The former interim chief alleges he was fired seven months after returning to his old position “in retaliation for refusing to carry out Mayor Stoney’s illegal order” to have officers stationed around the city’s Confederate monuments as contractors removed them.
November 23, 2021
Officer Garrett Rolfe won’t actually be allowed to return to work, as his bond prevents him from possessing a firearm or being around other officers.
May 5, 2021
Acting police chief Robert J. Contee III, speaking at a news conference, called the incident “embarrassing,” adding, “It’s certainly something that I do not tolerate.”
May 4, 2021
Officer Delvin White, who served in a local middle school, was fired for “violations of policy that prohibit discriminatory conduct,” said a news release. He was an eight-year veteran of the department.
March 3, 2021
The officer was fired after an internal affairs investigation found that she was the source of the social media post, which was discovered by another officer Feb. 5
March 2, 2021
A pair of Louisville police officers connected to the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment last year were formally terminated from the force, a spokesperson for the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
January 6, 2021
Detective Joshua Jaynes and Detective Myles Cosgrove received pretermination letters Tuesday from interim Chief Yvette Gentry.
December 30, 2020
Piner reportedly said he is “ready” for the civil war and martial law he believes is coming, saying, “we are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them..."
June 25, 2020
About 200 officers with the Oakland (CA) Police Department gathered outside police headquarters on Wednesday to say an emotional goodbye to police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, who was fired without cause Thursday night after three years on the job.
February 27, 2020
“There still needs to be a voice that is willing to speak truth,” Kirkpatrick said. “I will be asking the Department of Justice to come in and open an inquiry into this whole (Oakland PD) reform process. Because something is wrong.”
February 25, 2020
The civilians that make up the Oakland Police Commission voted unanimously Thursday night to fire Oakland (CA) Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick without cause. Commission Chair Regina Jackson said that a loss of confidence in Kirkpatrick contributed to the decision to fire her.
February 21, 2020
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired police Superintendent Eddie Johnson effective immediately Monday for reportedly intentionally misleading her and the public about his conduct when he was found asleep in his running vehicle at a stop sign in October.
December 2, 2019
A judge on Monday ruled that L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva's decision to reinstate a deputy who had been fired for violating department policies regarding domestic violence must be reversed and that the deputy must be dismissed and return all county property, including his badge and gun.
August 22, 2019
Newly elected Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has reportedly notified nearly 500 supervisors on his staff that their jobs are being reevaluated, firing outright 18 top executives.
December 10, 2018
A recruiter with the Portland (OR) Police Departmen, who allegedly gave an applicant the questions and answers for an entry-level job interview, was reportedly fired this year for "significant misuse of authority," according to The Oregonian.
September 24, 2018