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Va. Chief Arrested In Prescription Drug Case

June 21, 2013
Federal agents arrested the Marion (Va.) Police chief Wednesday morning and charged him for distributing the prescription painkiller Lortab, the FBI announced.

Chief Upset By Playing of Anti-Police Rap Song

June 18, 2013
Provincetown (Mass.) Police Chief Jeff Jaran said he became uncomfortable and offended when a pub he stopped by began playing an anti-police rap song.

Ohio Chief Fired for Multiple Offenses

June 17, 2013
Celina, Ohio, managers dismissed the 10,400-resident city's police chief Friday for several incidents that called into question the chief's professionalism. The city's mayor and safety service director notified Chief David Slusser of his termination in a co-signed letter.

Suspended Mo. Chief Kills Self

June 13, 2013
The former Caseyville (Mo.) Police chief who was suspended for misconduct in May killed himself Thursday at his Fairview Heights home.

Houston Chief: Videotaped Beating Made Me 'Sick'

June 6, 2013
Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland Jr. told jurors Tuesday that a videotaped beating of a teen burglary suspect made him "sick to my stomach" and gave the agency a "black eye."

Detroit Police Union: New Chief a 'Cop's Cop'

June 1, 2013
The Detroit Police Department's patrol union president welcomed the new chief as a "cop's cop" and told POLICE Magazine he's looking forward to working with him.

Former NYPD Boss Kerik Leaves Prison

May 29, 2013
Bernard Kerik, the former NYPD commissioner whose fall from grace ended with a prison term in 2010, has returned home from a federal correctional facility. Kerik will likely serve out the rest of his term for eight felony convictions under home confinement.

No Punishment for Texas Chief for Angry Tweets

May 22, 2013
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo won't face punishment for calling a gun-rights supporter a "lying extremist" during a Twitter war.

Indicted Ex-Miss. Chief Faces New Charges

May 20, 2013
A former Mississippi police chief arrested in March for allegedly demanding cash or property from suspects in exchange for leniency faces nine new counts, the FBI announced Friday.

Ga. Chief Cleared of Racial Slur

May 15, 2013
A veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police officer has resigned after his claim that his chief racially slurred a county marshal was refuted. Officer Jeff Foxx resigned Thursday, after he failed a polygraph test regarding his claim that Chief Rickey Boren used the "N" word.

New Detroit Chief Leaves Cincinnati Force

May 14, 2013
Detroit native and Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig will return to his hometown to lead the police force for a city teetering on the brink of bankruptcy.

Seattle Chief Tells Pot Users, 'Don't Embarrass Officers'

May 13, 2013
Interim Seattle Police Chief Jim Pugel told attendees of a pro-marijuana rally Saturday to avoid using it in front of police officers, following the state's legalization of the drug in November.

Camden County's New Police Department

May 10, 2013

The new Camden County (N.J.) Police Department's Metro Division took over law enforcement duties in one of America's most dangerous cities on May 1. At the same time, the Camden PD was disbanded. Chief Scott Thomson spoke with POLICE about the county agency's approach to crime-fighting, the labor stalemate that led to the city agency's downfall, the make-up of the county force, and even the new uniforms.

Oakland Chief Announces Medical Retirement

May 9, 2013
Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan has stepped down from the department for medical reasons, he wrote in a letter to the force Thursday. Jordan, a longtime agency veteran, had led the force for 19 months.

Chief Begs for Burial Plot for Boston Bomber

May 8, 2013
The Worcester (Mass.) Police chief issued a public plea to state and federal officials to help bury accused terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev to rescue his agency from a $10,000 a day cost of providing security for a funeral home.

Police Chiefs Blast Senate Gun Vote As a 'Disgrace'

April 29, 2013
An association of police chiefs called the U.S. Senate's rejection of gun-control legislation earlier this month "a disgrace" and blamed "the gun lobby" for blocking the measures.

Video: Seattle Chief Apologizes for Homeless Parody

April 26, 2013
The Seattle Police Department's new chief apologized for appearing in a 1986 police training video mocking the homeless to address "an ugly piece of our history head on."

N.H. Chief Cited In Teen's Suicide

April 16, 2013
A county attorney has charged Danville (N.H.) Police Chief Wade Parsons with improperly storing his firearm, after the chief's son used the weapon to commit suicide.

Feds Charge Veterans Affairs Police Chief In Kidnapping Conspiracy

April 15, 2013
The FBI has arrested the police chief for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Massachusetts and a former librarian for allegedly plotting to kidnap, torture, rape, and kill women and children.

Ohio Chief Who Ate Pot-Laced Cake Thought He Was Dying

April 15, 2013
Laurelville Police Chief Mike Berkemeier told WBNS, "I thought I was dying," after eating an entire cake laced with hash oil (a concentrated form of THC) that had been left in his kitchen by his younger daughter's friend.
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