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New Jersey Officer Who Reportedly Overdosed on Heroin in Squad Car is Fired

An officer with the Franklin Township (NJ) Police Department who reportedly overdosed on heroin while on duty in April has been fired.

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Dave Smith: The Great Badge Eating Monster

In today's political climate, one action or comment others don't like could cost you your job.

Vegas Officer Fired Over Mass Shooting Response, Union Cries Foul

Grammas says Las Vegas Metropolitan Police assert Hendrex waited too long on the 31st floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, one floor below, where the shooter was firing rounds onto thousands of festival attendees.

2 More FL Deputies Fired Over Response to Parkland Shooting

"The deputy and sergeant were found to have neglected their duties at MSD High School," noted a press release from the Broward Sheriff's Office. "They have been terminated and will no longer be privileged to serve as law enforcement deputies for the Broward Sheriff's Office."

5 Minnesota Officers Fired for Inaction During an Assault

Five officers with the Saint Paul (MN) Police Department have been fired for failing to intervene in an assault outside a local bar.

Former SRO Arrested for Multiple Counts Over Parkland Massacre

The former Broward County, FL, deputy who was the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last year's deadly mass shooting has been arrested on several counts of child neglect among other charges.

Texas Chief Fired Amid Accusations of "Lack of Good Judgement"

The chief of police for the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department has been fired just days after he had a heated argument with the president of the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas.

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.

Arkansas Department Fires Officer Involved in Deadly Shooting

The Little Rock Police Department has fired Officer Charles Starks, who was involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect—identified as Bradley Blackshire—who was driving a stolen vehicle toward him.

Missouri Campus Officer Fired Over Blackface Photo

The image of a man made up as rapper Flava Flav was sent to the university Tuesday morning and Officer Marcus Collins was fired a few hours later after admitting it was him in the image.