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Fla. Chief: I Was Fired for Not Arresting George Zimmerman

July 11, 2013
Former Sanford (Fla.) Police Chief Bill Lee told CNN Wednesday he refused to arrest George Zimmerman to appease city officials, who fired him as retribution.

Tampa Chief Trains New Trigger Finger

July 10, 2013
After losing the tip of her right index finger in a June boating accident, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor swapped her semi-auto pistol for a revolver and trained her middle finger to operate the trigger.

Ill. Chief Resigns After Claiming Fake SEAL Mission

July 2, 2013
Waukegan (Ill.) Police Chief Robert Kerkorian resigned as top cop Monday after acknowledging he made false claims about his military career, including claiming he came under fire during a SEAL mission in the 1980s.

Former N.C. Chief Charged with Embezzlement

June 24, 2013
The former Cherryville (N.C.) Police chief will plead guilty to embezzlement by funneling city monies into a slush fund he later raided to purchase personal firearms, according to the FBI.

Judges Order Calif. to Cut Inmate Population by 10,000

June 21, 2013
A three-judge panel has ordered California to start releasing inmates so the state can cut its prison population by 10,000 by the end of the year because medical care and other conditions are unconstitutional.

FBI: Former Chief Was 'Best Cop Money Can Buy'

June 21, 2013
A federal judge has sentenced a former police chief from a suburban Pittsburgh agency to more than 11 years in federal prison for offering to protect drug loads and sell restricted police equipment.

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.
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