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Ga. Chief Convicted of Abusing Detainee

August 2, 2012
A federal jury convicted a former Georgia police chief Thursday of abusing a pre-trial detainee. The 54-year-old Walter Young, the former chief of the Omega Police Department, now faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Police Group Calls for Gun Control Laws

July 27, 2012
A national law enforcement group called for gun-control measures, including expanding background checks for firearm purchasers and banning high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Calif. Chiefs Taking Huge Payouts

July 11, 2012
A group of retiring California police chiefs have been collecting payments reaching as much as $600,000, in one case, for cashed-out sick and vacation time.

Police Chief In Trayvon Martin Case Fired

June 21, 2012
The Florida police chief who failed to arrest George Zimmerman immediately after the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin has been fired by Sanford's city manager.

Rhode Island Cop Testifies Against Chief in Theft Trial

June 19, 2012
Officer John Brown, a 28-year veteran, said North Providence police colonel John J. Whiting handed him $714. The chief is accused of stealing the money from a stripper's SUV that he had pursued.

Calif. Chief's Wife Found Guilty of Firing at Officers

June 19, 2012
A police chief's wife who claimed a suicidal spiral caused her to fire at officers who responded after she barricaded herself in her Southern California home was convicted on Monday.

Ohio Agency May Swap Police Job for Chemist

June 18, 2012
The Newark (Ohio) Police Department's chief has proposed hiring a chemist to test drugs confiscated by the agency instead of hiring a police officer to fill an open sworn position.

Calif. Chief's Wife Fired at Officers

June 13, 2012
The wife of the Oceanside (Calif.) Police Department's chief said she fired two shots at officers with her husband's service weapon after barricading herself in her home and hoped an officer would shoot and kill her.

Calif. Chief Used 10 Cops To Search for Son's iPhone

May 24, 2012
Berkeley (Calif.) Police Chief Michael Meehan is defending his decision to deploy 10 officers to knock on doors in search of the teenage son's stolen smartphone.

Houston Chief Testifies Against Former Officer

May 8, 2012
Houston's police chief testified Tuesday that he was "very disturbed" by videotape showing one of his officers accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect.

Sanford Interim Chief To Provide 'Outsider' Perspective

May 2, 2012
A former Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police chief will serve as the interim Sanford (Fla.) Police chief to provide an outsider perspective on the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Fla. City Commission Rejects Chief's Resignation

April 24, 2012
Elected leaders in Sanford, Fla., tabled the resignation of Chief Bill Lee on Monday, saying they would wait for the results of the investigation of the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Pittsburgh Chief Wants Greater Diversity

April 23, 2012
Chief Nate Harper told KDKA he was disappointed the Pittsburgh Police Bureau had "no diversity in this last [academy] class," and promised more minorities and women in the next recruit class.

Murdered N.H. Chief Saved Officer's Life

April 23, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Mike Maloney dragged a wounded officer to safety before he was fatally shot during a drug raid earlier this month.

UC Davis Police Chief Steps Down

April 19, 2012
The University of California, Davis police chief who was criticized in a report on the November pepper-spray incident has decided to retire.

Ind. Chief Resigns Over Mishandled Evidence In Cop's Crash

April 17, 2012
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department's chief resigned on Tuesday, following news that a key piece of evidence was mishandled in an officer's crash case.

Ga. Chief Backs Cop Who Handcuffed 6-Year-Old After Tantrum

April 17, 2012
A Georgia police chief backed his officer's decision to handcuff a 6-year-old girl after her tantrum in a school office caused an injury to the principal. Milledgeville (Ga.) Police Chief Dray Swicord said the officer who handcuffed kindergartner Salecia Johnson is not under investigation.

N.H. Police Chief Killed, 4 Wounded In Drug Raid

April 13, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Michael Maloney was eight days from retirement when he was gunned down during the raid targeting Cullen Mutrie, 29, at a Post Road home.

N.C. Chief Loses Badge After Failing Firearms Qualification

April 11, 2012
The Richlands (N.C.) Police Department chief has lost his badge and gun after failing the department's firearms qualification test.

Austin Chief Briefs Media on LODD

April 6, 2012

Austin (Texas) Police Chief Art Acevedo briefs the media about the fatal shooting of Officer Jamie Padron early Friday at a Walmart. Read the full story here.

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