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South Bend Officer Resigns

South Bend, IN, Sgt. Ryan O'Neill is currently the subject of a special prosecutor investigation and a civil lawsuit stemming from a fatal OIS in June. South Bend Police confirmed his resignation on Twitter.

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Beverly Hills Police Department Loses $1.1 Million Harassment Lawsuit

The Beverly Hills (CA) Police Department lost a lawsuit alleging workplace harassment and retaliation by Chief Sandra Spagnoli.

Texas Officer Denied Surgery After Traffic Collision Still Trying to Heal

A 20-year veteran officer with the Fort Worth Police Department says that she was denied surgery by the city's workers' comp insurance carrier after her patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck at a traffic light.

Gay Cleveland Officer Sues Department for Alleged Harassment

A gay officer with the Cleveland (OH) Police Department has filed suit against his agency for alleged sexual harassment in the workplace.

2 LAPD Officers Win $8.6 Million in Suit Over Retaliation

A jury has awarded two Los Angeles Police Department bloodhound handlers more than $4 million each for the reprisals they faced after reporting that a supervisor was sexually harassing their female colleague.

Former Iowa Officer Files Suit Over Alleged Rights Violations

An officer formerly with the West Union (IA) Police Department has filed suit over allegations that she was fired after she filed sexual harassment claims.

Officer Injured in Alton Sterling Protest Can Sue Organizer

An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department who was injured during a protest over the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016 may pursue a negligence claim in court against the protest organizer, a federal appeals court ruled.

Oregon County Gives Employee $100K to Settle Lawsuit Over "Blue Lives Matter" Flag

Guion-Pledgure complained to supervisors in late 2017 and early 2018 and voiced her objections about the flag with the Multnomah County chief operating officer in April 2018, according to the complaint.

Inmate Sues San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Over Lack of Seat Belts

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office is in the spotlight after an inmate filed a claim against the city for its lack of seat belts in some prisoner transport vehicles.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Ex-Sheriff Scott Israel

A Judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by suspended Broward County, FL, Sheriff Scott Israel, finding that Republican Governor Ron DeSantis acted within appropriate authority when he removed the Israel from command of that agency.