Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017. Body camera footage reveals that Durocher repeatedly shouted to other responding officers, "He has a gun! He has a gun!" before the shooting.
November 2, 2018
The "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops. The goal of Senate Bill 30—passed by the 85th Texas Legislature—is to define the behavior and expectations of citizens and law enforcement during traffic stop interactions.
October 16, 2018
The district attorney determined the officer who pulled the trigger was justified in the shooting. CMPD also cleared the officer of any wrongdoing in its internal investigation. More Here. More Here.
August 21, 2018
The Florida sheriff who told sexual offenders and predators to steer clear of shelters during Hurricane Irma has made another strong statement. More Here.
November 10, 2017
A Texas exotic dancer convicted of intoxication manslaughter after a crash that killed a Pearland police officer was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Thursday. More Here.
August 4, 2017
An autistic man's family is suing the city of North Miami, FL, and four police officers, claiming the disabled man's civil rights were violated when he was interrogated after an officer shot his caretaker.
June 6, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences. More Here.
May 8, 2017
"The problem is the pepper that was put on there was to an extent that it caused severe burning and blistering in his mouth," said Brian Dell, Byrne's attorney.
April 5, 2017
Ayala told the judge she believes the governor overstepped his bounds by removing her and she had already turned in a notice to not seek the death penalty against Loyd so the accused cop killer should not face capital punishment.
March 21, 2017
Where Mosby could face problems is in her unusual role as an investigator in Freddie Gray’s death, and that could strip her of her immunity against the lawsuit. More Here.
October 19, 2016
A jury has found a Norfolk, VA, police officer not guilty in the 2014 death of a mentally ill man, reports WVEC. "I have my life back," Officer Michael Edington said outside court. More Here.
October 10, 2016
A Collin County (TX) Grand Jury declined to indict a former McKinney police officer for his role in breaking up a pool party last June and taking down a 15-year-old girl. More Here.
June 24, 2016
Two Dallas police officers shot Jason Harrison, 38, at his home on June 14. Police said at the time that Harrison’s mother told them he was making “violent threats” and that Harrison, who was armed with a screwdriver, became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop it. More Here.
March 17, 2015