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California Officers Targeted for Termination Fight Back, Sue City

Five officers with the Oakland Police Department who have been targeted for termination are suing the city and the police commission, claiming that both bodies do not have the legal authority to fire them.

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NYPD Officer Faces Disciplinary Trial Over Eric Garner Incident

“The evidence will show that the ultimate autopsy was wrong,” London said, at times saying the officer used a “neck hold” rather than a chokehold. “Officer Pantaleo was justified in using physical force to make this arrest.”

Video: CA Officers Fire 76 Rounds in Controversial Vehicle Pursuit

Orange County Dist. Atty. Todd Spitzer’s office on Wednesday released videos of the incident and a letter analyzing the deadly shooting. Prosecutors, while finding that the officers ultimately acted legally because of the threat of what they believed to be a real gun in the hands of a man high on narcotics, took the unusual step of questioning the officers’ behavior.

Texas Officer Accidentally Discharges Sidearm in High School—Nobody Injured

An officer with the Mesquite (TX) Police Department reportedly was inspecting his weapon in an office on Thursday at a local high school when the firearm accidentally discharged.

South Carolina K-9 Handler Suspended for Dog's "Hot Car" Death

Officer David Hurt of the Columbia (SC) Police Department has been suspended without pay for five days for leaving his partner—a Labrador retriever mix named "Turbo"—in a patrol vehicle where the dog was exposed to extreme heat and later died.

NYPD Officers Can Sue to Keep Disciplinary Records Secret

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association lawsuit maintains that releasing the files violates Section 50-a of the 1976 state civil rights law—which bars releasing disciplinary files.

NYPD Officers in Trouble for Posing with Stripper

The photo was posted on social media Sunday morning and reveals someone in a Police Academy shirt taking a close-up on a cellphone at the same time.

Video: Seattle Officer Faces Discipline for Taking Down Ice Ax-Wielding Man

In the video, the man clearly refuses to stop. He also won’t follow commands, even though officers repeatedly order him to “drop the ice ax.”

Seattle Officer Faces Discipline for Taking Down Ice Ax-Wielding Man

In the video, the man clearly refuses to stop. He also won’t follow commands, even though officers repeatedly order him to “drop the ice ax.” More Here.

2 Chicago Officers Face Reprimand for Kneeling in Protest on Instagram

Two Chicago officers are in trouble for kneeling in a Colin Kaepernick protest style in an Instagram image posted by a local activist.