over FBI

March 22, 2011
U.S. Sen. Charles Shumer has begun lobbying for New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to head the FBI in September, when Robert Mueller steps down after 10 years in the post.

Philly's Top Cop Considers Chicago Job

March 18, 2011
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey acknowledged that he would seriously consider accepting the post of superintendent of the Chicago Police Department if the position were offered.
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